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Patient Safety Attendant PRN

Company: Central Florida Regional Hospital
Location: Sanford
Posted on: April 27, 2021

Job Description:

Description

SHIFT: PRN
SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem


Central Florida Regional Hospital, a 221-bed acute care hospital and Level II trauma center, serves the communities of Seminole and west Volusia counties. The hospital provides the only full-service cardiovascular program in Seminole and west Volusia, including open heart surgery, interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, cardiac rehabilitation and comprehensive diagnostic services. Other specialized services include orthopedic and spine care, robotic surgery, wound care, acute inpatient medical rehabilitation, complete imaging services and The Baby Suites.

Position Summary: The Patient Safety Attendant (PSA) participates in high-quality, patient-centered care by providing continuous observation and monitoring for high risk patients.  In collaboration with the patient care team, the PSA ensures the patient environment is free of obstacles and minimizes risk of falls and accidental or intentional self-harm.  The Sitter may also assist with basic activities of daily living.

Essential Functions:

  • Maintains a direct line of sight with patient at all times, including while family and/or visitors are in the room. Accompanies patient and ensures patient safety during transportation, testing, and procedures occurring away from the patient’s normal environment.
  • Establishes a safe, risk-free patient environment by utilizing knowledge of fall prevention protocols, infection control measures, and self-harm prevention. Performs room assessment regularly and after any visitations.
  • Monitors patient physical and emotional condition.  Reports any changes in status promptly while remaining direct line of sight with the patient.
  • Intervenes as needed to prevent patient from harming self or others.  Seeks immediate assistance for escalating incidents.
  • Creates clear, accurate documentation on patient status and activity during the shift. 
  • Demonstrates knowledge and respect of patient rights to privacy and protection of patient confidentiality.

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Central Florida Regional Hospital, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:

  • Student Loan Repayment*
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs*
  • Paid Personal Leave
  • 401k (100% annual match – 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Identity Theft Protection discounts
  • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)*

*If applicable, please refer to the CBA or the local HR office to confirm if this benefit applies to your position.

Qualifications

Education: High School Diploma/GED required

Experience: 1+ years experience in healthcare setting preferred

Licenses/Certifications: BLS certification required; Deescalation Training required within 90 days of hire

Skills:

  • Honors our Mission and Values: Ability to build trust and act with authenticity to cultivate a culture of integrity, inclusion, and mutual respect.
  • Exhibits Compassion: Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to the needs and concerns of others and to  treat others with the utmost respect, dignity, courtesy, and confidentiality.
  • Communicates Effectively: Ability to deliver verbal and written information in a clear, concise manner to ensure comprehension and achieve desired results.
  • Prioritizes Tasks: Ability to shift attention between multiple activities and competing demands, and to manipulate the order of tasks by importance.
  • Works Well With Others: Ability to interface directly with public, physicians, staff, patients, administration and ancillary/support department representatives to achieve optimal outcomes and high quality, patient-centered care.
  • Demonstrates Professionalism: Ability to take personal responsibility for job action and performance, comprehend and perform job responsibilities, and adhere to the policies and procedure of the facility.
  • Embraces Learning: Ability to actively learn and follow instructions, policies, and procedures in a timely fashion, including the ability to learn new techniques or procedures without incurring overwhelming stress.

Notice

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Keywords: Central Florida Regional Hospital, Sanford , Patient Safety Attendant PRN, Other , Sanford, Florida

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