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Patient Safety Screener PRN

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Austin
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Job Description:

Description

Introduction

Are you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application for our Patient Safety Screener PRN opening with St. David's Medical Center today and find out what it truly means to be a part of the HCA Healthcare team.

We are seeking a(an) Patient Safety Screener PRN for our team to ensure that we continue to provide all patients with high quality, efficient care. Did you get into our industry for these reasons? We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply!

Job Summary and Qualifications

As a Patient Safety Screener (PSS), you will work an entry screening station within the hospital. You will screen all incoming individuals to ensure the patient and staff environment is free of potential exposure to respiratory illnesses and infectious diseases.

  • You will be responsible for monitoring all individuals entering the facility and remain physically present at your assigned entry point
  • You will screen all entrants according to established guidelines, utilizing approved screening methods, including verbal screening and temperature assessment
  • You will report any concerns with screening or entrant condition promptly
  • You will provide guidance to patients and visitors and assist with directing patients, traffic, and/or monitoring in remote location
  • You will demonstrate knowledge and respect of patient rights to privacy and protection of patient confidentiality
  • You clearly and accurately document screening results as stated by CDC and facility protocols
  • You will comply with protocols for hand hygiene, aseptic, and sterile techniques

What qualifications you will need:

Experience

  • Previous experience in an healthcare setting – preferred

Education

  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent – preferred

Certifications

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification – preferred


St. David’s Medical Center is a full-service hospital located in central Austin, Texas. This 300+ bed facility features a 24-hour emergency department, the region’s largest Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), and the internationally-renowned Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute and St. David’s Neuroscience & Spine Institute. The full scope of services provided at St. David’s Medical Center includes cancer care, heart and vascular care, imaging services, joint replacement and orthopedics, women’s services, complex surgical services, and a Bariatric Surgery Center. The facility is home to a 60+ bed rehabilitation hospital providing both inpatient and outpatient comprehensive care.

St. David’s Medical Center is part of St. David’s HealthCare, which is one of the largest healthcare systems in Texas and the third-largest employer in the Austin area. St. David’s HealthCare was formed through a unique partnership between HCA Healthcare and two local non-profits — St. David’s Foundation and Georgetown Health Foundation.

HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade.  In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"Across HCA Healthcare’s more than 2,000 sites of care, our nurses and colleagues have a positive impact on patients, communities and healthcare.
Together, we uplift and elevate our purpose to give people a healthier tomorrow."- Jane Englebright, PhD, RN CENP, FAAN
Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive

If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply for our Patient Safety Screener PRN opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be directly contacted by a member of our team. We are interviewing apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: HCA Healthcare, Austin , Patient Safety Screener PRN, Other , Austin, Texas

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