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Patient Safety Attendant

Company: St. David's Medical Center
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionIntroductionDo you want to join an organization that invests in you as a(an) Patient Safety Attendant? At St. David's Medical Center, you come first. HCA Healthcare has committed up to $300 million in programs to support our incredible team members over the course of three years.BenefitsAt St. David's Medical Center, we want to ensure your needs are met. We offer eligible colleagues an attractive benefit package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave
  • 401K (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans
  • Employee Discounts including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.
  • Home, Auto, and Pet Insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability coverage
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Legal Benefits and lots more!Learn more about Employee BenefitsYou contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients' lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Patient Safety Attendant like you to be a part of our team.Job Summary and QualificationsAs a Patient Safety Attendant (PSA) you will deliver high quality, patient-centered care by performing a variety of patient care services related to basic needs and continuous observation of high risk patients. In collaboration with the patient care team, including Registered Nurses and Patient Care Technicians, you will ensure the patient environment is free of obstacles and minimize risk of falls and accidental or intentional self-harm. You will deliver patient care while providing emotional and physical comfort to the patient.
    • You will demonstrate exceptional customer service, compassion and empathy in all interactions with patients and family
    • You will maintain direct line of sight with the patient at all times
    • You will accompany patients away from their room to ensure safety during transportation, testing and procedures
    • You will establish a safe, risk-free environment for patients through utilization of fall prevention protocols, infection control measures, and self-harm prevention
    • You will perform room assessment regularly and after any visitations
    • You will report any changes in patients' physical or emotional conditions
    • You will be responsible for intervening patient from harming self or others
    • You will be responsible for recording information in patient medical records
    • You will maintain close communicate with physicians, nurses and healthcare team members regarding changes in a patient's condition
    • You may also assist with basic daily living activities such as feeding and personal hygieneRequirementsExperience
      • 1+ years of experience in healthcare setting - preferredCertifications
        • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required per St. David's Healthcare policySt. 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 recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies - by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. 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."Good people beget good people."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
          HCA Healthcare Co-FounderWe are a family 270,000 dedicated professionals! Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications for our Patient Safety Attendant opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring!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: St. David's Medical Center, Austin , Patient Safety Attendant, Other , Austin, Texas

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