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Methodist Hospital

Patient Safety Attendant Sitters

San Antonio, TX, United States
Full-time  Nights > 10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate 
Category: Nursing Support • Job ID: 186405

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Do you have a passion for healthcare and helping others? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centered environment? Jump-start your career in our Sitters department. Submit your application today!
 
Benefits:
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, student loan repayment assistance, employee discount program, and employee stock purchase program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
 
We are seeking a Patient Safety Attendant to join our Resource Float Pool team who will provide continuous observation and monitoring for our high risk patients in collaboration with the patient care team. The Patient Safety Attendant will ensure the patient environment is free of obstacles and minimizes risk of falls and accidental or intentional self-harm. The Patient Safety Attendant may also assist with basic activities of daily living.
 
What you will do in this role:
 
  • You will maintain 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.
  • Establish a safe, risk-free patient environment by utilizing knowledge of fall prevention protocols, infection control measures, and self-harm prevention. Perform room assessment regularly and after any visitations.
  • You will monitors the patient’s physical and emotional condition. Reports any changes in status promptly while remaining direct line of sight with the patient.
  • You will intervene as needed to prevent patient from harming self or others. Seeks immediate assistance for escalating incidents.
  • Create clear, accurate documentation on patient status and activity during the shift.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and respect of patient rights to privacy and protection of patient confidentiality.
  • Promote consistent, positive patient interactions that advance the agenda of unparalleled patient
     

 


What Qualifications You Will Need:
 
Experience: 
  • Preferred: 1+ years of experience in a healthcare setting.

 

Be a part of an organization that invests in you. We are actively reviewing applications. Qualified candidates will be promptly contacted by our team for interviews. Submit your application today and help us raise the bar in patient care!

 

Methodist Hospital opened in 1963 as the first hospital in the now internationally acclaimed South Texas Medical Center. With over 800 beds, Methodist Hospital offers a broad range of specialties including cardiology, oncology, bone marrow transplants, emergency medicine, neurosciences, maternity care, gynecology and orthopedics. We are proud to be the largest provider of the lifesaving ECMO Program in San Antonio, are home to the largest robotics program in the world, and our Adult Blood Cancer and Stem Cell Transplant unit has become the first program to receive FACT Accreditation in North America.

 

As the flagship hospital, and most comprehensive medical care facility of Methodist Healthcare, we appreciate the support and recognition we receive from the community. We’ve recently been named the No.1 Best Regional Hospital by the U.S. News and World Report for 2019-20. We pride ourselves on providing the highest quality of care possible for our patients, which is proven by our consecutive Grade A Leapfrog Hospital Safety scores. In addition, Methodist Hospital not only received a Primary Stroke Center designation from The Joint Commission, but has also received a Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification from DNV GL Healthcare, designating the facility as offering the most advanced stroke treatment available in a given geographic area. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Hospital under Locations.

 

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.

 

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