Patient Safety Screener - PRN in San Antonio, Texas, United States
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Methodist Hospital Texsan

Patient Safety Screener - PRN

San Antonio, TX, United States
PRN/Per Diem  PRN 
Category: Nursing Support • Job ID: 26109-106767

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SHIFT: PRN
SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem


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 Nursing Support Department as part of the COVID-19 Disaster Relief Team. Submit your application today! 

 

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, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

 

We are seeking a night shift PRN Patient Safety Screener (PSS) to participate in high quality, patient-centered care by operating a station designed to control access of individuals that present to facility access points. The Patient Safety Screener will work in collaboration with the patient care team to assist screening individuals to ensure the patient and staff environment is free of potential exposure to respiratory illnesses and infectious diseases. You will also provide guidance to patients and visitors on the appropriate pathways, following established protocols. You may also assist with directing patients, traffic, or monitoring in remote locations.

 
What you will do in this role:
  • You will monitor patients and other individuals entering the facility, driving into the facility parking lot, or using remote parking/waiting areas while maintaining physical presence at assigned entry point.
  • You will ensure a safe patient and staff environment by screening all entrants according to established guidelines and utilize approved screening methods as appropriate to the situation, including verbal screening and temperature assessment.
  • You will demonstrate excellent communication skills, including active listening while using compassionate connected care model with all patients, visitors, and the general public. You will also report any concerns with screening or entrant condition promptly to ensure physicians and colleagues have a clear understanding of all concerns.
  • You will create clear, accurate documentation as stated in CDC and facility protocols while complying with principles of hand hygiene, aseptic, and sterile technique.
  • You will demonstrate knowledge and respect of patient rights to privacy and protection of patient confidentiality.
  • You will maintain a calm demeanor and a professional appearance while demonstrating behaviors consistent with established policies/procedures
  • You will relay appropriate hand-off communication to appropriate nursing personnel or other personnel to ensure continuity of care and safe environment.
  • You will promote consistent, positive patient interactions by demonstrating care and empathy in all interactions. You will also advocate for patient -and family-centered approach in all decisions and actions that will advance the agenda of unparalleled patient service.
  • You will assist in the orientation of new staff as needed while seeking opportunities to improve processes. You will also be responsible for managing supplies and personal protective equipment as needed.

Qualifications

What qualifications you will need:
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent preferred
  • Equivalent combination of education and/or experience
 

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

 

Methodist Hospital Texsan is a full service 120 bed acute care hospital specializing as one of South Texas’s premier heart and orthopedic hospitals. As an advanced center for cardiac care, we are certified in chest pain and heart failure with comprehensive cardiac services including research and clinical trials. Using state-of-the-art technology such as our robotics program, our orthopedic services, including the Joint Replacement Academy and the Center for Spine, boast some of the best clinical results in the industry.

Methodist Hospital Texsan is the first hospital in San Antonio to receive the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Chest Pain Certification. We have also received the Heart Care Center National Distinction of Excellence award – the highest recognition a hospital can receive. Our excellence extends to our ICU which was awarded the Silver Beacon Award for Excellence. Our Level IV trauma emergency service is a leader in San Antonio in patient experience and efficiency. Our 30 bed Inpatient Rehab Unit has received the Rehabilitation Stroke Certification from the Joint Commission. Methodist Hospital Texsan has also been recognized by Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare for 3 years in a row and was a recipient of the 2019 Guardian of Excellence Award® by Press Ganey. For more information please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Hospital Texsan 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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