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Methodist Hospital Stone Oak

Patient Safety Attendant

San Antonio, TX, United States
Full-time  Nights (rotating weekends) 
Category: Nursing Support • Job ID: 03132-116911

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Description

SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time


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 Resource Float Pool. 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

     

 

Qualifications

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 Stone Oak continues to grow and build on our reputation as a hospital where high-tech and high-touch come together. It is a streamlined, energy-efficient, patient-focused health care facility equipped with the most modern technology available. With over 240 beds, services include emergency care, general surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, neonatology, oncology, neurosurgery, orthopedics, and acute rehab services.

 

Methodist Hospital Stone Oak is accredited by the Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center and Chest Pain Center. The stroke rehabilitation program has received the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification of Stroke Rehabilitation. Methodist Hospital Stone Oak belongs to the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery and has become a leader in robotic surgeries with a highly experienced team of surgeons offering this minimally invasive option to patients. Surgeons from around the country come to train under the facility’s world class team. The hospital has been nationally recognized by Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade A and by Modern Healthcare as one of the Top 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare. It also been recognized as a Joint Commission Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® and by Medicare.gov as #1 in San Antonio and #6 in the entire nation. Methodist Hospital Stone Oak is 1 of only 102 hospitals to receive Medicare.gov’s 5-star rating. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Hospital Stone Oak 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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