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Patient Safety Attendant

Company: LewisGale Hospital Montgomery
Location: Blacksburg
Posted on: November 11, 2021

Job Description:

Description

SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Part-time


Do you want to be a part of a family and not just another employee? Are you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application today and find out what it truly means to be a part of a team.

 

HCA is dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues. We will provide you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are currently looking for an ambitious Patient Safety Attendant to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential here!

 

LewisGale Hospital Montgomery (LGHM) is located in the beautiful mountainous region of Virginia, in the backyard of the Virginia Tech University campus.  LGHM is a Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) hospital and is a 146-bed acute care facility. Most importantly, we hold a distinction for being a Magnet Facility and are recognized by the Joint Commission as a Top Performer.

 

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. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

 

 

SPECIFIC ELEMENTS AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THIS ROLE:

 

Accountable and Responsible for Clinical Judgement

  • Provides consistent, direct observation of assigned patients
  • Assures safe environment for patient at all times
  • Remains with patient at all times including observation during toileting, procedures and testing both in and out of room
  • Intervenes as needed to prevent patient from harming self or others.
  • Seeks immediate assistance, as needed, in order to maintain safe environment for self, patient and others.
  • Documents required information according to hospital policy
  • Communicates effectively and professionally with internal and external customers.
  • Stays abreast of new information pertaining to hospital/unit function and policies.
  • Adheres to hospital and unit policies
Duty to Self and Others through Clinical Inquiry
  • Professionally resolves or seeks assistance for problems and conflict.
  • Timely collaborates with the healthcare team to report critical information or change in condition.
  • Attends staff meetings, completes annual educational requirements, and other specified learning activities on time.
Committed to Caring Practices
  • Demonstrates professional caring practices through sensitivity, respect, engagement, and assessing for patient and family satisfaction.
  • Promote a safe and therapeutic atmosphere for patients, co-workers, other departments and customers.
  • Promotes comfort and prevents suffering through presence and attentiveness.
  • Promotes a culture of safety.
Collaborates within the Healthcare Environment
  • Demonstrates and promotes hospital Mission, Vision, Philosophy and Core Values.
  • Communicates professionally with other team members and colleagues by following approved methods of communication as applicable.
 

Contributes to the Healthcare Environment

  • Attends staff meetings as required.
    • Promote a work environment that is free from harassment.
    • A professional role model within the community when representing the organization.

 

Qualifications

CERTIFICATION:
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification upon hire or within 90 days of employment (required)
 
HOURS:
  • Part-time 
  • Ability to be available on short-notice
  • Available to work 12-hour shifts
 
 

If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our managers. We are actively interviewing so 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.

 

Notice

Our Company‚Äôs recruiters are here to help unlock the next possibility within your career and we take your candidate experience very seriously. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Gmail or Yahoo Mail. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by clicking here.

For questions about your job application or this site please contact HCAhrAnswers at 1-844-422-5627 option 1.

Keywords: LewisGale Hospital Montgomery, Blacksburg , Patient Safety Attendant, Other , Blacksburg, Virginia

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