Patient Safety Attendant in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States
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Portsmouth Regional Hospital

Patient Safety Attendant

Portsmouth, NH, United States
Full-time • Nights (rotating weekends)
Nursing Support   Job ID: 00147-11797
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Description

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


Healthcare Corporation of America (HCA) is a community of 94,000 Registered Nurses and 38,000 active physicians. We have over 1,900 facilities ranging from hospitals, freestanding ER’s, ambulatory surgery centers, and urgent care clinics. Our facility based staff continues to raise the bar in patient care. Ten HCA hospitals have been named in IBM Watson Health’s top 100 best-performing hospitals based on patient satisfaction and operational data.

Portsmouth Regional is a 209-bed acute care hospital located in Portsmouth, NH, and is part of HCA, the nation’s largest provider of healthcare services. Portsmouth Regional Hospital serves the seacoast region’s residents in New Hampshire, Maine and Massachusetts and is one of the area’s largest employers. Portsmouth Regional Hospital is the only Level II Trauma Center on the Seacoast and one of only three in New Hampshire to earn this important distinction. Recently, we were named One of America’s Best Hospitals for Joint Replacements through a National Study by Health grades. Most recently, we received the Leapfrog ‘A’ Hospital Safety Grade.

Not only do our patients come first, but our employees do too! We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Portsmouth Regional Hospital we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:

    • Student Loan Repayment
    • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
    • Paid Personal Leave
    • 401k (100% annual match – 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
    • Identity Theft Protection discounts
    • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
    • Adoption Assistance
    • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
 
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!
 

SPECIFIC ELEMENTS & ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

 
  1. Demonstrates sensitivity and respect to the patient, family and/or significant other(s).

  2. Provides for the privacy of patients/family.

  3. Maintains frequency of patient observational checks as directed by the physician or nurse,  documenting each check.

  4. When assigned to the 1:1 observation of a patient, does not leave the patient until relieved by another staff person; never leaves the patient unattended unless directed by the nurse.

  5. Assures that other staff relieve him/her for meals and breaks in order to assure vigilant observation.

  6. Discusses with assigned nurse, guidelines for any conversation with the patient.

  7. Reports data to assigned nurse in a timely manner.

  8. Primary responsibility is to stay with the patient and assure his/her safety.

  9. Documents all pertinent information..

  10. Reports all details of the shift to the assigned nurse at the end of shift or during the shift if there is a change in patient behavior or significant information to report.

  11. Adheres to hospital policies on documentation.

  12. Communicates and interacts with internal and external customers of various ages.

  13. Complies with infection control precaution standards.

  14. Complies with safety and security policies of the hospital.

  15. Complies with hospital policies/procedures..

  16. Supports and participates in the organizations continuous quality improvement program.

 

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS

Experience:     1 year of experience  as a Patient Safety Attendant is required


HOURS OF WORK

As scheduled by Department Director to ensure appropriate coverage of department services. 


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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Nursing Support
Full-time • Nights (rotating weekends)

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