Patient Safety Attendant PRN in Austin, Texas, United States
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St. David's South Austin Medical Center

Patient Safety Attendant PRN

Austin, TX, United States
PRN/Per Diem • PRN Status/As Needed Schedule
Nursing Support   Job ID: 31211
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Introduction

Are you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application for our Patient Safety Attendant PRN opening with St. David's South Austin Medical Center today and find out what it truly means to be a part of the HCA Healthcare team.

We are seeking a(an) Patient Safety Attendant PRN for our team to ensure that we continue to provide all patients with high quality, efficient care. Did you get into our industry for these reasons? We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply!

Job Summary and Qualifications

As a Patient Safety Attendant (PSA) you will deliver high quality, patient-centered care by performing a variety of patient care services related to basic needs and continuous observation of high risk patients. In collaboration with the patient care team, including Registered Nurses and Patient Care Technicians, you will ensure the patient environment is free of obstacles and minimize risk of falls and accidental or intentional self-harm. You will deliver patient care while providing emotional and physical comfort to the patient.

  • You will demonstrate exceptional customer service, compassion and empathy in all interactions with patients and family
  • You will maintain direct line of sight with the patient at all times
  • You will accompany patients away from their room to ensure safety during transportation, testing and procedures
  • You will establish a safe, risk-free environment for patients through utilization of fall prevention protocols, infection control measures, and self-harm prevention
  • You will perform room assessment regularly and after any visitations
  • You will report any changes in patients’ physical or emotional conditions
  • You will be responsible for intervening patient from harming self or others
  • You will be responsible for recording information in patient medical records
  • You will maintain close communicate with physicians, nurses and healthcare team members regarding changes in a patient’s condition
  • You may also assist with basic daily living activities such as feeding and personal hygiene

What qualifications you will need:

Experience

  • 1+ years of experience in healthcare setting – preferred

Certifications

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required per St. David’s Healthcare policy


St. David’s South Austin Medical Center is an acute-care facility in central Texas with more than 300 patient beds. The hospital is known in the community for its nationally accredited oncology program – the Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Center, home to the area’s only adult bone marrow transplant program – and Level II trauma center. The facility’s full range of specialized services includes cardiovascular care and rehabilitation, imaging services, women’s services, joint replacement and orthopedics, surgical services including weight loss surgery, wound care, emergency care, cancer care, nutrition services, and a sleep disorder center. The hospital operates three full-service emergency centers.

 

St. David’s South Austin Medical Center is part of St. David’s HealthCare, which is one of the largest healthcare systems in Texas and the third-largest employer in the Austin area. St. David’s HealthCare was formed through a unique partnership between HCA Healthcare and two local non-profits — St. David’s Foundation and Georgetown Health Foundation.

 

HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade.  In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"Across HCA Healthcare’s more than 2,000 sites of care, our nurses and colleagues have a positive impact on patients, communities and healthcare.
Together, we uplift and elevate our purpose to give people a healthier tomorrow."- Jane Englebright, PhD, RN CENP, FAAN
Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive

If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply for our Patient Safety Attendant PRN opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be directly contacted by a member of our team. We are interviewing 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.

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Nursing Support
PRN/Per Diem • PRN Status/As Needed Schedule

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