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Osceola Regional Medical Center

Patient Safety Attendant

Kissimmee, FL, United States
Full-time • Nights (rotating weekends)
Nursing Support   Job ID: 01323-18330
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SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time


Osceola Regional Medical Center is a Joint Commission accredited 404-bed hospital that builds on a proud tradition of healthcare excellence in Osceola County, Florida. Osceola Regional is conveniently and centrally located in Heart of Kissimmee only minutes from Orlando, St. Cloud, Celebration and Poinciana.  We are committed to continually enhancing the standard of healthcare by providing services to include: Emergency Care, Trauma Care, Pediatric ER, Heart & Vascular Institute, Comprehensive Stroke Center, The Baby Suites maternity care, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Level II, Women’s Services, Behavioral Health, Orthopedics & Spine and a Graduate Medical Education Program. We also expand our care to the community with our freestanding Emergency Department at Hunter’s Creek ER.

 

Osceola Regional Medical Center is currently seeking a Patient Safety Attendant to join our Sitter team. This position will be Full Time Nights with rotating weekends.

 

The Patient Safety Attendant (PSA) participates in high-quality, patient-centered care by providing continuous observation and monitoring for high risk patients.  In collaboration with the patient care team, the PSA ensures the patient environment is free of obstacles and minimizes risk of falls and accidental or intentional self-harm.  The Sitter may also assist with basic activities of daily living.


Position Description

  • Maintains 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.

  • Establishes a safe, risk-free patient environment by utilizing knowledge of fall prevention protocols, infection control measures, and self-harm prevention. Performs room assessment regularly and after any visitations.

  • Monitors patient physical and emotional condition.  Reports any changes in status promptly while remaining direct line of sight with the patient.

  • Intervenes as needed to prevent patient from harming self or others.  Seeks immediate assistance for escalating incidents.

  • Creates clear, accurate documentation on patient status and activity during the shift.

  • Demonstrates knowledge and respect of patient rights to privacy and protection of patient confidentiality.

  • Demonstrates caring and empathy in all interactions and advocates for patient- and family-centered approach in all decisions and actions.

  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills, including active listening.  Ensures patients, physicians, and colleagues have a clear understanding of all communications. 

  • Engages in evidence-based best practices that enhance the patient experience, including communication fundamentals/AIDET, Teach-Back, Narrating Care, etc.

  • Participates as an active member of the health care team and positively promotes the rest of the team to patients/families/caregivers and other colleagues.

  • Restocks non-medicinal patient room supplies as needed.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

 

Qualifications
  • Education: High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)

  • Experience: 1+ years of experience in a healthcare setting

  • Certification: Current BLS is required.

 

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Osceola Regional Medical Center, 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)*

*If applicable, please refer to the CBA or the local HR office to confirm if this benefit applies to your position

 

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Nursing Support
Full-time • Nights (rotating weekends)

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