Patient Safety Attendant - Resource Team - South Region Night/Weekend Shifts

Job Req ID: 354301

Position Number: 00169811

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: Variable/On Call

Shift Details: 12hr shifts; night shift during the week & every other wkd OR night shift on the weekends

Standard Hours: 36.00

Department Name: NSG - Float Pool

Location: Corporate Operations

Location Details:  Float Position - Pineville, Union, Anson, CMC Main, CMC Mercy

Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit atriumhealth.org/about-us.

 

 

Job Summary
Assists in maintaining a safe environment and remains with the patient at all times to provide on-going observation of the patient and alert the nursing staff as patient care needs arise. The Patient Safety Attendant performs all job responsibilities in a safe manner, functioning under the supervision of the Registered Nurse.

Essential Functions
  • Observes the patient at the bedside.
  • Assists with maintaining a safe environment.
  • Calls for assistance and notifies the nurse of immediate patient or staff needs.
  • Assists with providing a quiet environment.
  • Provides hand-off communication appropriate job duties.
  • Assists in preparing food trays as needed.
  • Provides assistance at mealtime by setting up trays, opening food containers, cutting meat, and handing utensils to the patient.
  • Assists with feeding the patient after the licensed nurse determines the diet is appropriate for the patient and there is no difficulty swallowing or anticipated untoward event.
  • Provides diversional activities such as reading to patients, talking to patients, watching TV and/or listening to radio with the patient.
  • Reports patient care requests to the nursing staff.
  • Assists with maintaining documentation according to established policies and procedures.
Physical Requirements
Work requires walking, standing, sitting, bending, pushing, and pulling. May lift and carry up to 51 pounds occasionally. Must speak and understand English with the ability to communicate effectively. Intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, touch.

Education, Experience and Certifications.
High school diploma or GED required. Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider certification required.

 

At Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.

 

As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.

 

Posting Notes: Not Applicable

Atrium Health is an EOE/AA Employer

Company
Atrium Health
Posted
12/21/2020
Salary Range
$47,000.00 - 80,000.00
per Year
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Location
Charlotte, NC 28201, US