Corporate Float Patient Safety Attendant - Nights Only

Corporate Float Patient Safety Attendant - Nights Only

Orlando Health | Orlando, FL, 32806, US

Posted 22 days ago

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Description

Nightshift, pool, part-time, and full-time positions available!

 

The Patient Safety Attendant performs vigilant increased visual observation or continuous visual observation as ordered for the patient. Assigned at any facility that regularly staffs Patient Safety Attendants on a 24 hour, 7 day per week basis.


Essential Functions

  • Provides diversionary activities such as reading aloud to the patient.
  • Assists the patient with nutrition needs as necessary under the direction of the Registered Nurse.
  • Accompanies the patient to diagnostic testing and procedures and maintains observation of the patient during tests or procedures.
  • Never leaves the patient alone unless instructed to by the nurse. For Baker and March man Act patients, the patient can never be left alone for any reason
  • Receives report from the RN and previous Patient Safety Attendant and gives report to the RN and oncoming Patient Safety Attendant before leaving.
  • Utilizes the Safe Patient Room Environment Checklist with every change of staff or transfer of care as part of hand off for Baker Act, behavioral health, and suicide risk patients.
  • Observes for any changes in the patient?s behaviors or actions and immediately reports them to the Registered Nurse.
  • Maintains attendance consistent with Orlando Health policies, the ADA, FMLA, and other federal,state, and local standards.
  • Maintains compliance with all Orlando Health policies and procedures.

Other Related Functions

  • Remains awake and alert at all times. Does not engage in activities that would distract them from the patient, such as reading, studying, socializing, using telephone, watching television.
  • Maintains a clean and safe patient care environment.
  • Receives and processes incoming calls, patient calls, and guest requests as appropriate to the patient.

Education/Training
High school graduate or equivalent.

 

Licensure/Certification
Maintains current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification ? HeartSaver CPR.