Patient Safety Attendant PRN

Job ID: 415307
Category: Clinical Support & Procedural
Location: Sarasota, FL
Department: Patient Safety Attendants
Facility: Sarasota Memorial Hospital

JOB SUMMARY: The Patient Safety Attendants role is to be physically present in the room of the designated patient(s) in order to observe patient behavior communicate with and calm patient and notify nursing personnel if the patient needs assistance. The Patient Safety Attendant performs as an assistant to the PCT or nurse with basic needs for designated patient(s) under the direction of a Registered Nurse. QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or equivalent required. Previous experience in a health related field preferred. Must successfully complete the American Heart Association or Red Cross CPR certification within 60 days of start date. Ability to follow oral and written instructions preferred. Demonstrated knowledge/experience of growth and development and possess the ability to interact communicate and care for specific patient population preferred. Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision preferred. Demonstrated working knowledge of commonly used computer applications preferred. Demonstrated interpersonal skills to provide calm verbal feedback to patients re-direct behavior and reinforce safety with patients preferred.

7:00AM-3:30PM All Work Days No Rotating Shift No On Call/Call Back Yes Weekends

High School Diploma or GED Required BLS (AHA) Preferred