Patient Safety Attendant
Company: Tulane Medical Center
Posted on: May 5, 2022
DescriptionSHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
Patient Safety Attendant - Tulane DowntownDo you have the career
opportunities as a Patient Safety Attendant you want in your
current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join
Tulane Medical Center, a facility that is part of the nation's
leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.We are
committed to providing our employees with the support they need.
Tulane 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 Assistance
- Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
- Paid Personal Leave
- 401k (100% annual match - 3%-9% of pay based on years of
- Identity Theft Protection discounts
- Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
- Adoption Assistance
- Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)We strive to provide the
best possible care to our patients.Would you like to unlock your
potential with a leading healthcare provider dedicated to the
growth and development of our colleagues? Join the Tulane Medical
Center family! We will provide you the tools and resources you need
to succeed in our organization. We are currently looking for an
ambitious Patient Safety Attendant to help us reach our goals.
Unlock your potential here!A Patient Safety Attendant will provide
continuous observation of patients who have the potential for or
who have demonstrated behaviors that put them at risk for injury.
Major Duties: Observes the patient(s) at all times. Maintains a
safe environment. Reports any changes in condition or any concerns
immediately. Performs any appropriate duties as delegated by
Registered Nurses (toileting, turning, grooming, feeding,
ambulating). Required to sit with PEC/CEC patients. Performs other
duties as assigned.Responsibilities:
- 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.
- Performs other duties as needed when not providing direct
- Assists nursing staff with tasks such as transporting patients,
delivering equipment and supplies, transporting specimens,
delivering patient trays, answering phones, and assisting
- Current BLS certification required. CPI training completed
within 90 days.
- 1+ years of experience in a healthcare setting preferred
- Must be able to successfully complete established competencies
for the position within designated probationary period.With 235+
beds, Tulane Medical Center is an acclaimed teaching, research and
medical center serving the greater New Orleans area. Tulane Medical
Center has been named a World's Best Hospital by Newsweek in its
2019 listing of the top medical facilities across the globe. Of the
1,000 hospitals listed in the report, Tulane Medical Center is one
of just 250 "World's Best Hospitals" found in the United States and
the only hospital in southern Louisiana on the list.At Tulane, our
mission statement reminds us that above all else we are committed
to the care and improvement of human life. When we speak of our
mission, we usually think about our dedication to patients and
their families and our commitment to them. But we are also equally
committed to our employees. You are part of an organization with a
long history of compassion and service to patients. The degree to
which we as an organization can provide quality healthcare service
is highly dependent on how well you are able to perform your
job.HCA Healthcare has been continually named a World's Most
Ethical Company by Ethisphere since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare
spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of
charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated
expenses.You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on
our patients' lives and you have the opportunity to make a
difference. We are looking for a dedicated Patient Safety Attendant
like you to be a part of our team.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
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