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Patient Safety Attendant PRN

Company: HCA Houston Healthcare Tomball
Location: Tomball
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Description IntroductionDo you want to join an organization that invests in you as a(an) Patient Safety Attendant PRN? At HCA Houston Healthcare Tomball, you come first. HCA Healthcare has committed up to $300 million in programs to support our incredible team members over the course of three years.BenefitsHCA Houston Healthcare Tomball, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.Learn more about Employee BenefitsNote: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.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 PRN like you to be a part of our team.Job Summary and QualificationsThe 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 PSA may also assist with basic activities of daily living.What you will do in this role:
    • 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.
    • Creates clear, accurate documentation on patient status and activity during the shift.
    • Performs other duties as needed when not providing direct patient observation. Assists nursing staff with tasks such as transporting patients, delivering equipment and supplies, transporting specimens, delivering patient trays, answering phones, and assisting visitors.
    • 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.
    • Participates in hospital or departmental performance improvement activities, and seeks opportunities to improve department and inter-department processes.
    • Restocks non-medicinal patient room supplies as needed.What qualifications you will need:
      • Basic Cardiac Life Support must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date
      • Nonviolent Crisis Intervention must be obtained within 30 days of employment start dateHCA Houston Healthcare Tomball has provided quality healthcare to Tomball, Magnolia and Northwest Houston communities since 1948. Fully accredited by The Joint Commission, our 350+ bed hospital is on a 150-acre campus that features designated specialty centers: The Orthopedic Center, The Women's Center, the Heart and Vascular Center and the Texas Sports Medicine Center. Our services include a Level III Trauma Center, advanced robotic surgery program with 24/7 service, Joint Commission-certified Primary Stroke Center, comprehensive Women's Services and Labor & Delivery unit with Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), orthopedic care including joint replacement, and much more. We are committed to providing quality healthcare while making a difference in our patients' lives. Through exceptional technology and specialized medical staff, area residents receive a full range of medical services, close to home. We are members of HCA Houston Healthcare, the most comprehensive family of hospitals in the region and part of the leading provider of healthcare in the country, HCA Healthcare. Together we are stronger, smarter and more accessible in providing the patient-centered care you need close to home.HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies - by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses. "Good people beget good people."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.HCA Healthcare Co-Founder We are a family 270,000 dedicated professionals! Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications for our Patient Safety Attendant PRN opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring!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 disability status.

Keywords: HCA Houston Healthcare Tomball, Houston , Patient Safety Attendant PRN, Other , Tomball, Texas

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