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Per Diem Patient Safety Attendant - Huntington

Req Number 0021E2
Job Description
As a Patient Safety Attendant under direction and supervision of Registered Nurse, you will provide patient supervision. You will also maintain safety of patient and completes observation flow sheets.
Responsibilities Include:
+ Functions as a co-worker to the nurse and a key member of the nursing care team:
+ Provides patient supervision and communicates changes in patient condition to the nurse in change.
+ Documents accurately on Constant Observation flow sheet.
+ Interacts with patients, visitors and staff to support patient's specific needs related to age, culture, spiritual, physical and mental challenges.
+ Provides for a safe environment for patient safety.
+ Maintains safety of patient by requesting assistance from others for personal care needs of patient.
+ Accompanies patients to other departments.
+ Maintains patient environment that is free of clutter and potential hazards.
+ Reports defective equipment and unsafe conditions.
+ Follows policy for Constant Observation at all times.
Qualifications
+ High School Diploma or equivalent, required.
+ Knowledge of Basic safety awareness.
+ Ability to work in diversified settings.
Our Culture
Transforming care, optimizing patient satisfaction and creating better patient outcomes are just some of the things our talented team members are doing at North Shore-LIJ each and every day. As a culture committed to providing our customers with the highest quality service, we stand behind our core values: Patients first; Caring; Excellence; Innovation; Integrity and Teamwork. It is our commitment and our culture that sets us apart from others and is the cornerstone of everything we do. Join an organization whose team members are valued, cared for and offered continuous opportunities to grow. Click on the link to learn more about us: www.northshorelij.com/goals
_Please note: North Shore-LIJ is a smoke-free environment._ _Smoking and the use of tobacco products is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises. Free smoking cessation programs and quit medications are offered to team members who wish to quit through the North Shore-LIJ Center for Tobacco Control._


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