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Patient Safety Assistant - Days and Nights

Opportunity Criteria

Employment TypeFull Time
Salary Range Not Specified
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Time Type:

Hours per Pay Period:
0
Shift:
As Assigned
Average rate:
$16.96 USD(This represents the rate for an individual with significant experience in this job)

Department:
Patient Safety Assistants

Current Bay Area Hospital Employee: If you are a current Bay Area Hospital employee, please apply through the Workday internal career site.

The future looks bright at Bay Area Hospital, and we are always searching for quality people to join our team. We offer a great atmosphere, competitive pay, a wide array of benefits, and many growth opportunities for our employees.

Job Description:
Patient Safety Assistant

To provide patient and family care as part of the health care team in accordance with the mission, vision, and policies and procedures of Bay Area Hospital. Monitors and adjusts environment to maintain safety in the environment of care. At the direction of the RN, may assist to feed the patient and assist in activities of daily living. The safety assistant is for the added safety of the patient who demonstrates behavior detrimental towards self or others.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Maintains regular, consistent and punctual attendance at the assigned job location
  • Recognizes and reports abnormal occurrences
  • Knows the fire plan and escape routes for patient and self


Demonstrates competence by ongoing completion of any or all of the following:
  • Proficiency testing
  • Skill demonstration
  • Practice of core standards for service excellence
  • Provides patient care and performs tasks using job skills, growth, and development knowledge

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES/DEGREES
  • American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) at time of hire
  • SAFE class or organization approved workplace violence training or obtain within 6 months of hire which must be obtained by the last day of the month after the 6 month grace period
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent preferred


EXPERIENCE
  • Effective communication skills both verbally and written


GENERAL INFORMATION

Union Affiliation: UFCW

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and job skills required.

PHYSICAL/MENTAL/ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Able to sit, stand, walk, bend, squat, reach, and stretch frequently
  • May be required to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Must use standard precautions due to threat of exposure to blood and body fluids
  • Needs ability to communicate effectively through reading, writing, and speaking in person or on telephone
  • Requires frequent use of personal computer
  • Must demonstrate manual dexterity


Compensation Grade:
UFCW

Compensation Grade Profile:
U016

Bay Area Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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