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Virtual Patient Safety Attendant

Company: St. David's Medical Center
Location: Round Rock
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Job Description:

Introduction Do you have the career opportunities as a(an) Virtual Patient Safety Attendant you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join St. David's Medical Center which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.
Benefits We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At St. David's Medical Center, we offer eligible colleagues an attractive benefit package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including:
Student Loan Repayment Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending Paid Time Off ( PTO ) and Personal Leave 401K (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service) Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans Employee Discounts including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc. Home , Auto , and Pet Insurance Employee Stock Purchase Program ( ESPP ) Short Term & Long Term Disability coverage Adoption Assistance Legal Benefits and lots more! Learn more about Employee Benefits
Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a(an) Virtual Patient Safety Attendant where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!
Job Summary and Qualifications
The virtual Patient Safety Attendant (PSA) participates in high-quality, patient-centered care by providing continuous observation and monitoring for high risk patients via a video monitor at an otherwise specified location. 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.

Provides constant visualization of assigned patients during shift. Monitors for a safe, risk-free patient environment by utilizing knowledge of fall prevention protocols and self-harm prevention. Monitors patient physical and emotional condition. Reports any changes in status promptly. 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. Demonstrates excellent communication skills, including active listening. Ensures patients, physicians, and colleagues have a clear understanding of all communications. Engages in evidence-based best practices that enhance the patient experience, including communication fundamentals/AIDET, etc. 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. Maintains a professional appearance and demonstrates behaviors consistent with established policies/procedures. Serves as a resource to department staff, students, volunteers and other departments, and contributes to the teamwork essential to ensuring quality patient care. Assists in the orientation of new staff as needed. 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. Performs other duties as assigned.

What qualifications you will need: 1+ years of experience in a healthcare setting-Preferred 1+ years of experience in an acute care setting-Preferred Basic Life Support (BLS) De-escalation Training within 90 days of hire

St. David's HealthCare , which is one
of the largest healthcare systems in Texas and the third-largest employer in the Austin area. St.
David's HealthCare was formed through a unique partnership between HCA Healthcare and two
local non-profits - St. David's Foundation and Georgetown Health Foundation.

HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute
for over a decade. 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.

"Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do." - Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Virtual Patient Safety Attendant opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!
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: St. David's Medical Center, Round Rock , Virtual Patient Safety Attendant, Other , Round Rock, Texas

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