Description IntroductionAre you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive Submit your application for our Patient Safety Attendant PRN opening with Medical City Arlington today and find out what it truly means to be a part of the HCA Healthcare team.BenefitsMedical City Arlington, 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 wellbeing401(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 stockFamily 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 moreConsumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer DiscountsRetirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnershipsEducation assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)Colleague recognition programTime 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.We are seeking a(an) Patient Safety Attendant PRN for our team to ensure that we continue to provide all patients with high quality, efficient care. Did you get into our industry for these reasons We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply!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 dateThis role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).Medical City Arlington is a 435+ bed full-service hospital located in south Arlington. Our services include heart & vascular, brain & spine, emergency and trauma care. We have cancer care, orthopedics, surgical and women's services for our patients. Our women’s complex has combined clinical excellence with thoughtful amenities including luxury maternity suites and personalized delivery methods. Our culture is what sets us apart. We have formed a team that works together with purpose. We focus on delivering high-quality care in an environment filled with safety and compassion. Our team consists of over 1,400 full-time and part-time nurses, therapists, technicians and other healthcare colleagues. Medical City Arlington is proud to be a leader in Dallas/Fort Worth healthcare. We have nearly 700 skilled physicians that represent a wide variety of medical specialties. We are the official hospital of the Texas Rangers. We form a team that focuses on high-quality care in an environment filled with compassion and service. As a part of the Medical City network of hospitals and specialists, patients are ensured access to leading medical experts and advanced healthcare innovations across the network.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."Across HCA Healthcare’s more than 2,000 sites of care, our nurses and colleagues have a positive impact on patients, communities and healthcare. Together, we uplift and elevate our purpose to give people a healthier tomorrow."- Jane Englebright, PhD, RN CENP, FAAN Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply for our Patient Safety Attendant PRN opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be directly contacted by a member of our team. We are interviewing 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.