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SCL Health Patient Safety Attendant in Billings, Montana

Job Description:

The Patient Safety Attendant functions as a clinical support partner to ensure the safety of patients who require continual observation.

Shift Details:

Full time, Evening/Night Shift, 36 hours/week

ScopeAs a Patient Safety Attendant with us, you will know how to:

  • Observe patient behavior and maintains patient safety.

  • Maintain an uninterrupted line of sight with the patient and will be required to assist the patient in completion of daily personal care.

  • Reports any and all activity outside of established parameters to the Nurse Manager, Professional Registered Nurse, or delegated Licensed Practical Nurse.

  • Obtain report from the assigned nurse or from the current sitter. Remain with the patient until relieved for breaks, meals and shift change.

  • Accompany patient to other departments when patient is scheduled for tests/treatments.

  • Notify the patients assigned nurse of any change in patients mental status or condition immediately. Notify the nurse of any safety concerns.

  • Orientate patient on use of call bell, bed controls, phone, lights and bathroom.

  • Promotes mission, vision, and values of SCL Health, and abides by service behavior standards.

  • May be required to float to other departments (within scope of competency and qualifications) based on business need.

  • May be required to be placed on-call during a regularly scheduled shift.

.Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Current BLS certification endorsed by the American Heart Association or the ability to obtain within 60 days of hire (with prior approval)

Physical Requirements:

Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies.- and -Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.- and -Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.- and -Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and including heavy items.- and -Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc).- and -May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended period of time.

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Intermountain Health St Vincent Regional Hospital

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The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.

$16.24 - $21.92

We care about your well-being - mind, body, and spirit - which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged.

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Intermountain Health is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Our facilities do not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, or age in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs, services or activities, or on the basis of sex (gender) in health programs and activities