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Patient Safety Attendant (PSA)

Company: Highlands Regional Medical Center
Location: Sebring
Posted on: October 5, 2021

Job Description:

Description

SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time


Patient Safety Attendant (PSA)
Sitters Full Time Day Shift  0.9 FTE
Highlands Regional Medical Center
Sebring, FL

Facility Description:

Highlands Regional Medical Center is a 126-bed acute hospital providing a full range of Emergency, Surgical and Inpatient and Outpatient services. Serving Sebring, Florida, and the surrounding counties since 1965, Highlands Regional Medical Center offers advanced technology and attracts the most highly qualified physicians and surgeons in the area. The Emergency Room offers the area’s only dedicated Senior ER featuring designated parking, hearing amplifiers, optical devices, special attention to discharge planning and one-on-one help with scheduling follow-up appointments. The Orthopedic Institute at Highlands provides patients undergoing joint replacement surgery an upscale environment while also promoting wellness and healing. The hospital specializes in surgical services close to home including minimally invasive procedures, which can result in shorter hospital stays and a faster recovery.

Highlands Regional Medical Center's personnel, consisting of highly trained professionals, are dedicated to ensure consistent excellence in healthcare delivery. We invite you to learn more about our career opportunities as well as living in Sebring, “The City on the Circle,” which is home to the Sebring International Raceway as well as a wide range of boutique and gallery shopping opportunities, fine and casual dining, and a host of parks and lakes that satisfy all recreational interests.

Benefits:

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Highlands Regional Medical Center, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:

•           Student Loan Repayment*

•           Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs*

•           Paid Personal Leave

•           401k (100% annual match – 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)

•           Identity Theft Protection discounts

•           Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options

•           Adoption Assistance

•           Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)*

*If applicable, please refer to the CBA or the local HR office to confirm if this benefit applies to your position

 

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  1. 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.
  1. 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.
  1. Monitors patient physical and emotional condition.  Reports any changes in status promptly while remaining direct line of sight with the patient.
  1. Intervenes as needed to prevent patient from harming self or others.  Seeks immediate assistance for escalating incidents.

Qualifications

A high school diploma or GED is required

Excellent work ethic, professional appearance, and a kind, compassionate demeanor is needed

Participants must be able to pass a background check and drug screen

No experience is necessary - it is actually preferred!

A strict Monday through Friday schedule is required for the first 2 weeks.

Notice

Our Company’s recruiters are here to help unlock the next possibility within your career and we take your candidate experience very seriously. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Gmail or Yahoo Mail. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by clicking here.

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Keywords: Highlands Regional Medical Center, Lakeland , Patient Safety Attendant (PSA), Other , Sebring, Florida

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