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Patient Observer, Marshall I. Pickens: PRN Nights

Company: Palmetto Health
Location: greenville
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Inspire health. Serve with compassion. Be the difference.

Job Summary

Observes patients and ensures patient safety while actively preventing self-harm or harm to others.

Accountabilities

* Provides constant observation of assigned patients, documents and reports observations in order prevent self-harm or harm to others. Includes observation while bathing, toileting and sleeping. - 35% * Notifies the assigned nurse immediately when pateint safety is in jeopardy or if there is a potential threat to patient, staff or visitor safety. - 20% * Ensures the patient is not unattended and notifies/engages assistance from unit staff andor security if patient attempts to leave the floor. - 15% * Gives and receives hand-off communication (report) regarding assigned patient. - 15% * Accompanies patients at risk for self-harm if they must leave the floor for testing and remains in close proximity. - 10% * Completes safety sweeps per policy. - 5%

Minimum Qualifications

* Education - High school diploma or equivalent * Experience - No previous experience required

Required Licensures - None required

Other Required Skills/Experience -

Must possess the knowledge and skills to care for patients; other training as required by department.

C.N.A. or P.C.T. certification preferred

Work Shift

Night (United States of America)

Location

Marshall Pickens Hospital

Facility

1007 Marshall I Pickens Hospital

Department

10079251 Sitters/Observers

Share your talent with us! Our vision is simple: to transform healthcare for the benefits of the communities we serve. The transformation of healthcare requires talented individuals in every role here at Prisma Health.

Keywords: Palmetto Health, Greenville , Patient Observer, Marshall I. Pickens: PRN Nights, Other , greenville, South Carolina

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