The Patient Safety Assistant is a Paraprofessional member of the patient care team who works under the supervision of a Registered Nurse and/or Licensed Practical Nurse. The Patient Safety Assistant is responsible for providing supervision, providing continuous monitoring of the patient to ensure the patient's safety, and reporting any abnormal findings to the Registered Nurse.
High school graduate or equivalent with GED; OR a currently enrolled high school student age >/= 16 years of age and enrolled in a high school health care related intern program. Must complete hospital general orientation and Patient Safety Assistant specific orientation.
Must be CPR certified.
Health Care experience is preferred, but not required.
Must be able to walk while pushing wheelchair/cart/bed. Must be able to lift 50 pounds and assist with 100 pounds.
Location: Parkview Health · Patient Safety Assistants
Schedule: Part Time Benefit Eligible, Days, 7a to 3p