Patient Safety Attendant

  • Danville Regional Medical Center
  • Danville, VA
  • Jan 21, 2021

Job Description

Patient Safety Attendant-7455-7803   SOVAH Health - Danville Description   Provides observation for patients requiring supervision for safety reasons, i.e., patients on suicide precautions and patients with compromised judgment, patients who need companion due to the state of confusion or agitation.  Assists patients with general comfort needs, meals, re-positioning, as needed.  Assists patients with bed- chair transfers and will also transport patients as needed.  Qualifications   Minimum Education High school diploma or equivalent  required.                         Required Skills Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Requires flexibility in scheduling and ability to work all shift patterns including week-ends and holidays to insure continuity of care and appropriateness of nursing coverage to the patients of Sovah Health Danville on all units.             Required Skills Certifications:  Basic Life Support (BLS)  Heartsaver CPR  American Heart Association (AHA) required.                    Required Skills Licenses:             Minimum Work Experience Experience in a patient care setting preferred.                Job Nursing Primary Location Virginia-Danville   Schedule Full-time Work Schedule Night shift, 7-10 hr/shift, rotate weekends