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Patient Safety Attendant

Company: Summerville Medical Center
Location: Mount Pleasant
Posted on: October 5, 2021

Job Description:

Description

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


Do you have the career opportunities as a Patient Safety Attendant you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Trident Medical Center, a facility that is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.

 

We are seeking a Patient Safety Attendant/Sitter for our facility. 

 

At Trident Medical Center, we want to ensure your needs are met. We offer a variety of comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans along with some unique benefits including:

  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
  • Student Loan Repayment
  • Paid Personal Leave
  • 401k (100% annual match – 3%-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)

Additionally, you will have a great opportunity for growth as you'll be joining one of the largest and most successful hospital organizations in the world.

 

Under the supervision of the nursing staff, our Patient Safety Attendant/Sitter provides personal care services and continuous observation of patients in need of constant supervision. This role as Patient Sitter is integral in maintaining the safest care setting for our patients.

 

What you will do in this role:

 

* You will stay with the patient at all times during assigned duty being relieved for breaks and meals.

 

* You will prepare meal trays; clear bedside table, remove cover from food, open containers.

 

* You will reorient the patient as appropriate; time, place, person.

 

* You will straighten bed, change bed linens when patient is out of bed, straighten up patient’s room, and care for flowers.

 

* You will provide the patient fluids and ice, as permitted.

 

* You will accompany patient off the unit as needed.

 

* You will read and converse with the patient.

Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED is required

BLS - American Health Association or American Red Cross upon hire is required

1 year of patient care experience is preferred. 

 

For more than 40 years Trident Medical Center has proudly served patients and families in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester Counties in beautiful South Carolina. Trident Medical Center is a 320+ bed major medical center providing a comprehensive range of patient services and specialties including a 24-hour emergency room with a Level II Trauma Center.

The hospital’s specialty services include:

* An award-winning Heart Center

* The South Carolina Institute for Robotic Surgery

* The Trident Breast Care Center

* The Joseph M. Still Burn Clinic - the region’s only outpatient burn clinic offering services to patients of all ages.

Trident Medical Center offers critical care services and 24/7 Hospitalist and Intensivist programs. Trident Medical Center is a five-star recipient for cardiovascular, neurosciences, critical care and patient safety outcomes according to a study released by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. This achievement is part of new findings and data featured in the Healthgrades 2019 Report to the Nation.

HCA Healthcare, the parent company of Trident Medical Center, has been continually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

Notice

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For questions about your job application or this site please contact HCAhrAnswers at 1-844-422-5627 option 1.

Keywords: Summerville Medical Center, Mount Pleasant , Patient Safety Attendant, Other , Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

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