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Job ID: 65366
Location: Hendersonville, NC
Facility/Division: Pardee UNC Health Care
Status: Per Diem
Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.
The Patient Safety Attendant is responsible for providing either 1:1 or 1:2 focused, non-clinical, observation of patients identified with safety risks. The Attendant assists in maintaining a safe environment and remains with the patients at all times to provide on-going observation of the patient and alerts the nursing staff as patient care needs arise.
• Responds to patients promptly and courteously, notifying appropriate personnel of patient requests in a timely manner
• Reports unusual occurrences to a charge nurse or supervisor immediately.
• Assists in maintaining the patient environment by maintaining a safe, clean and comfortable atmosphere
• Notifies nursing personnel, as needed, when patient requires assistance such as positioning, holding, feeding, and toileting. Understands how to obtain emergency assistance, if needed.
• High School diploma or equivalent.
• Effective verbal and written communication.
Legal Employer: Pardee - HCHC
Entity: Pardee UNC Health Care
Organization Unit: Nursing Float
Work Type: Per Diem
Standard Hours Per Week: 10.00
Work Schedule: Variable
Location of Job: US:NC:Hendersonville
Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No
Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
UNC Health makes reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as applicants and employees with disabilities. All interested applicants are invited to apply for career opportunities. Please email [email protected] if you need a reasonable accommodation to search and/or to apply for a career opportunity.
UNC Health and the UNC School of Medicine are committed to valuing all people throughout our organization, regardless of background, lifestyle, and culture. A diverse and inclusive work environment for staff and culturally appropriate care for our patients, are essential to fulfilling our UNC Health vision of improving the health of all North Carolinians.
UNC Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
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