Patient Safety Attendant PRN/Nursing Float in Danville, VA at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 7/16/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

SOVAH Health - Danville

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. 

Job Requirements

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
Basic Life Support (BLS), Heartsaver CPR American Heart Association (AHA) required.
Minimum Work Experience
Experience in a patient care setting preferred.

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