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Hospital Corporation Of America (HCA) Patient Safety Attendant in Aurora, Colorado

Description SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)SCHEDULE: Full-timeHourly Wage Estimate: $14.00 - $17.58/HourThe estimate displayed represents the typical wage range of candidates hired.Factors that may be used to determine your actual salary may include yourspecific skills, how many years of experience you have and comparison toother employees already in this role. Most candidates will start in the bottomhalf of the range.To learn more about the employee benefits that are available click .Do you want to be a part of a family and not just another employee? Are youlooking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submityour application today and find out what it truly means to be a part of ateam.Position Summary: The Patient Safety Attendant performs assigned tasks andactivities according to skill level and patient needs as assessed by theRegistered Nurse (RN). The Patient Safety Attendant supports nursingpersonnel in providing safety monitoring/ assistance to patients.Responsibilities:* Remains at bedside of assigned patient at all times unless relievedby an appropriate staff member.* Maintains visual observations at all times. Accompanies patient whendiagnostic testing is required.* Assists in calming and/or reorienting patient in cases ofagitation or confusion.* Immediately reports any potentially dangerous behavior or concerningconversations to the nurse.* Immediately summons the nursing staff if the patient requiresassistance, control, or other nursing interventions or exhibits unusualbehavior or verbalizations.* Seeks help or advice as soon as possible when patient appears topose a threat to themselves or others.* Participates in a collaborative identification and reporting ofpatient safety issues.* Assures patient environment safe. Removes visible hazards and/orbroken equipment from immediate environment and reports as appropriate.* Assists with keeping patient's room clean, safe and orderly.* Participates in hand-off of pertinent information/behavior aboutassigned patient when arriving on unit and upon completion of shiftassignment.* Arranges meal break times with nurse and informs nurse prior toleaving patient for any reason in order that relief is provided to ensureconstant patient observation. Patient is to not be left alone.* Assists patient with ordering dietary tray, setting up ofpatient's meal trays, basic positioning of patient and ambulation ifpatient is stable and gait has been previously determined safe by assignedstaff nurse.* May assist with ADLs, if deemed competent.* May assist the PCT or RN with ambulation if directed to by the RN.* Seeks assistance with removal of any potential safety hazard fromroom and reports findings to Charge Nurse/RN* Maintains documentation of patient throughout shift per hospitalpolicy/guidelines., the first community hospital in the Denver Metro area to receivethree-time Magnet designation for nursing excellence by the American NursesCredentialing Center (ANCC), is a 346-bed acute care hospital located inAurora, Colorado. The Medical Center of Aurora is comprised of six campusesin Aurora and Centennial, Colo., including the Main Campus, located atInterstate 225 and Mississippi, the North Campus Behavioral Health andWellness Center, Centennial Medical Plaza, , , Spalding Rehabilitationat P/SL, and a medical office building at Green Valley Ranch. The MainCampus facility is a Level II Trauma Center with Primary Stroke Certificationand Chest Pain Center accreditation, and has an affiliation with RockyMountain Hospital for Children as well as the Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute.The Medical Center of Aurora has received seven consecutive A' gradesfrom The Leapfrog Group (Fall 2016 - Spring 2019), was Colorado's onlyhospital to receive the Leapfrog Top General Hospital designation two years ina row (2016, 2017), was recognized as a Best Regio

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