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Patient Safety Aide

Company: Methodist Hospital
Location: Arcadia
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

At Methodist Hospital of Southern California, every team member of our 348-bed hospital strives to provide an exceptional patient experience while exemplifying our shared values of iRAISE - Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Innovation, Safety and Excellence. We achieve this through compassionate care, creating lifelong relationships by changing the way health and healthcare are delivered in our community.

We currently have Full-Time Opportunity (Night Shift) for a Patient Safety Aide in the Sitters department.

Minimum qualifications include:

  • Ability to read, write and speak English.
  • Nursing Assistant and/or Patient Care Technician Assistant experience preferred
  • Skills in interacting with patients in a health care setting
  • BLS from the American Heart AssociationDuties and Responsibilities:
    • Accountable to the unit Manager and/or the Director of the department.
    • Assist Patients to and from activities
    • Assists with meals and feeding.
    • Carry out a plan of activities appropriate to the needs of the patients that includes but not limited to: Group social activities, indoor and outdoor activities, daily walks, spiritual programs, opportunity for involvement in planning and implementation of the activity, exercise activities, one-on-one activities and promotion of unit interaction.
    • Demonstrates and promotes compliance to infection control, legal, and safety standards.
    • Displays professional commitment and supports the unit team by promoting unity and teamwork among coworkers by maintaining a positive attitude and positive working relationships.
    • Document all interaction with patient and/or family.
    • Encourage Family participation in activities and document outcomes Is a member of the nursing care team
    • Organizes and prioritizes activities considering patient status and preferences, module activities, and other commitments. Completes all assignments in an organized and punctual manner.
    • Performs duties as directed by a Registered Nurse and/or Licensed Vocational Nurse.
    • Provides care with sensitivity to the cultural needs of patients and with regard to their rights and privacy. Demonstrates knowledge of the current condition of the patient and recognizes situations needing nursing supervision.Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, the Safety Aide provides direct patient assistance with basic daily activities to a group of assigned patients. The Safety Aide assists the RN in data collection and documents appropriately to hospital standards.At Methodist Hospital, you'll enjoy an excellent compensation and benefits package (Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement Savings Plan with match, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Account, Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Free On-Site Parking, Child Care, Employee Referral Bonus Program, etc.), including professional development programs, and much more.

      Living and Working in the San Gabriel Valley:

      The City of Arcadia is located in the beautiful San Gabriel Valley, which is one of the best places to live and work in California and is just 15 miles north of downtown Los Angeles. The region offers a multitude of diverse entertainment, shopping and exceptional restaurant options. The San Gabriel Valley is less than an hour away from sunny Southern California beaches, and less than two hours away from local mountain resorts like Big Bear and Lake Arrowhead.

      Locally, Arcadia is a wonderful, thriving community featuring the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Gardens as well as the Santa Anita Park racetrack, and is located next to the City of Pasadena, which hosts the New Year's Day Rose Parade and Rose Bowl game annually. The region boasts excellent public and private schools and universities close by, including Cal Tech, USC, UCLA, Cal State Northridge, Cal Poly Pomona, Azusa Pacific University and the Claremont Colleges. Arcadia was recently named "Best Place to Raise Your Kids" by Bloomberg Businessweek magazine and is the perfect place to call home.

Keywords: Methodist Hospital, Arcadia , Patient Safety Aide, Other , Arcadia, California

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