Patient Safety Assistant - Fallon, NEVADA

Job Number
202507
Banner Staffing Services - Western Region
Shift
Other
Department
Banner Staffing Service WR - Banner Staffing Services-WR
Position Type
BR: Banner Registry
Street Address
801 E Williams Avenue
City & State
US-NV-Fallon
Posting Category
Nursing Assistants

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Banner Staffing Services is seeking a Patient Safety Assistant/ Patient Companion to work as needed at Banner Churchill Community Hospital in Fallon, Nevada. 

 

This position provides oversight to a patient or a group of patients and will ensure the environment is safe and secure at all times. 

 

This position requires: 

  • BLS Card for Healthcare Providers (BLS Provider CPR)
  • High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge

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About Banner Staffing Service WR
Supporting Banner Health, Banner Staffing Services offers a world of opportunities to make an impact on one of the country's leading health systems. In addition, we provide the best training in the business, so you can hit the ground running as you enjoy unequaled clinical variety, professional flexibility and lifestyle choices. We provide registry and travel assignments throughout the western United States. The registry allows you to create your own schedule by offering opportunities in a variety of hospital, home care and primary care settings. Banner Travel offers short-term assignments of three twelve-hour shifts per week. Our pay rates are highly competitive, and we offer training in the country's most advanced simulation center. You will also enjoy the stability only an organization as large and successful as Banner Health can offer.

 

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About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to change the way care is provided. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

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Job Summary

This position provides oversight to a patient or a group of patients. This position is responsible to communicate with the Registered Nurse (RN) upon arrival, departure and as appropriate throughout the shift. The RN will provide instruction to this position as to the expectations and any pertinent patient information. Will ensure the environment is safe and secure at all times. Is aware of the patients code status and pertinent restrictions and report any issues or concerns to the RN.

 

Essential Functions

  • Follows a plan communicated by the RN when providing support services to patients.

 

  • Communicates the services provided to the patient with the supervisor/Registered Nurse.

 

  • Communicates changes in the patients condition, environment or situation to the RN.

 

  • May practice de-escalation techniques and intervene early with approved diversional activities

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge. Basic Cardiac Life Support, mandatory safety, hazardous materials, and infection control in-services will be included in orientation and required on a periodic basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.