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Patient Safety Technician-Float Pool - Part Time
Regional Health
Regional Health

Job Location: Rapid City, SD
Job Type: Part time
Hours: Scheduled Weekly Hours


Department: RCH Clinical Coordinator Staff
Scheduled Weekly Hours:

Job Summary:

Under the direct supervision of the registered nurse, provides direct site constant observation to patient who are either suicidal, behavior management issues or an elopement risk who are placed on constant observation.^Notify the nurse if there is a change in the patients behavior or a response that the observer is concerned about.^Assists the patient in routine activities of daily living under the direction of the nurse i.e. feeding bathing, ambulating, grooming etc.^Maintains a calm, clean therapeutic environment to promote patient safety.^Remains alert and mentally engaged for extended long periods of time.^Demonstrates respect for the diversity of patient and employee populations.^

Job Description:

Essential Functions:
  • Provides constant visual observation of patients activity and behavior for the entirety of the shift and documents appropriately and timely on flow sheets.
  • Delivers care activities as appropriate to primary Essential Job Functions, ensuring constant observation is maintained.
  • Constantly maintains a safe environment to mitigate harm to patient or others.
  • Accompanies patient to any required testing or treatments that are outside of the assigned room.
  • Respects the rights, property and privacy of others. Protects the confidentiality of patient records and uses discretion when discussing patient/staff information.
  • Communicates observations to appropriate staff in a prompt and professional manner Insures hand off communication is provided to oncoming staff.
  • Demonstrates the ability to identify an emergency situation and initiates appropriate responses.

    Additional Requirements:

    Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.Physical Requirements:
    Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

    Employee Benefits:
    Regional Health offers a highly competitive and comprehensive benefits package that looks out for you and your family. We recognize there are many types of families, with many different needs. That's why our plans are flexible, allowing you to select the individual benefits which fit your personal needs.

    Regional Health is an integrated health care system with the purpose of helping patients and communities live well. The organization, with headquarters in Rapid City, S.D., provides community-based health care in more than 20 communities in two states and 32 specialty areas of medicine. As the largest private employer in western South Dakota, Regional Health is comprised of five hospitals, 24 clinic locations and employs nearly 5,000 physicians and caregivers. Regional Health is committed to the future of medicine, with medical training partnerships, a medical residency program, and more than 130 active research studies.

    How to Apply:

    Regional Health

    Come join us in our pursuit to become the best healthcare system in America!
    Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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