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Company: Banner Health
Location: Susanville, CA
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Hospitals, Health Care

Description

Excellent pay, multiple practice settings, employment options to meet every need, and some of the best nurse-to-patient ratios you will find anywhere. We welcome the opportunity to prove it to you.

Patient Safety Assistants work directly with our Registered Nurses to provide support/oversight to a patient or group of patients on our MedSurg unit. The MedSurg team is a close knight team, led by a leader who has been with Banner Health for over 20 years! The unit consists of 14 private rooms as well as 4 DOU (Direct Observation Unit) beds and has 24/7 coverage by hospitalists.

This is for a per diem (as needed) position with no guaranteed hours.

For questions or more information, please contact Christen Files at christen.files@bannerhealth.com or 970-506-6539.

About Banner Lassen Medical Center
Located in Susanville in northeast California, Banner Lassen Medical Center offers comprehensive care in a state-of-the-art facility to aid in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of illnesses. Our 25-bed medical center has a proud history of providing vital caring to the community since 1883. Though we are a small community hospital, we have invested in the latest medical equipment, including a 16-slice CT scanner, nuclear medicine, MRI, ultrasound, bone density, mammography and CAD. The hospital also offers infusion and oncology therapy, respiratory therapy and cardiopulmonary services as well as laboratory services, inpatient and outpatient surgery and a 24-hour emergency department. Away from work, you'll find that our location at the foot of the scenic Sierra Nevada Mountains offers an unlimited variety of recreational activities, including fishing, camping, golfing, hiking and skiing.

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 make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

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.


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