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Patient Safety Technician - Resource Team, Casual, Nights

Organization: 
Northwestern Medicine
Location: 
Winfield
Region: 
Illinois
Remote Position: 
No
Required degree level: 
Other

At Northwestern Medicine, every patient interaction makes a difference in cultivating a positive workplace. This patient-first approach is what sets us apart as a leader in the healthcare industry. As an integral part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to join our quest for better healthcare, no matter where you work within the Northwestern Medicine system. At Northwestern Medicine, we pride ourselves on providing competitive benefits: from tuition reimbursement and loan forgiveness to 401(k) matching and lifecycle benefits, we take care of our employees. Ready to join our quest for better?

Description

Remains at bedside of assigned patient at all times unless relieved by an appropriate staff member. Provides calming and reorienting conversation with patient in cases of patient's agitation or confusion. Identifies and removes hazards from the patient and patient's environment, and reports as appropriate. May assist patient with performing activities of daily living, as delegated by supervising RN. May assist patient with performing activities of daily living, as delegated by supervising RN, including ambulating, toileting, assisting with bed making, positioning. AA/EOE

Qualifications

Required: - High school diploma or equivalent - AHA BLS Provider Certification - Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision - Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action

Equal Opportunity

Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.

Northwestern Medicine is dedicated to providing the most advanced healthcare to the communities and patients we serve. The Northwestern Medicine clinical and administrative staff, medical and science faculty and medical students come together everyday with a shared commitment to superior quality, academic excellence, scientific discovery and patient safety.

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