Float Patient Safety Attendant - Corporate Resource Team - PRN/NIGHT
Department: Corporate Resource Team
Status: Pool/Per Diem
As a Float Patient Safety Attendant in Orlando Health, providing quality patient care is the top priority. You will be part of an exceptional team that travels to any of our adult hospital facilities to experience working with a diverse patient population and other specialties, seeing how other units function and a chance to meet and work with other teams while building knowledge and skills.
In exchange for work location flexibility amongst the multiple hospital sites, the Float Patient Safety Attendant will receive a higher rate of pay.
The Corporate Resource Team provides competent, supplemental staffing resources to all nursing units within the adult population of Orlando Health. Staffing needs are assessed a minimum of every shift, and available pool team members are sent to units of greatest need within the team members competency.
The Patient Safety Attendant performs vigilant increased visual observation or continuous visual observation as ordered for the patient. Assigned at any facility that regularly staffs Patient Safety Attendants on a 24 hour, 7 day per week basis.
High school graduate or equivalent.
Maintains current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification HeartSaver CPR.
- Provides diversionary activities such as reading aloud to the patient.
- Assists the patient with nutrition needs as necessary under the direction of the Registered Nurse.
- Accompanies the patient to diagnostic testing and procedures and maintains observation of the patient during tests or procedures.
- Never leaves the patient alone unless instructed to by the nurse. For Baker and March man Act patients, the patient can never be left alone for any reason
- Receives report from the RN and previous Patient Safety Attendant and gives report to the RN and oncoming Patient Safety Attendant before leaving.
- Utilizes the Safe Patient Room Environment Checklist with every change of staff or transfer of care as part of hand off for Baker Act, behavioral health, and suicide risk patients.
- Observes for any changes in the patients behaviors or actions and immediately reports them to the Registered Nurse.
- Maintains attendance consistent with Orlando Health policies, the ADA, FMLA, and other federal,state, and local standards.
- Maintains compliance with all Orlando Health policies and procedures.
Other Related Functions
- Remains awake and alert at all times. Does not engage in activities that would distract them from the patient, such as reading, studying, socializing, using telephone, watching television.
- Maintains a clean and safe patient care environment.
- Receives and processes incoming calls, patient calls, and guest requests as appropriate to the patient.
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