Lincolnton, NC, United States
Job ID: 97730
Job Family: Patient Care Support
Status: Full Time
Detailed Shift and Schedule: weekends and holidays required.
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11091005331509-Nursing - Patient Saftey Attendants
Atrium Health Lincoln opened in July 2010 as a new 101-bed hospital and medical office building. From the beginning, the contemporary facility was designed, planned and constructed with the community in mind, providing an extensive medical services, including cancer care, maternity care, pain management, diabetes care, heart health, orthopedics, sleep health and much more.
Assists in maintaining a safe environment and remains with the patient at all times to provide on-going observation of the patient and alert the nursing staff as patient care needs arise. The Patient Safety Attendant performs all job responsibilities in a safe manner, functioning under the supervision of the Registered Nurse.
Work requires walking, standing, sitting, bending, pushing, and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 35 pounds in handling patients, medical equipment, and supplies. Must speak and understand English in good understandable terms. Must have manual and finger dexterity. Intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, touch.
Education, Experience and Certifications.
High school diploma or GED required. Previous hospital experience preferred. Basic Life Support Certification required. CPI certification required prior to conducting patient observation.