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Patient Safety Attendant / PSA

Company: The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis
Location: Topeka
Posted on: November 15, 2023

Job Description:

OverviewPatient Safety Attendant, Full-Time, Nights Advancing Healthcare -Together - -The Future of Healthcare is in Topeka Kansas Why -The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Our People. - -Our people truly are our greatest strength. - They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day. - We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other. Our Purpose. -We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone's life and change the course of healthcare. Our Place. -St. Francis Campus is proud to be a part of a long legacy of high-quality, -compassionate care. For more than 100 years, the hospital has combined compassionate care with lifesaving technological advancements to our patients and the communities served. Today, the hospital has 378 licensed beds, a history of technological advancements, and a generous and supportive community. The UKHS - St. Francis Campus is fully accredited by the Joint Commission. We also have the following notable accreditations and certifications:

  • Advanced Primary Stroke Center Certification
  • Inpatient Rehab Stroke Certification
  • Chest Pain Accreditation, by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care
  • Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, by the American College of Radiology
  • (CoC) Accreditation We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a person's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age (40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic information. COVID-19 and flu vaccines are required for all health system employees.ResponsibilitiesPatient Safety Attendant (PSA) -duties include:
    • Observes and communicates the patient's needs to the Registered Nurse responsible for the patient's care
    • Intervenes to protect the patient and to minimize the risk of injury by reorienting the patient, talking to the patient or calling for assistance.
    • Stays near or close to the patient's bedside as directed by the Registered Nurse.
    • Provides quality customer service to ensure customer satisfaction.
    • Efficiently responds to requests and needs with customer focus.
    • Clearly and respectfully communicates relevant information to all customers.
    • Assists all patients, family members, physicians, visitors, and employees in a friendly manner.
    • Running errands as needed for the unit.
    • Other duties as assigned -
      QualificationsExperience -
      • Prior work experience in a comparable setting preferred
      • Enrolled in Nursing Assistant or Practical Nursing Program preferred Education/Certification -
        • High School/GED
        • BLS Certification required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
          • Interpersonal and communication skills necessary to interact with patients, families and coworkers and to demonstrate empathy and sensitivity necessary to elicit patient's cooperation and to allay apprehensions What We Offer:
            • Health, Dental, Vision, Disability & Life Insurance
            • 401K Retirement Plan
            • PTO

Keywords: The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis, Topeka , Patient Safety Attendant / PSA, Other , Topeka, Kansas

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