Houston, Texas

Description

SHIFT: PRN

SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem

Do you want to be a part of a family and not just another employee? Are you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application today and find out what it truly means to be a part of a team.

 

We value your contributions. Our employee recognition programs encourage our teams to raise the bar. We are currently seeking a Patient Safety Screener/Technician to join our family. Come be a part of the change!

 

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, and employee stock purchase program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

 

 

The Woman’s Hospital of Texas – Houston, TX 


Since 1976, The Woman’s Hospital of Texas has been the state’s premier facility dedicated to the health and well-being of women, newborns and children. The hospital’s 397 beds offers expertise and outstanding care in breast health, imaging, gynecology, obstetrics, high-risk pregnancy, neonatology, minimally-invasive surgery and pediatric care.

The Woman’s Hospital of Texas is affiliated with HCA Houston Healthcare, part of the HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division. The division is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, emergency centers and diagnostic imaging facilities in greater Houston, Corpus Christi and South Texas. Facilities include: 17 hospitals, nine ambulatory care centers, 13 off-campus emergency centers, and a regional transfer center.

What you will do in this role: 

 
Patient Safety Screener


Performs screening functions in compliance with hospital policies and procedures:

  • Address visitors, patients and colleagues with dignity and respect
  • Screen each visitors, patients and colleagues against current screening tool provided at entrances
  • Advise visitors, patients and colleagues is they have any signs or  symptoms based on the screening tool definitions they many not enter the building and should follow-up with:
    • For visitors and patients- their Primary Care Physician
    • For colleagues- they should return home and contact their Director and Employee Health

  • Advise visitors, patients and colleagues that a mask should be worn at all times while in the hospital.

  • Responsible for physical appearance
  • Wear PPE at Screening Entrance at all times
  • Follows chain of command and reaches out for assistance as needed
 
Patient Safety Tech
  • Performs patient care functions in compliance with hospital policies and procedures:

  • Assists patients with activities of daily living.

  • Assists with diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.

  • Assists in admitting, transferring, and discharging of patients.

  • Assists with management of supplies and equipment.

  • Keeps licensed nurse informed of patient activities/changes in condition.

  • Responds in a customer friendly atmosphere.
  • Answers call lights and refers to licensed nurse, as needed.

  • Responsible for physical appearance of the nursing unit.

  • Functions as a personal caregiver, performing comfort care measures as appropriate or assigned (reading to patient, interacting with patient, this is NOT just observing patient

  • Provides observation for patients with special patient safety requirements.

  • Demonstrates skill in operation of video cameras/monitors.

  • Utilizes the escalation process to alert staff about patients with increasing patient safety needs (Code Fall).

  • Assists unit/floor when needed during times direct patient observation not needed (i.e. patient out for tests, surgery, therapy)

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • CNA License Preferred   
  • American Red Cross or American Heart Association Basic Life Support Course (BLS or BCLS) and Certification
  • Previous experience in hospital/nursing home patient care setting preferred

  • De-Escalation-A Culture of Safety, health stream course annually
  • NVCI (Non-Violent Crisis Intervention) offered by HCA Houston Healthcare. 

    • Will need to be obtained within 90 days of employment.
         

HCA Healthcare ranks on Fortune’s list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years and HCA ranks 63rd on the fortune 500 list. In addition Ethisphere named HCA as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. We want you to join our tradition of excellence. Intrigued? We’d love to hear from you.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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