Safety Partner- Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital

Location
Virginia Beach, VA
Posted
May 09, 2018
Closes
Jul 11, 2018
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Part Time
Job Description:
Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital is hiring a Safety Partner to float to different units in the hospital. Join our team, where we are committed to quality and compassionate care, along with employee growth and satisfaction!

Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital is a 276-bed acute care facility offering specialized, tertiary services. SVBGH is the region's only Level III Trauma Center and home to Sentara Heart Center, which is the portal to a sophisticated array of quality cardiac services with outcomes that surpass national standards. SVBGH is also one of only ten Advanced Primary Stroke Centers in Virginia certified by the Joint Commission. Other clinical services at this facility include Palliative Care Program, the Coastal Cancer Center, Diabetes Center, Orthopedics, Accredited Sleep Disorders Center, and an Inpatient Rehab Unit.

Assists with the provision of a safe hospital environment conducive to individualized patient care for patients at risk of suicide, falls, wandering, agitation, impulsiveness, self-harm or other risk behaviors enabling patients to maintain or enhance function during the hospital stay.

Education Level
High School Grad or Equivalent

Experience
Required: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Preferred: Healthcare - Previous experience

License
Required: Basic Life Support

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Skills
Required: Active Listening, Communication, Critical Thinking, Monitoring, Service Orientation, Speaking, Writing

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Other
Prior healthcare experience or enrollment in a health sciences program strongly preferred. Applicants without prior experience or current health sciences program status must successfully complete a Sentara Safety Partner Training Course in addition to core competencies during orientation. BLS required within 90 days of hire. Core competencies for all safety partners to include communication, confidentiality, de-escalation, fall prevention, patient safety, restraints, stroke, and suicide.
Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We're setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. For more information about our employee benefits, CLICK HERE!

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Keyword: PRN, companion, PCA, CNA, HHA


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