SAFETY PARTNER

Location
Norfolk, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 12, 2019
Closes
Mar 18, 2019
Ref
120925BR
Function
Other
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
Overview:

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital is hiring a Full-time, Evening Shift, Safety Partner, for Patient Safety Partners.

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Sentara Benefits:
Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We are setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. For more information about our employee benefits, click on the following link https://www.sentaracareers.com/explore-sentara/benefits/ .

Join our team, where we are committed to quality healthcare, improving health every day, and provide the opportunity for training, development, growth!

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.

Responsibilities:

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.

Qualifications:

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

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