SAFETY PARTNER

Location
Charlottesville, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 18, 2019
Closes
Oct 24, 2019
Ref
128562BR
Function
Other
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
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

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. De-escalation and physical intervention training within 30 days of hire, except for those in Behavioral Health within 15 days of hire.

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