Safety Partner , Flexipool , Sentara Leigh Hospital

Location
Virginia Beach, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 03, 2019
Closes
Nov 23, 2019
Ref
128355BR
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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