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Patient Safety Technician - CDH Resource Team, In-house Registry, Evenings

Location Winfield, Illinois Business Unit Central DuPage Hospital Job REQID 22542 Job Function Patient Support Shift Evening Job (2nd) Apply Now

At Northwestern Medicine, every patient interaction makes a difference in cultivating a positive workplace. This patient-first approach is what sets us apart as a leader in the healthcare industry. As an integral part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to join our quest for better healthcare, no matter where you work within the Northwestern Medicine system. At Northwestern Medicine, we pride ourselves on providing competitive benefits: from tuition reimbursement and loan forgiveness to 401(k) matching and lifecycle benefits, we take care of our employees. Ready to join our quest for better?

Description

The Patient Safety Technicianreflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organization’s Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.

Responsibilities:

  • Remains at bedside of assigned patient at all times unless relieved by an appropriate staff member.
  • Provides calming and reorienting conversation with patient in cases of patient's agitation or confusion.
  • Identifies and removes hazards from the patient and patient's environment, and reports as appropriate.
  • May assist patient with performing activities of daily living, as delegated by supervising RN.
  • May assist patient with performing activities of daily living, as delegated by supervising RN, including ambulating, toileting, assisting with bed making, positioning.

Qualifications

Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • CERT AHA BLS Provider.
  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Equal Opportunity

Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.

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