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Patient Safety Assistant - PRN

Job Description

Additional Job Information

  • PRN Schedule -

  • Job ID: 1212539
    Employment Status: PRN
    More Information:

    Memorial Hospital Belleville is a 222-bed, full-service hospital serving southwest Illinois. Since 2008, it has been designated as a Magnet®-recognized organization for nursing excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Memorial Hospital Shiloh, a 94-bed, all-private suite hospital was recognized with Magnet status in 2018.

    The Nursing Administration oversees the various Nursing departments and provides clerical support.


    Overview


    Role Purpose

    Provides direct care to patients including those with complex behavioral and/or mental health needs under the direction and supervision of a licensed professional nurse.


    Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate skill and judgement necessary to provide safe and effective care to patients including those with complex behavioral and/or mental health needs.
  • Implements direct patient care under the supervision of the nurse promoting patient and family centered care in a healing environment
  • Collects clinical data and information on patients, documents appropriate data, and reports changes in patient status to the healthcare team.
  • Uses effective communication skills to collaborate with members of the health care team to provide a safe environment to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Provides continual observation, ongoing documentation, and participates in the development of the plan of care for patients with complex behavioral and/or mental health needs.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

  • Associate's Degree
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    Experience

  • No Experience
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • CPI
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
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    Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer