TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center – Nashville, TN
Patient Safety Attendant
About our facility:
Serving our community since October 15, 1979, TriStar Southern Hills continues to grow and evolve. Since that time, the hospital has grown to 126 beds and now serves three counties, including Davidson, Williamson and Rutherford.
Over the years, the physician base has also changed. Starting with a small group of doctors, TriStar Southern Hills medical staff currently has over 300 members representing more than 20 specialties. All are board certified or board eligible.
The hospital's emergency department continues to be one of the busiest in the city. Within three months of inception, TriStar Southern Hills' emergency department saw over 3,000 patients. We now average more than 40,000 ER visits each year. TriStar Southern Hills pioneered bedside registration and was the first hospital in Middle Tennessee to offer community based angioplasty.
We trust our colleagues as valuable members of our healthcare team and pledge to treat one another with loyalty, respect and dignity.
Training and Professional Development
401k (3% 9% match based on tenure)
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Full Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
Financial Fitness Program with a CFP
Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Working under the supervision of a licensed nurse, The Patient Safety Attendant performs patient care activities necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients. The position's task and responsibilities include:
Demonstrate competencies to serve as PSA's for monitoring and observation of suicidal patients and others with behavioral health needs. Also patients that may be confused and or at risk for falls.
PSA provides sensitivity and respect to the patient, family or significant other.
PSA will provide direct one to one observation and monitor the patient in accordance with hospital policy and departmental guidelines to ensure safety and well being. Which may include video monitoring.
PSA's will provide appropriate interaction/communication with their assigned patients and redirect any inappropriate behavior.
Provides encouragement, support and comfort to patients and family members.
Ability to quickly make decisions to report patient condition with minimal supervision.
Monitors, records and communicates patient condition
Complies with infection control precaution standards.
Complies with safety and security policies of the hospital.
Excellent communication skills
About the Department:
Work environment – requires independent, self motivated, reliable and dependable team member. We have a very healthy work environment with a focus on work life balance. Fabulous team members!!!
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