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At The Medical Center of Aurora and Centennial Medical Plaza patients are our first priority. We take extreme measures to ensure high quality, safe care in the most comfortable setting possible. The Medical Center of Aurora is Metro Denver's first community hospital to earn two-time Magnet Recognition for nursing excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), and is a 346-bed acute care hospital in Aurora, CO and its Behavioral Health Unit is expanding from 20 to 40 beds. The Medical Center of Aurora is comprised of six campus in Aurora and Centennial, CO, including the Main Campus, North Campus (Behavioral Health and Wellness Center), Centennial Medical Plaza, Saddle Rock ER, Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital, Spalding Rehabilitation at P/SL and a medical office building at Green Valley Ranch. The main campus is a level II trauma Facility with Primary Stroke Certification and Chest Pain Certification accreditation, serving the eastern metro area and I-70 corridor.
Highlights about The Medical Center of Aurora:
oMetro Denver's first community hospital to earn Magnet Recognition for nursing excellence.
oPrimary Stroke Certification (The Medical Center of Aurora).
oTwo accredited Chest Pain Centers (Main Campus and Centennial Medical Plaza).
oRanked the #4 hospital in the Denver metro area and the #4 hospital in Colorado in U.S. News & World Report's 2014-15 Best Hospital Rankings.
oLevel II Trauma Center at our Main Campus.
oLevel III NICU at our Main Campus.
oEmergency Nurses Association Lantern Award Recipient for 2013-2016.
oState-of-the-art Heart Care Tower on Main Campus.
oCommunity Hospital Cancer Program accreditation from American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer.
oNAPBC-accredited Breast Cancer Care Center.
oRocky Mountain Hospital for Children affiliation.
oAffiliate of HealthONE, Denver’s largest healthcare system
This position supports the mission of The Medical Center of Aurora and Centennial Medical Plaza of optimizing quality of life of all those served by expanding beyond the traditional focus on medical needs to the needs of the whole person.
Position Summary:The Patient Safety Attendant performs assigned tasks and activities according to skill level and patient needs as assessed by the Registered Nurse (RN).The Patient Safety Attendant supports nursing personnel in providing safety monitoring/ assistance to patients.
·Remains at bedside of assigned patient at all times unless relieved by an appropriate staff member.
·Maintains visual observations at all times. Accompanies patient when diagnostic testing is required.
·Assists in calming and/or reorienting patient in cases of agitation or confusion.
·Immediately reports any potentially dangerous behavior or concerning conversations to the nurse.
·Immediately summons the nursing staff if the patient requires assistance, control, or other nursing interventions or exhibits unusual behavior or verbalizations.
·Seeks help or advice as soon as possible when patient appears to pose a threat to themselves or others.
·Participates in a collaborative identification and reporting of patient safety issues.
·Assures patient environment safe. Removes visible hazards and/or broken equipment from immediate environment and reports as appropriate.
·Assists with keeping patient's room clean, safe and orderly.
·Participates in hand-off of pertinent information/behavior about assigned patient when arriving on unit and upon completion of shift assignment.
·Arranges meal break times with nurse and informs nurse prior to leaving patient for any reason in order that relief is provided to ensure constant patient observation. Patient is to not be left alone.
·Assists patient with ordering dietary tray, setting up of patient's meal trays, basic positioning of patient and ambulation if patient is stable and gait has been previously determined safe by assigned staff nurse.
·May assist with ADLs, if deemed competent.
·May assist the PCT or RN with ambulation if directed to by the RN.
·Seeks assistance with removal of any potential safety hazard from room and reports findings to Charge Nurse/RN
·Maintains documentation of patient throughout shift per hospital policy/guidelines.
The Medical Center of Aurora/Centennial Medical Plaza/ Spalding Rehabilitation Center (TMCA) expects our core values to be reflected in the way every employee interacts with co-workers, patients and family members, and with others in the community. The intent of these values is to assure that TMCA creates the environment where individuals choose to work, and that patient care services are of the highest quality.
Special Qualifications:General knowledge of basic clinical practices, procedures, and standards.Ability to work with others as a team to ensure quality patient care along with good interpersonal skills.Ability to critically think through situations.
If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our managers. We are actively interviewing so apply today!
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