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HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Patient Safety Attendant in Augusta, Georgia

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Do you have the career opportunities you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the nation's largest provider of healthcare services as a Patient Safety Attendant.

As an HCA employee you'll enjoy:

  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
  • Student Loan re-payment
  • Paid Personal Leave
  • 401k (100% annual match – 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Identity Theft Protection discounts
  • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)

Additionally, you will have a great opportunity for growth as you'll be joining one of the largest and most successful hospital organizations in the world.

You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients’ lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for dedicated professional like you to be a part of our department team. Join us in our efforts to better our community!

As asafety attendantin our department, you will deliver high-quality, patient-centered care by performing a variety of important patient care services related to common nursing functions and activities of daily listing. Under supervision of the RN, you will assist the nursing staff in providing patient care with your skills and training and in accordance with the needs of our department. The Patient Care Technician will consistently assist the patient care team by maintaining a clean, well-organized and safe patient care environment.

Under the supervision of the nursing staff, our Patient Sitter provides personal care services and continuous observation of patients in need of constant supervision. This role as Patient Sitter is integral in maintaining the safest care setting for our patients. What you will do in this role: * You will stay with the patient at all times during assigned duty being relieved for breaks and meals. * You will prepare meal trays; clear bedside table, remove cover from food, open containers. * You will reorient the patient as appropriate; time, place, person. * You will straighten bed, change bed linens when patient is out of bed. Straighten up patient’s room and care for flowers. * You will provide the patient fluids and ice, as permitted. * You will accompany patient off the unit as needed. * You will read and converse with the patient.

What qualifications you may need: * High school diploma or equivalent is required. * Preferred year of experience in healthcare.

Doctors Hospital of Augusta is a 350 bed HCA Healthcare facility located near the Georgia-South Carolina state border. Doctors Hospital is well known for its Joseph M. Still Burn Center, the largest burn center in the country, which sees more than 3,000 patients annually. In addition, the burn center was granted a special burn designation as part of the Georgia Trauma Care Network. This designation included a rigorous review program administered by the American Burn Association (ABA) and the American College of Surgeons (ACA). Doctors Hospital is certified as a Primary Stroke Center, as well as an accredited Chest Pain Center and is designated a Center of Excellence in Women’s Health Surgery. At Doctors Hospital, we have a highly trained team to care for serious emergencies. As an ACS Verified Level II Trauma Center, our ER team is ready 24-hour a day to take care of critically ill or injured patients. Fully-staffed 24/7 with board-certified trauma surgeons and a team of experienced professionals, life-saving surgery is available within minutes of arrival. Patients are cared for in two dedicated trauma bays in our Emergency Department.

HCA Healthcare, *the parent company of Doctors Hospital of Augusta,* has been continually named a /World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere Institute /since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

We are a family 270,000 strong! Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications immediately. Highly qualified candidates will be promptly contacted by our hiring managers for interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Job: *Nursing Support

Title: Patient Safety Attendant

Location: Georgia-Augusta-Doctors Hospital of Augusta - Augusta

Requisition ID: 01417-13030

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