Safety Attendant PRN

Location
Jacksonville, Florida
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Dec 06, 2017
Closes
Jan 15, 2018
Ref
02525-13105
Specialty
Miscellaneous
Contract Type
Permanent

Memorial Hospital is a 418-bed acute care hospital offering a full line of services. We feature an accredited Chest Pain Center, certified Stroke Center, dedicated Heart Center, a state-of-the-art Spine Clinic, and Memorials maternity center, Special Beginnings.

The Pavilion at Memorial Health is our behavioral health center in Jacksonville, Florida. This special facility is designed to help individuals in need of mental health treatments who may be experiencing depression, PTSD or other mental illnesses. Our behavioral health specialists understand the challenges people face when dealing with mental health conditions. Each of our psychiatrists, therapists, psychologists and counselors provide crucial care in a safe and supportive environment. The primary goal is to provide behavioral health services that create stability and self-sufficiency for each of our patients. We treat each of our patients as individuals and always seek to provide them with the support and comfort they deserve.

The Safety Attendant provides direct patient care under the direction of the licensed nurse according to patient's plan of care.


A key and critical component of this position is patient safety with continuous diligence in ensuring the patient is protected from injury to self or others (fall risk, protection of life-sustaining lines and tubes, etc.). Patient care includes but is not limited to: meeting the patient's hygiene, nutritional (feeding), and mobility needs, assistance with ADL's, assistance with toileting, recording of input and output, and meeting all service excellence expectations.