Parkview North Hospital Patient Safety Assistant in Fort Wayne, Indiana
Summary The Patient Safety Assistant is a Paraprofessional member of the patient care team who works under the supervision of a Registered Nurse and/or Licensed Practical Nurse. The Patient Safety Assistant is responsible for providing supervision, providing continuous monitoring of the patient to ensure the patient's safety, and reporting any abnormal findings to the Registered Nurse. Education High school graduate or equivalent with GED; OR a currently enrolled high school student age >/= 16 years of age and enrolled in a high school health care related intern program. Must complete hospital general orientation and Patient Safety Assistant specific orientation.
Licensure Certification Must obtain CPR certification within 30 days of employment. Other Qualifications Health Care experience is preferred, but not required.
Must be able to walk while pushing wheelchair/cart/bed. Must be able to lift 50 pounds and assist with 100 pounds.