Patient Safety Assistant - Nursing Assistant II - PRN Central Staffing Office

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Vidant Medical Center

Part Time

Regular

Summary

About Vidant Medical Center

Vidant Medical Center is a 900+ bed Level-1 Trauma Center, regional referral hospital and is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health. We serve as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Vidant Medical Center provides acute, intermediate, rehabilitation and outpatient services to more than 1.4 million people in 29 counties.  But it's in our work environment that you'll find our sense of family and closeness that permeates everything we do.

The Patient Safety Assistant will provide care for patients requiring direct observation due to higher risk for adverse events (falls, self-injury, suicidal ideation or harm to others). He/she will also provide professional, receptionist duties and medical record support which will assist Healthcare Providers in caring for patients and families on assigned nursing units. The Patient Safety Assistant will also provide clinical services as directed by a RN that is in accordance with the NAII licensure/ registration.

Requirements

  •  High School plus 1 to 2 years of formal training or education. (Approved NA II course and Unit Secretary Course)
  • BLS is required.
  • One year or less experience required.
  • Completion of Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) to be completed during orientation.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology required, basic computer skills desirable, clinical training as part of Unit Secretary course is preferred.
  • Must be currently listed with the NC Division of Facility Services at the Care Partner level and current NC NAII listing card required.
  • Experience in a comparable facility can only be substituted for NA I course by successful completion of challenge exam acceptable to the Department of Facility Services.
  • Three to six months in a hospital setting employed as a Unit Sec, Health Unit Coord, or Clinical Sec with closely related responsibilities or an AAS in Medical Office or Medical Office Technology may be substituted for the Health Unit Coordinator course.

 Other Information

  • PRN position, hours based on unit needs.

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

 

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