Patient Safety Assistant
Company: Renown Health
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Position Purpose Under the direction of the department
leadership, this employee will sit with patients on
Suicide/Behavioral watch to prevent harm to themselves or
Nature and Scope This position is responsible to conduct a watch in
a patient's room to prevent harm to the patient or others.
The incumbent will be required to assist nursing staff in a timely
and consistent manner.
The incumbent must possess ability to communicate with patients and
families in a caring and professional manner.
The incumbent must possess a polite, positive attitude while
dealing with customers of all ages, social, cultural, and economic
Incumbent must demonstrate the ability to work with Neonatal,
Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult, and Geriatric patient's needs
specific to the population being served, and meets standards of
quality as measured by the Department age specific competency
The incumbent must be able to function interdependently in a
high-intensity atmosphere and make appropriate decisions relative
to personal and patient safety.
The incumbent must demonstrate the desire to promote a healing and
This position does not provide patient care.
Disclaimer The foregoing description is not intended and should not
be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities,
skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It
is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and
level of the job.
Minimum Qualifications Requirements - Required and/or Preferred
Name Description Education: Must have working-level knowledge of
the English language, including reading, writing and speaking
Experience: Patient/healthcare related experience preferred.
License(s): None. Certification(s): Patient Safety Assistant
Mobility Course within 90 days of hire. Computer / Typing: Must
possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days,
the computers skills necessary to complete online learning
requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and
policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.
Keywords: Renown Health, Reno , Patient Safety Assistant, Other , Reno, Nevada
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