Patient Safety Associate

Location: Winchester, MA
Job ID: 157433-1A
Date Posted: Oct 2, 2019
Category: Clinical Support

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Job Description

Welcome To

Winchester Hospital is a leading community hospital north of Boston. The hospital offers a full range of medical services including maternity care and a Level IIB Special Care Nursery.  Since 1912, Winchester Hospital has been a trusted pillar of the community and is recognized for outstanding quality and high satisfaction scores. In 2003, we became the first community hospital in Massachusetts to achieve Magnet status -  the industry’s gold standard for nursing excellence.  We were re-accredited for the 4th time in 2018. Our mission To Care. To Heal. To Excel. In Service to Our Community is achieved through streamlined, coordinated and comprehensive high-quality, compassionate care close to home.


About the Job

Winchester Hospital is currently seeking a Patient Safety Associate for our Float Pool Team, who is committed to exceeding patient expectations.  Under the direction of a Registered Nurse, you will be instrumental in providing comfort and safety to a patient.  Join a hospital that provides its patients with state-of-the art technology and wide spectrum of advanced surgical specialties while delivering small-town compassion with high-quality personalized care. Be part of a supportive & rewarding family that is powered by promising to give all patients a voice.

Job Responsibilities may include:

  • Watches over patients that have been designated as a risk-to-self.  

  • Effectively communicates with all members of the patient care team throughout the shift

and completes a thorough and comprehensive handoff with the other Patient Safety

Associates and RNs.

  • Engages patients and family members in conversation and provides basic emotional


  • Keeps the room clean and tidy to improve the patient’s and family member’s experience


Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent 

  • For safety and quality reasons, must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English with patients, visitors and fellow members of the hospital team.


Per Diem, as needed by department.

About Us

The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.

Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.