Patient Safety Associate

Location: Winchester, MA
Job ID: 167141-1A
Date Posted: May 4, 2021
Category: Clinical Support

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Winchester Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Winchester Hospital was the first hospital in Massachusetts to earn Magnet recognition, the American Nurses Association’s highest honor for nursing excellence, three times. It has since received the recognition a fourth time. As the northwest suburban Boston area’s leading provider of comprehensive health care services, the 229-bed facility provides care in general, bariatric and vascular surgery, orthopedics, pediatrics, cardiology, pulmonary medicine, oncology, gastroenterology, rehabilitation, radiation oncology, pain management, obstetrics/gynecology and a Level IIB Special Care Nursery.

 

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

support.

  • 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.

Shift

Part time, 8 hours

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.

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