Safety Assistant - Clinical Support

Owensboro Medical Health System
Full time Full day
Owensboro, KY

Job Summary Assists the nurse providing continuous, uninterrupted observation of patients with complex safety needs. # Job Responsibilities Works with the nursing staff to maintain a safe environment according to organizational standards and policies. Reports abnormal findings. Qualifications High school diploma, General Equivalency Diploma (GED) or higher preferred No experience required BLS - Certified as a Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider required within 90 days of employment in this position Skills and Attributes Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment. Works under minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Department specific competencies for positions are detailed in the unit/department scope of service. Physical Demands Standing: Frequently Walking: Frequently Sitting: Occasionally Lifting 0-25 lbs: Rarely Lifting 25-75 lbs: Rarely Lifting over 75 lbs: Rarely Carrying 0-25 lbs: Rarely Carrying 25-75 lbs: Rarely Carrying over 75 lbs: Rarely Pushing/Pulling 0-25 lbs: Frequently Pushing/Pulling 25-75 lbs: Occasionally Pushing/Pulling over 75 lbs: Occasionally Climbing: Occasionally Bending/Stooping: Frequently Kneeling: Occasionally Crouching/Crawling: Occasionally Reaching: Frequently Talking: Frequently Hearing: Frequently Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements: Rarely Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements: Frequently Keyboard Data Entry: Frequently Running: Rarely Vision: Depth Perception: Frequently Vision: Distinguish Color: Frequently Vision: Seeing Far: Frequently Vision: Seeing Near: Frequently Owensboro Health Core Commitments INTEGRITY - We conduct ourselves with a high level of responsibility, reliability and honesty because we take seriously the trust of our patients and coworkers. RESPECT - We value and accept the unique talents and contributions of every patient, customer and team member in the Owensboro Health community. TEAMWORK - We build a spirit of connectivity and fellowship by striving together to overcome obstacles, surpass goals, celebrate accomplishments and plan the future. INNOVATION - We foster original ideas and creative solutions that improve our daily work and promote the mission of Owensboro Health. SERVICE - We focus on service to patients, customers and team members by anticipating their needs, thoughtfully meeting those needs and continually improving the quality of everything we do. EXCELLENCE - We reach beyond basic expectations to expand our knowledge and awareness, produce exceptional work and provide outstanding service.


Job Summary


Assists the nurse providing continuous, uninterrupted observation of patients with complex safety needs.


Job Responsibilities



  • Works with the nursing staff to maintain a safe environment according to organizational standards and policies.

  • Reports abnormal findings.


Qualifications



  • High school diploma, General Equivalency Diploma (GED) or higher preferred

  • No experience required

  • BLS - Certified as a Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider required within 90 days of employment in this position


Skills and Attributes



  • Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment.

  • Works under minimal supervision.

  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

  • Department specific competencies for positions are detailed in the unit/department scope of service.


Physical Demands



  • Standing: Frequently

  • Walking: Frequently

  • Sitting: Occasionally

  • Lifting 0-25 lbs: Rarely

  • Lifting 25-75 lbs: Rarely

  • Lifting over 75 lbs: Rarely

  • Carrying 0-25 lbs: Rarely

  • Carrying 25-75 lbs: Rarely

  • Carrying over 75 lbs: Rarely

  • Pushing/Pulling 0-25 lbs: Frequently

  • Pushing/Pulling 25-75 lbs: Occasionally

  • Pushing/Pulling over 75 lbs: Occasionally

  • Climbing: Occasionally

  • Bending/Stooping: Frequently

  • Kneeling: Occasionally

  • Crouching/Crawling: Occasionally

  • Reaching: Frequently

  • Talking: Frequently

  • Hearing: Frequently

  • Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements: Rarely

  • Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements: Frequently

  • Keyboard Data Entry: Frequently

  • Running: Rarely

  • Vision: Depth Perception: Frequently

  • Vision: Distinguish Color: Frequently

  • Vision: Seeing Far: Frequently

  • Vision: Seeing Near: Frequently


Owensboro Health Core Commitments


INTEGRITY - We conduct ourselves with a high level of responsibility, reliability and honesty because we take seriously the trust of our patients and coworkers.


RESPECT - We value and accept the unique talents and contributions of every patient, customer and team member in the Owensboro Health community.


TEAMWORK - We build a spirit of connectivity and fellowship by striving together to overcome obstacles, surpass goals, celebrate accomplishments and plan the future.


INNOVATION - We foster original ideas and creative solutions that improve our daily work and promote the mission of Owensboro Health.


SERVICE - We focus on service to patients, customers and team members by anticipating their needs, thoughtfully meeting those needs and continually improving the quality of everything we do.


EXCELLENCE - We reach beyond basic expectations to expand our knowledge and awareness, produce exceptional work and provide outstanding service.

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