Patient Safety Assistant
Join the transformative team atCity of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses.City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, andtreatment facilitiesin Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix.our dedicated and compassionate employees are driven by a common mission:To deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today.
This role involves providing one-on-one safety assistance for patients in situations where alternatives or restraints may not be suitable. The focus on both physical presence (1:1 sitting) and virtual sitting reflects a comprehensive approach to patient care.
As a successful candidate, you will:
- One-on-One Sitting: Physically being present with the patient to monitor and provide immediate assistance, ensuring their safety and well-being.
- Virtual Sitting: Using technology to remotely monitor and communicate with patients, providing real-time support when physical presence may not be possible.
- Skills and Knowledge: Possessing the necessary skills and knowledge to effectively provide one-on-one safety assistance, adapting to the unique needs of each patient.
- Alternatives to Restraints: Understanding and implementing alternatives to restraints, emphasizing a person-centered approach to care.
- Adaptability: Being able to adapt to varying situations and patient conditions, responding appropriately to ensure a safe and supportive environment.
- Communication Skills: Effective communication skills, especially in the context of virtual sitting, where clear communication remotely is essential.
- Patient-Centered Care: A commitment to patient-centered care, prioritizing the well-being of individuals under your care.
Your qualifications should include:
- 6 months patient care experience or experience working in a healthcare environment.
- High School Graduate or equivalent.
- Patient Monitoring Device (where applicable)
- AHA BLS Certification
City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, pleaseclick here.
Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $20.50 - $24.60 / hour
The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.
City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.