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Company: Bronson Healthcare
Location: Kalamazoo, MI
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

A career with Bronson opens up new worlds. Cutting-edge technologies, clinical expertise and business innovations combined with individual human care and compassion are all a part of the experience.



Location
BMH Bronson Methodist Hospital

Title
Patient Safety Assistant

Bronson Healthcare serves patients and families throughout southwest and south central Michigan. We offer a full range of services from primary care to advanced critical care at more than 60 locations. Locally owned and governed, we are the region's leading healthcare system and one of the area's largest employers. Our physicians and staff are nationally recognized for many exceptional achievements in quality, safety and service. We believe Bronson patients deserve the best possible care and we are always working to achieve it. So whether you enjoy working with patients, or supporting those who do, an exciting career is waiting here for you. Under the direct supervision of the manager, the Patient Safety Assistant is responsible for the promotion of patient safety and companionship for an assigned patient.  Patient may include: pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric.  Responsibilities include observation and reporting patient activities and behaviors and appropriate response & intervention to assure patient safety. The Patient Safety Assistant will demonstrate appropriate communication skills with patient/patient family and other healthcare providers, and practice confidentiality and safety procedures as defined by agency. The Patient Safety Assistant provides services in accordance with policy and procedure manuals. High School Diploma or GED required.  Experience in a health care delivery setting desired.   Mental & Visual Fatigue: Work which produces high levels of mental/visual fatigue, e.g., interactive and repetitive or small detailed work requiring attentiveness and concentration for sustained periods of time, the operation of and full attention to a personal computer or CRT between 40 and 70 percent of the time.Physical Effort: Involves considerable standing or walking, regular lifting of light-weight objects (i.e., 20 pounds or less) and assisting with heavier tasks such as, assisting in lifting and moving patients. Minor straining or fatiguing positions must be assumed, and some fatiguing physical motions are required.




Shift
Variable

Time Type
Part time

Scheduled Weekly Hours
10


Cost Center
6780 Float Pool (BMH)
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