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Mercy Medical Center Clinton Patient Safety Representative in United States

Employment Type:

Part time

Shift:

Rotating Shift

Description:

Join our healthcare team in providing a safe environment for care delivery with flexible per diem, part time and full time scheduling are being considered. This unique role offers a glimpse into healthcare careers while assisting our staff and patients.

Position Summary:

  • Provide continuous visual observation of non-violent patients that require constant supervision for safety purposes.

  • Assist with a wide variety of routine duties to support various functions of care delivery and services.

  • Assist with other assignments as directed by the Administrative Coordinator.

  • If needed, may assist patients under the direct supervision of a nurse.

Organization Highlights:

  • Recognized Leader: Only CNY Hospital to receive a Leapfrog A for patient safety.

  • Shared Governance: Unit practice counsel and open-door guiding principle gives all our staff a voice.

  • Professional Relationships: Strong rapport with the hospital care teams.

  • Advancement: Orientation program and generous tuition reimbursement to promote and assist with career growth opportunities in healthcare.

  • Work/Life: Variety of scheduling options to balance your work/life and school calendars

Education, Training, Experience, Certification and Licensure:

  • High School graduate or equivalent.

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills required. Must be customer service orientated.

  • Prior patient care/handling experience and an understanding of department related terminology preferred.

  • Participates in orientation and continuing education and updates and maintains knowledge and skills related to specific areas of expertise.

  • Completes population specific competency annually on populations served as identified in scope of care and service. Maintain BLS/CPR certification and First Aid training.

  • Knowledge of office equipment and supplies.

Career Path:

  • Entry level exposure to a variety of healthcare career options.

Mission Statement :

  • We, St Joseph's Health and Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities.

Vision:

  • To be world-renowned for passionate patient care and outstanding clinical outcomes.

Core Values:

  • In the spirit of good Stewardship, we heal by practicing Justice in fostering right relationships to promote common good, Reverence in honoring the dignity of every person, Excellence in expecting the best of ourselves and others; Integrity in being faithful to who we say we are.

SPECIAL EQUIPMENT, SKILLS OR OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Work Environment and Hazards:

  • Clinical setting. Exposure Class I

Physical Demands:

  • Medium work: must be able to lift 25 pounds frequently; occasionally lifting maximum of 50 pounds. Will require ability to stand, walk, sit, bend, twist, squat and reach.

Work Contact Group:

  • All services, medical staff, patients, visitors, and various regulatory and professional agencies.

Supervised By:

  • Team Leader, Clinical Coordinator, Unit Manager, and Clinical Services/Nursing Administration.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.

Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $17.6 billion and assets of $24.7 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity Health is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services — ranked by number of visits — in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs. For more information, visit www.trinity-health.org at http://www.trinity-health.org/ . You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.

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