Clinical Patient Safety Attendant - CPSA

Location
UVMMC - Medical Center - Main Campus
Location and Address
Location Address: 111 Colchester Avenue, Burlington Vermont
Building Name
Building Name: UVMMC - Medical Center - Main Campus
Department
Resource Staff
Schedule / Regular
Standard Hours
36
Shift
Day/Night-12hr (United States of America)
Primary Shift
Weekend Needs
None
Weekend Needs
None
Recruiter
Renee Denison
Job Requisition ID
R0030096

Job Description

Full time positions are eligible for a $5,000 sign on bonus (prorated for part-time).

* Part-time and full-time positions available*

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Clinical Patient Safety Attendant (CPSA) is responsible for specific aspects of direct patient care and monitoring focused of safety, under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse.

The CPSA commits to providing and maintaining a safe and caring environment for our patients, their families, and our colleagues while promoting physical, emotional, psychological and cognitive wellbeing.  The CPSA fulfills this purpose by:

  Upholding a professional and compassionate demeanor

  Providing individualized, evidence-based, therapeutic interventions to address specific safety needs

  Being an active member of and contributor to the interdisciplinary team

  Utilizing safe, timely, effective, equitable, efficient and patient-centered communication

EDUCATION:
High school diploma or equivalent required. Minimum of AS degree in health care, mental health or human services related field preferred.

EXPERIENCE:

Previous health care experience preferred.

Pro-ACT crisis intervention training preferred