Patient Safety Technician/UKHC

Job description



The patient safety technician works independently and under the direct supervision of the nurse and will provide continuous observation of assigned patient and ensures a safe environment for patient and staff. Must be able to visualize and hear patient at all times and intervene and notify nurse if patient is in danger.




Job Title
Patient Safety Technician/UKHC

Requisition Number
NR05891

Working Title
Patient Safety Technician /Behavioral Health Unit/ UK Good Samaritan Hospital

Department Name
H6140:Psychiatric Services

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level
04

Salary Range
$11.06-16.27/hour

Type of Position
Staff

Position Time Status
Part-Time

Required Education

High school diploma or GED



Required Related Experience

No experience required.



Required License/ Registration/Certification

None



Physical Requirements

This position will require sitting/standing for long periods of time, communicating with patients and fellow staff on a regular basis, and navigating the hospital.



Shift

Must be able to work three twelve hours shifts from 7PM to 730AM with some weekends and holidays required



Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

working knowledge of a hospital setting , excellent communication skills, ability problem solve, basic computer skills, calm demeanor



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No

Preferred Education/Experience

Prior experience in a patient care setting is preferred



Deadline to Apply
11/28/2018

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.



Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a high school diploma or GED?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you currently employed at the University of Kentucky?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please indicate your paid employment experience in a hospital setting.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  4. * Where did you first see this position advertised?
    • UK Jobs Website
    • Employee Referral
    • Print Advertisement
    • Job Fair
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Oneclick.jobtarget.com
    • Indeed.com
    • Other On-line/Media Advertisement
    • A Colleague, Friend, and/or Family member
    • None of the above


Applicant Documents

Required Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter

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