HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Safety Attendant PRN in Walterboro, South Carolina

/ "Serving the Walterboro community is not a job, it's a purpose." - Teon Linder, Certified Nursing Assistant / / / / Colleton Medical Center is proud to be the leader of healthcare services to Walterboro, SC and the surrounding counties. Our 135 bed facility, located in the Front Porch of the Lowcountry, is able to provide the most comprehensive care to improve the health of our community, and we have been serving the community for over half a century. We are fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and offer a full-range of diagnostic, therapeutic, emergency and surgical services. /

/ Become a valued team member at our hospital - where our care is patient-centered, neighbor to neighbor, as well as innovative and life-saving. If this sounds like the opportunity you want to take for your career, please apply today. /

The Safety Attendant provides direct patient care under the direction of the licensed nurse according to patient’s plan of care. A key and critical component of this position is Patient Safety, with continuous diligence in ensuring the patient is protected from injury to self or others (fall risk, protection of life-sustaining lines and tubes, etc.). Protection of Patient Rights is expected at all times, including privacy and confidentiality. Patient care includes but is not limited to: meeting the patient’s hygiene, nutritional (feeding), and mobility needs, assistance with ADL’s, assistance with toileting, recording of intake and output, and meeting all Service Excellence expectations. He/she functions as a member of the patient care team, providing care that is specific to the patient’s age, growth and level of development from the adolescent, the young adult, the older adult, through the geriatric patient.

Demonstrates a caring, compassionate approach to patients/families through tone of voice, effective listening skills and sensitivity to their individual needs.

Remains with patient unless relieved by staff member, relief safety attendant, or family member. Notifies staff prior to leaving the room or Department.

Licensure/Certification/Registration:

  • Current certification as a CNA in the State of South Carolina required.
  • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS).
  • CPI certification, current or must obtain within 6 months of employment as Safety Attendant.

Education :

  • High school graduate or equivalent preferred.
  • Six months clinical or technical experience in a hospital preferred.
  • Successful completion of a Certified Nursing Assistant program (diploma or certificate required).

Job: *Nursing Support

Title: Safety Attendant PRN

Location: South Carolina-Walterboro-Colleton Medical Center-Walterboro

Requisition ID: 00391-19555