Patient Safety Technician - Nursing Relief, PRN
CHRISTUS St Michael
CHRISTUS St Michael Health Sys-15100
2600 St. Michael Dr
Texarkana, TX 75503
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This position is PRN: as needed (no set shift/schedule).
The Patient Safety Technician provides supervision of patients who require continuous observation. The PST is to ensure the patient's safety and well-being. The PST will provide continuous patient observation, interaction and role modeling to patients under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. While performing specific duties, the PST must provide appropriate crisis intervention as necessary by anticipating and responding quickly to escalating behaviors, utilizing de-escalation techniques to diffuse violent situations, and correctly prioritizing safety concerns.
- Basic Computer Knowledge
- Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
- Previous related experience preferred.
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- Behavioral Health Tech experience a plus but not required
- Patient Sitter experience a plus but not required