Nov 09, 2018

Patient Care Support Specialist (Per Diem)

  • Sutter Health
  • Sacramento, CA
Full time Health Care

Job Description

**Description** **POSITION SUMMARY:** Participates in the patient/family care and experience through teamwork, effective communication, and skills under the direction of an RN. Provides support to ensure both the psychiatric and physical care of the patients are met. **Principal Accountabilities** Community - Promotes a positive relationship between Sutter Health and the community. Finance - Utilizes resources to deliver quality care in a safe, efficient, and cost-effective manner. Growth - Follows patient/family plan of care to achieve optimal health goals. People - Participates as a member of the health care team in a professional manner according to the Standards ofExcellence promoting a positive work environment. Quality - Provides optimal care to patients and family which is collaborative, evidence based and meets national/facility standards an in alignment with education/skill level of status in nurse school. Service - Cares for patient/family according to the Sutter Difference standards and activities ensuring the bestpatient/family experience **Qualifications** **MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS** **Education including Licensure, Certification, Registration** BLS-HCP Management of Aggressive Behavior. High School graduate or equivalent required. Completion of a certification course for Nursing Assistant preferred. **Knowledge:** Knowledge of basic nursing aide functions, such as assisting with activities of daily living, obtaining vital signs, and documentation of observations. **Experience** Prior experience in a psychiatric or mental health facility in the delivery of direct patient care as is typically acquired in 1 year. **Skills** Under the direction of the RN priorities and manages multiple demands in an ever changing environment. Has the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Ability to obtain patients vital sign, assist with activities of daily living and documentation of observations made. **Primary Location:** California, Greater Sacramento Area, Sacramento **Organization:** Sutter Center for Psychiatry **Employee Status:** Regular **Employee Referral Bonus:** No **Benefits:** No **Position Status:** Non-Exempt **Union:** No **Job Shift:** Variable **Shift Hours:** 8 Hour Shift **Days of the Week Scheduled:** Varied Days **Weekend Requirements:** Every Other Weekend **Schedule:** Per Diem **Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period:** Per Diem All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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