HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Patient Safety Observer in Nashville, Tennessee

TriStar Centennial Medical Center – Nashville, TN

Part of the TriStar family of hospitals

TriStar Centennial Medical Center is a 657-bed comprehensive facility offering medical and surgical programs including behavioral health, 24-hour emergency, heart and vascular, imaging, neurosciences, oncology, orthopedics, pediatrics, rehabilitation, sleep disorder, and women’s services. An affiliate of TriStar Health, TriStar Centennial Medical Center’s 43-acre campus is home to TriStar Centennial Heart & Vascular Center, TriStar Centennial Women’s Hospital, The Children’s Hospital at TriStar Centennial, Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at TriStar Centennial Medical Center and TriStar Centennial Parthenon Pavilion.

Centennial Medical Center is currently looking for a Patient Safety Observer - Sitter - Part-Time Night Shift

** Job Summary

  • The Observer will assist in the care and safety of the high risk patient population.

  • High risk patients will include, but are not limited to, patients who are: suicidal, at risk of inadvertent self-harm, at risk for assaultive behavior or demonstrate dangerous and unpredictable behavior, at risk for elopement, or are extremely confused.

  • The Observer will be responsible for monitoring high risk patients by direct observation or camera.

  • The Observer will document on behavioral health patients every 15 minutes and non-behavioral health patients every 4 hours.

  • Healthcare career oriented (preferred- RN program participant)

  • Minimum High School Graduate

  • Interpersonal skills to successfully interact with patients, guests, physicians, and other employees.

  • Current BLS required

  • CPI required within 3 months of hire

Job: *Nursing Support

Title: Patient Safety Observer

Location: Tennessee-Nashville-Centennial Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00001-69195