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Patient Safety Technician

Are you a caring, compassionate, and patient person who wants to make a difference in the life of a senior?

Comfort Keepers of Fredericksburg is seeking responsible and reliable individuals to join our team in the role of Patient Safety Technician. The Patient Safety Tech provides non-medical observation and minimal assistance to patients to ensure their safety and comfort. He or she works under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, and his or her duties are determined by the standards outlined in a competency-based evaluation tool.

Job Benefits:

Competitive pay based on experience

  • Work close to your home
  • Flexible, regularly available hours
  • Continuing training opportunities
  • Make a difference in a senior's life
  • Generous Benefits for full time employees
  • Ongoing Training
  • Supportive and Rewarding Work Environment
  • Growing Company with Opportunity to Advance

Take the first step toward an exciting career with Comfort Keepers! Apply Today!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Communicating with office and family
  • Assists patient with daily living activities, such as feeding, range of motion exercises, oral/personal hygiene, positioning, and skin care
  • Accompanies patient while walking, either for exercise or when reporting to other departments for treatment or care
  • Assists patient with routine hygiene, including toileting and incontinent care
  • Maintains a safe and orderly environment, including changing bed linens
  • Provides assistance to patient care team, such as assisting rehab therapists during treatments or the RN in emergency situations
  • Observes and reports any changes in the patient’s mental, physical, or emotional condition to immediate supervisor in a timely manner
  • Communicates with clients and families regarding care
  • Ensures that required documentation is complete and is in compliance with regulations and standards

Job Requirements:

  • Genuinely concerned about helping people
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Successful completion of any state-mandated training
  • PCA certification, HHA certification, CNA license or at least one year of professional caregiving experience required
  • Certified in CPR
  • Knowledge of general sanitary and safety practices
  • Willing to work weekends and holidays
  • Able to bend, kneel, squat, stand, and lift 30 pounds

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This position is open at our Fredericksburg Office, located at 419 Chatham Square Office Park, Fredericksburg, VA 22405, our office serves the Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania and Woodbridge areas, and this position may require travel to those areas. Learn more here: http://fredericksburg-182.comfortkeepers.com/home/careers

 

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