Patient Safety Assistant

Requisition: 14739

Union: SEIU

Hourly Range: 13.98 - 20.98

About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 5,000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation's 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

Position Summary:

The Patient Safety Assistant is an individual who possess the skills and knowledge necessary to provide one-on-one safety assistance for patient whom alternatives or restraints may not be adequate or appropriate.

Position Qualifications:

Minimum Education

  • High School Graduate or equivalent.

Minimum Experience
  • 6 months patient care experience in and acute or sub- acute facility or experience working in a hospital environment.

Req. Certification/Licensure
  • AHA BLS Certification

Physical Demands
  • Prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing/walking/sitting
  • Heavy physical effort (lift/carry up to 50 pounds)
  • Lifts supplies/equipment

City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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