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
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.