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Highland Hospital Gero-Psych Patient Safety Specialist - Part-Time in Rochester, New York



Gero-Psych Patient Safety Specialist - Part-Time

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630 - Central Nursing Resources

Job Description:

Highland Hospital a 261 bed community teaching hospital and affiliate of the University Of Rochester Medical Center is recruiting for Gero-Psych Patient Safety Specialists to join our team. Qualified candidates must be able to work part time, 20-24 hours per week on a day/eve/night rotation including every other weekend plus 50% of the holidays.

Under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, the Gero-Psych Patient Safety Specialist is responsible for delivering quality patient care through maintaining a therapeutic milieu and implementing diversionary activities designed to meet the patient’s biospsychosocial needs.

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Job Requirements:

1. Education – BS in Human Services preferred, or equivalent combination of education and related experience. Minimum AAS degree in Psychology, Counseling, or Gerontology or equivalent and is competent in the behaviors identified in the Gero-Psych Patient Safety Specialist (GPS) job description.

2. Experience – Must have 2-3 years of experience.

3. License/Certification Required: Current CPR certification (American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare providers required).

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Posting Title:

Gero-Psych Patient Safety Specialist - Part-Time



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Area of Interest:

Clinical Non-Nursing

The Hospital is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.