Riverside Health System

Patient Safety Aide

Location Name Riverside Regional Medical Center
Department Sitter
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Under the direction of the Nurse Manager of Staffing Resources Is supervised by the Nurse Manager and charge nurse of the unit assigned. Works under the direct supervision of the RN taking care of the assigned patient. The job duties include providing safety of this patient at all times and providing activities of daily living such as hygiene comfort and nutritional needs.

Riverside began serving the Virginia Peninsula community in 1916. In 1963, Riverside moved to the present 72-acre location in Newport News on J. Clyde Morris Boulevard. A 450-bed facility, Riverside Regional Medical Center is the Virginia Peninsulas most comprehensive medical facility combining the most recent computerized medical technology with a healing environment. The Pavilion is a 250,000 sq. ft., $107 million, 3-story addition to Riverside Regional Medical Center, which opened in 2013. This acute care facility provides a regional cancer care center, the Peninsula regions only comprehensive stroke center, the areas only open-heart surgery program, the regions only Level II Trauma Center, and a cornerstone neurosciences program that includes the Chesapeake, Riverside and University of Virginia Radiosurgery Center.


Education: High School graduate or equivalent preferred.

Experience: Previous experience with patients in acute care or nursing home preferred. 

Licensure/Certification: BLS required 







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