Location: Gulf Coast Medical Center
Department: Public Safety
13681 Doctor's Way
Shift: Shift 1
7:00:00 AM to 7:00:00 PM
Fort Myers, FL 33912
Work Type: Full Time
The Lee Health Public Safety Department consists of more than 135 officers throughout our hospital and community based care locations. Patient Safety Officers work along-side a squad of Public Safety Officers and supervision. Together the team functions as a holistic Public Safety team in support of the Lee Healths mission, vision and values. Patient Safety Officers conduct activities in direct support of maintaining a safe environment for patients most at risk for harm, including patients being treated under a Baker Act. Duties include, but are not limited to:
Providing continual, direct observation of an assigned patient(s).
Ensuring the patients environment is free of items that may cause harm.
Escorting patients to/from medical procedures within the healing environment.
Observing the patients visitors to ensure no harmful items are introduced to the healing environment.
Completing logs every 30 minutes and other documentation related to the care given to the patient.
Engaging with Public Safety colleagues to prevent elopement and injury/harm.
Identifying and report safety and security hazards within the healing environment.
Support Public Safety Officers during emergency and non-emergency calls for service
Display compassion, empathy, and respect toward patients, staff, and visitors.
Possess a strong desire to be part of an organization that requires a commitment to teamwork.
State of Florida Licensure Requirements
Basic computer skills including keyboarding and the use of public safety report writing software.
Ability to write concise, detailed reports utilizing proper spelling and grammar.
Ability to learn digital video management and access control systems.
Effective and professional written and verbal communication skills.