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HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Patient Safety Screener in Austin, Texas

Do you have the career opportunities as a Patient Safety Screener you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Heart Hospital of Austin, a facility that is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.

You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients’ lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Patient Safety Screener like you to be a part of our team.

As a Patient Safety Screener (PSS), you will work an entry screening station within the hospital. You will screen all incoming individuals to ensure the patient and staff environment is free of potential exposure to respiratory illnesses and infectious diseases. * You will be responsible for monitoring all individuals entering the facility and remain physically present at your assigned entry point * You will screen all entrants according to established guidelines, utilizing approved screening methods, including verbal screening and temperature assessment * You will report any concerns with screening or entrant condition promptly * You will provide guidance to patients and visitors and assist with directing patients, traffic, and/or monitoring in remote location * You will demonstrate knowledge and respect of patient rights to privacy and protection of patient confidentiality * You clearly and accurately document screening results as stated by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and facility protocols * You will comply with protocols for hand hygiene, aseptic, and sterile techniques Heart Hospital of Austin, which is part of St. David’s HealthCare, is a 58-bed hospital and one of the highest performing cardiovascular facilities in the nation, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. It features a comprehensive 24-hour emergency department; an advanced Executive Wellness Program; six operating rooms (ORs), including three hybrid ORs; three catheterization labs; and electrophysiology services. It is home to one of the largest non-academic cardiovascular research programs in the world.

HCA Healthcare has been continually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Patient Safety Screener opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Experience * Previous experience in an healthcare setting – preferred


  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent – preferred


  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification – preferred

Job: *Nursing Support

Title: Patient Safety Screener

Location: Texas-Austin-Heart Hospital of Austin

Requisition ID: 25960-80811