Inova's mission is to provide world-class healthcare - every time, every touch - to each person in every community we have the privilege to serve.
Inova Fairfax Hospital is proud to announce that the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) awarded Magnet(r) designation, the most prestigious accolade for nursing excellence, to our hospital in December 2020. Currently, only 8.5% of hospitals in the nation hold Magnet(r) designation and Inova Fairfax Hospital is proud to be part of this select group. The new Magnet designation is in addition to several other prestigious recognitions which include: a five star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), being named by IBM Watson Health as one the nation's highest performing hospitals, and among the top 10 Major Teaching Hospitals, an A for Patient Safety by The Leapfrog Group, the #1 hospital in the DC metro area by U.S. News & World Reports, and being nationally ranked in gynecologic care.
The Patient Safety Associate is responsible for the following:
Provide vigilant and continuous 1:1 supervision and appropriate diversional activities for an assigned patient under the supervision and direction of the Registered Nurse.
Under the direction of the unit charge nurse, performs duties necessary to ensure smooth day to day operations of the assigned nursing unit when not directed to provide continuous patient observation
Our commitment to keeping patients safe, means there's no safer place for you to work. We safeguard our patients, by safeguarding our team members.
Inova is well stocked with the best and latest PPE
Masks are provided to patients entering our buildings, and offered free to visitors
Covid-19 patients are isolated in dedicated areas
Inova operates curbside Covid-19 testing sites that are far removed from the main facilities
All team members are trained in the latest screening guidelines
Internal Number: 61305BR
About Inova Health System
Inova is a global leader in personalized health, which leverages precision medicine to predict, prevent and treat disease, enabling individuals to live longer, healthier lives. At Inova, we serve more than two million people each year from throughout the Washington, DC, metro area and beyond. Inova's mission is to improve the health of the diverse community it serves through excellence in patient care, education and research. At Inova, more than 16,000 employees demonstrate their commitment every day to providing the community with expert, world-class, compassionate patient care.