Patient Care Support Specialist

Sutter Health Sacramento , CA 94204

Posted 1 week ago


Participates in the patient/family care and experience through teamwork, effective communication, and skills under the direction of an RN. Provides support to ensure both the psychiatric and physical care of the patients are met.

Principal Accountabilities


  • Promotes a positive relationship between Sutter Health and the community.


  • Utilizes resources to deliver quality care in a safe, efficient, and cost-effective manner.


  • Follows patient/family plan of care to achieve optimal health goals.


  • Participates as a member of the health care team in a professional manner according to the Standards of Excellence promoting a positive work environment.


  • Provides optimal care to patients and family which is collaborative, evidence based and meets national/facility standards an in alignment with education/skill level of status in nurse school.


  • Cares for patient/family according to the Sutter Difference standards and activities ensuring the best patient/family experience


Education including Licensure, Certification, Registration

BLS-HCP Management of Aggressive Behavior. High School graduate or equivalent required. Completion of a certification course for Nursing Assistant preferred.


Knowledge of basic nursing aide functions, such as assisting with activities of daily living, obtaining vital signs, and documentation of observations.


Prior experience in a psychiatric or mental health facility in the delivery of direct patient care as is typically acquired in 1 year.


Under the direction of the RN priorities and manages multiple demands in an ever changing environment. Has the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Ability to obtain patients vital sign, assist with activities of daily living and documentation of observations made.

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