Wesley Medical Center Student Orientation **Allied Health**
TABLE OF CONTENTS I. HOSPITAL ENVIRONMENT A. Security 1. General guidelines 2. Parking B. Safety 1. Hospital safety information 2. Infection Control/PPE 3. Student Injury 4. Infant abduction plan C. Hazardous Communication 1. Hazardous Material Spills D. Risk Management 1. Hospital Notification System--reporting of incidents in the computer 2. Reporting an incident/near miss E. Disaster Preparedness 1. Emergency Management Plan F. Policies and Procedures 1. Locating policy/procedure manuals on the Intranet G. HIPAA H. Restraints 1. Use of Restraints I. Workplace Violence / Sexual Harassment 1. Workplace violence


C. Student paperwork to be completed each semester


External Entity/Tours Statement of Understanding 8/05 . Abuse. Confidentiality and Security Agreement C. Latex Allergy IV. Neglect and / or Exploitation. HOSPTIAL SAFETY INFORMATION V.III. Non-employee User ID Request B. PATIENT’S RIGHTS G. Domestic Violence H. STUDENT FORMS A.

Systems Failures/Staff Responses c. This is Wesley Medical Center specific information that compliments that generic orientation information. Emergency Conditions/Staff Responses 2. Hospital Environment C. Infection Control / PPE: Review the Infection Control P&P Manual 3. Place the card on the dash of your car. Cars belonging to students found parked in other parking lots may be towed at the expense of the student. B. Review the following attached items: a. you need to report the injury to your faculty immediately and seek care. There is a walkway from the 3rd floor of the Health Strategies building to the 2nd floor of Building 2 in the main hospital. Hospital safety information for students b. Parking: Students are to park on the roof top of the Health Strategies garage on the west side of Hillside at Murdock.WESLEY MEDICAL CENTER ALLIED HEALTH STUDENT ORIENTATION The following information is provided using the same format and topics as the standardized student orientation information you just read.General guidelines—Administrative P & P Manual (Policy F13) 2. Security 1. Students may also park in V lot behind the Ronald McDonald House at the corner of Vine and Rutan. Hospital safety/Fire safety response/Emergency codes and phone number. The student parking card can be obtained from your faculty or the Department of Education. Student Injury If you are injured while at Wesley. Report to the Employee Health Office (M-F 7:00am to 9:00am on first floor of Building 1 near the cafeteria or M-F 9:30am to 3:30pm in the 8/05 . The door to the Health Strategies building closes at 11pm. Safety 1. (Note: Resource policies and procedures are listed in italicized print—you can access those when you are on the units) I.

1. Once you locate the section. go to the section for that policy – the letter of the policy number indicates the section. One of these persons will assist you with completing the online Hospital Notification System report in the Meditech computer system. You can locate policies and procedures by clicking on the master index for that manual and locating the name and policy number of the information you need.Human Resource Department located on G Level of the Medical Arts Tower at the east end of the visitor’s garage--after 3:30pm report to the Emergency Department. Infant Abduction Plan: Review Emergency Management Plan. staff RN or unit manager. Click on Policies and Procedures to display the various manual available. Click on the manual you desire. Policies and Procedures 1. The Intranet Home Page will display. All hospital wide policies and procedures can be found on the Wesley Intranet accessible from any in house PC. you MUST report that to your faculty. unit manager or nurse in Employee Health or ED. Only senior/capstone students will have access to this option in the computer. Hazardous Communication: Review Hazardous Materials/Waste Management P &P Manual and Administrative Policy--Hazardous Materials Spills (F8) D.) An incident report MUST be completed as soon as possible by a faculty. To see the policy/procedure. Disaster Preparedness: Review Emergency Management Plan F. 4. Reporting an incident or “near miss”: If you are involved in an incident (involved or witnessing) or a medication “near miss”. Note: There are no hard copies of these manuals on the units. E. Risk Management: Review Hospital Notification System Manual and Administrative Policy—Sentinel Event (D12). Locate the Intranet icon on the PC and double click. either scroll and click on the policy name in 8/05 . staff RN. A list of available information is located on the left side of the screen. section “Emergency responses to special situations”—pages 2232 C.

Must be attached to the User ID when submitted. Must be fully completed to process. (re-submit for name changes) External Entity/Tours Statement of Understanding Student Validation of Orientation Student Evaluation of Standardized Orientation 2. Once the policy displays. Student Performance Expectations C. The following activities will be provided by your preceptor: x x x x x Orientation to facility and department Orientation to Wesley Intranet (access to policies and procedures) Yellow pocket card outlining how to respond to an emergency situation Parking card ID badge 8/05 . Your preceptor will provide you with an orientation to what documentation activities you will be performing. H. First time student to Wesley must complete the following attached documents and submit to your preceptor: x x x x x Non employee User ID Request. Student paperwork for Wesley 1.the left hand box or scroll and click on the policy number in the right hand box. (re-submit for name changes) Confidentiality and Security Agreement -. HIPAA: Review HIPAA Policies/Procedures Manual. Restraints: Review Patient Care Policies/Procedures--Clinical Practice Policy—Use of Restraints (D67) I. Documentation expectations: Various levels of written and computer documentation may be provided to students based on the department in which you are performing clinicals. you review or print. Workplace Violence / Sexual Harassment: Review Administrative P & P—Workplace Violence (F16) II. G.

External Entity/ Tours Statement of Understanding (sign and submit to your preceptor at Wesley). REVIEW THE FOLLOWING ATTACHMENTS 1.and Patient Rights (E 1).III. No additional information. PATIENTS A – F. 3. Hospital Safety Information 2. User ID (sign and submit to your preceptor at Wesley). Domestic Violence: Review Administrative P & P-. Emergency Conditions/Staff Responses V. contact the Clinical Affiliation Coordinator in the Department of Education at 962-3389. G. H. If you need further assistance with information. Security Agreement and Confidentiality form (sign and submit to your preceptor at Wesley). Neglect and/or Exploitation. 8/05 . Abuse. RETURN TO THE MAIN STUDENT ORIENTATION MENU TO PRINT THE FOLLOWING FORMS: Note—all three forms print as a unit when you select User ID on the menu) 1. Latex Allergy: Review Clinical Practice Policy—Latex Allergy (D69) IV. 2. System Failures/Staff Responses 3.

¾ Exposure Control Plan/Standard Precautions xA clear plastic bag containing personal protective equipment (PPE) with resuscitation devices is located in all patient rooms. x If you encounter any hazardous chemicals or radiation leaks or spills. patients. preceptor or department manager. xIf an exposure incident involving body fluids or secretions occurs. x Students who will be exposed to chemotherapy drugs will receive a specific orientation for management of that exposure. report it immediately to your instructor.WESLEY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPTIAL SAFETY INFORMATION for STUDENTS Please review the following information on safety procedures. x Carry the card with you at all times while at Wesley. occupational therapy. 8/05 . You will be assisted with the completion of the required documentation for this exposure. surgery and fire extinguisher boxes in non-patient areas. preceptor or department manager if you see an unusual occurrence involving employees. ¾ Hazardous Materials x Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) provide information about hazardous chemicals at Wesley. radiology. This equipment is to be worn when there is a risk of exposure to body fluids or secretions while providing care. An MSDS can be obtained from the Security Department. visitors or encounter an environmental situation of concern. ¾ Risk Management x Notify your instructor. You will be assisted with completion of the paperwork needed to document this situation. follow the emergency procedure outlined on the yellow “Emergency Calls” pocket card and in the Administrative Policy “Hazardous Materials Spills (F8) attached. physical therapy. You will be sent to the “Employee Health” department for evaluation and follow up. patient treatment rooms. ¾ Response to Emergencies x Obtain the yellow “Emergency Calls” card from your faculty or Department of Education at Wesley.

Call 2-3131 and report the incident. Follow Complete a Hospital Notification System form. Evacuation Bomb Threat Remaining in area may be hazardous to life. where was it placed. INITIAL RESPONSE: Return to department and await further instructions. Call 2-3131 and report all pertinent information. Follow instructions FOLLOW-UP Hold department-specific critique. Red Hazardous Materials Spill or Release Any spill or release which may present hazard to people or the environment. Call 2-3131. Squeeze the handle. if possible. Pull the pin. Complete & submit emergency preparedness evaluation form. Hostage An individual is being held against their will by an armed perpetrator. Severe Weather Watch Severe Weather Warning Severe weather conditions exist. Report to designated relocation area and account for all who were in previous area. Move patients back to patient rooms. or safety Notification of a potential bomb on campus. Call 2-3131 and give necessary information. tell who you are. usually by an outside caller. Stop the person and ask to verify the infant’s identity. and “Dr. Contain the fire (close doors). Await the arrival of Security and assist as necessary. go to the Emergency Department). Red is here” or pull fire alarm. Report to Employee Health (if closed. Call 2-3131. Obtain as much information as possiblewhere is the bomb. Deny entry to the affected area. Close doors. Wait for the “All Clear”. Complete & submit emergency preparedness evaluation form. Aim the hose. Get clear description of adult and note direction of travel. health. smoke or smell of something burning. Report evacuation status and any personnel unaccounted for to the Command Post. Notify all in area of need to evacuate. Fire Dr. Complete Hospital Notification System form. 8/05 . Disturbance in an area not related top a hostage situation Code 6 Clear the area to avoid others from becoming a hostage. Isolate the area (evacuate). Report all information. Rescue those in immediate danger (if safe to do so). Infant Abduction An infant is missing or is known to be kidnapped. All employees. tell who you are. Cover unmovable patients with blankets or mattresses. Use an extinguisher to put out the fire. Extinguish the fire (if safe to do so).EMERGENCY CONDITIONS AND BASIC STAFF RESPONSE (See EPP manual and department specific guidelines for additional details) PROBLEM Code Seven DESCRIPTION Any external emergency that may involve large #’s of casualties. Internal condition exists requiring limited communication &/or access. when will it go off. stay in corridors. Code Orange Refer to Magic Office message at designated terminals. Be alert to possible enactment of Severe Weather Plan. Evacuate if appropriate. Go to closest exit and watch for a person with an infant that is not being escorted out by a nurse in uniform or with a package that could hold an infant. Call 2-3131 and report the incident Complete a Hospital Notification System form. Sweep from side to side. Move patients/visitors into interior corridors. Close window shades/blinds. etc. The hospital is placed under a severe weather warning. Seek/coordinate medical treatment of any contaminated victims if necessary. Fire. SECONDARY RESPONSE Refer to department specific guidelines and respond as specified or as directed. where you are. where you are. Clear the area of other patients and visitors to avoid injury. Complete a Hospital Notification System form. what does it look like.

Call 2-3131 and give pertinent information. 8/05 . Complete a Hospital Notification System form. instructions of those incharge.but needing immediate backup assistance Unusual Incident Not covered by other plans. including who you are and where you are. Clear area. Follow instructions from those in-charge.

3. don’t start any cases. pay phones. 2. Water Shortage Sinks & toilets inoperative. switches. All Managers Ventilation 8/05 No ventilation. Monitor sink overflow. Institute fire watch. cellular phones. Equipment/system does not function properly. turn off gas equipment. Odor. Plant Operations Security – ext 2-3333 Plant Operations Security Plant Operations Respiratory Care Materiels Management ext 2-2700 Keep verbal contact with personnel still in elevator and let them know help is on its way. vacuum systems fail and in alarm. steam sterilizers inoperative. Electrical Power Failure – Emergency Generators Work Elevators Out of Service Elevator stopped Between floors Fire Alarm System Medical Gases Many lights are out. do not use water. call for additional portable cylinders. no hot water. limited cooking. no heating or cooling Plant Operations Open windows (institute fire watch) or obtain blankets if needed. no flames on burners. overhead paging. Review Cases. No phone service. don’t use any spark producing devices. Conserve sterile materials and all linens. Use flashlights Monitor patients according to severity. and obtain portable vacuum from crash cart. provide extra blankets. Elevator alarm bell sounding. etc. finish cases in progress. Place “Non-Potable Water – Do Not Drink” signs at all drinking fountains and washbasins. Complete cases in progress ASAP. Only RED electrical outlets work.SYSTEM FAILURE AND BASIC STAFF RESPONSE (See department policies and procedures for additional details) FAILURE OF: Computer System WHAT TO EXPECT: System down. 2-2560 3:30p-7a – page Sewer Stoppage Drains back up. Get . Ensure that life support systems are on emergency power (RED outlets). prepare cold meals. Water NonPortable Tap water unsafe to drink. Failure of Leak Patient Care Equipment/System Plant Operations Respiratory Care Central Service –ext 26784 Plant Operations Clinical Engineering 7a-3:30p – ext. use phone or runners to report fire. Assess impact of failure on patient. Ventilate patients by hand as necessary. Open window to ventilate. use runners as needed. Communication–ext 23131 Plant Operations Environmental Services 7a-4p – ext 2-2675 4p-7a – page Plant Operations ext 22746 Food Service Use brown phones. Remove patients from equipment. restrict use of odorous/hazardous materials. Plant Operations Plant Operations Steam Failure Telephones No building heat. Institute fire watch. transfer patients if necessary. WHO TO CONTACT: Management Information Services (MIS) – ext 27800 Plant Operations 7-3:30pm – ext 2-2770 3:30-7am – page Plant Operations RESPONSIBILITY OF USER: Use backup manual/paper systems and refer to the downtime policy. electric motors. no Oxygen (02) or medical air or Nitrous Oxide (NO2). No vacuum. All vertical movement will have to be by stairwells. Call Central Service for portable vacuum. Monitor patient. and other gases. 4. 1. Medical Vacuum Natural Gas. use portable Oxygen (02) . Hand ventilate patients. Do not flush toilets. Exchange equipment if possible and tag defective equipment. be sure to turn off water in sinks. Review fire and evacuation plans. RC will assist with large cylinders of medical gases in the ICU’s. use bottled water for drinking. minimize fire hazards. conserve water. Use bottled water. No fire alarms or sprinklers Gas alarms. etc.

PYXIS Screen dark or message on screen. 8/05 . Pharmacy – ext 2-2305 Obtain meds from central as necessary.

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