Company: Martin Memorial Health Systems, Inc.
Posted on: May 3, 2021
I. Basic Purpose:
Provides for safety, companionship, patient care activities, and
supportive care for patients that require close observation, under
the supervision of the RN for assigned patient (s) according to
II. Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Complies with established corporate and departmental policies,
procedures, objectives, quality assurance methods, and safety
codes. Demonstrates compliance with licensing, regulatory and
accrediting agency provisions as required.
Consistently demonstrates appropriate and professional
communication behavior toward patients, customers, and coworkers.
Cooperates with Management and peers to promote an environment of
teamwork and collaboration.
Maintains a safe, private, comfortable and therapeutic
environment for patients/families in accordance with hospital
Adheres to Customer Service standards. Promotes patient and
family satisfaction with hospital care and services. Ensures
patient and family needs are met in a speedy fashion.
Observes special precautions as required, but not limited to:
Baker Acts, Marchman Acts, Suicide precautions, fall precautions,
skin breakdown precautions, safety of patients in restraints,
isolation precautions and lines and drains.
Obtains report from the RN/PCT/Companion at the start of the
shift and reports status of assigned activity completion and
patient status updates to the RN/PCT as indicated and periodically
during the shift. Reports pertinent information to the RN at the
end of the shift.
Constantly attends to patient, keeping the patient in sight at
Reports to the PCT, Nurse, and/or Team Lead for breaks, patient
should never be left unattended.
Observes and reports any change in patient condition immediately
to the RN.
Report to Nurse and/or House Supervisor those patients that
could be transferred to telesitter.
Provides assistance with activities of daily living.(personal
care assistance to patients including washing of hands and face,
assistance with eating, assistance to bathroom, oral hygiene,
ambulating) including documentation in Epic of Intake and
Participates in educational programs and in-service meetings as
Actively participates in unit-based quality improvement
Maintains confidentiality of patient information per hospital
Cooperates with other associates to achieve patient care
objectives and maintain good associate relations.
Maintains annual mandatory education requirements specific to
position as mandated by Cleveland Clinic Martin Health.
- Performs all other duties as assigned or requested.
III. Minimum Requirements (experience, training, and
To effectively fulfill this position, candidate must meet the
> High School diploma or equivalent required. Prior Health
Care Attendant, Home Health Aide, nursing assistant or babysitting
> Current acceptable CPR/BLS certification required: American
Heart Association Basic Life Support for Health Care Provider OR
American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer;
> Must complete all required Cleveland Clinic Martin Health
orientation/reorientation programs, including successful completion
of the Companion Training and MOAB Class (Management of Aggressive
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