Patient Attendant - Allegheny General Hospital

Job ID: J119404
Company: West Penn Allegheny Health System
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Facility: Allegheny General Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
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Description

GENERAL OVERVIEW

Supports the professional nurse by observing the patient and assuring the provision of a safe environment.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs selected activities related to patient care (i.e. accompanies patients to tests, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and provides diversional activities). (40%)
  • Monitors and proactively intervenes to maintain patient safety by immediately communicating the need for assistance. (30%)
  • Demonstrates effective verbal communication skills by communicating pertinent patient data accurately and in a timely fashion. (20%)
  • Assumes responsibility for own educational development. (10%)
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum

  • High school diploma or GED
  • If not already certified at the time of hire, CPR certification and Crisis Management intervention training will be required and provided during orientation.

 

Preferred

  • CPR certification preferred; CPI certification preferred
  • Previous healthcare experience preferred.

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