Patient Attendant-Per Diem Pool

Job ID: J123265
Company: West Penn Allegheny Health System
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Facility: Allegheny General Hospital
Full/Part Time: Part time
Job Type: Casual
Posted at: Jun 18, 2018

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GENERAL OVERVIEW:

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

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs selected activates related to patient care (i.e. accompanies patients to tests, physical therapy, occupational therapy, stays in assigned patient’s room and is observant of patient’s needs, 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

  • Previous patient care experience.
  • CPR certification.
  • CPI certification.

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