Constant Attendant | Per Diem 2Nd Shift

Day Kimball Hospital Putnam , CT 06260

Posted 3 weeks ago

Constant Attendant | Per Diem | 2nd Shift

Job ID: 1931002CA04152021

Day Kimball Healthcare is Hiring Constant Attendant!

Job Title: Constant Attendant

Department: Patient Services

Position Type: Per Diem Staff

Shift & Hours: 2nd | 3pm-11pm

Weekends: One Shift Per Month

Constant Attendant Job Summary:

Although the name of the position is Constant Attendant (CA), the position has two distinct types of observation.

  • As a CA, the observation of patients is less strict and could mean observing more than one patient.

  • As a 1:1, this type of observation is strict and requires remaining with the patient at all times at an arm's length. Patients on 1:1 observation are on suicide precautions.

  • The expectation is to work 4 (four) shifts per month.

Constant Attendant Essential Responsibilities:
  • Remain alert and in visual contact with the patient at all times.

  • Assist the patient in daily activities as directed by the nurse.

  • Assist the nurse in restraining and removing restraints.

1:1 Essential Responsibilities:

  • Maintain direct 1:1 constant observation.

  • Keep patient within an arm's length at all times, even when patient is bathing and toileting.

  • Remain alert and in visual contact with the patient at all times.

  • Assist the patient in daily activities as directed by the nurse.

  • Assist the nurse in restraining and removing restraints.

Constant Attendant Education Qualifications:
  • High school graduate or equivalent preferred.

  • Successful completion of the hospital orientation for constant attendant within 3 months of hire required.

  • Current NVCIT (Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Training) certification or within 3 months of hire required.

  • Current AHA Healthcare Provider CPR certification or equivalent within 3 months of hire required.

Day Kimball Healthcare is a non-profit, integrated medical services provider comprised of Day Kimball Hospital, healthcare centers in Danielson, Dayville, Plainfield and Putnam, Day Kimball HomeCare, Hospice & Palliative Care of Northeastern CT, Day Kimball HomeMakers, and Day Kimball Medical Group. Its service area includes Northeast Connecticut as well as nearby Massachusetts and Rhode Island communities. Day Kimball Healthcare's comprehensive network offers more than 1,400 employees including nearly 300 associated, highly-skilled physicians, surgeons and specialists. Its website is daykimball.org.

Day Kimball Healthcare is an Affirmative Action / equal opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.

Day Kimball is a smoke free environment.

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