Patient Safety Companion

The University Of Maryland Medical System Towson , MD 21204

Posted 2 months ago

Job ID: 67896

Area of Interest: Nursing Support

Location: Towson, MD US

Hours of Work: all shifts, rotating

Job Facility: UM St. Joseph Medical Center

Employment Type: Not Indicated

Shift: ROTATING

What You Will Do:

Provides constant observation and companionship to assigned at-risk patients (confused, disoriented, combative, suicidal) to ensure patient's safety while in the hospital setting. Monitors for and intervenes and prevents patients from self-harm.

Ensures patients comply with prescribed activity limits. Protects patients from falls, dislodging IV lines, O2 apparatus, catheters, and/or drains and dressings. Alerts nursing care staff for assistance with toileting, feeding, or other physical care needs of the patient.

Requests immediate assistance for noted changes in patient condition and/or disruptive behaviors. Works under the direction/supervision of the nursing care team assigned to the patient.

What You Need to Be Successful:

  • High School Diploma or GED (Required)

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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