Join our Talent Network
Skip to main content
Indiana University Health

Patient Safety Companion

Bloomington Hospital
Date Posted
02 August, 2021
Schedule & Shift
Full Time
Night
Requisition Number
304822
Save Job Saved
Share: share to e-mail

Patient Safety Companion

This job posting is no longer active.

Job Description

Overview

This position is responsible for contributing to the patient care team in the promotion of patient safety. Supports a work environment that promotes safety for patients, staff, and customers. Reports safety concerns or defective equipment. Maintains awareness of safety at all times. Provides continuous observation of assigned patients to promote safety and prevention of injury. Maintains continuous observation as needed, either personally or by safely transferring observation to another team member. Collects and reports data about the patient/family as directed by the registered nurse. Remains alert for, and reports, changes related to patient's safety. Promptly calls for assistance as needed. Documents observations in an appropriate and timely manner. Maintains continuous observation if needed by accompanying the patient to other areas of the facility for testing or treatment. Follows isolation procedures according to the Infection Control policy. Adheres to unit/system policies and procedures.


 High school diploma or GED is required.
•Must have the ability to sit for long periods of time while remaining awake, alert and observant.
• Must have the ability to walk for periods of time.
• Must have the ability to respond and react immediately with unimpeded auditory perception of verbal/vocal instructions.
•  Must have the ability to respond and react to visual observation.

 

Safeguarding our patients and each other is an important part of how we deliver the best care possible to the communities we serve. As a condition of employment, IU Health requires all new hires to receive various vaccinations, including the influenza and COVID-19 vaccines, barring an approved exemption. New hires will also be provided the option to submit proof of previous vaccination. The COVID-19 vaccine is not required to begin employment; however, all team members need to be fully vaccinated by September 1, 2021.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Qualifications for the Patient Safety Companion Role

Overview

This position is responsible for contributing to the patient care team in the promotion of patient safety. Supports a work environment that promotes safety for patients, staff, and customers. Reports safety concerns or defective equipment. Maintains awareness of safety at all times. Provides continuous observation of assigned patients to promote safety and prevention of injury. Maintains continuous observation as needed, either personally or by safely transferring observation to another team member. Collects and reports data about the patient/family as directed by the registered nurse. Remains alert for, and reports, changes related to patient's safety. Promptly calls for assistance as needed. Documents observations in an appropriate and timely manner. Maintains continuous observation if needed by accompanying the patient to other areas of the facility for testing or treatment. Follows isolation procedures according to the Infection Control policy. Adheres to unit/system policies and procedures.


  • qualifications__list
     High school diploma or GED is required.
  • Must have the ability to sit for long periods of time while remaining awake, alert and observant.
  •  Must have the ability to walk for periods of time.
  •  Must have the ability to respond and react immediately with unimpeded auditory perception of verbal/vocal instructions.
  •   Must have the ability to respond and react to visual observation.

Job Page Content image

Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

Related Jobs in the Area

Medical Assistant II - Primary Care - Ellettsville

Bloomington, IN, United States
Southern Indiana Physicians

LPN (PT Days - Podiatry)

Bloomington, IN, United States
Southern Indiana Physicians

Medical Assistant II - Pediatrics - Bloomington Landmark

Bloomington, IN, United States
Southern Indiana Physicians

LPN (FT Days - Primary Care - Bloomington)

Bloomington, IN, United States
Southern Indiana Physicians

LPN (PT Rotating - Pediatrics - Bloomington)

Bloomington, IN, United States
Southern Indiana Physicians

Medical Assistant II - Podiatry

Bloomington, IN, United States
Southern Indiana Physicians

LPN (PT Rotating - Pediatrics)

Bloomington, IN, United States
Southern Indiana Physicians

LPN (PT Rotating - Pediatrics)

Bloomington, IN, United States
Southern Indiana Physicians

Medical Assistant II - Primary Care - Bloomington Rogers St

Bloomington, IN, United States
Southern Indiana Physicians

Medical Assistant II - Primary Care - Bloomington Clarizz

Bloomington, IN, United States
Southern Indiana Physicians

LPN (FT Days - Primary Care)

Bloomington, IN, United States
Southern Indiana Physicians

Medical Assistant II - Hem Onc - Infusion

Bloomington, IN, United States
Bloomington Hospital

Medical Assistant II - Comm Med Cardiology

Bloomington, IN, United States
Southern Indiana Physicians

LPN (FT Days - Primary Care)

Bloomington, IN, United States
Southern Indiana Physicians

LPN (FT Days - Neurology)

Bloomington, IN, United States
Southern Indiana Physicians

Patient Care Technician: Other Adult Mixed Acuity Unit (Full-Time, Nights)

Bloomington, IN, United States
Bloomington Hospital

Technician-Unit Support: Short Stay Unit (Full-Time, Nights)

Bloomington, IN, United States
Bloomington Hospital

Technician-Unit Support: Other Adult Mixed Acuity Unit (Part-Time, Nights)

Bloomington, IN, United States
Bloomington Hospital

Patient Care Technician: Adult Orthopedic Surgical Unit (Full-Time, Nights)

Bloomington, IN, United States
Bloomington Hospital

Medical Assistant II - General Surgery

Bloomington, IN, United States
Southern Indiana Physicians

Patient Safety Companion

Bloomington, IN, United States
Bloomington Hospital

Medical Assistant II - Womens Health - 2nd Street

Bloomington, IN, United States
Southern Indiana Physicians

LPN (Full-time Days - Primary Care)

Bloomington, IN, United States
Southern Indiana Physicians

LPN (Full-time Days - Nephrology)

Bloomington, IN, United States
Southern Indiana Physicians

Medical Assistant II - Podiatry - Community

Bloomington, IN, United States
Southern Indiana Physicians

Interested in working for IU Health?
Take the first step by joining our Talent Network today!

Join our Talent Network