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Patient Safety Companion - Emergency Room, Towson, Maryland

CategoryHealth Care General
CountryUnited States
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:

Education * High School Diploma or GED (Required) Certification / Licensure / Registration Not Applicable - No Certification and Licensure Requirements required or preferred Experience and Skills Required Skills: Strong Verbal Communications Skills, Excellent Organizational Skills
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.
EmployerUniversity of Maryland Medical Center