Patient Attendant

Compensation

: $30,010.00 - $38,910.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Allied Health



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Job Description :

GENERAL OVERVIEW

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

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs selected activities related to patient care (i.e. accompanies patients to tests, physical therapy, occupational therapy, 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

  • CPR certification preferred; CPI certification preferred
  • Previous healthcare experience preferred.
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    Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.


    Associated topics: caregiver, certified medication technician, clinical assistant, crma, dialysis, doula, lds, midwife, nurse, patient care technician * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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