Indiana University Health

Patient Safety Companion IU Health Arnett

IU Health Arnett

Job Location

IU Health Arnett
5165 Mccarty Ln


Sitter/ PCA Pool

Date Posted

August 29, 2020

Schedule & Shift

  • Days
  • Full Time

Requisition Number

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.

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

  • 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.
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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.