Exceptional opportunity for a Patient Companion to support our vision and serve with us as a compassionate and transforming healing presence in our community. We seek Remarkable individuals from a variety of backgrounds, because diversity makes us stronger.
Part-Time position, scheduled 24 hours per week with a weekend and holiday commitment on the Nursing Resource Pool Unit.
Nursing Resource Pool:
Patient companions (sitters, attendants) perform specific patient care activities as assigned by the patient's RN considering age specific, developmental, cultural and spiritual needs.
Setting up food tray, assist with eating
Assisting patient with basic hygiene needs (bathing, brushing teeth)
Accompanying patient on walks
Assisting patient to bathroom or chair
Providing Diversionary activities
Replacing nasal cannula
Re-applying intermittent compression devises (ICDs or SCDs)
Patient Companions will remain with, and observe the assigned patient at all times. Patient must be in direct observation. Companions will arrange meal and break time with the patient's nurse to ensure that the patient is never unattended.
REQUIRED EDUCATION / LICENSURE
Education: High school diploma and CPR or BLS Certification
Experience: Able to maintain professionalism and self-control in difficult or stressful conditions.
BENEFITS AVAILABLE TO YOU AS A COLLEAGUE OF SJMHS
- Competitive compensation
- Full benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, Life Insurance, Short and Long-term Disability
- Retirement savings plan with employer match and contributions
- Opportunity for growth and advancement throughout SJMHS and Trinity Health
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Free parking in proximity to your workplace.
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ABOUT ST. JOSEPH MERCY ANN ARBOR / TRINITY HEALTH
St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor is a 537 -bed teaching hospital located on 340 acre campus. Recognized by IBM Watson as a Top 100 Hospital and #1 Teaching Hospital, St. Joe's Ann Arbor has been a leading health care provider for more than 100 years. SJMHS has received numerous local and national awards in recognition of our leadership, quality outcomes, and clinical excellence.
SJMHS is a member of Trinity Health, a leading Catholic health care system based in Livonia, Michigan. Trinity Health operates in 22 states, employs about 133,000 colleagues and returns almost $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs.
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Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.
Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.