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Patient Safety Companion - PRN in Paducah, KY at Mercy Health

Date Posted: 6/17/2018

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Job Description

Who May Apply

All qualified applicants are welcome to apply.

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Registered Nurse, the Patient Safety Companion is utilized to sit with patients who are experiencing the following situations including, but not limited to: potential harm to self or others, restlessness or confusion. The Patient Safety Companion maintains continuous visual observation of the patient at all times.

Qualifications - Minimum

High school graduate or equivalent

HeartSaver training through AHA 

Qualifications - Preferred

Not applicable.

Physical Demands

Works within patient care units and other areas as assigned. Working beyond  normal working hours, on weekends, and holidays, and in other positions temporarily, when necessary.  Working throughout the facility moving around intermittently thoughout the shift.  Frequent interruptions


5:45 pm 6:15 am

Shift and Job Schedule

Afternoon/Nights shift with rotating schedule.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is our policy to  abide by all Federal and State laws, as well as, the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a), prohibiting discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibiting discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.


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