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UnityPoint Health Patient Companion in Fort Dodge, Iowa

UnityPoint Health

Patinet Companion

As Needed - PRN

Shifts vary - 4, 8 & 12 hour shifts. Weeknights and weekends available.

  • Provides 1:1 direct observation to assigned patient to prevent patient self-injury in a situation where patient/family is unable to do so.

  • Communicates with assigned nursing/nursing support staff on assigned area immediately in case of emergency, or as needed to provide patient care on routine basis.

  • Demonstrates initiative to improve quality and customer service.

  • Abides by all hospital and departmental policies.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively with people of diverse professional, educational and lifestyle backgrounds.

  • Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.

  • Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.

  • Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.

  • Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, TJC, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.

High School graduate or GED,

Familiarity with healthcare environment preferred.

Requisition ID: 2021-92108

Street: 802 Kenyon Rd

Name: 7020 UnityPoint Health Trinity Regional Medical Ctr

Name: Nursing Float

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): .01

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: As Needed; nights and weekends

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