Banner Health Patient Companion- Float Pool in Greeley, Colorado

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Banner Health is looking for a Patient Companion for our Float Pool team. Our Patient Companions are an integral part of our team and provide assistance to our nurses and CNAs. This position will work from 7 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. to include weekends and some holidays. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Danielle Marchal at danielle.marchal@bannerhealth.com.

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About North Colorado Medical Center

A 378-bed Level II trauma center and acute care facility with over 3000 employees, North Colorado Medical Center is the largest hospital in the region. As a regional medical center, we provide community-based and specialty services for a service area that includes southern Wyoming, western Nebraska, western Kansas and northeastern Colorado. In order to provide the most compassionate and innovative care possible, we bring together state-of-the-art technology and an exceptional team of health care professionals. For the healthcare professional, our Greeley, Colorado location offers access to a wide variety of recreational activities in an inviting, close-knit community.

About Banner Health

Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to change the way care is provided. The many locations, career opportunities and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

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Job Summary

This position provides oversight to a patient or a group of patients. This can include but is not limited to sitting with the patient. This position is responsible to communicate with the Registered Nurse (RN) upon arrival and departure. The RN will provide instruction to this position as to the expectations and any pertinent patient information. This position will check in and out patient belongings. Will ensure the milieu is safe and secure at all times. Is aware of the patients status and privilege level and reports any pertinent findings to the RN.

Essential Functions

  • Follows a plan communicated by the RN when providing support services to patients.

  • Communicates the services provided to the patient with the supervisor/Registered Nurse.

  • Communicates changes in the patients condition, environment or situation to the RN.

  • Practices de-escalation techniques and intervenes early. Aware of personal characteristics that increase escalation of the patient.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge. Basic Cardiac Life Support, mandatory safety, hazardous materials, and infection control inservices will be included in orientation and required on a periodic basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

Job Number 200335

Facility North Colorado Medical Center

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Department North Colorado Medical Center - Clinical Care Operations

Position Type FT: Full-Time

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Street Address 1801 North 16th Street

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City & State US-CO-Greeley

Posting Category Other

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