Beaumont Health System Patient Observation Aide in Dearborn, Michigan

Patient Observation Aide Req #: 30094870 Category: Clinical/Allied Health Facility: Oakwood Corporate Services Department: Beaumont Central Staffing Schedule: Casual/Contingent Shift: Midnights Job Details:SitterJob Summary:The sitter is an employee, trained to provide companionship and sitter services in the hospital setting. He/she functions under the direction, instruction and supervisor of the staff nurse at the hospital and the Clinical Coordinator/Manager.Primary Job Duties:By following the assignment from which has been completed by the Supervisor, the sitter provides the following:Assists in maintaining a healthful, safe environmentKeeps the hospital client in constant eye contact during entire assigned shiftAssists the client with ambulating by providing stand by assistanceFollows universal precautions whenever giving any aspect of client careMaintains confidentialityPerforms ONLY those functions specified for each individual clientResponds to the physical, emotional and developmental needs of the client.Follows emergency procedures in the event of any incident, e.g., accident, injury, or significant changes in the clients' condition.Reports any changes in client's mental or physical condition, as well as suspicion of ingesting questionable substances, or items brought to the room by visitors to the staff nurse.Minimum Job Qualifications:Education: High School diploma or equivalent. Skills Abilities: Ability to read and write consistent with job requirements. Shows good judgment and tact in dealing with the sick. Practices good hygiene and is neat in personal appearanceBeaumont Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, , gender identity, orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.