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Bedside Companion-Central Staffing Resources

at MaineHealth in Rockport, Maine, United States

Job Description

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Position Summary

 

The Bedside Companion provides supervision and close observation of selected patients for identified behaviors (i.e., a fall risk). Note: the bedside companion role may be provided by a patient's family member or volunteer in some situations.

 

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

 

Education: High School Diploma or G.E.D. required.

 

License/Certifications: Basic Life Support preferred with ability to perform CPR and respond to emergency situations as appropriate.

 

De-escalation training within one (1) month of hire.

 

Basic dementia training within one (1) week of hire.

 

Complete call bell and alarm training.

 

Experience: N/A

 

Ability to read, comprehend, and write English language.

 

Manual dexterity

 

Moderate physical effort: Walking, standing, sitting for prolonged periods. Ability to appropriately wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

 

MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

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Job Posting: 626629

Posted On: Oct 21, 2021

Updated On: Nov 06, 2021