Allegheny Health Network Patient Attendant - Float Pool - Casual in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Supports the professional nurse by observing the patient and assuring the provision of a safe environment.
Performs selected activities related to patient care (i.e. accompanies patients to tests, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and provides diversional activities).
Monitors and proactively intervenes to maintain patient safety by immediately communicating the need for assistance.
Demonstrates effective verbal communication skills by communicating pertinent patient data accurately and in a timely fashion.
Assumes responsibility for own educational development.
Performs other duties as assigned or required
High school diploma or GED
If not already certified at the time of hire, CPR certification and Crisis Management intervention training will be required and provided during orientation.
CPR certification preferred; CPI certification preferred
Previous healthcare experience preferred.