Allegheny Health Network Patient Attendant - Float Pool - Casual in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Description

GENERAL OVERVIEW

Supports the professional nurse by observing the patient and assuring the provision of a safe environment.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum

  • 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.

Preferred

  • CPR certification preferred; CPI certification preferred

  • Previous healthcare experience preferred.

REQNUMBER: J136167