An Opportunity to Join our Remarkable Care Team!
Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, one of the nation's top health care services providers, spanning five counties in Southeastern Michigan. SJMHS represents more than 2,700 physicians and 14,000 nurses and staff, and includes 5 Hospitals, 5 Outpatient Health Centers, 8 Urgent Care Facilities and over 25 Specialty Centers.
SJMHS is part of Trinity Health a national Catholic health system with an enduring legacy and a steadfast mission to be a transforming and healing presence within the communities we serve.
As a mission-driven innovative health organization, we will become the national leader in improving the health of our communities and each person we serve. We will be the most trusted health partner for life. Our Core Values, Reverence, Commitment to the Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity guide our behaviors to help us achieve our Vision.
Patient companions (sitters, attendants) perform specific patient care activities as assigned by the patient's RN considering age specific, developmental, cultural and spiritual needs.
Setting up food tray, assist with eating
Assisting patient with basic hygiene needs (bathing, brushing teeth)
Accompanying patient on walks
Assisting patient to bathroom or chair
Providing Diversionary activities
Replacing nasal cannula
Re-applying intermittent compression devises (ICDs or SCDs)
Patient Companions will remain with, and observe the assigned patient at all times. Patient must be in direct observation. Companions will arrange meal and break time with the patient's nurse to ensure that the patient is never unattended.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Education: High school diploma and CPR or BLS Certification
Experience: Able to maintain professionalism and self-control in difficult or stressful conditions.
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