Patient Companion - Sitter, Attendant - Night Shift - Ann Arbor
Saint Joseph Mercy Health System

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Posted in Medical and Nursing


Job Info


Employment Type:
Part time
Shift:
Night Shift

Description:

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.

SUMMARY:

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)

Offering fluids

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.

Why this position -- What can it do for you!

  • Located in the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti, Michigan with easy access to US-23, M-14, and I-94.
  • Full benefits package (if offered a position for 20 hours per week or more)
    • Medical
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Paid Time Off
    • Retirement Savings Plan with employer contribution option
    • Tuition Reimbursement of up to $4000 per calendar year!
    • Life Insurance
    • Short/Long Term Disability
  • Opportunity for growth and advancement throughout Trinity Health in 22 different states!
  • Free close proximity parking!

For more information regarding career opportunities with Saint Joseph Mercy Health System please visit www.stjoeshealth.org/careers.

Successful candidate will be subject to mandatory vaccinations/immunizations unless they qualify for an available exemption.

This document is intended to describe the generalized duties and responsibilities, the specialized job functions, and the essential requirements of this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive statement of all supplemental duties, responsibilities, or non-essential requirements or reflect any accommodations made under the American's with Disability Act, the Michigan Handicapper's Act, or SJMHS's Return to Work Program.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.



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