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Safety Companion-Resource-Float

UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital

1 Positions

ID: 2022-117905

Posted On 08/05/2022

Job Overview

Overview

We are looking for a PRN staff to help join our Resource department to be a 1:1 sitter with patients. Work hours will vary per need of the department. We will have all shifts (first, second & third) available. 

Under the direct supervision of a Nurse, provides basic safety and comfort measures for the patient. Completes documentation as appropriate. 

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Commitment to our Team
    Weve been named a Top 150 Place to Work in Healthcare 2022 by Beckers Healthcare for our commitment to our team members.'
  • Culture
    At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.'
  • Benefits
    Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage youre in.'
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment
    Were committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.'
  • Development
    We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.'
  • Community Involvement
    Be an essential part of our core purpose - to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.'

Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org/' 

Responsibilities

Clinical Excellence/Patient Care

  • Contributes toward accomplishment of patients Plan of Care goals by providing safety activities as assigned by the nurse.
  • Promptly completes documentation of patients care.

Department Support

  • Promotes, monitors and maintains a safe clean environment by assisting with identifying safety needs of patients and modifying the environment to meet these needs, perform light housekeeping functions to maintain a clean, neat and orderly work/patient care area, adhering to established Universal/Standard precautions.
  • Provides for efficient operation of unit/department by taking initiative and assuming other responsibilities as needed.
  • Contributes effectively to the communication needs of the department by acknowledging patients, healthcare providers and visitors upon arrival to the unit, engaging in collaborative communication, identifying and reporting patient care concerns in a timely manner, practicing excellent telephone etiquette.

Basic UPH Performance Criteria         

  • Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.
  • Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.
  • Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.
  • Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, JCAHO, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.
  • Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.
  • Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse. Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff.  Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.

Education:

High school diploma or GED equivalent

Experience:

License(s)/Certification(s):

Current CPR certification

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

·         Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English.

·         Multicultural sensitivity.

·         Customer/patient focused.

·         Critical thinking skills using independent judgment in making decisions.

·         Knowledge of Telesitter monitors and related equipment.

Other:

 

 

 

Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

Primary Contact

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Michelle Pickel

HR Recruiter, HR

563-589-2608

Phone

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Fax

michelle.pickel@unitypoint.org

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Job Details

Categories

Health Care

Location

Dubuque, IA

Job Type

Employee

Full/Part

Company ID

168

Job REQ #

2022-117905

# Positions

1

Start Date

20220805

End Date

20220915

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About the Company

A CAREER AT UNITYPOINT HEALTH - FINLEY HOSPITAL

UnityPoint Health team members come for a job, but stay for a career. As a team member, regardless of your position, you'll get the chance to change lives on a daily basis in order to deliver our vision of the Best Outcome for Every Patient, Every Time. That privilege drives employees' passion for making a difference in the lives of our patients, helping them create healthier, more rewarding lives.

At UnityPoint Health - Finley Hospital, we know our collective actions determine the experience we create. Our team members strive to work as one through four key values:

* Foster Unity
* Own the Moment
* Champion Excellence
* Seize Opportunity

If you are interested in joining our team, please visit http://www.unitypoint.org/dubuque/employment-opportunities to learn about our many opportunities and to fill out an online application.

ABOUT OUR HOSPITAL

UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital is a 126-bed community hospital. We employ more than 800 full-and-part-time employees. Finley Hospital is a not-for-profit, locally owned, regional healthcare facility part of the UnityPoint Health system. Finley Hospital is committed to bringing the best medical care to the tri-state area. We offer comprehensive, full service health care that is coordinated around our patients. We have consistently been recognized as a leader in health care.