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UnityPoint Health Patient Companion in Fort Dodge, Iowa

The Patient Safety Companion provides patient monitoring services through direct patient observation in order to provide a safe environment for patients.

  • Provides 1:1 direct observation to assigned patient to prevent patient self-injury in a situation where patient/family is unable to do so.

  • Communicates with assigned nursing/nursing support staff on assigned area immediately in case of emergency, or as needed to provide patient care on routine basis.

  • Demonstrates initiative to improve quality and customer service.

  • Abides by all hospital and departmental policies.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively with people of diverse professional, educational and lifestyle backgrounds.

  • 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, TJC, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.

Foster Unity:

· Leverage the skills and abilities of each person to enable great teams.

· Collaborate across departments, facilities, business units and regions.

· Seek to understand and are open to diverse thoughts and perspectives.

Own The Moment:

· Connect with each person treating them with courtesy, compassion, empathy and respect

· Enthusiastically engage in our work.

· Accountable for our individual actions and our team performance.

· Responsible for solving problems regardless of the origin.

Champion Excellence:

· Commit to the best outcomes and highest quality.

· Have a relentless focus on exceeding expectations.

· Believe in sharing our results, learning from our mistakes and celebrating our successes.

Seize Opportunities:

· Embrace and promote innovation and transformation.

· Create partnerships that improve care delivery in our communities.

· Have the courage to challenge the status quo.

High School graduate or GED,

Familiarity with healthcare environment preferred.

Requisition ID: 2020-81832

Street: 802 Kenyon Rd

Name: 7020 UnityPoint Health Trinity Regional Medical Ctr

Name: Acute Care

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): .01

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Day and Night Shifts Available

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