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This Care Companion will be responsible for:
Providing constant safety observation and care for a patient identified to be at risk to themselves, others and/or are in need of protective services, following established procedures and instructions under the direct supervision of a registered nurse in accordance with the individualized needs of the patient.
Observing patients for changes in behavior and/or condition, and reports pertinent information to RN.
Maintaining a safe environment, accompanies patients to other departments throughout the hospital and maintains confidentiality of patient information.
Performing vital signs and assisting with Activities of Daily Living as directed by the RN.
Completing patient care documentation and administrative duties.
Working nights and every third weekend.
To qualify, you must have:
A High School level of education or equivalent.
Minimum of 1 year experience of Pediatric Care Companion/Sitter/Patient Observer or Clinical Assistant experience and vitals signs experience.
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.