Patient Safety Comp/On-Call/UKHC

Job description

The Patient Safety Companion works independently and under the direct supervision of the nurse. Sits with
patients with emphasis on safety. Must be able to visualize and hear patient at
all times. Intervene and notify nurse if patient is in danger.

Job Title
Patient Safety Comp/On-Call/UKHC

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name
H3270:Nursing Practice and Support Services

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status
On Call

Required Education


Required Related Experience


Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Requires extended periods of sitting


Hours will be on day, evening, and night shifts and will include some weekends and holidays. Must be available to work a minimum of 40 hours/month


Basic computer skills, calm demeanor, good communication skills

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Prior experience in a patient care setting is preferred

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What type of setting best describes your patient care experience?
    • None
    • Hospital
    • Nursing Home
    • Medical Office/Clinic
    • No Response
  2. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * How did you hear about this position?
    • UK Website
    • Herald Leader / CareerBuilder
    • Jobs Magazine
    • Friend
    • Radio
    • Lextran Bus

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter





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    Job No:
    Posted: 9/15/2018
    Application Due: 9/17/2018
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