Patient Safety Companion/UKHC

Job description

Job Title:

Patient Safety Companion/UKHC

Requisition Number:


Working Title:

Patient Safety Companion/UK Good Samaritan Hospital

Department Name:

H6140:Psychiatric Services

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Type of Position:


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Required Education:

High school diploma or GED

Required Related Experience:

No experience required.

Required License/Registration/Certification:


Physical Requirements:

Requires lifting, pushing or pulling of objects up to 50 pounds.


must be able to work thirty six hours per week from 7PM to 730AM; will also be required to work some weekends and holidays.

Job Summary:

Assist with maintaining patient safety within behavioral health unit, maintain continuous observation of assigned patient.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Basic computer skills, Dependability, Strong interpersonal communication skills

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :


Preferred Education/Experience:

Prior experience as a Patient Safety Companion or sitter or 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.




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Job No:
Posted: 11/17/2020
Application Due: 2/15/2021
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