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Children's Hospital Boston Per Diem - Care Companion, Float Pool in Boston, Massachusetts

59707BRTitle:Per Diem - Care Companion, Float PoolDepartment:Patient Services-NursingAutoReqId:59707BRStatus:Part-TimeStandard Hours per Week:1 Job Category:Nursing SupportJob Posting Description:At Boston Children’s Hospital, the quality of our care – and our inclusive hospital working environment – lies in the diversity of our people. With patients from local communities and 160 countries around the world, we’re committed to reflecting the spectrum of their cultures, while opening doors of opportunity for our team. Here, different talents pursue common goals. Voices are heard and ideas are shared. Join us, and discover how your unique contributions can change lives. Yours included.

This Per Diem-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 reporting pertinent information to RN.

  • Maintaining a safe environment, accompanying patients to other departments throughout the hospital and maintaining confidentiality of patient information.

  • Assisting with Activities of Daily Living and performs vital signs as directed by the RN.

  • Completing patient care documentation and administrative duties.

To qualify, you must have:

  • A High School level of education or equivalent.

  • Clinical Assistant Certification preferred.

  • 1 year CA experience, CNA certification, or Nursing Student with at least one clinical rotation.

  • Availability to work at least 4 shifts in a 6 week period including at least 1 evening, 1 night and 2 weekend shifts

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 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 disabilityOffice/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Per Diem