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Safety Observation Companion A

Baltimore, MD 21240

University of Maryland Medical System

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Job Description

What You Will Do:

University of Maryland Medical Center(UMMC) has achieved Magnet status in recognition of the hospital nursing excellence. UMMC is a teaching hospital with 757 beds based in Baltimore, Maryland, that provides the full range of health care. It has more than 35,000 inpatient admissions and 165,000 outpatient visits each year. The R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center (also known as Shock Trauma) is the world's first center dedicated to saving lives of people with severe, life-threatening injuries sustained in motor vehicle collisions, violent crimes and other traumatic incidents.Our vision is to provide high value and compassionate care, improving health in Maryland and beyond, educating future health care leaders and discovering innovative ways to advance medicine worldwide.
Be Part of Something Greater!
Responsibilities/Tasks
Functions in a dependent role under the direct supervision of a registered nurse. The Safety Observation Companion's primary role is to be a supplement to the nursing staff by providing observational skills to selected patients who are deemed to be at risk to self or others. They will only have responsibility to assist the nursing staff with positioning, feeding and ambulation. They do not provide any hands on patient care independently: no vital signs, no feeding, no bathing, and no ambulation.

What You Need to Be Successful:
  • High School diploma or equivalent (GED).
  • Current CPR certification required.
  • Evidence of effective communication skills.
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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