Companion Job Description Sample
Patient Companion Tracking Code 13232-394 Job Description Status: Per Diem, As needed, Non-Exempt Schedule:
Hours Vary. Summary: Provides direct and constant observation and attendance at the bedside of the patient as assigned. Functions under the direct supervision of the registered professional nurse of the unit. Requirements of the position include:
GED/high school diploma preferred.
Interpersonal and guest relation skills.
Ability to follow written and verbal directions. Job Location Springfield, Illinois, United States Position Type PRN Hours of Work As needed Weekends (specify) As needed Exempt or Non-Exempt Non-Exempt
Patient Companion I
Apply now » Patient Companion I Patient Companion I Float Nursing Franciscan Health 5454 Hohman Avenue Hammond, IN 46320 View on Map Get Directions PRN (As Needed); 0 Hrs/Wk Days; Evenings; Holidays; Nights; Weekends Never or Rarely Travel WHAT WE NEED Compassionate, joyful caregivers WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR Serving our Franciscan mission includes giving each and every patient dignity and respect. One of the ways we do that is with our Patient Companions. They help patients with basic needs, provide much-needed companionship, and assist in overall healing with a presence of faith and service. It’s a special job that requires a special person. Are you able to serve patients pleasantly and with true compassion? Do you love helping others? Are you able to follow directions and ensure patient safety? We have a special place for your skills. WHAT YOU WILL DO
Assist patients with meals, bathing and walking to chair or bathroom.
Provide diversion for patient.
Report to assigned nurse or Charge Nurse if any significant problems arise.
Assure proper confidentiality of patient.
Comply with all hospital safety measures.
Attentive to patient to help avoid tubes or equipment from being removed.
Primary focus is maintained for the patient. Personal activities may be performed. WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEED
Identify personal learning needs. Seek opportunities for continued learning.
Practice a positive attitude every day.
Exercise safe judgement in decision making.
Demonstrate tact and understanding when dealing with others. Respond in a positive manner to constructive criticism.
The PHYSICAL demand level and degree of strenuous activity ranges from constant SEDENTARY WORK with a rare amount of walking and standing.
Previous experience in the acute care hospital setting preferred WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR High School Diploma/GED Preferred 0-1 Years Experience License(s): Certification(s): EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER It is the policy of Franciscan Alliance to provide equal employment to its employees and qualified applicants for employment as otherwise required by an applicable local, state or Federal law. Franciscan Alliance reserves a Right of Conscience objection in the event local, state or Federal ordinances that violate its values and the free exercise of its religious rights. Franciscan Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity. Nearest Major Market:GaryNearest Secondary Market:ChicagoJob Segment:Medical, Travel Nurse, Healthcare Apply now »
Patient Companion Registry
Patient Companion Registry Job ID:18404 Category:Service/Support/Trade Facility:Community Healthcare System Registry Department:Nursing Registry Schedule:Supplemental Shift:Evenings/Nights Hours:3p-11p and 11p-7a ONLY Job Details:LOCATION: Community Hospital & St.
Catherine Hospital HOURS: 3p-11p and 11p-7a ONLY POSITION PURPOSE AND SUMMARY A Patient Companion facilitates the provision of close patient monitoring and surveillance for a patient who is classified as actively a danger to self and/or others. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: · High school diploma or equivalent preferred.· College courses in related field preferred.· Must have the ability to quickly react to the needs of a patient who requires immediate intervention.· Excellent communication skills.· Must be able to demonstrate the ability to perform required competencies (skills) prior to providing observation.· CPR American Heart Association preferred· Previous medical background preferred
Patient Safety Companion - Med/Surg Float Personnel/Cso
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Hours: 7pm - 7am / every other weekend
JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for providing constant observation and monitoring of assigned patient(s) to ensure their safety and prevention of injury. This includes assisting with basic care to assure patient?s comfort under the direct supervision of the responsible Registered Nurse.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School education or equivalent knowledge required. Must have tact, good judgment and patience in dealing with those who are ill. Previous training and/or experience in basic health care preferred. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*: Able to sitting constantly; stand and walk occasionally. Able to lift/carry 0-10 frequently; Lift 11-35 lbs occasionally. Able to push/pull 0-35 lbs occasionally. Able to reach occasionally. Able to use hands for simple/firm grasping. *Appended to this job description is the Work Task Analysis that further describes the physical requirements appropriate for this role. If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities. Penn State Health is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Friday, email firstname.lastname@example.org or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.
Union: Non Bargained
Veterinary Technician - Companion Animal Clinic
The veterinary technician is a position at the Animal Health Institute with the primary duty of assisting the veterinarians and the customers. The successful candidate must be capable of assuming responsibility for completion of assigned tasks, and must work alone or in the company of others, either with or without direct supervision. Veterinary technician will function as integral members of the animal health care team, and must be excellent communicators who are able to educate the clients and the veterinary students. This position is for overnight patient care. 10:00pm
- 6:30am shift Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Assist in restraining animals for procedures and treatments
Admit patients to clinic and follow protocols
Assist with anesthesia administration and monitoring
Venipuncture and catheter placement
Assist in setting up the surgical and treatment areas
Monitor physical and medical conditions of hospitalized patients
Administer medications and fluid therapy
Feed and exercise hospitalized animals as directed.
Process laundry/linen as needed to assure adequate and neat supply at all times.
Assist veterinarians in running of routine lab samples.
- Adding appropriate patient notes into electronic medical record
Work in conjunction with the faculty in teaching students
Follow protocols in working with patients with infectious diseases
Assist with front office duties as needed
Other duties may be assigned
Must treat all employees, students, and clients with a high level of respect and follow customer service guidelines and protocols. General Knowledge
Know the range of services the practice provides and the species it serves.
Be reasonably familiar with breeds and coat colors.
Follow OSHA standards. Be able to find Material Safety Data Sheets quickly.
Know and use standard medical and business abbreviations.
Use proper medical terminology and spelling when speaking and writing.
Be familiar with infectious diseases, including their prevention and steps to reduce or eliminate transmission. Know the most common zoonotic diseases (infections from animals to humans). Supervisory Responsibilities This position currently has no supervisory responsibilities.Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other Qualifications
The position requires strict compliance with all policies and procedures.
This position requires a significant amount of interaction with the public and many internal customers and, therefore, the individual must be able to develop positive rapport effectively.
This position could require working early morning, evening and possible Saturday hours .
Must be capable of working in an animal healthcare environment which typically involves sick and injured animals along with animal products and wastes including feces, urine, blood, vomit, and other body fluids. Must be willing and able to handle and/or transport deceased animals and animal parts as well as collect and transfer bio-hazardous waste.
Must exhibit good customer service skills.
Must be able to work Saturdays
Other duties as assigned Education and/or Experience High school diploma or GED is required and 2- 4 years’ experience working in an animal hospital or veterinary clinic setting OR CVT certified (must be certified in the State of Arizona) with 2-3 years of experience working in an animal hospital or veterinary clinic setting is required. Experience working in a team environment with a high focus on customer service and the ability to maintain a professional demeanor in a fast paced environment, be detail oriented and promote a welcoming atmosphere is essential. Computer Skills The individual must have the ability to learn the String Soft Veterinary management system, and have basic proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook). Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand for long periods, sit, talk and hear. The employee must regularly use hands to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to stand and walk. Have the physical strength and ability to stand for an entire shift when needed, and be able to lift pets and objects weighing up to 40 pounds without assistance. Assist in lifting patients weighing more than 40 pounds. Animal allergies statement: No inhibiting allergies to animals, hay, or dust. Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, or veterans status, in accord with 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a). We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
Director, Regulatory Affairs – Companion Diagnostics Lead
Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its legacy for over a century. Merck’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare. Merck’s Regulatory Affairs organization helps bring new medical advancements to the world by facilitating the communications and procedures that allow swift, organized compliance across regulatory agencies. As a team of energetic, results-driven individuals, we’re a global network on the leading-edge of healthcare breakthroughs that help provide new, reliable, and compliant medical products, practices, and solutions to the world on time, every time. The Principal Scientist/Director is responsible for the strategy and implementation of IVD/Companion Diagnostic (CDx) development plans working in partnership with internal development teams and IVD/CDx partners. The individual functions with a high degree of independence and works directly on programs. He/She is recognized as a regulatory expert in IVD/CDX development. Under direction of the Sr. Director, IVD/CDx, the Principal Scientist/Director will be responsible for:
Providing critical strategic and tactical IVD/CDx regulatory guidance that positively influences project planning & decision making.
Developing regulatory strategies for assigned products to enable timely registration of both therapeutic and diagnostic products by regulatory agencies.
Providing regulatory leadership and input to internal teams involved with IVD/CDX development planning, including Diagnostic Development Teams, and to Joint Development Teams with diagnostic partners.
Handling interactions with diagnostic partners to mutually align on co-development regulatory needs and expectations for major project tasks such as regulatory (e.g. PMA, 510(k), IDE) submissions.
In collaboration with diagnostic partners and internal teams, preparing for and executing meetings with regulatory agencies.
Review and approval of key regulatory submissions to CDRH (as agreed with diagnostic partners) and corresponding therapeutic dossiers.
Interacting with international regulatory colleagues and diagnostic partners to determine best practices & least burdensome regulatory paths towards development & global registration activities.
Assessing impact of relevant drug and IVD/CDX regulations on drug and IVD/CDX development & registration activities, respectively.
Regulatory support of due diligence activities of external CDx/IVD companies that Merck may be considering as partners and other due diligence activities as needed. Education:
- Preferred: M.S., PharmD., or PhD in biological science, chemistry, engineering or related discipline Required Experience and
A minimum of 5 years of relevant regulatory experience in diagnostics and/or medical devices, the majority of which must be in diagnostic regulatory affairs.
Demonstrated scientific knowledge, writing ability, effective communication and thorough familiarity with worldwide regulatory agencies is required.
Outstanding interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills are required.
Demonstrated leadership attributes; exemplifies corporate and ethical integrity; drives success consistent with company values and priorities. Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we’re inventing for life. If you need an accommodation for the application process please email us at email@example.com. Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully: Merck & Co., Inc. is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Merck via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Merck. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Merck as a result of the referral or through other means. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For more information about personal rights under Equal Employment Opportunity, visit: EEOC Poster at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf EEOC GINA Supplement at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf Merck is an equal opportunity employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran – proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations.
JobRegulatory Affairs Liaison Merck is an equal opportunity employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran – proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations.
Other Locations:NA-US-NJ-RahwayTitle:Director, Regulatory Affairs – Companion Diagnostics LeadPrimary Location:NA-US-PA-Upper GwyneddRequisition ID:REG003253
PATIENT COMPANION Department: HEALTH SERVICES ADMINISTRATION Schedule:
Refer to specific hours and days posted Shift: Days/Evenings Hours: 12a-6a Hours Per Pay (bi-weekly hours): 42 Job Details:
High School Diploma/GED plus college coursework
Responsibilities include providing active observation of assigned patients to identify and monitor behavior/actions of patients to ensure safety, will be responsible for immediate notification to RN any changes or concerns. Will also provide with other duties as assigned to assist patients and unit.
High School Diploma or equivalent. CPR certification (American Heart Association - Health Care Provider) required. Visual acuity including color vision.
Ability to hear and orally communicate. Ability to read, comprehend, and write English language. Manual dexterity.
Moderate physical effort; Physical mobility with ability to lift, push or pull up to and including 35 lbs. Walking, standing, sitting for prolonged periods. Handling of patients including lifts, rolls, transfers, etc. with the use of mandatory Safe Patient Lifting Equipment.
Ability to perform CPR and respond to emergency situations including potential takedowns or restraints. Ability to appropriately wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Previous experience in healthcare is required. HR Use Only:
Companion Per Diem - Private Care Services
The Visiting Nurse Association is seeking Companions to work with VNA Private Care Services to provide assistance for our clients in the client home. A typical day will include assistance with everyday tasks that allows for independent living. Such services could include meal preparation, medication reminders, laundry, light housekeeping, respite care and/or escorting/driving clients for shopping, appointments and errands. The ideal candidate will be dependable and must be able to work independently to carry out the specific duties assigned in accordance with agency guidelines.
Provides companionship with excellent customer service skills to the patient by performing duties such as; reading, talking, listening, related communication and psycho social activities.
Provides light housekeeping tasks such as meal preparation, dishwashing, laundering patient's personal garments, linen change, and dusting and vacuuming client's room.
Provices transportation for patient to doctors' appointments, errands, etc.
Maintains a record of services.
Reports unusual incidents or changes in the patient's behavior to the RN Primary Nurse.
Must have telephone so agency can contact you
Must have high school diploma/GED
Proof of current automobile insurance with bodily injury coverage limits of 100k/300k.
Valid driver's license. DFWP EOE ID: 2017-1807 Work Days: Monday-Sunday Work Hours: 24/7 External Company Name: Visiting Nurse Association of the Treasure Coast External Company URL: http://www.vnatc.com/
Cna/Chha PCA Companion
We are seeking a CNA/CHHA PCA Companion to become a part of our team! You will provide routine health care to patients at the patient's home or in a care facility.
- Provide routine individualized care to the elderly, convalescents, or persons with disabilities
- Monitor and report changes in patient health status
- Provide personal care, such as bathing and dressing patients
- Provide specialized healthcare such as reminding medication and changing bandages
- Teach family members ways to care for patient
- Experience in home care, health care, hospice, etc
- Positive and patient demeanor
- Ability to build rapport with patients
- Ability to handle physical workload
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Sr Product Manager, Office Companion Project
Sr Product Manager, Office Companion Project
Requisition Number: 17-17793
Wolters Kluwer's Governance, Risk & Compliance division is looking for a Product Manager to join our Enterprise Legal Management (ELM) Solutions team in Hartford, CT. Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) is a division of Wolters Kluwer that provides a broad spectrum of solutions, services and expertise to legal, finance, risk and compliance professionals and small business owners to help manage myriad governance, risk and compliance challenges in dynamic markets and regulatory environments, globally. GRC Solutions serves more than 350,000 customers in more than 150 countries, including 70% of Fortune 500 companies, 92% of the world's top banks, 90% of the Am Law 100 and more than 300,000 small businesses. The division has a global footprint, with workforce in 28 countries. Our clients include corporate legal departments, insurers, small businesses, financial services companies, brand professionals, underwriters, governments and compliance and risk professionals. ELM Solutions empowers customers to succeed in delivering higher organizational value by becoming more productive and efficient through specialized technology solutions, finding answers to complex problems through the use of deep domain-specific analytics and helping organizations cross performance barriers through rich and relevant technologies, services, solutions and learning opportunities. For more information, go to http://www.wkelmsolutions.com. As the Office Companion Product Manager for Wolters Kluwer ELM Solutions, you will be responsible for delivering on product strategy and roadmap, driving development of solutions to support current and new markets. Working with the Platform Product Director, the Office Companion Product Manager drives product strategy and growth plans to meet or exceed revenue and market share goals. Critical to the success of this mission, the Office Companion Product Manager will work closely with both technical and business teams to map functionality to business objectives, drive enhancements and continually evaluate the effectiveness of current and future offerings. The ideal candidate will have experience with defining requirements for user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) design to support delivery of web based software solutions across multiple platforms including desktop, mobile and Microsoft Office Add-ins. Essential
Duties & Responsibilities:
-Define, communicate, maintain and gain consensus on product roadmap, ensuring alignment with business objectives and supported by business cases, market research, customer data and competitive analysis. -Work with internal stakeholders to manage release milestones and the overall launch process. -Prepare user stories with detailed requirements, work with developers and quality assurance to ensure requirements are understood, perform acceptance testing on stories, and demonstrate the value of those features to internal stakeholders and external clients. -Work closely with internal stakeholders to understand how our products are perceived in the market and recommend enhancements to build better solutions for our existing and future clients. -Using Lean principles collect and analyze data obtained through product instrumentation, contextual design, user focus groups, conferences and surveys to validate the direction of future enhancements and offerings. -Work with assigned Scrum teams to identify and prioritize sprint and release goals using Agile software development methodologies. -Participate in daily stand-up meetings and coordinate with other project teams to meet release targets. -Develop and maintain comprehensive knowledge of industry trends and general business acumen through various sources and initiatives. -Act as an evangelist for the offering and provide expertise and support to the Marketing, Strategic Alliance and Sales organizations, including presenting directly to executives and customers -Work directly with Product Marketing team to produce messaging and collateral
Education: Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, or related discipline.
- years of product management experience. -Experience defining UX/UI requirements for software solutions including desktop, mobile and/or alternate interfaces like Microsoft Office Add-ins. -Experience documenting user stories, use cases, and product requirements. -Experience working in an Agile Software Development environment. -Experience working with and presenting to individuals at all levels of an organization, including C-level. -Exemplary communication skills (written and verbal) with the ability to speak and write in a professional and compelling manner. -Must be self-motivated, analytical, collaborative and customer-focused. -An assertive, direct communication style, with the ability to motivate others across the company. -Strategic planning skills. -Proven ability to prioritize tasks with well-developed multitasking and organizational skills. -Strong analytical skills in measuring opportunities and product performance. -Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
Ability to travel both domestically & internationally. Occasional travel to industry events, customer sites and other Wolters Kluwer offices as required.
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