Patient Safety Companion/UKHC
University of Kentucky
 Lexington, KY

Job Summary

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.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Basic computer skills

Calm demeanor

Good communication skills

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No Preferred Education/Experience

Prior experience in a patient care setting is preferred

Deadline to Apply 11/17/2019 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.