Nursing Companion-Nursing Companions

  • MaineHealth
  • Portland, ME, USA
  • Jan 13, 2021
Nursing

Job Description

Summary

  • Position Summary
    • Under supervision of a Registered Professional Nurse and according to established policies and procedures, performs various service duties to provide supervision, companionship, and support to the patient. Helps to maintain patient room in a clean and orderly condition. Specific duties may vary by area of assignment.
  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Education: Requires ability to read, write, and complete an institutional training program.
    • License/Certifications: N/A
    • Experience: N/A
    • Knowledge of standards, policies, procedures and organizational structure of the unit, the Department of Patient Care Services, and Maine Medical Center.
    • Ability to read, write, and speak English in order to follow oral or written instructions and complete standard forms.
    • Requires the interpersonal skills necessary to exchange information and maintain continuous relationships with patients, visitors, and other MMC employees.
    • Requires excellent communication skills.
    • Requires the ability to meet the physical functional demands of the position
    • Requires the ability to maintain sensitive information in a confidential manner.
    • Participates in continuing education and competencies relative to role as defined.