Patient Observer

in Dallas, TX

Patient Observer Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    24003128

  • Job Location

    Dallas, TX 75246, US

  • Job Category

    Patient & Clinical Support

  • Career Area

    Healthcare

  • Job Type

    Full Time

  • Schedule

    40 hours per week

  • Shift

    Night Job

  • Float Pool 
  • Full Time
  • Nights
  • Baylor University Medical Center- Dallas, TX.

JOB SUMMARY

The Patient Observer attends to and consoles patients throughout their stay with Baylor and may help in care of patient including oral and personal hygiene, dressing and undressing, and changing bed linens. Performs a variety of non-complex patient care activities and tasks including light housekeeping, as delegated by a nurse or physician.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE

  • Follows nurse and physician instructions and attends to assigned patients at all times
  • Helps patients with restricted mobility or stamina in dressing/undressing.  Helps and prepares patients for meals by positioning tray tables and feeding
  • Positions, raises, and helps patients with walking or moving as directed by nurse or physician. Follows standard safety lifting procedures, and calls for help when needed
  • Helps patient with personal and oral hygiene including bathing, showering, shaving, dental care
  • Helps patients in using bedpans, urinals etc..
  • Maintains clean patient care environment by changing bed linens, disposing of refuse, removing soiled linen
  • Performs light housekeeping duties in patient rooms as requested

KEY SUCCESS FACTORS

  • The immediate supervisor for the unit or work area has the "Unit Specific Position Competencies"

BENEFITS

Our competitive benefits package includes the following

  • Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
  • 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • PTO accrual beginning Day 1

Note: Benefits may vary based on position type and/or level

QUALIFICATIONS

  • EDUCATION - H.S. Diploma/GED Equivalent
  • EXPERIENCE - Less than 1 Year of Experience
  • CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION -
    • Basic Life Support (BLS): BLS within 30 days of hire or transfer.

Job Skills

  • patient care
  • oral hygiene
  • basic life support
  • dental care
  • housekeeping

 

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