Patient Support Specialist
Company: Froedtert South
Posted on: January 15, 2022
available in multiple departments, including Medical Surgical, ER,
ICU, and IMCU . Apply for more details. Flexible shifts and varied
Under the direction of the Registered Nurse (RN), the -Patient
Support Specialist performs tasks for patients, assists with the
collection of patient data and performance of selected procedures,
and performs activities in the department to promote comfort,
safety, and a positive patient and staff experience. Complies with
established standards and procedures.
Froedtert Kenosha Hospital
Froedtert Pleasant Prairie Hospital
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED
High School or Equivalent (GED) or completion of 11 of 12 years of
high school education with anticipated graduation within 12
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED
Current BLS and/or CPR certification from the American Heart
Association or American Red Cross or the ability to obtain
certification within 12 weeks of hire.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED
No prior experience required. - Training will be provided
PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Under the direction of the nurse, perform patient care, treatments
and procedures/activities within training and competence level.
Provide the patient assistance with activities of daily living such
as feeding ambulating, turning, and positioning.
Promptly and courteously respond to patient call lights and provide
the patient assistance within the scope of the position.
Routinely and consistently conduct patient care rounds and observe
patient activity, notifying the nurse immediately when a change in
patient condition is identified.
Accurately and promptly document patient care activities in the
Recognize the occurrence of life-threatening situations and
emergencies and take the appropriate actions in a timely
Clean, organize, and restock the department work area and patient
supply locations and evaluate supplies for integrity and
Clean patient rooms and care areas to facilitate patient
Complete all assigned education, training, and learning
requirements within the scheduled time frame. #cb
Froedtert South is a comprehensive regional healthcare system that
has served southeastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois communities
for more than 100 years. Froedtert South provides services
primarily through the Froedtert Kenosha Hospital and the Froedtert
Pleasant Prairie Hospital and several other clinic locations.
Froedtert South is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Froedtert South
does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex,
gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying
physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or
any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment
decisions are made on the basis of qualifications, merit, and
Keywords: Froedtert South, Kenosha , Patient Support Specialist, Other , Kenosha, Wisconsin
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