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Companion-Patient Safety - ME Nursing Office Baptist Memphis

Job ID: 23013
Job Category: Nursing Support & Patient Care
Job Type: Clinical
Work Type: PRN
Work Schedule: Nights
Facility: BMH - Memphis Hospital
Location: Memphis, TN

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The Patient Safety Companion will remain with a patient for a designated timeframe to maintain the patient's safety (i.e. prevention of falls, wandering or disruptions of patient care).


  • Be a pleasant and supportive companion.
  • Report any unusual incidents.
  • Remain with assigned patient at all time.
  • Act quickly and responsibly in cases of emergency, escalating for the appropriate response.
  • Assist with ambulation/toileting/transportation.
  • Performs direct patient care duties as assigned under the direction of licensed nursing personnel.
  • Perform duties in a manner that is consistent with established policies and procedures.
  • Provide patient safety.
  • Document in the electronic medical record.
  • Participates in ongoing educational activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements, Preferences and Experience


Minimum required: 1 year work experience

Preferred/Desired: 1 year work experience within healthcare setting


Minimum required: Skill in communicating clearly and effectively using standard English in written, oral and verbal format to achieve high productivity and efficiency. Skill to write legibly and record information accurately as necessary to perform job duties.

High School diploma or GED equivalent.

About Baptist Memorial Health Care

At Baptist, we owe our success to our colleagues, who have both technical expertise and a compassionate attitude. Every day they carry out Christ's three-fold ministry-healing, preaching and teaching. And, we reward their efforts with compensation and benefits packages that are highly competitive in the Mid-South health care community. For two consecutive years, Baptist has won a Best in Benefits award for offering the best benefit plans compared with their peer groups. Winners are chosen based on plan designs, premiums and the results of a Benefits Benchmarking Survey.

At Baptist, We Offer:
  • Competitive salaries
  • Paid vacation/time off
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Generous retirement plan
  • Health insurance, including dental and vision
  • Sick leave
  • Service awards
  • Free parking
  • Short-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts
  • Education assistance/continuing education
  • Employee referral program

Job Summary:
Position: 19755 - Companion-Patient Safety
Facility: BMH - Memphis Hospital
Department: ME Nursing Office Baptist Memphis
Category: Nursing Support & Patient Care
Type: Clinical
Work Type: PRN
Work Schedule: Nights
Location: US:TN:Memphis
Located in the Memphis metro area
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