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Community Foundation of Northwest Indiana Patient Companion Registry in East Chicago, Indiana

LOCATION: Community Hospital & St. Catherine Hospital

HOURS: 3p-11p and 11p-7a ONLY

POSITION PURPOSE AND SUMMARY

A Patient Companion facilitates the provision of close patient monitoring and surveillance for a patient who is classified as actively a danger to self and/or others.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

· High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

· College courses in related field preferred.

· Must have the ability to quickly react to the needs of a patient who requires immediate intervention.

· Excellent communication skills.

· Must be able to demonstrate the ability to perform required competencies (skills) prior to providing observation.

· CPR American Heart Association preferred

· Previous medical background preferred

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