Unit Support Associate 4 Main Medical Unit full time (patient sitter, D/N rotation and D,E,N)


In collaboration with and under the supervision of a Registered Nurse the Unit Support Associate will assist in activities directly related to the care of patients and operation of the unit. This will include but is not limited to providing direct 1:1 observation of patients related to safety or behavioral issues. Support the unit function by assisting in the maintenance of supplies, operations

Roles Responsibility
Maintain environmental safety through room sweep and checklist, Adhere to principles of pediatric safety, Intervene quickly to calm patients, Accompany patients for procedures off the unit, Engage patients in distracting and therapeutic activities, Assist with linen changes and room stocking, Maintain universal precautions, Keep rooms clean and tidy, Monitor unit areas for cleanliness, Report safety hazards, Communicate effectively with staff, Establish priorities for patient care, Maintain regular communication with RN, Report escalating behaviors to RN, Ensure information sharing during handoffs, Demonstrate collaborative behavior, Identify opportunities for improvement, Utilize resources efficiently, Speak up for safety
Desired Qualification
HS High School, BLS Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider
Full Time
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