HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Patient Companion PRN in Richmond, Virginia

As one of the largest facilities in the nation’s largest hospital system (HCA), Chippenham Hospital provides the full scope of healthcare services. With 466 beds, we specialize in heart care at the Levinson Heart Institute and emotional and mental health services through the Tucker Pavilion. Our ER is also a state-authorized Level II trauma center, and we offer Central Virginia’s only Pediatric ER staffed 24/7 by pediatric-trained ER nurse and physician specialists. We are a Certified Primary Stroke Care Centers, designated by The Joint Commission, which recognizes our exceptional efforts to create better outcomes for potential stroke and heart attack patients, and are accredited Chest Pain Centers by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care.

SPECIFIC ELEMENTS AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 1. Demonstrates the knowledge and skill to provide companion care to the 1:1 patient under the direction of the professional nurse. 2. Performs job tasks to ensure personal, patient, and departmental safety. 3. Communicates effectively and professionally with internal and external customers. Documents required information according to hospital policy. 4. Functions in an organized and time-conscious manner. 5. Presents self in a professional manner. 6. And other duties as assigned.

EXPERIENCE Required - Satisfactory reference from prior employment. Preferred - Prior employment as a nursing assistant.

EDUCATION Required - High school graduate or equivalent. Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification Preferred - Completion of a nursing assistant training program.

Title: Patient Companion PRN

Location: Virginia-Richmond-Chippenham Hospital

Requisition ID: 00035-34089