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Patient Safety Companion/UKHC

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Patient Safety Companion/UKHC
Requisition Number NR07383
Working Title Patient Safety Companion/UK Good Samaritan Hospital
Department Name H6140:Psychiatric Services
Work Location Lexington
Grade Level 03
Salary Range $10.50-16.11/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

High school diploma or GED

Required Related Experience

No experience required.

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Requires lifting, pushing or pulling of objects up to 50 pounds.


must be able to work thirty six hours per week from 7PM to 730AM; will also be required to work some weekends and holidays.

Job Summary

Assist with maintaining patient safety within behavioral health unit, maintain continuous observation of assigned patient.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Basic computer skills, Dependability, Strong interpersonal communication skills

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Prior experience as a Patient Safety Companion or sitter or experience in a
patient care setting is preferred

Deadline to Apply 12/02/2020
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2020-11-16 Expires: 2020-12-16

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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