Patient Attendant - Emergency Room

Backus Hospital - Norwich, CT3.2

Part-timeEstimated: $60,000 - $81,000 a year
EducationSkills
Work where every moment matters.

Every day, almost 20,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.

For more than 118 years, Backus Hospital has been the primary source of healthcare services for much of Eastern Connecticut. We are home to the only trauma center in New London and Windham counties, and are the only area hospital with LIFE STAR helicopter services. We deliver and coordinate a continuum of high-quality healthcare with the goal of improving the health of our communities.

Job Summary

Promotes patient safety and comfort through one-to-one monitoring or continual patient observation and care.

Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIFICATIONS
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education:
High School diploma or equivalent.

Experience:
No experience necessary.

License and Certification:
N/A

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS

Education:
Associates Degree.

Experience:
Previous experience in a healthcare environment.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to read and understand oral and written instructions, and effectively communicate information. Basic computer skills (including opening/reading email, basic internet use).
Strong customer service orientation. Effectively communicates with patients, employees, physicians and managers. Must be organized, flexible and a team player. Ability to work in a stressful environment. Ability to handle multiple priorities. Demonstrates initiative in all job related activities.

PROBLEM SOLVING AND DECISION MAKING
Requires the ability to recognize problem situations and refer them to the appropriate staff member. Work is performed in accordance with instructions and procedures. Requires the ability to exercise discretion and use good judgment. Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.

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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.