The University of Kansas Health System

  • One On One Caregiver

    Department Flex Sitters
    Shift Varies - PRN
    Requisition ID
    Position Location
    Professional: Non-Clinical
  • Position Summary

    Provides assistance to the nursing staff by participating in and performing basic one -on-one bedsidecare helping with everyday tasks, help keep the patient safe and provide companionship.


    Essential Functions:

    • Ability to learn and maintain organizational policies, procedures and standards
    • Ability to communicate effectively with patient, staff and family members.
    • Provides companionship by talking to, playing games with, or going for walks with patient
    • Maintain a safe physical environment for patient and gets help from nursing staff when situation arises
    • Maintain confidentiality

    HIPAA: This position will have access to the following P rotected Health Information in order to carry out the duties relatedto their position based on the following criteria:

    Primary – required (routine) to do the job;
    Secondary – required for the job, but mostly be exception; and
    None – no approved access


    Description of InformationLevel
    Patient Demographic Information (information used to identify a person): Name, Date of Birth, Address, Race, Marital Status, ReligionNone
    Financial Information/Insurance (information related to insurance, billing and payment): Billing Information, Payer Name, Payer ID, Account Balances, Plan Elements Covered, Payment Information, Payment RatesNone
    Clinical Information (information that describes a patient’s health status): Diagnosis, Reports/Medical Notes, Test Results, Problem List, Procedures, History and PhysicalNone
    Coding Information (clinical information that is in (alpha) numeric format): ICD-9 Codes, Rev Codes, CPT CodesNone


    Education/Experience: Prefer Associates or Bachelors degree in healthcare related field. Pre vious hospital experiencepreferred. Ideal candidates may be retired and/or other allied health/nursing professionals.

    Certificates and Licenses: Basic Life Support within two weeks of hire.


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