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Bon Secours Mercy Health Care Companion - Irvine KY in Irvine, Kentucky

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About Us

As a faith-based and patient-focused organization, Mercy Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of all people in mind, body and spirit through exceptional patient care. Success in this goal requires a culture of compassion, collaboration, excellence and respect. Mercy Health seeks people that are committed to our values of compassion, human dignity, integrity, service and stewardship to create an environment where associates want to work and help communities thrive.

Job Summary:

A Care Companion provides basic health care and support to patients under the guidance of the Registered Nurse or designated healthcare professional. As part of our team, the Care Companion is responsible for sanitizing and cleaning patients’ rooms, monitoring patients’ health and vital signs as well as assisting patients with basic needs like feeding and grooming.

Essential Functions:

• Provides support to the patient including, but not limited to, care and comfort, personal care and hygiene, toileting, and mobility.

• Creates a safe environment for patients.

• Acts as liaison between patient and nurse to report changes or concerns.

• Provides high-level customer service to all patients, patient's family, visitors and all employees.

• Participates in hand-off/report of pertinent information regarding patient and departmental needs upon arrival and when leaving.


  • None


  • Basic Life Support (BLS) – American Heart Association (preferred upon hire, must obtain from the approved source prior to direct patient care)


  • Recent experience in a healthcare environment (preferred, not required)

Skills & Abilities:

  • Possesses problem-solving skills with excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Engage with staff and patients in a professional manner

  • Ability to be proactive in a rapidly changing environment

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Life insurance w/AD&D

  • Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible

  • Paid time off

  • Educational Assistance

  • And much more

*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

S cheduled Weekly Hours:


Work Shift:

All (United States of America)


Administration - Marcum & Wallace

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com

Mercy Health is part of Bon Secours Mercy Health (http://bsmhealth.org/) , one of the top 20 health systems in the United States and part of the top performing quartile of Catholic health systems for lowest cost per case for patient care. Mercy Health is the largest health system in Ohio and among the top five employers in the state, with more than 33,500 employees serving communities throughout Ohio and in Kentucky. Mercy Health provided care for patients more than 6.8 million times in 2017.

The system includes assets of $6.8 billion and nearly 500 care facilities including 23 hospitals and 26 post-acute care facilities including senior living communities, hospice programs and home health agencies. Its clinically integrated network of more than 2,700 health care providers coordinates more effective and efficient care for more than 350,000 patients, saving money for taxpayers through the Medicare Shared Savings Program. As part of Bon Secours Mercy Health, the ministry provides nearly $2 million per day in community benefit. For more information, visit www.mercy.com .