Patient Sitter PRN Nights at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 3/19/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Tavares, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
    Patient Care
  • Travel
  • Shift
    3 - Night
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Waterman

Job Description

Patient Sitter PRN AdventHealth Waterman
Location Address: 1000 Waterman Way Tavares, Florida 32778
Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Waterman
  • Opportunity to Work for a Faith-Based, Non-Profit Healthcare Organization
  • Patient and Employee Focused Organization Providing Whole Patient Care
  • Competitive Salaries and Comprehensive Benefits
  • Great benefits such as: Onsite daycare, educational reimbursement
  • Career growth and advancement potential
Work Hours/Shift:
Per Diem
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Perform the role of the one-on-one Sitter for observation and patient safety
  • Sit with patients as assigned keeping the patient in site at all times.
  • Maintains direct line of vision of patient at all times
  • Patient must be monitored at all times including during toileting and bathing; privacy is to be maintained and staff are to utilize discretion
  • Reports any patient concerns directly to the nursing staff on the unit immediately

What You Will Need:
  • High school graduate or GED required
  • AHS BLS (Basic Life Support
  • Prior hospital or medical experience preferred
  • Baker Act Certification Preferred
Job Summary:

The Patient Sitter performs assigned duties and responsibilities specific to the role in a consistently safe, competent and compassionate manner under the direction of the assigned nurse. Assigned duties may include providing a direct and continuous line of vision for patient observation, suicide watch and providing companionship for the assigned patient. Sitter works in cooperation with all team members in an effort to accomplish departmental goals and objectives.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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