Patient Sitter PRN Overnights at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 8/30/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    DeLand, FL
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
    Patient Care
  • Travel
  • Shift
    3 - Night

Job Description

Patient Sitter
AdventHealth Deland
Location Address 701 W. Plymouth Avenue, Deland, FL 32720

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Work Hours/Shift:
Per Diem, Overnights 7pm-7am

 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
  • May deliver approved items to the patient at the direction of the clinical nursing staff

What You Will Need:
  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
  • Current BLS through AHA
  • Prior Hospital or Medical Experience 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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