Patient Sitter PRN Overnight at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 1/23/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    DeLand, FL
  • Date Posted:
    1/23/2021
  • Job ID:
    20030120
  • Job Family
    Patient Care
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    3 - Night

Job Description


Description
Patient Sitter PRN AdventHealth Deland
 
Location Address: 701 West Plymouth Avenue, Deland Florida 32720
 
Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Deland
Career growth and advancement potential
Health Insurance Coverage
Great benefits such as: Educational Reimbursement
 
Work Hours/Shift:
Per Diem Overnight Shifts
 
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.
  • Occupy patients in need of companionship; careful to not share personal information.
  • If the patient is under a Baker Act it is imperative that the sitter adhere to the established hospital guidelines for patient safety.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications
What You Will Need:


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • High school graduate or GED required.
  • Good communication skills required.
  • Prior hospital or medical experience preferred.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) through American Heart Association
 
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 

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

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