• Patient Sitter

    Posting Number
    9466
    # of Openings
    1
    Department
    Nursing Administration
    Type
    Per Diem
    Union Status
    UFCW
    Shift
    Varies
    Grade
    3
    Location
    Adirondack Medical Center
    City
    Saranac Lake
    State/Province
    NY
  • Position Summary

    To provide a safe environment of one to one observation of the psychiatrically unstable patient or the patient who is at risk to harm self (i.e. falls) by staying within arm’s length of the patient. The patient sitter documents every fifteen minutes on their condition, and communicates immediately to nursing or medical personnel any change in the patient, or if assistance is needed. The sitter works under the direction of the RN in charge of the patient.

    Qualifications

    1. High School Diploma or equivalent
    2. CPR certification or ability to acquire
    3. High level of interpersonal communication skills to relate to patient, hospital staff, and visitors.
    4. Knowledge of medical terminology, ability to learn simple documentation desirable.

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