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