Hillcrest Medical Center
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Sitter, Float Pool, Nights, PRN
at Hillcrest Medical Center
The Sitter/Observer is responsible for non-clinical care of adult patients as assigned to them by the Charge Nurse. Sitter/Observer responsibilities will include continuous observation of the patient, the Sitter/Observer is required to remain alert and in the room with the patient at all times, the Sitter/Observer will notify nursing staff if the patient requests or requires assistance outside of the sitter/observer’s responsibilities, the Sitter/Observer will notify the nursing staff to be relieved for breaks. The Sitter/Observer does not provide direct patient care.
Licenses and Certifications:
BLS or Basic Heart Saver from American Heart Association or American Red Cross required
Minimum of 18-years of age
Able to recognize important patient request and/or observations and communicate it to the appropriate team member
Requires individuals that are able to be alert the entire shift
Required fluency in the English language to function in the job environment appropriately
Good organizational and follow-though skills
Requires a mature, professional and positive individual with compassionate customer service skills; must be committed to patient and family satisfaction
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.