Patient Sitter Emergency Services Day Shift

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  • Physicians Regional Medical Center - Pine Ridge Physicians Regional Medical Center - Pine Ridge

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  • Full Time

Job Description

This is for a full-time assignment as a Patient Sitter in our Emergency Department.

Overnight, (7pm-7am).

  • Works under the supervision and guidance of a staff nurse to provide observation of patients.
  • Assists with helping a nursing employee when entering a patient's room.  
  • Exercises all duties consistent with the needs of all patients/customers.
  • Observes a patient or close observation of several patients.
  • Respects all aspects of confidentiality with behavioral health patients.
  • Observes room for safe environment for behavioral health patient(s), visitors and staff members.  
  • Observes patient for any behavior that could indicate potential problems for patient or staff and alerts nursing staff immediately. 
  • High School Graduate or equivalent.
  • Completion of Patient Sitter training.
  • Successful completion of 2 days orientation period.
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