Patient Sitter- Casual

Job ID: J120908
Company: Jefferson Regional Medical Center
Location: Jefferson Hills, PA, United States
Facility: Jefferson Hospital
Full/Part Time: Part time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Apr 20, 2018

Share:

Description

GENERAL OVERVIEW

Provides an environment conducive to patients who may be at high risk for injury, falls or wandering due to various medical conditions. The primary responsibility is to ensure patient safety by providing continuous visual observation and appropriate intervention.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides for direct and continuous observation of patients under direct supervision of the registered nurse.  Carries out appropriate action taken to prevent or reduce the risk of harm to the patient such as limiting movement to avoid falls, preventing patient from removing intravenous lines and/or catheters, notifying staff if patient appears to have harmed self. 
  • Continuously monitors and immediately notifies the Registered Nurse caring for the patient of changes in the patient’s appearance and/or behavior including change in skin color, change in breathing pattern, change in responsiveness, agitation, combativeness or any behaviors that might represent increasing safety risk
  • Accompanies patient to any clinical tests or procedures off the unit.  Remains within sight of the patient unless otherwise directed by the person performing the test or procedure.
  • Assists RN in providing care in an emergency situation by alerting the RN to a change in the patient's condition, when necessary, initiating the code 99 process, anticipating needs and securing supplies as indicated.
  • Assists in keeping the patient’s room clean and orderly.
  • Maintains established policies and procedures, safety and environmental standards.

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum

  • High school diploma/GED

Preferred

  • Prior sitter experience in acute care, extended care or home care preferred.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
EEO is The Law
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/ProtectedVeterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity (http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf)
We endeavor to make this site accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact number below.
For accommodation requests, please call HR Services at 844-242-HR4U or visit HR Services Online at HRServices@highmarkhealth.org

Share:

Interested in working at the Highmark Health enterprise?
Take the first step by joining our Talent Network today!

Join Our Talent Network

Similar Jobs

Nursing Assistant I-9C - Oncology-Full Time

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Patient Support

Nursing Assistant-5C Telemetry-Full Time

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Patient Support

Nursing Assistant I- 11C Cardiac ICU-Full Time

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Patient Support

Medical Assistant I - Primary Care - Fox Chapel -Full Time

Fox Chapel, PA, United States
Patient Support

Patient Care Tech- Part Time

Jefferson Hills, PA, United States
Patient Support

Nursing Assistant- 9C - Oncology- Full Time

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Patient Support

Nursing Assistant-5C Telemetry- Full Time

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Patient Support

Patient Care Associate 4 NE Telemetry

Erie, PA, United States
Patient Support

Patient Care Associate 4 NE

Erie, PA, United States
Patient Support

Nursing Assistant- 9C - Oncology- Full Time

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Patient Support

Nursing Assistant- Per Diem Pool- Full Time

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Patient Support

Nursing Assistant I- 11C Cardiac ICU-Full Time

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Patient Support

Nursing Assistant- 11C Cardiac ICU- Casual

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Patient Support

Medical Assistant Certified - Gyn/Onc - West Penn - Full Time

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Patient Support

Medical Assistant I - Radiation Oncology - AGH - Full Time

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Patient Support

Patient Care Tech- Full Time

Jefferson Hills, PA, United States
Patient Support

Medical Assistant Certified Sr. - Dermatology - Fox Chapel - Full Time

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Patient Support

Nursing Assistant - 3N Telemetry - Full-Time

Monroeville, PA, United States
Patient Support

Nursing Assistant - Full-Time - West Penn Hospital

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Patient Support

Medical Assistant Certified - Dermatology - Fox Chapel - Full Time

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Patient Support

Medical Assistant Certified - Dermatology - Fox Chapel - Full Time

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Patient Support

Patient Attendant-Per Diem Pool

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Patient Support

Licensed Practical Nurse - Nephrology - Full Time

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Patient Support

CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT-1

Erie, PA, United States
Patient Support