Patient Safety Sitter/Monitor (PRN Float Pool)

  • National Park Medical Center
  • Hot Springs, AR
  • Jan 05, 2021

Job Description

This position involves monitoring a patient 1:1 for safety to prevent: falls, disruption of medical devices, self harm, flight risk situations, etc. Responsibilities include: sitting in the patient's room, monitoring for signs or symptoms of patient agitation, or change from baseline, and reporting to nursing staff as needed.  Additional duties to be performed when patient monitoring is not needed include: assisting with clerical activities as assigned, answering patient call lights and assisting with patient transport.   Employees will be required to work two, eight hour shifts per week. Minimum Required: High School Diploma or equivalent. Must be proficient in English, verbal and written communication skills.  BLS within 30 days or hire. Preferred: Previous experience in a healthcare setting.  Current enrollment in a healthcare related field of study.

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