Patient Sitter- Nursing Relief

Location
Alexandria, Louisiana
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 21, 2021
Closes
May 21, 2021
Ref
6688
Specialty
Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Description

Summary:

The Patient Sitter supports nursing personnel by providing preventive measures that may be required to ensure patient safety.The primary role of the Patient Sitter is to assist the clinical staff with non-combative/high-risk patients and to observe the patient to reduce the risk of potential harm that might occur if the patient were left unattended.The Patient Sitter will be qualified to attend to basic patient care needs and will perform duties as indicated by the responsibilities outlined in this job description while under the direct supervision of the Unit Charge Nurse.The Patient Sitter will be trained in the delivery of age appropriate care as per hospital policy.He/she will perform assigned tasks in accordance with the hospital’s philosophy, values, standards, policies and procedures.

Requirements:

  • American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
  • Current CPI Certification or Completion within 90 days of employment; recertification annually.
  • One year healthcare experience preferred.

If you are looking to join a rapidly growing faith-based organization that encourages professional development, we want you to become a part of the CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini family!

Work Type: 

PRN

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