LNA Sitters PRN

Derry, New Hampshire
Competitive Salary
Oct 10, 2017
Jan 14, 2018
Contract Type

LNA / Sitter Job Desription

Position Summary: The Patient Sitter remains with the patient to provide constant observation and attendance. The Patient Sitter provides direct supervision and frequent safety checks on patients identified as high risk for safety issues such as falls, wandering, self-injury, delirium etc. under the direct supervision of the assigned RN.

 Essential Functions include but are not limited to:

• Remains in constant attendance observing the patient unless relieved by another staff member

• Monitors and observes patients behavior, condition and safety

• Reports any change to nursing staff immediately

• Obtains shift report and plan of care for shift from assigned RN

• Attend to patient care needs

• Anticipates need for assistance in providing safety for patient

• Competent in proper use of restraints

• Orients and reorients patient as appropriate

• Engages patient in therapeutic activities, if appropriate

• Accurate and timely documentation of care

• Maintains cleanliness of patient care area

• Communicates effectively with physicians, other providers, patients and families

• Promotes internal and external customer satisfaction

• Builds and promotes a culture of service excellence and continuous improvement

• Attendance: works as scheduled and is compliant with Attendance and Tardiness Policy

About Parkland Medical Center:

New Ideas ~ New Opportunities. Thats what youll find at Parkland Medical Center.  As an 86-bed acute care hospital located in Derry, New Hampshire.  We have the perfect location between the excitement of Boston, one hour to the South, a half hour East to the ocean with beautiful beaches, and one hour to the mountains of New Hampshire to our North.  Established in 1983, the hospital is a leading provider of high quality healthcare services.  Twice Parkland has been the recipient of Solucients “Top 100 Hospital Benchmarks for Success” Award, a distinction given to hospitals demonstrating superior performance across quality, operational and financial indicators.  In addition, Parkland has been the recipient of the Business of the Year Award by the Greater Derry Chamber of Commerce.   Parklands success in providing top-notch services also allows employees gratifying career opportunities with competitive rates, comprehensive benefits package including tuition reimbursement, matching 401(K) and even an Employee Stock Purchase Plan.  Employees are rewarded and challenged daily with a drive for success in providing innovative and compassionate care.  We are committed to excellence and our employees can feel good about our service offerings, whether it be through our new comprehensive breast health center in partnership with Lahey Clinic,; our ability to offer one of the best Chest Pain Centers accredited from the Society of Chest Pain Centers (SCPC); our new wound care and hyperbaric program; being the first New Hampshire facility to offer new Molecular Breast Imaging (MBI); or being part of a brand new 14 bed Emotional & Behavioral Wellness Unit that opened in 2015, we are ready to care and serve.  With new initiatives and expanded capabilities—theres never been a better time to join our dedicated team.

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