LNA Sitters

Derry, New Hampshire
Competitive Salary
Oct 12, 2017
Jan 11, 2018
Contract Type

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
  • Works as scheduled and is compliant with Attendance and Tardiness Policy

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