Observational Sitter, REQ 31449,Sitters, Per Diem
Per Diem – fill in hours
Must be available 12 weekend shifts per year
Must be available for 2 holiday shifts per year (Memorial Day, Independence Day or Labor Day) and one winter (Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s)
Must be available 2 additional shifts per month
This position is covered by the SEIU Collective Bargaining Agreement
Summary: Work on Nursing floors keeping patient in constant view and close proximity at all times.
Responsibilities: Alerts the nurse if there is a change in patient's behavior or a response that the observer is concerned about. Reviews observation care plan for the patient with the nurse at the beginning of each shift. May be asked to assist patient in routine activities of daily living under the direction of the nurse
Qualifications: Responsible, reliable, & conscientious, speaks & understands English language, is able to visually observe and physically able to escort patients. High school diploma preferred, BLS certified.