Patient Sitter Per Diem
At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.
We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.
In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:
If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you.
Summary: Responsibilities will focus on patient safety. The Patient Sitter position will help maintain a safe and secure environment. Patient monitoring and observation is essential to the Patient Sitter role. Levels of observation include routine safety checks, constant observation (1:1) and line of sight observation. Responding to emergencies and assisting in the management of the patients is required. The Patient Sitter will also provide general floor support. Helping to restock supplies, escorting patients off the unit for diagnostic testing, and couriering samples to the lab are examples.
Maintains Patient Safety while monitoring patients
- Maintains required observation levels on all assigned patients.
- Maintains therapeutic boundaries with all patients
Restraint, Seclusion and Patient Observation
Interactions with patients and visitors
- Treats visitors and employees in a courteous manner; is supportive of those who may be having difficulties.
- Provides support/guidance to visitors and employees.
- Demonstrates the ability to interact appropriately with a challenging individual
The above statements reflect the general duties and are not to be considered as a detailed description of all the work assignments.
Must be able to pass all pre-employment requirements, which includes but is not limited to a a drug screen, physical, and background check(s).
- High School Diploma/GED
- Background checks as required by Federal and State law
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Paid Vacation (PTO)
- Paid Sick time
Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.
Important COVID message
Please note, our Sharon Regional Medical Center is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence, and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously canceled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled and professional way.