191-41 Patient Sitter (D/N) PRN - Emergency Department
Mountain View Regional - Las Cruces, NM

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Description

Position Purpose

1.

The purpose of the Patient Care Sitter is to maintain a safe environment for the patient and others.

2.

To provide continual observation to patients who are unable to maintain their own safety.

3. To support the organization’s fall prevention, suicide and restraint/seclusion patient safety initiatives.

Qualifications

Position Qualifications

Education:
Possess a minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent (i.e. GED)

Experience

Desired characteristics include at least two (2) years of experience in a hospital or medically related environment

Must be able to follow directions and to perform work according to department standards when no directions are given.

Must be emotionally mature and able to function effectively under stress.

A sitter may be a nurse, an aide, a student, agency personnel or a non-patient care staff member.

Licenses/Certificates

Current BLS (Basic Life Support) required - within 30 days

Job

Nursing Services

Primary Location

NM-Las Cruces

Organization

Mountain View Regional

Working Location

Emergency Department

Shift

All Shifts

Forecasted paid hours per shift

6

Forecasted hours per pay week

12

Employee Status

PRN