PATIENT SITTER, Casual (As Needed), 11:00PM - 7:00AM
Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital - Bolingbrook, IL

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PATIENT SITTER, Casual (As Needed), 11:00PM - 7:00AM
- 144879 Description

Provide support to our patients which may be at high risk for injury due to various medical conditions. The sitter does not engage in conversations with the patient regarding his/her medical or psychiatric condition or plan of care nor does he/she offer suggestions. The sitter will refer the patient to the nurse or physician to answer any questions regarding care. The sitter monitors the patient's verbalizations and immediately informs the nurse if the patient expresses any idea or intention to hurt self/others or leave without physician's permission (elopement or Against Medical Advice {AMA}). He/She works under the direct clinical supervision of the Charge Nurse.

Qualifications
  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Minimum 6 months experience in patient care.
  • CPR certification.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with patients, familes, peers, and supervisors

Job : Other Non-Clinical Professional
Organization : Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital
Primary Location : US-IL-Bolingbrook

Schedule : Per Diem
Shift : Night
Job Level : Entry Level
Education Level : High School Diploma / GED
Travel : No
Job Posting : Feb 6, 2013, 4:01:13 PM

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The hospitals of Adventist Midwest Health do more than care for our patients’ physical needs. With a mission of “Extending the...