The sitter works under the direct supervision of a nurse and is responsible for the activities that support patient safety by providing supervision and a safe environment.
Must be at least 18 years of age and posses a high school diploma or equivalent.
One year of experience in direct patient care within a hospital, nursing home or home health agency within the last 3 years.
Nursing student currently enrolled in an accredited nursing program that has successfully completed at least one clinical rotation.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED
BLS (Basic Life Support) certification from AHA (American Heart Association) required Certified Nursing Assistant certification or Certified/Registered Medical Assistant preferred
SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
Must be able to write and speak effectively in English
Must be willing and able to work in various nursing units
Houston Methodist - 19 months ago