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Patient Safety Attendant/Sitter - PRN/Registry - 8 Hour Days - Chicago Regional Float Pool

Date: Mar 28, 2019

Location: Evanston, IL, US, 60202

Company: Presence Health

Requisition ID: 61922

Location: Presence St Francis Hosp

Location Address:
355 Ridge Avenue, Evanston, IL  60202 United States (US)

 

Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 0
Employment Status: PRN / Registry 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Day
FLSA: N

 

SUMMARY

The Sitter under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse (RN) observes and maintains a safe and comfortable environment for patients who need continual observation or supervision.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Utilizes the caring behaviors of empathy, active listening and cultural sensitivity and supports patient dignity.
  2. Ensures a secure, safe and comfortable environment by maintaining a continued awareness of safety hazards, providing small comfort measures, and observing the patient.
  3. Communicates observations to the RN in an accurate and timely manner.  Receives report from the RN at the beginning of the shift and gives report to the RN at the end of the shift. 
  4. Demonstrates a courteous and professional manner through interactions with internal and external customers.
  5. Utilizes hospital equipment/supplies in a cost efficient manner.

 

This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions.  Other duties may be assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience

High School/GED required                                                      

12 months recent experience in a hospital setting preferred.

 

Travel is required to all Chicagoland hospitals.

 

Computer Skills                                                          

Experience in computerized documentation preferred (Epic/Meditech)

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Previous Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) certification preferred.

Business Unit: Corporate (LRHC and LPH)
Department Name: HR Central Registry


Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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