Patient Sitter, Care Link, PRN, Variable, Piedmont Newnan
Company: Piedmont Atlanta Hospital
Posted on: June 12, 2021
The Patient Sitter is responsible for observation of patients who
have been assessed as confused, combative, have the potential to
cause themselves harm, or are a fall risk. The sitter will contact
the staff nurse as appropriate with concerns. The sitter functions
under the direct supervision of the nurse responsible for the care
of the patient.
1. Receive report from the assigned patients nurses regarding their
safety status, condition, mobility and diet.
2. Monitor patients to provide a safe environment free from
3. Observe and report any complications/ deviations/unusual
information about the patient or environment to the patients
assigned nurse. Team member will refrain from the use of personal
devices while in the patients room.
4. Follows appropriate AIDET guidelines.
5. Provides support to the patient, family, visitors and care team
of assigned patients.
6. Document patient activity, concerns and communication regarding
the patient by notifying the primary nurse.
7. Sitter must remain with the patient at all times unless relieved
by an appropriate staff member.
8. The sitter will report off at the end of the shift to the
primary nurse and oncoming sitter.
9. Adhere to entity policies, procedures and defined standards.
10. All other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
Skill and ability to communicate effectively both verbally and
Skill and ability to handle multiple priorities and deadlines.
Ability to work as a member of a team.
Skill and ability in Microsoft Office applications.
The above information is intended to describe the general nature
and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.
It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities,
duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
High school graduate or equivalent.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:
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