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Patient Sitter PRN (as needed) in Hickory, NC at Frye Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 12/2/2018

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Job Description

Frye Regional Medical Center

As a part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare, our community hospital is being supported with more resources than ever before. Duke LifePoint combines Duke University Health System's unparalleled expertise in clinical excellence, quality and patient safety with LifePoint Health's financial resources and extensive operational experience - making our hospital even stronger. 
Duke LifePoint Healthcare's pledge to our hospital and the communities we serve is quality, expertise and commitment.
•         Quality is the cornerstone of Duke LifePoint, and it is the central focus of everything the organization and our hospital strive to achieve. 
•         Duke LifePoint pledges to bring a wealth of expertise and resources to strengthen the already excellent care our hospital delivers. 
•         And, Duke LifePoint's commitment is to work collaboratively with our hospital to make our community healthier by strengthening local healthcare delivery for the future.  
For more information about Duke LifePoint, visit

Job Description:
Working under the supervision of a RN, the patient sitter maintains constant direct observation and visualization of identified patient(s).
  1. Patient Observation
  2. Patient Safety
  3. Patient Privacy
  4. Communication
  5. Conduct
  6. Insures comfort and safety of patient at all times and stays within arm’s length, observing and reporting to nurse pertinent observations about patient condition as appropriate. 
**This position is never guaranteed hours.**

Job Requirements

High School Diploma or GED preferred.
Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran