PATIENT SITTER in Henderson, NC at Maria Parham Health

Date Posted: 8/10/2019

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Job Description

Maria Parham Health

Remains at bedside of assigned patient at all times unless relieved by an appropriate staff member; never leaves patient alone for any reason. Maintains an unobstructed view of the patient at all times.   Accompanies patient when diagnostic testing is required. Immediately contacts the RN if patient requires assistance or exhibits unusual behavior or verbalizations. Immediately reports any potentially dangerous behavior or concerning conversations to the nurse. Participates in hand-off of pertinent information/behavior about assigned patient when arriving on unit or upon completion of shift assignment. Assists in calming, reorienting or deescalating patient in cases of agitation or confusion.  Assists with keeping patient’s room clean, safe and orderly. Maintains the privacy and security of all confidential and protected patient health information.  Uses and discloses only that information which is necessary to perform the function of the job. Communicates in a professional manner and demonstrates respect for patient, families/significant other and other health team members. Accurately and legibly records patient data collected. Complies with all hospital rules, regulations and nursing standards. Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Candidates with hospitalexperience, C.N.A/PCT experience or licensure are preferred.   CPR required.  HS Diploma orequivalent required



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