Patient Sitter

RWJBarnabas Health

Lakewood, NJ 08701

Posted 4 weeks ago

Job Description

Patient SitterReq #:39137

Category:Nurses Aide

Status:Per Diem


Facility:Monmouth Medical Center - Southern Campus


Patient Watch, 600 River Road, Lakewood, NJ 08701

Patient sitters provide key assistance with patients who require special precautions. Sitters are responsible for remaining with the assigned patient at all times during their assigned shift except when relieved by staff for break and meal times; and are expected to remain awake, alert and observant to prevent injury or escape. Sitters are also expected to comply with hospital policies on confidentiality, infection control and compassionate care. Adherence to patient restrictions and ability to appropriately manage aggressive, violent, and confused behavior required. While sitters provide a key assist to the nursing staff, they are not to perform any form of direct patient care.

High school diploma or equivalency required. Attendance of Patient Safety Class

RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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