The Patient Safety Sitter is an entry level position that will assume the role of patient safety/direct observation staff for psychiatric or medical patients when necessary either on psychiatric or non-psychiatric units: Medical/Surgical floors, PICU or the Emergency Department. Patient Safety Sitters will care for children including activities of daily living, maintaining a safe environment and the management of harmful behaviors. The Patient Safety Sitters will be expected to deliver competent care to patients and families as supervised and delegated by the RN/LVN.
Schedule will require (1) 12 hour shift and (1) 12 hour On-Call shift per week
Day shifts and night shifts are available: Please indicate your preference when applying
High School Diploma or equivalent is required
CPR BLS is required within 60 days of employment
CPI Non-Violent Crisis Intervention and CPI Children's Control Position must be completed within 60 days of start date
Completion of a Certified Nurse Assistant or Medical Assistant course or other comparable health care provider program preferred
Experience in inpatient psychiatry or partial hospital psychiatric treatment preferred