OSF Healthcare Careers

Patient Sitter - OSF007067

Hours per week: 0.1
Status (Benefits): Limited
Work Schedule: PRN
Location: 1401 E 12TH St, Mendota, IL, United States

1401 E 12TH St, Mendota, IL, United States

Job Description

Description

The Patient Sitter assists the nursing staff in observing and following the direction from the RN with the goal of keeping the patient safe. The PSA provides constant supervision to assure a safe, comfortable environment to identified high risk patients who may be agitated, impulsive, disoriented and/or at risk of falling, self-injury, or inflicting self-harm.

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

High School diploma, GED, or equivalent experience. 

 

Ability to sit and walk for long periods of time.

 

Able to push and pull hospital beds and wheelchairs.

 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Previous experience in a healthcare setting

 

BLS and/or First Aid Certification

 

Customer Service Skills

 

 

 

 

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled

Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.

 

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Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.