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Patient Safety Sitter - Emergency Room - Per Diem Night

Company: Jfkaudiology
Location: Perth Amboy
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

**Patient Safety Sitter - Emergency Room - Per Diem Night**RARITAN BAY MEDICAL CENTER- PERTH AMBOY Perth Amboy **Requisition #** 2021-101247 **Shift**Night **Status**Per Diem **Weekend Work**One Weekend a Month **Holidays**Two of 6 **On Call**No On-Call Required **Shift Hours**11p.m. - 7a.m. **Address**530 New Brunswick Avenue, Perth Amboy, 08861 **Overview** **Responsibilities**A day in the life of a **Patient Safety Sitter** at Hackensack *Meridian* Health includes: * Under direction of the RN, provides a safe environment for patients whose behavior warrants observation, for at risk for falls * Utilizes appropriate communication channels; obtains report and communicates all changes in behavior to the RN * Continuously observes the patient within eyesight range at arms length and by maintaining presence in the room * Responds to patients attempts to ambulate and get up by first putting on call light and calling out for help * Arranges scheduled breaks and meals with RN * Observes and reports patients' behaviors and changes to RN promptly * Ensure patient satisfaction and positive patient communications outcomes by promoting concepts of Pride in Caring * Introduces self, greets and orients patient to role of sitter * Communicates patients needs, requests and complaints of pain to RN promptly * Keeps patient informed of status of requests * Maintains confidentiality and privacy of patient and information * Provides competent observation to patients and intervenes appropriately for fall risk utilizing safe patient approach **Qualifications*** High School Diploma or GED * Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association required * Previous experience in a hospital setting preferred If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today! **Our Network****Hackensack Meridian *Health* (HMH) is a Mandatory COVID-19 and Influenza Vaccination Facility**As a courtesy to assist you in your job search, we would like to send your resume to other areas of our Hackensack Meridian Health network who may have current openings that fit your skills and experience.**Learn about this location**

Keywords: Jfkaudiology, New York , Patient Safety Sitter - Emergency Room - Per Diem Night, Other , Perth Amboy, New York

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