Prime Healthcare

Patient Sitter - PRN

Facility Riverview Regional Medical Center
Location
US-AL-Gadsden
ID
2022-107001
Category
Aide
Position Type
Per Diem
Shift
Nights
Job Type
Non-Exempt

Overview

Join an award-winning team of dedicated professional committed to our core values of quality, compassion and community! Riverview Regional Medical Center, a member of Prime Healthcare, offers incredible opportunities to expand your horizons and be part of a community dedicated to making a difference.

 

Located in Gadsden, Alabama, Riverview Regional Medical Center is a 281-bed acute-care hospital serving more than 350,000 residents in Etowah and surrounding counties. A full range of services and programs are offered, including the only accredited Cath Lab in Northeast Alabama, Sleep Lab, Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center, and the Women's Diagnostic Imaging Center. Riverview Regional Medical Center is accredited by The Joint Commission and is rated among the top 5% of hospitals in the nation for patient safety. Riverview is also the area’s highest rated hospital, receiving Four-Stars from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS). Originally named Holy Name of Jesus Hospital, Riverview Regional Medical Center was founded in 1917 by the Sisters of the Missionary Servants of the Most Blessed Trinity.  To learn more about Riverview Regional Medical Center and the services it provides, visit www.riverviewregional.com.

Responsibilities

Under the supervision of an Registered Nurse, the patient Sitter maintains constant visual observation of assigned patient. Assists in the provision of a safe and clean environment. Communicates observations of the patient’s activity and behavior on a regular basis to the assigned nurse. Communicates in a professional manner and demonstrates respect for patient, families/significant other and other health care members. Offers support to peers and staff.

Qualifications

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING
 
1. High School Diploma or equivalent.
2. Knowledge of Microsoft Office and basic computer skills.
3. Ability to communicate in English orally and in writing.
4. Within 90 days be eligible to participate in a C.N.A. Training program.
5. BLS (AHA) certification required.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics.  If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.  EEO is the Law: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

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