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LifePoint Health Patient Sitter - FT - Days in Lake Havasu City, Arizona

Under the supervision of an RN, responsible for providing Patient Observation/Sitter services to hospital patients as deemed necessary. Responsible for providing close and/or continuous observation of adolescent, adult and geriatric patients who may be at risk for adverse events such as falls, self-injury or harm to others. Reports any complaints, change in condition, including any falls, incidents, or behaviors to the nurse. Uses two patient identifiers to clearly identify the patient before providing care to the patient. Create and maintain a calm atmosphere throughout the unit and through the shift.

_Essential Functions_
To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Assists patients with tending to personal care and activities of daily living, including but not limited to bathing, grooming, and eating.

Reports abnormal findings or changes in physical, mental, and emotional conditions to nursing staff.

Assists with keeping patient room clean and orderly.

Every effort has been made to make this job description as complete as possible. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties the incumbent will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is a logical assignment to the position. This position description does not restrict the right of management to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities with and without notice.

*Minimum Education Required * High school diploma

Certifications required within 90 days of hire Basic Life Support (BLS)

Required Skills Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Job: *Nursing/Medical Assistant

Organization: *Havasu Regional Medical Center

Title: Patient Sitter - FT - Days

Location: Arizona-Lake Havasu City

Requisition ID: 7430-5099

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