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Patient Sitter

Company:
SCL Health
Location:
Wheat Ridge, CO
Post Date:
September 12, 2021
Job Status:
Full-Time
Description:

 

You.

 

 

 

You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Safety Attendant / Patient Sitter.

 

 

 

Youre ready to roll up your sleeves. Eager to ask questions. And willing to go above and beyond to ease a patients pain.

 

 

 

Youre great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.

 

 

 

Us.

 

 

 

Lutheran Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 249-bed community-based hospital provides comprehensive, specialty care to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. Dating back to 1905, we are proud of the rich history and inspiring mission our hospital has embodied for over 110 years. 

 

 

 

Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.

 

 

 

We.

 

 

 

Together well align mission and careers, values and workplace. Well honor each others dignity and surpass the standards we set. Well encourage joy, demand safety and take pride in our integrity.

 

 

 

Well laugh at each others jokes (even the bad ones). Well hello and high five. Well celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.

 

 

 

Were proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.

 

 

 

Your day.

 

 

 

As a Safety Attendant / Patient Sitter, you need to know how to:

 

 

 
     
  • Observe patient behavior and maintains patient safety.
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  • Maintain an uninterrupted line of sight with the patient and assist the patient in completion of daily personal care.
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  • Report any and all activity outside of established parameters to the Nurse Manager, Professional Registered Nurse, or delegated Licensed Practical Nurse.
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  • Obtain report from the assigned nurse or from the current sitter. Remain with the patient until relieved for breaks, meals and shift change.
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  • Accompany patient to other departments when patient is scheduled for tests/treatments.
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  • Notify the patients assigned nurse of any change in patients mental status or condition immediately. Notify the nurse of any safety concerns.
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  • Orientate patient on use of call bell, bed controls, phone, lights and bathroom.
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Your experience.

 

 

 

We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:

 

 

 
     
  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required
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  • Current BLS certification endorsed by the American Heart Association or the ability to obtain within sixty (60) days of hire (with prior approval), required
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  • At least one (1) year of experience in a healthcare setting, preferred
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Your next move.

 

 

 

Now that you know more about being a Safety Attendant / Patient Sitter on our team we hope youll join us. At SCL Health youll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.

 

 

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