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Texas Health Resources Patient Sitter working PRN, Nights at Texas Health Denton in Denton, Texas

Patient Sitter- (PRN)

We're looking for qualified Patient Sitters like you to join our Texas Health Family.

Position Highlights

  • Work location: Texas Health Denton: 3000 N. I-35 Denton, Texas 76201

  • Work environment: Sitter

  • Work hours: PRN (As Needed) Rotating Shifts

  • Salary range: $13.00-$16.82 (based on relevant experience).

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton is a 255-bed, full-service hospital that has served North Texas and southern Oklahoma since 1987. Hospital services include heart and vascular care, women’s services, a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, orthopedics and sports medicine, pain management, emergency medicine, and a weight loss surgery program. As one of the largest employers in Denton County, Texas Health Denton has more than 1,000 employees and more than 325 physicians on its medical staff practicing in more than 45 specialties. Located 45 miles northwest of downtown Dallas and 40 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth, Texas Health Denton is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, a Joint Commission accredited Primary Stroke Center and a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

Qualifications

Education

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent is required

Experience

  • Hospital experience preferred

Licenses and Certifications

  • BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support (prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly) required AND

  • CPI - Crisis Prevention Intervention Training within 30 days required

Skills and Abilities

High degree of confidentiality and positive interpersonal skills.

Position Responsibilities

Stays in room, as appropriate, and watches patient at all times.

• Collects data on patient's activities/verbalization as requested and reports findings to nurse.

• Reports any unusual verbal or physical activities via call bell, emergency call bell, or Vocera.

• Coordinates with staff when lunch, dinner, or restroom break needed.

• Notifies staff for any patient requests, such as bathroom, re-positioning.

• In collaboration/consultation with nurse, incorporates cultural/religious needs and beliefs into delivery of care.

• Attends training and education appropriate to care setting and practice

• Takes action to protect patient rights and/or preferences.

• Follows chain of command.

• Participates in the process improvement activities within the department/hospital as requested

• Follows accepted scheduling guidelines.

Why Texas Health

At Texas Health, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, excellence-driven culture make it a place you’ll love to call home.

Here are a few of our recent awards:

  • 2021 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (7th year in a row)

  • Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 years running)

  • “America’s Best Employers for Diversity” list by Forbes

  • A “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" by Fortune and Great Place to Work®

Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits , Job Listings by Category , recent Awards we’ve won and more.

Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org .

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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