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Texas Health Resources Patient Sitter in Kaufman, Texas

Patient Sitter PRN – Sitters

Fast-paced, high volume Sitters department is looking for top skilled Patient Sitter. Is that you?

Work location: Texas Health Kaufman, 850 Ed Hall Dr. Kaufman, TX 75142

Work hours: PRN; variable shifts as needed/available

Sitters Department highlights:

  • Community hospital we support and are part of

  • Family-oriented environment

  • Strong foundation and Culture of Excellence from entrance to exit

Here’s What You Need

  • H.S. Diploma or Equivalent Required

  • No experience Required and

  • Hospital experience Preferred

  • BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly Required And

  • CPI - Crisis Prevention Intervention Training 30 Days Required

  • High degree of confidentiality, patience and positive interpersonal skills.

What You Will Do

  • 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.

Additional perks of being a Texas Health Patient Sitter

  • Benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, Paid Parental Leave, flex spending, tuition reimbursement, Student Loan Repayment Program as well as several other benefits.

  • Delivery of high quality of patient care through nursing education, nursing research and innovations in nursing practice.

  • Strong Unit Based Council (UBC).

  • A supportive, team environment with outstanding opportunities for growth.

  • 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 .

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