Woodlands - Patient Sitter

 
Position: Woodlands - Patient Sitter

Job ID: 152529

Location: US-TX-The Woodlands

Department: WOO NURSING OPS FLOAT

Talent Area: Patient Care Assistant

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 3p-11p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands is north Houston’s first true, free-standing pediatric hospital designed, equipped and staffed exclusively to provide care in more than 25 areas of specialty care for children and adolescents. Hospital facilities include 24 emergency center rooms, outpatient exam rooms, radiology rooms, operating rooms and acute care beds, as well as a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for a Patient Sitter - someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you provide a safe environment for patients, under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse (RN).

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Sitters are responsible for remaining with the assigned patient at all times during their assigned shift
  • Assists the R.N. to provide an environment conducive to safety for patients, visitors and employees
  • Assists in identifying patient response to care provided and reports patient condition to the RN to assure achievement of desired outcomes
  • Demonstrates willingness and ability to acquire new knowledge, demonstrate new skills needed to improve individual, team, and organizational performance
  • Attends mandatory training and development activities and meets institutional and departmental health and safety requirements by established deadlines
  • Remains current in unit/hospital information and job expectations and training
  • Demonstrates positive and effective interpersonal skills when dealing with patients/families, visitors, peers and other health care team members
  • Demonstrates the ability to problem solve, identify appropriate resources, adapt to ongoing changes and handle conflict management with a professional and supportive attitude
  • Maintains confidentiality concerning patient/family issues
  • Ensures and participates in ongoing communication with other health care team members in order to enhance the patient’s plan of care, advocate for the patient/family and facilitate unit operations


Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Ability to demonstrate age appropriate care, work well with others, and follow directions from all staff members
  • Able to prioritize and organize the workload
  • Able to respond quickly to requests
  • Must be able to interact with people of all levels
  • is knowledge of basic nursing care

Preferred

 

One year Hospital experience

Certified Nurse Aid (CNA) Certification



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