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Patient Sitter

Pearland, TX, United States

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HCA Houston Healthcare Pearland - Pearland, TX.
Patient Sitter – Emergency Department.

Work Schedule: PRN/As Needed

HCA Houston Healthcare Pearland is a 53-bed acute care facility which features surgical suites, cesarean-section rooms, a general nursery, a Level II neonatal intensive care unit, 3D digital mammography, and a 24-hour emergency department.


HCA Houston Healthcare Pearland has partnered with The Woman’s Hospital of Texas to provide women in Pearland convenient access to the highly regarded, specialized services of The Woman’s Hospital of Texas. HCA Houston Healthcare Pearland is affiliated with HCA Houston Healthcare, part of the HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division. The division is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, emergency centers and diagnostic imaging facilities in greater Houston, Corpus Christi and South Texas. Facilities include: 17 hospitals, nine ambulatory care centers, 13 off-campus emergency centers, and a regional transfer center. 


HCA Houston Healthcare Pearland is currently accepting applications for Patient Sitter – Emergency Department.

  • In collaboration with licensed staff, organizes patient care to accomplish required functions.
  • Environment: Maintains a safe room and patient care space, adhering to reduction in ligature risks and completion of safe room checklists
  • Personal Needs: Assists with personal needs including feeding, bathing and elimination ensuring the safety of the patient is maintained.
  • De-escalation: Acts to minimize stimulation and redirect behavior
  • Escalation: Identify behaviors that have potential for patient or staff harm and escalate to licensed persons, security and calls code grey when aggressive behavior escalates.
  • Restraints: Assist with application, removal and monitoring of restraints
  • Monitoring: Maintains monitoring forms and observations per unit standards
  • Security: Ensures room and patient safety
  • Assists in the orientation of new staff as needed.
  • Applies principle of infection control in the provision of patient care activities.  Washes hands, may require the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) during various tasks/activities.  PPE includes, but is not limited to, back support belts, gloves, masks, and safety glasses. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.  


  • Completion of and/or current enrollment in a CNA, Psychiatric Technician, EMT, nursing or related program preferred.
  • Psych Tech exp. highly desired.
  • Basic computer skills
  • Good communication skills
  • BLS required
  • CPI required to be completed during orientation

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Facility: HCA Houston Pearland
Job ID: 26516-105461
Category: Nursing Support
Contract: PRN/Per Diem
Shift: PRN
Job Class: PRN

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