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Hermitage, TN, United States

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TriStar Summit Medical Center

Patient Safety Attendant

Shift: PRN

Our Mission- Above all else, we’re committed to the care and improvement of human life.

For us, it's all about people. Here at HCA, you will find that caring extends to our patients, employees, and the communities we serve. It is demonstrated by the over 30,000 volunteer hours we provide annually, industry leading patient satisfaction scores, and defined pathways for the personal as well as professional growth of our employees. Our dedication has to awards of recognition including being named a World’s Most Admired Company by Fortune Magazine. Are you looking for an employer with many different career options and a people-focused culture? You’ve come to the right place. 

A few of the benefits we provide you:

  • Industry Leading Clinical Training and Professional Academy- Emerging Leaders
  • Tuition Reimbursement and Student Loan Forgiveness Programs
  • 401k (3%-9% match based on tenure)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Full Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • New Extended Family Leave
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Hundreds of consumer discounts
  • Financial Fitness Program with a Certified Financial Planner

About this opportunity:

Our 218 bed facility is located in Hermitage TN and was named as a Top Hospital in Quality by The Joint Commission. We are certified as a primary stroke Center and accredited Chest Pain Center and cancer program. We, the employees of TriStar Summit Medical Center, have a unique calling to care for those in need, whether they are patients or loved ones. In fulfilling this calling we believe in and practice daily, the values and standards that place us at the Summit of health care. Every employee is committed to the I SERVE...with pleasure values which we hold in the daily performance of our duties. 

These are the expectations of all TriStar Summit employees. They are a reflection of us individually and as a group. To ensure high-quality, compassionate patient care, we depend on the collaborative efforts of our entire team, from physicians to support staff. So if you’re all about making a difference in healthcare, TriStar Summit offers excellent opportunities to advance your career and achieve your goals. 

Working under the supervision of a licensed nurse, the Sitter/Therapeutic Companion performs patient care activities necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients.  The position's tasks and responsibilities include: 
  • Serves and collects food trays.  
  • Assists and accompanies patients when transportation for exams and treatments are necessary.
  • Assists patients in ambulating.  
  • Assists patients in activities of daily living as needed.
  • Changes bed linens.
  • Provides encouragement, support and comfort to patients and family members.
  • Follows Standard/Universal Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
  • Ability to quickly make decisions to report patient condition with minimal supervision.
  • Observes patients on a continual basis to ensure safety and well being.
  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.
  • Provides therapeutic companionship.
  • Records daily care notes as needed.
  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.


  • High School Graduate / GED
  • Sitter experience preferred
  • American Heart Association or Red Cross BLS Healthcare Provider within 6 months

TriStar Summit Medical Center
Facility: TriStar Summit Medical Center
Job ID: 00025-74662
Category: Nursing Support
Contract: PRN/Per Diem
Shift: PRN
Job Class: PRN

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