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Patient Sitter PRN

Kingwood, TX, United States

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Description

SHIFT: PRN

SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem

Do you want to be a part of a family and not just another employee? Are you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application today and find out what it truly means to be a part of a team.

 

We value your contributions. Our employee recognition programs encourage our teams to raise the bar. We are currently seeking a Patient Sitter to join our family. Come be a part of the change! 

 

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.


HCA Houston Healthcare Kingwood – Kingwood, Texas

 
Patient Sitter – Sitter Department

HCA Houston Healthcare Kingwood is a 439-bed acute care facility that has provided quality care to the Lake Houston area for over 25 years. It is home to the area’s only comprehensive cardiac, neuroscience and women services programs. Our Women & Children’s Center provides Level II and III neonatal intensive care units, high-risk obstetrics, a breast diagnostic center, a designated pediatric unit, and the area’s only pediatric emergency department.

 

HCA Houston Healthcare Kingwood 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.

 

What you will do in this role:

  • Must remain with the patient at all times unless there is relief.
  • Report off to a Licensed Nurse, responsible for the patient prior to leaving your duties for the shift.
  • No use of personal cell phones or patients telephone for personal calls. If there is an emergency, please notify the Charge Nurse for relief to make the phone call outside of the patient care area.
  • Appropriate work attire is required. (Please refer to the Dress Code Policy).
  • Assist Nursing staff in provision of required feeding, positioning, elimination needs, or mobility.
  • If a CNA is provided as a sitter, routine activities of daily living and vital signs are to be done for their shift.
  • Notify the staff immediately of any changes in the patient’s condition or needs for assistance.
  • Sit in an unobstructed view of the patient.
  • Accompany patients off unit to tests. Remain in at least one arm’s length from patient while off unit.
  • Possible may be required to sit with two patients in one room. The sitter must position self to maintain an unobstructed view of both patients. Additional staff will assist when performing tasks such as ambulating one patient, so the other patient is monitored.
  • If the patient is restrained, only the Licensed Nurse will remove or adjust restraints
  • To follow Patient Sitter request policy
  • Performs all other job-related duties as assigned


Qualifications

What qualifications you will need:

  • Experience working with the public and excellent communication skills required
  • Experience in patient care/transportation preferred
 

HCA Healthcare ranks on Fortune’s list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years and HCA ranks 63rd on the fortune 500 list. In addition Ethisphere named HCA as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. We want you to join our tradition of excellence. Intrigued? We’d love to hear from you.

 

If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our recruiters. We are actively interviewing so apply today!

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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Facility: Kingwood Medical Center
Job ID: 03198-106524
Category: Nursing Support
Contract: PRN/Per Diem
Shift: PRN
Job Class: PRN

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