Ascension Health Patient Sitter in Baltimore, Maryland
We Are Hiring
Patient Sitter - Float Staffing 001 - FT,Night - St Agnes Hospital-Baltimore MD - Baltimore,MD
Why Join Ascension?
For more than 150 years, Saint Agnes Hospital, part of Ascension, has been dedicated to the art of healing by providing exceptional care to the greater Baltimore area. Built on a strong foundation of excellent medical care and compassion, Saint Agnes and the physicians who practice here are committed to providing the best care for our patients for many years to come.
What You Will Do
As an Associate with St. Agnes Healthcare-MD, you will have the opportunity to
Patient Sitter, performs basic patient monitoring activities under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN).
Remains at bedside of assigned patient at all times unless relieved by an appropriate staff member.
Assists in calming and/or reorienting patient in cases of agitation or confusion.
Removes visible hazards and/or broken equipment from immediate environment and reports as appropriate.
Assists with keeping patient's room clean, safe and orderly.
Other duties as assigned.
Receives assignment from the Nursing Administrative staff (nursing supervisor or secretary in the Nursing Office), receives report from the nurse, and remains with the patient until relieved.
Must be within one arms length of the patient at all times on duty. Assists with mobility activities including ambulation and transfers.
Notifies the nurse assigned to the patient immediately of any change in the patients behavior or condition using the nurse call system and communicating the necessary information to the nurse by informing the nurse of any changes in mental status and any patient complaints or other problems.
Attends to patents needs and reports needs and interactions to the RN. Provides assistance to the patients with activities of daily living, including feeding, turning, toileting, and providing a safe environment.
What You Will Need
CertifiedBLS Providerspecializing inHealth Service Providercredentialed from theAmerican Heart Association (AHA)obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.Or military CPR-First Aid training.
CertifiedNurse Aidecredentialed from theMaryland Board of Nursingobtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
Education and Work Experience:
HS or Equivalent
Required: High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
Required: 6 months relative experience. Preferred: Previous CNA experience.
Equal Employment Opportunity
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
As an equal opportunity employer, Saint Agnes Hospital does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, mental or physical disability, marital status, veterans status, military service, or any other legally protected status.
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.