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Kadlec Patient Sitter in Richland, Washington


Kadlec Regional Medical Center has an exciting opportunity for a Patient Sitter to join our growing Sitters team located in Richland, Washington!

Shift Details: Full-time, 0.9 FTE, Day Shift. Shifts include every other weekend.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Student pursuing career in a patient care setting

  • Bi-lingual or multi-lingual skills

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

As a Patient Sitter you perform a variety of tasks to assist ensuring that the assigned patient(s) is safe and unable to harm themselves. Also performs non-direct patient care duties as assigned.

  • Demonstrate and sustain compliance with Kadlec Caregiver Expectations Standard of Excellence and Code of Conduct

  • Assist professional nursing staff with direct observation of patients and by performing basic non-technical tasks under direction and supervision

  • Provide secondary assistance with nursing staff for patient bed mobility and patient transfers

  • Adhere to department procedures and standards

  • Prepare room and bed for receiving patient, assuring a clean and safe environment

  • Continue to observe patient's environment to ensure safety and comfort

  • Communicate effectively with patients, families, and staff demonstrating a positive and caring attitude; demonstrates sensitivity to patient's emotional, social and mental health needs

  • Recognize and report changes in the patient and the environment following department procedures and standards

  • Immediately alerts nursing personnel to emergency situations

  • Adhere to standard policies as outlined in the unit related to infection control, fire and safety, hazardous chemicals, personnel policies, and departmental procedures and standards

  • Respond within 60 minutes when called into work after being placed on-call

  • Provide age appropriate care

  • Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on the department/unit as outlined in the established procedures

  • Participate in maintaining safety of patients and environment; ensuring patients are not left or placed in an unsafe situation

  • Participate in unit and hospital wide quality improvement activities in order to improve patient care and comply with regulatory groups such as Leapfrog and Core Measures

  • Perform duties to ensure patient safety

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit


Our Mission

Provide safe compassionate care. We promise to answer the call of every person we serve; to know them, care for them and ease their way. We are committed to safety, compassion, respect, integrity, stewardship, excellence and collaboration.

About Us

Located in sunny Tri-Cities, WA, Kadlec is the largest non-profit healthcare provider in the region. Kadlec is the premier choice for customer service excellence, providing compassionate healthcare by combining cutting-edge technology and innovation with evidence-based, patient-focused care. Kadlec does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Law. EOE. To learn more, click here: https://kadlec.jobs/about-us/

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Certified Nursing Assistant

Location: Washington-Richland

Req ID: 310679