Kadlec Patient Sitter in Richland, Washington
Kadlec has an exciting opportunity for a Patient Sitter to join our growing Patient Sitter team located in Richland, Washington!
Shift Details: Full time, 0.9. 12 hour variable shifts (primarily days). Shifts include weekends.
GED or High School Diploma from an accredited educational institution required.
Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS required.
- Bi-lingual or multi-lingual skills preferred.
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) are safe and unable to harm themselves. Also perform non-direct patient care duties as assigned.
Assists professional nursing staff with direct observation of patients and by performing basic non-technical tasks under direction and supervision.
Provides secondary assistance with nursing staff for patient bed mobility and patient transfers.
Adheres to department procedures and standards.
Prepares room and bed for receiving patient, assuring a clean and safe environment. Continues to observe patient's environment to ensure safety and comfort.
Communicates effectively with patients, families, and staff demonstrating a positive and caring attitude; demonstrates sensitivity to patient's emotional, social and mental health needs.
Recognizes and reports changes in the patient and the environment following department procedures and standards. Immediately alerts nursing personnel to emergency situations.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details —
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.
Located in sunny Tri-Cities, Washington, Kadlec is the largest non-profit healthcare provider in the region. Kadlec is the premier choice for customer service excellence, providing compassionate healthcare to the region by combining cutting-edge technology and innovation with evidence-based, patient-focused care. Kadlec is proud to be part of Planetree (Planetree.org) and continues to be recognized nationally as a “Best in Class Employer.” 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: http://www.kadlec.org/careers/about-kadlec
Job Category: Other Healthcare Support
Req ID: 210222