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PATIENT SITTER at Northwest Texas Healthcare System in Amarillo, Texas

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full Time

Job Description:


POSITION SUMMARY: Collaborates with the RN to provide a safe environment for the patients. Supports an organizational culture for Service Excellence and practices the Service Excellence Standards to all customer groups.* *Provides direct continual observation of patients requiring special precautions to ensure a safe environment during their hospital stay.* Sitters are responsible for remaining with the assigned patient at all times during their assigned shift.* Assists the R.N. to provide an environment conducive to safety for patients, visitors and employees. Maintains professional behavior when dealing with issues or conflicts, utilizing appropriate resources, as needed.* The concepts of the patient centered care delivery model will provide the foundation for all nursing care. Northwest is a 495 bed system serving the city of Amarillo and the surrounding region. We offer the ideal combination of traditional values and the most advanced technologies in healthcare, plus the conveniences of big city living in a friendly, smaller-town atmosphere. From the beauty of Palo Duro Canyon and great recreational facilities, to our quality educational system, Amarillo is a great place to live and work. A hospital is only as good as its caregivers. That's why we're looking for allied health professionals who are dedicated and passionate about their work. We're looking for employees who can add to our culture of exemplary patient care and personal excellence. We're looking for exceptional professionals who share our vision and values. Northwest Texas Healthcare System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. DISCLAIMERNorthwest Texas Healthcare System, a subsidiary of UHS, is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.


EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE AND LICENSES/REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED: High School Diploma or equivalent required Some experience in the hospital setting preferred Possess current BLS certification upon hire and maintain certification throughout employment HWC and Verbal de-escalation completion within 30 days of hire and maintain throughout employment