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Patient Sitter - Per Diem

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Location: Teaneck, NJ, United States
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Patient Sitter

Holy Name is New Jersey's last remaining independent, Catholic health system, comprising a comprehensive 361-bed acute care medical center, a cancer center, medical fitness center, residential hospice, nursing school, and physician network. The system has a national reputation for providing culturally sensitive care to a diverse population, drawing patients from across the New York City region to its specialty centers and renowned doctors. Holy Name's mission to provide technologically advanced, compassionate and personalized care extends across a continuum that encompasses education, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and wellness maintenance. The system is known as a high-quality, low-cost provider of extraordinary clinical care given by compassionate, highly trained physicians and staff.

A Brief Overview
The patient care assistant functions under the direction of the professional nurse; performs specific duties necessary for the support of nursing care and reports all observations and results to the RN.

What you will do

  • Ensuring the supervision of patients at all times
  • Assisting patients with basic personal care, and to move or walk around
  • Providing patients with emotional support
  • Provided nutritional support
  • Monitoring patients' vital signs
  • Observe changes in the condition of patients and report to the registered nurse
  • Alert nursing staff when patients need help
  • Maintain records of care provided for patients
  • Maintain confidentiality of patient information
  • Adhere to relevant policies, procedures, and standards
  • Completes all required educational programs annually
  • Demonstrates understanding of safety and infection control practices, emergency procedures, fire drills, evacuation procedures, and internal/external disaster plans and procedures

Education Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent Required

Experience Qualifications

  • 1-3 years 1 year Required or
  • Acute or Sub acute experience preferred

Licenses and Certifications

  • BCLS - Basic Life Support American Heart Association Upon Hire Required

Holy Name is a mission-driven facility whose quality standards and philosophy are rooted in the principles of its founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. Those principles are exercised daily by the Medical Center's dedicated and talented team of physicians, nurses, allied health employees, and a wide variety of non-clinical administrative and operational staff members. Holy Name is an Equal Opportunity Employer.