Licensed Nursing Assistant/Sitter / Sitters Dept / Full Time / Evenings
Derry , New Hampshire
January 18, 2018
LNA / Sitter Job Desription

Position Summary: The Patient Sitter remains with the patient to provide constant observation and attendance. The Patient Sitter provides direct supervision and frequent safety checks on patients identified as high risk for safety issues such as falls, wandering, self-injury, delirium etc. under the direct supervision of the assigned RN.
Essential Functions include but are not limited to:
• Remains in constant attendance observing the patient unless relieved by another staff member
• Monitors and observes patient's behavior, condition and safety
• Reports any change to nursing staff immediately
• Obtains shift report and plan of care for shift from assigned RN
• Attend to patient care needs
• Anticipates need for assistance in providing safety for patient
• Competent in proper use of restraints
• Orients and reorients patient as appropriate
• Engages patient in therapeutic activities, if appropriate
• Accurate and timely documentation of care
• Maintains cleanliness of patient care area
• Communicates effectively with physicians, other providers, patients and families
• Promotes internal and external customer satisfaction
• Builds and promotes a culture of service excellence and continuous improvement
• Attendance: works as scheduled and is compliant with Attendance and Tardiness Policy

Qualifications and Experience:
• Required: Current New Hampshire Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) and, American Heart Association BCLS
• Preferred: CPI and geriatric or mental health experience

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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