WellStar Health Systems Patient Safety Sitter - Float Team in marietta, Georgia
At WellStar we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.
This position is for a PRN Patient Safety Sitter. The Safety Sitter role will primarily function as a constant observation for patients requiring continuous observation and will report changes in the condition to appropriate health care team member. The Sitter will be under the direction of the registered nurse assigned to the patient being cared for or the clinical supervisor on duty.
The Safety Sitter role will primarily function as a constant observation for patients requiring continuous observation and will report changes in the patient-s condition to appropriate health care team member. The Sitter will be under the direction of the registered nurse assigned to the patient being cared for or the clinical supervisor on duty.
Required Minimum Education : High school diploma or equivalent from accredited program required; Must attend and successfully complete the WellStar Sitter Course within the first 30 days of employment.
Required Minimum Licensure/Certification : Graduate from a CNA Program preferred or completion of first semester nursing clinical rotations including nursing fundamentals preferred.
American Heart Association BLS CPR is required upon start.
Required Minimum Experience: Previous healthcare experienced preferred. Required Minimum Skills Ability to read, write and speak the English language; Ability to hear and see alarms and digital readouts; Strong customer service and interpersonal skills; Ability to collaborate with other healthcare providers in the provision of patient care; Ability to function in stressful and emergency situations is essential.
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Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.
WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.
Department WellStar Ent Support Tm (WEST)
Facility WellStar Shared Services
Category Nursing Support