Responsible for the continuous improvement of quality care as it relates to providing Patient Observation Sitter/Companion services to inpatients/ER patients requiring the services of a patient sitter. Responsible for providing close and/or continuous observation of adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients who may be at risk for adverse events such as falls, self-injury, or harm to others.
·High School diploma or equivalent.
·Current American Heart – HeartSaver or Basic Life Support (BLS) card or obtain within 30 days of hire.
·One year of relevant clerical or patient care experience preferable. A student RN or an unlicensed RN, LPN, or LVN graduate preferred. Able to read/write English. Requires audio acuity, visual acuity, manual dexterity, and clear audible speech. Communicates effectively by voice or electronically. Computer literate or trainable; experienced typist preferred. Completes competency assessment as designated by policy.