Swedish Health Services Patient Sitter in Seattle, Washington
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Patient Sitter (1.0 FTE, Evening Shift) to work at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.
Patient Sitter will work under the direction of the Nurse Manager or designee, performs a variety of tasks to assist ensuring that assigned patient(s) is safe and unable to harm themselves. Performs non- direct patient care duties as assigned.
In this position you will:
Assist professional nursing staff with direct observation of patients by performing basic non-technical tasks under direction and supervision.
Provide secondary assistance with nursing staff for patient bed mobility, positioning and patient transfers.
Adhere to department/system procedures and standards.
Assure a clean and safe environment in patient room or location of care. Continue to observe patient’s environment to ensure safety and comfort.
Communicate effectively with patients, families, and staff – demonstrating a positive and caring attitude; demonstrates sensitivity to patient’s emotional, social and mental health needs.
Required qualifications for this position include:
High School Diploma or GED
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required within 30 days of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN).
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
About the First Hill Campus
The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington State and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details
Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.
Our Vision is Health for a Better World.
Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Certified Nursing Assistant
Work Locations: First Hill Main Bldg (WA145) 747 Broadway Seattle, 98122
Req ID: 261921