Ascension Health Patient Safety Assistant - Float Staffing in Indianapolis, Indiana

Job ID: 262408

Patient Safety Assistant - Float Staffing

Indianapolis, Indiana

Regular

Additional Job Information

Title: Patient Sitter

City, State: Indianapolis,IN

Location: Indianapolis-2001 West 86th St

Department: Float Staffing 002

Additional Job Details: PRN Evenings

About Us

St. Vincent, part of Ascension, is a nonprofit, faith-based health system that is guided by our mission to provide compassionate, personalized care, especially for those who are vulnerable. St. Vincent is one of Indiana’s largest employers with 22 ministries serving 57 counties in central and southern Indiana. Our 134-year-old health system includes a wide range of services including cardiovascular care, women’s and children’s health, neurosciences, cancer care, orthopedics, bariatrics, primary care, emergency medicine, imaging, general surgery and long-term acute care.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Patient Sitter performs basic patient monitoring activities under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN).

Responsibilities:

  • Remains at bedside of assigned patient at all times unless relieved by an appropriate staff member.

  • Assists in calming and/or reorienting patient in cases of agitation or confusion.

  • Removes visible hazards and/or broken equipment from immediate environment and reports as appropriate.

  • Records all observations.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Preferred Credential(s):

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA).

  • Certification specializing in Crisis Prevention.

  • Finger Printing.

Education:

  • High School Education or equivalent required

  • Associate's degree or Technical degree in a related field, or combination of High School degree and related experience preferred

Work Experience:

  • 1 Year Preferred Technical Experience.

How To Apply

Service of the Poor. Reverence. Integrity. Wisdom. Creativity. Dedication.

These are the Core Values we uphold at St.Vincent.

If they describe you, you may be a good candidate to join our nationally-recognized team at one of our many Indiana ministries.

To view our job openings, visit www.stvincent.org/jobs

To apply for a position online, click the "Apply Now" button.

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The Spirit of Caring

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St.Vincent is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. Please click the link below for more information.

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E-Verify Statement

St. Vincent, a member of Ascension Health, participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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