• Patient Sitter

    Job Locations US-NY-SCHENECTADY
    # of Openings
    2
    Category
    Other
  • Overview

    We're looking for hospital sitters in the Schenectady, NY area on an as needed basis. 

     

    Responsibilities: 

    • Interacting with hospitalized individuals assisting with their adjustment to a new environment, interpreting and communicating their needs (as necessary) to appropriate hospital staff.
    • Providing individualized assistance based upon the person’s needs including communicating preferences in foods, diet consistencies.
    • Observing the individualʹs responses to treatment and reporting them orally to appropriate hospital staff.
    • Maintaining a communication log to report applicable observations to the oncoming sitter staff.
    • Limited behavioral intervention (soothing, reassuring, etc.) if the individual is exhibiting agitated or anxious behavior.
    • Assisting individuals with grooming activities (combing hair, brushing teeth, cleaning fingernails, shaving, applying powders/lotions, etc.)

    Qualifications:

    • High School Diploma 
    • 18 and older 
    • In Good health status 
    • Must be able to pass a background check 
    • Must be able to work an 8 hour shift 

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