Company: WellStar Shared Services Position: Patient Safety Sitter – Float Team Location: WellStar Cobb Hospital – Austell, GA Posted: 04/11/18 Closing Date: Until Filled Job Description: 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.
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. Interested candidates may apply online at https://careers.wellstar.org