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Providence Health & Services Patient Sitter in San Pedro, California

Description:

Providence is calling a Patient Sitter to (Per Diem/Night Shift) to Providence Little Company of Mary San Pedro Hospital in San Pedro, CA.

We are seeking a Patient Sitter who will provide close observation of patients under the supervision of an RN. Assist in the provision of a safe and clean environment. Promote the therapeutic milieu and the efficiency of the nursing team. Provide assistance with activities of daily living, unless the patient needs are such that adverse health consequences are predictable. Supports System and Nursing Strategic Plans, Relationship-Based Care, and Shared Leadership.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide a safe environment and therapeutic milieu based on the age of the patients served.

  • Accurately and efficiently complete assigned task

  • Ability to organize and prioritize care of patient

  • Ability to understand and communicate using basic medical terminology

  • Ability to establish and maintain a courteous and cooperative (service-oriented) working relationship with patients, families and co-workers.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients

  • Engage use of Translator Services as needed to communicate with patients

  • Ability to communicate with hospital staff and respond quickly to patient safety and or behavioral changes

  • Ability to use discretion and courtesy when working with patients, visitors, and staff

  • Basic computer operation skills

  • Ability to prioritize simultaneous situations

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED

  • A current Basic Life Support ( BLS ) Card from the American Heart Association for Health Care Providers or American Red Cross CPR / AED for the Professional Rescuer.

  • Completion of AVADE 1 and 2 or like instruction and or completion within 30 days of hire

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 1 year health care experience

  • Training in nurses aid course or health care assistant

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro is a 259-bed nonprofit hospital that has served the Harbor and greater South Bay communities since 1925. Our Medical Center offers a comprehensive array of medical and surgical services each distinguished by innovation, quality and excellence in its respective area. We received the CHART “Certificate of Excellence” for receiving superior or above average results across the majority of outcomes and process measures publicly reported by CHART. We ranked in the top 21 among more than 240 hospitals throughout the state compared by California Healthcare Foundation, and were the first location in the South Bay to carry the Gold Seal of Approval® from The Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers. As a member of Providence Health & Services, we are continually driven by the caring tradition of our heritage – the foundation of our Mission and core values – to embrace respect, compassion, justice, excellence and stewardship. Providence Health & Services today celebrates unprecedented growth, recognition for top quality health care, a vibrant employee culture where new ideas are encouraged and a drive to help the underprivileged - all with an eye toward the future.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Night

Job Category: Certified Nursing Assistant

Location: California-San Pedro

Req ID: 267156

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