Patient Sitter

WellStar Kennestone Hospital - Marietta, GA (30+ days ago)3.9


At WellStar we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.

Responsibilities
The Patient Sitter (Centralized Support Technician) will function as versatile employee that provides support to nursing units at WellStar Hospitals by assisting with patient safety sitting, patient transports, room turnover that includes a full range of cleaning duties to assigned area, and assisting the nutrition and food services liaisons with patient meal delivery and retrieval. The Patient Sitter should assume the role of patient advocate providing world-class customer care in daily job duties as well as any additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications
Required Minimum Education: High School Diploma or equivalent.

Required Minimum Experience: Two years healthcare experience preferred. Required Minimum Certification/Licensure: Must attend and successfully complete the WellStar Sitter Course within the first 30 days of employment. BLS preferred upon hire. Successful completion of BLS will be required within 30 days of hire.

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. Must be versatile in learning and able to perform various job duties on a daily basis.

Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country.

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