HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Sitter in Cartersville, Georgia
_TriStar Cartersville Medical Center - Cartersville, GA_
Nestled among beautiful mountains, the Etowah River, and Lake Allatoona, charming Cartersville, Georgia is the perfect place to call home and only minutes from vibrant Metro Atlanta. Home to Cartersville Medical Center, a growing 119-bed acute care hospital and regional cancer center, you’ll love the family-oriented, patient-centered work environment with Healthgrades five-star rated service lines. Explore the history-rich Smithsonian affiliated museums; shop the unique downtown boutiques; play at Lakepoint Sporting Community; float the river in a kayak, canoe or tube; and enjoy the many community events and festivals year-round. Education options include top rated schools with championship athletic programs and Georgia Highlands College, a two-year institution of the University System of Georgia. Live, work and play in Cartersville, while being minutes away from Atlanta and Chattanooga. Visit the metro areas, then come home to Cartersville.
Cartersville is seeking a* Sitter to work PRN/As Needed*.
Must smile and make eye contact.The Behavioral Health Sitter/Tech is responsible for observing Behavioral Health patients who are assigned monitoring levels 2 or 3. Behavioral Health patients may include patients who are extremely confused, at risk of inadvertent self-harm, status post suicidal ideation, at risk for assaultive behavior, elopement or may demonstrate dangerous and unpredictable behavior. The Sitter/Tech will be responsible for monitoring Behavioral Health patients by camera or direct observation based on assigned level of observation. The primary responsibility of observation staff is patient safety with documented checks every 15 minutes. The Behavioral Health Sitter/Tech Participates in Performance Improvement activities to assure continuous Quality Improvement. Maintains cultural and diversity awareness when dealing with patients, visitors, co-workers and all other customers. Promotes a supportive, team-work oriented environment. Fulfills departmental responsibilities with the long-range plan, mission, vision and values of CMC.
- High School Graduate or equivalent preferred.
- Complete de-escalation class within 6 months of hire.
- Basic Life Saving (BLS) required within 90 days.
- Must be available for 8 hour shifts and be on standby status with a 30 minute response time to arrive at the hospital for sitter responsibility.
Job: *Nursing Support
Location: Georgia-Cartersville-Cartersville Medical Center-Cartersville
Requisition ID: 08625-7261