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Patient Sitter

We Are Hiring

Patient Sitter - BH Intake Evaluation 001 - Part-Time Night, 24 Hours Weekly - Ascension Borgess Hospital - Kalamazoo, MI

Primarily 7p-7a every third weekend. Hours/shifts may be flexed to meet departmental needs.

Our patient sitter will watch our monitor (cameras) in  emergency and trauma services.

Why Join Ascension?

In Michigan, Ascension operates 16 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ over 20,000 associates. Across the state, Ascension Michigan is working together to help bring patients more resources and better care. Ascension Michigan is also committed to its community; it provided over $272 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in FY2018. Ascension Michigan is dedicated to spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As an associate with Ascension Michigan, you will have the opportunity to perform basic patient monitoring activities under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN).

Responsibilities:

  • Remains at bedside of assigned patient at all times unless relieved by an appropriate staff member.
  • Assists in calming and/or reorienting patient in cases of agitation or confusion.
  • Removes visible hazards and/or broken equipment from immediate environment and reports as appropriate.
  • Records all observations.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • Certification specializing in Crisis Prevention. 

Education:

  • High school diploma or GED required.

Work Experience:

  • Experience in healthcare is a plus.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Borgess Health is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the nondiscrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, disability, veteran or marital status.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Job ID: 364333
Category: Nursing Support
Facility: MIKAL Ascension Borgess Hosp
Ministry: Ascension Borgess, MI
Location: Kalamazoo, MI

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