HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Patient Sitter PRN in St Petersburg, Florida

Working under the supervision of a nursing, the Patient Sitter performs various patient care activities necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients. The position's tasks and responsibilities include: * Bathes, dresses/undresses patients assist with personal hygiene. * Serves and collects food trays. Assists with patient feeding. * Transports, positions and drapes patients for exams and treatments. * Assists patients in ambulating. * Takes and records vital signs, weights and I & O. * Performs non sterile dressing changes. * Passes and collects bed pans. * Changes bed linens. * Provides encouragement, support and comfort to patients and family members. * Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems. * Provides age and culturally appropriate care. * Orients and mentors new staff members. * Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Required Job Qualifications Include: * High School Graduate or equivalent required. * Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider * Successful completion of a Nursing Assistant training program or currently enrolled in nursing program with completion of a nursing fundamentals course or certified as an EMT. * Certification as a Nurse Assistant preferred. * Working knowledge of medical terminology. * Customer service abilities including effective listening skills. * Ability to quickly make decisions to report patient condition with minimal supervision. * Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.

Title: Patient Sitter PRN

Location: Florida-St Petersburg-St Petersburg General Hospital - St Petersburg

Requisition ID: 01387-4033