In this role you will be responsible for:
Under the direction and supervision of a direct care nurse, provides continuous observation, companionship, and assistance with basic care needs to patients that require direct observation patient safety.
Incorporates team focused, collegial relationships, to ensure a safe patient environment and improved clinical outcomes.
This position requires providing service to the following age population(s) pediatric through frail elderly in a manner that demonstrates an understanding of the functional/developmental age of the individual served.
If you possess the following qualifications, please apply immediately:
High school degree or equivalent required.
Previous experience in the clinical setting preferred
6 months of patient sitter experience preferred
BLS from the American Heart Association required
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills and the ability to de-escalate patients who are agitated in a way that preserves patient dignity required.
Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of Standard Precautions
Since this position will require the selected candidate to engage in regular contact with children in the form of care, guidance, supervision or training, you will be required to meet the requirements of the Child Protective Services Act, including the Pennsylvania State Police criminal background check, the Pennsylvania Department of Welfare child abuse criminal background clearance, and an FBI finger print based federal criminal records check. The selected candidate will not be allowed to commence working until all three (3) are completed satisfactorily.
Einstein Healthcare Network is a private, not for profit organization with several major facilities and many outpatient centers. Our primary mission is to provide compassionate, high quality healthcare to the greater Philadelphia region.
Covid Vaccination is a requirement for employment at Jefferson for employees working at Jefferson’s clinical entities or at the University. If you are not currently vaccinated you will be required to receive the vaccination prior to hire date if you are offered employment, unless you request and receive an approved medical or religious exemption from Jefferson.