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Patient Sitter / Monitor Tech - Emergency Room - Full Time Days

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Patient Sitter - Emergency Department & Behavioral Health Unit

Full Time - Days (12 hour shifts)

 

An Emergency Department Patient Sitter assists in assuring a patient is safe when patients are at risk of harming themselves by pulling lines, falling, wandering and other behaviors. The ED Sitter is responsible for continuous monitoring of the patient from a TV monitor at the Nurses station. The patient is in a separate room in the Emergency Dept. 

 

Essential duties include :
Continuously watch patient from TV monitor
Prevent patient from harming self
Assist in ensuring comfort of patient
Notifying nursing staff of any potentially unsafe behavior
 
 
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent, required
  • Enrollment in an accredited school of nursing, RT, PT or OT Program, preferred.
  • BLS certification from American Heart Assn, required
  • Must be able to sit for long periods of time, observing monitors and patients
  • Requires excellent judgment
  • Requires excellent communication skills
Organization: Lutheran Medical Center, Wheat Ridge, CO
Primary Location: CO-Denver/Boulder/Surrounding Areas-Wheat Ridge
Department: LMC-Psych Emergency Room
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Shift
FTE: 0.9
Job Number: 18000923
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