Job Posting for Patient Attendant - SRN at Sharp HealthCare
The Patient Attendant – orients patient/resident and family to facility/room. Inventories and documents patient’s belongings on inventory sheet upon admission and update as needed, accounts for patient’s belongings during transfer and discharge process. Removes patient’s equipment and supplies upon discharge and ensures room preparation set-up for next admission. Seeks individualized patient information/instructions and goals from licensed nurse upon reporting to the unit.
Sits in the patient's room with an unobstructed view of the patient. Observes the patient and maintains a safe environment as directed by the Registered Nurse. Accompanies patient for any clinical tests/procedures off the unit. Completes all aspects of Activities of Daily Living including, but not limited to, the following: vital signs, bathing, feeding, toileting, range of motion.
Refers patient to the nurse or physician to answer questions regarding care/condition.
The sitter will constantly observe patient(s) and remains within 5 feet of the patient(s) during waking hours and no more than 10 feet away when the patient(s) is asleep.
This position required a motivated, enthusiastic, flexible individual that is looking to be a part of a dynamic team. The ideal candidate will promote team work, provide compassionate competent care and function independently in the SRN Pool.
Sharp HealthCare's Staffing Resource Network, is a pool of dedicated clinical professionals that provide routine Nursing Care and perform established nursing procedures for adult, geriatric patients in an acute care environment throughout the Sharp HealthCare system.
Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.
This position is located in Kearny Mesa, San Diego County
Per Diem, Variable 8 and 12 hour shifts
Benefits for SRN employees include:
Ability to work throughout the Sharp system
Create your own schedule
Highly competitive pay rates
Monthly commitment of only six shifts including two weekend shifts
Required Skills and Qualifications
One year of recent experience in skilled nursing facility or acute care facility
AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professionals (AHA BLS)
Knowledge of basic patient/resident care skills
Effective Interpersonal skills
Ability to perform all baseline patient/resident skills under guidance of a Registered Nurse