Posted: 10/01/2023

    Job Summary:  Remains with the patient at all times, monitors activities and provides a safe environment.    Performs various housekeeping and cleaning duties to maintain a clean environment. Performance expectations are defined in the competency evaluation.


    Service and Quality Standards:


    1. Service

    Is Customer focused

                    Anticipates customer needs

                    Adheres to customer service standards

    Is Competent, caring and compassionate

                    Treats coworkers and customers with dignity and respect

                    Demonstrates competent, caring and compassionate behavior

                    to customers and coworkers

    1. People

    Is conversation conscious

                    Assures confidentiality of patient and employee information

    Is positive in interactions with others

    Is courteous and respectful

                    Promotes a harassment free environment

                    Inspires the trust of others

    Acts in accordance with hospital policies, meets the requirements of the Code of Excellence, Code of Conduct and identifies any conflicts of interest.

    1. Quality

    Is excellent in patient care and service

                    Demonstrates multidisciplinary cooperation

                    Assists in obtaining excellent satisfaction scores of feedback

    Is safety conscious

                    Demonstrates safety consciousness and supports safety initiatives

    Is involved with improvement efforts

                    Supports performance improvement

                    Seeks ways to improve systems and services

                    Shows commitment to improvement efforts

                    Meets mandatory educational requirements

    1. Growth

    Is a loyal ambassador

                    Demonstrates commitment to hospital mission and vision

    Is active and involved

                    Supports hospital initiatives

                    Champions innovation and supports change

    Is a positive role model

                    Fosters team cooperation

    1. Finance

    Is a good steward of hospital resources

                    Develops/uses efficient work methods

    Is cost effective

                    Conserves organizational resources


    Job Responsibilities:

    1. Remain with the patient and oversee all activity at all times.
    2. Read, talk with, keep patient calm and in bed or chair.
    3. Assures the safety and comfort of the patient
    4. Informs the nurse of sudden changes in the patient condition
    5. Notifies nurse at the station when reporting on and off duty
    6. Discusses coverage for meals/breaks with the nurse
    7. Sitter will not feed, walk, lift or reposition patients
    8. Treats patient and their belongings with dignity and respect
    9. Maintains confidentiality.
    10. Maintains a neat environment
    11. Maintains a  safe environment
    12. Supports patient’s rights and responsibilities, including respect of cultural, ethical, and religious diversity.
    13. Adheres to standard precautions and infection control standards.



    Education Requirements and Other Requirements:


                    Education Level: High school diploma or equivalent


    Experience Requirements:  Prior medical or educational experience preferred, but not mandatory.




    Working Conditions:


    Exposure Category III:  Category I talks (tasks that involve exposure to body fluids, or tissue) are not a condition of employment.  The normal work routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues (although situations can be imagined or hypothesized under which anyone, anywhere, might encounter potential exposure to body fluids).  Persons who perform these duties are not called upon as part of the employment to perform or assist in emergency medical care or first aid or to be potentially exposed in some other way.


    Physical Activity:

                                                                                                                    NA          0-25%    26-75%     76-100%


    Lift/Carry                                                                                                         X

    Push/Pull                                                                                                         X

    Reach Overhead                                                                                             X

    Climb                                                                                               X

    Squat/Bend/Kneel                                                                                                          X                                                                          

    Sit                                                                                                                    X

    Stand                                                                                                               X

    Walk/Move About                                                                                            X


    The most significant duties have been included in this description.  Other duties may be assigned and the hospital has the right to modify this job description as needed to accurately reflect assigned duties.

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