Patient Safety Sitter - Emergency Department (Full Time: 7A-7P)

Washington Regional Medical Center Fayetteville , AR 72701

Posted 7 days ago

Washington Regional

Washington Regional Medical Center is our region's only locally governed, community-owned, not-for-profit healthcare system. Our system includes a 425-bed acute care hospital located in the heart of Fayetteville supported by our clinic system - including primary, specialty and urgent care operations - that span across Northwest Arkansas into Harrison and Eureka Springs. Being heavily supported and invested in our community makes Washington Regional a unique employer, encouraging staff to give back to the community in which we live and work and give back to each other.

Washington Regional Mission, Vision and Values prove to be a firm foundation and inspiration from which we fulfill our purpose.

Mission: Washington Regional is committed to improving the health of people in communities we serve through compassionate, high quality care, prevention and wellness education.

Vision: To be the leading healthcare system in Northwest Arkansas --- the best place to receive care and the best place to give care.

Values: To treat others - patients and their families, visitors, physicians, and each other - as we would want to be treated.

Position Summary

This position is responsible for assisting the nursing staff by providing one-on-one, continuous observation of psychiatric patients who, in the judgment of the physician and/or RN, present an acute danger to him/herself or others. This position has some exposure to body fluids and communicable disease.

The majority of time is spent sitting, with frequent standing and walking of short distances. A culturally and linguistically diverse patient population is served including infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics, with the majority being adults and geriatrics.

Specific Educational & Skill Competencies Required

Effective communication skills and the ability to follow written and verbal instructions as usually demonstrated by the successful completion of high school studies (or GED)



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