WellStar Health Systems Safety Sitter in Austell, Georgia

Job Title:

Safety Sitter

Job ID:

CH-1129176

City:

Austell, GA

Facility:

Cobb Hospital

Employment Type:

Regular

Full/Part Time:

Full-Time

Shift:

Days

Department:

Centralized Nursing Resources

Description:

WellStar Cobb Hospital is the 3rd largest hospital within the WellStar Health System. With over 382 licensed beds and 2,000 plus employees, Cobb Hospital is located in Austell, GA which is just 15 minutes northwest of downtown Atlanta near Marietta . WellStar Cobb Hospital recently expanded its surgical services, emergency room, laboratory, and behavioral health facilities. We are conveniently located near the silver comet trail, shopping plazas, popular restaurants, as well as easy access to public transportation. Our campus is very diverse, rapidly growing and family oriented.

WellStar Cobb Hospital has been named "Top 100" U.S. Hospitals for its Five Star Community value index. Cobb Hospital is a place where our employees are not only proud and passionate about what they do, but they are committed to providing Worldclass healthcare to our patients and the communities we serve.

JOB SUMMARY: a brief description of the job.

The Safety Sitter role will primarily function as a constant observation for patients requiring continuous observation and will report changes in the patients condition to appropriate health care team member. The Sitter will be under the direction of the registered nurse assigned to the patient being cared for or the clinical supervisor on duty.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: minimum requirements to be considered qualified to do the job.

Required Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent from accredited program required; Must attend and successfully complete the WellStar Sitter Course within the first 30 days of employment.

Required Minimum Licensure/Certification: Graduate from a CNA Program preferred or completion of first semester nursing clinicals including nursing fundamentals preferred.

Required Minimum Experience: Previous healthcare experienced preferred.

Required Minimum Skills: Ability to read, write and speak the English language; Ability to hear and see alarms and digital readouts; Strong customer service and interpersonal skills; Ability to collaborate with other healthcare providers in the provision of patient care; Ability to function in stressful and emergency situations is essential.

We offer competitive salary and an excellent benefits package, including a fully funded Pension Plan, Retirement Savings Plan (403b) with company match, on-going training to include leadership development & advancement, tuition reimbursement, bonus incentive programs, free employee parking on campus, cutting edge technology, onsite fitness and child care facilities.

I believe every person and every job is important and I am accountable for achieving my goals.

I believe in compassion and understanding

I believe in innovations and creative thinking

I believe in the WellStar team and we are making a difference in people’s lives

We believe in life well-lived.

Thank you for your interest Wellstar Cobb Hospital. We are an equal opportunity employer.