WellStar Health Systems Safety Sitter in Douglasville, Georgia

Title: Safety Sitter

Location: Douglasville, Ga

Category: Nursing Support

Job ID: DH-1167830

Posted on: 2017-10-05T05:57:52

WellStar Named on the 2016 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work ForĀ® List

At WellStar we deliver world-class healthcare. Over 11,000 individuals work together to meet health demands and needs. To deliver world-class healthcare, we equip our facilities and team members with the best technology, resources, and education. We seek to improve the way we deliver care knowing each day holds more miracles, more life, more chances, more compassion, and more opportunities.

Join the team named one of the Top 100 Companies by Working Mother Magazine

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

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

BLS (Basic Life Support) certification from American Heart Association required

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.

WellStar is a shining example of what happens when talented and passionate people dedicate themselves to making a difference in the communities we serve. Every time we treat, heal, and encourage a patient toward wellness, we achieve our mission and realize our vision.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Thank you for your interest in WellStar!

WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.