Patient Sitter Job Openings by University Medical Center in Lubbock
30+ days ago
University Medical Center
University Medical Center Hiring 2020 - University Medical Center need the best people to fill Patient Sitter that will be placed in Lubbock.
University Medical Center Job Vacancies 2020
Detail of : Patient Sitter Job Openings in Lubbock
UMC’s Mission, Vision and Standards Include: Vision Statement: To Serve Our Patients in the Best Teaching Hospital in the Country Mission Statement: Service is our passion. We serve by providing safe, high quality care to all, achieving excellent financial performance, and training tomorrow’s healthcare professionals. Standards of Excellence: Attitude, Communication, Responsiveness, Compassion, Teamwork, Ownership, Safety and Respect About UMC
501 licensed beds
Regions only Level I Trauma Center
Regions only BICU
Primary teaching hospital for the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC)
Ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in Texas by Texas Monthly
General Job / Performance Information
Education and Experience
High School Diploma or GED with general knowledge of the hospital setting. Medical background or previous experience in a hospital environment is preferred. Previous clinical experience, direct patient care, or certification preferred but not required.
Environmental / Working Conditions
Work is inside, in well lighted conditions, protected from weather, but not necessarily from temperature changes. Hours of duty may be irregular when assistance in covering various shifts is necessary. Exposure to blood born pathogens is of medium risk.
Interaction with Other Departments and Other Relationships
This position requires close interaction with the medical staff, nursing staff, and ancillary departments in order to facilitate a quality multidisciplinary approach to patient care.
Responsible for continuous observation and surveillance of assigned patients. Verbally redirects patients who exhibit risk behaviors, and summons nursing staff if the patient requires assistance. Must protect patient and institutional confidentiality at all times, and must follow all related hospital and departmental policies and procedures.
Required Licensures / Certifications / Registrations
None specific. Must complete general hospital orientation and suicide awareness training through Accreditation Services.
Work is mostly sedentary; visual acuity required. Must be able to remain alert at all times while on duty. Talking and hearing are essential for communicating with patients and nursing staff. Must have good communication skills, reliability, and dependability.
Skills and Abilities
Must demonstrate discretion and courtesy when working with patients, visitors, and staff. Must be able to respond quickly to patient behavioral changes. Must maintain constant visual observation of the patient. HIPPA compliance is required to protect patient confidentiality. Monitoring the physical environment for safety, including visitors, the removal of all sharp objects, including, but not limited to, metal eating utensils, razors, unnecessary cords and tubing, along with any other ligature risks that may be present in the room is required. May provide patient necessary information but may not engage in counseling, offer opinions, or engage in personal conversations with patient.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and
If you strong confindence you meet the requirement above, please register and sign in to University Medical Center e-recruitment website with link as follow :
Only qualified candidates that meet with the above requirements would be processed in this recruitment.
Only short listed candidates will be notified.
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