New England Sinai Hospital Safety Sitter in Stoughton, Massachusetts
New England Sinai Hospital
7a-3p, 3p-11p, 11p-7a
Summary of Responsibility The safety sitter provides direct observation to the patient deemed a safety risk. Duties: 1. Sits with patients deemed by the supervising nurse to be at risk for fall or injury – attempting unsupervised activities including but not limited to; (1) getting out of bed, (2) getting up out of a chair and (3) removing/pulling at tubes or lines. 2. May provide diversionary activities for the patient through light conversation, use of the busy box and ambulation if directed by the supervising nurse.