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Beth Israel Lahey Health Patient Sitter, 32hrs in Winchester, Massachusetts

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Job Type:

Regular

Scheduled Hours:

32

Work Shift:

Rotating (United States of America)

Under the direction of a RN, contributes to the Hospital’s mission by providing a safeguard for our at-risk patients by monitoring the stay and keeping the nurse informed. This non-clinical staff position will have an impact on patient safety by minimizing falls and harm to self.

Job Description:

Education Preferred : High School Diploma or equivalent

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS, CERTIFICATIONS

LIFE SUPPORT CERTIFICATION REQUIRED: Basic Life Support

POPULATION SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS: Adolescent, adult and geriatric

JOB FUNCTIONS

As part of the Patient Care Services team, this position performs the following tasks under the direction of a RN:

  • Watches over patients that have been designated as a risk-to-self.

  • Assists patients with walking.

  • Effectively communicates with all members of the patient care team throughout the shift

and completes a thorough and comprehensive handoff with the other Patient Safety

Associates and RNs.

  • Assists in the patient’s meal and nourishment, by setting up trays, feeding the patient

and/or assisting the patient in eating.

  • Engages patients and family members in conversation and provides basic emotional

support.

  • Assists patients in the set up of personal and oral hygiene needs and dressing.

  • Keeps the room clean and tidy to improve the patient’s and family member’s experience.

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more (https://www.bilh.org/newsroom/bilh-to-require-covid-19-influenza-vaccines-for-all-clinicians-staff-by-oct-31) about this requirement.

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