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Patient Sitters are supervised by nurses and monitor the behavior and health condition of patients in a healthcare facility. Their duties include overseeing patients who are a danger to themselves or those around them, transporting patients between different hospital areas, feeding patients, and reporting to medical staff. Resume samples for Patient Sitters highlight skills such as the ability to deal with behavioral problems, a good level of fitness, safety techniques knowledge, teamwork, and good communication abilities. Most Patient Sitters display a high school diploma in their resumes.

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1

Patient Sitter

Responsible for monitoring patients under direction of Registered Nurse in charge.

  • Provided transportation, assistance and companionship to clients.
  • Planned, prepared and served meals and snacks according to prescribed diets.
  • facilitated games and activities to engage clients.
  • Assisted with transferring residents in and out of wheelchairs and adaptable equipment.
  • Assisted in application of traction devices .Provided necessary supplies, support and assistance to medical staff and patients for unit specific procedures.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Science
2

Patient Sitter

Under direction of the Nurse, provided close observation of the patients at the bed side, offering support,
compassion, comfort, and safety

  • Accurately recorded data and notified Nurse of any changes in status.
  • Maintained a safe, clean and orderly environment.
  • Promoted therapeutic Milieu care.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
AS
Nursing
BFA
Interior Design
3

Patient Sitter

Watched over patients to ensure that they were safe and comfortable

  • Observed patients who are at risk for falls and other harm to themselves
  • Reported all unusual activity from the patient to the nurse; alerted staff of medical emergencies; Infection Control
  • Assisted with food intake, transferring, and escort services throughout the hospitals
  • Completed and made numerous copies of any necessary paper work for the nurse practitioner and others to help smooth the transition of the next sitter to cover
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Medical Billing & Coding Program
4

Patient Sitter

Monitored, redirected and provided a secure environment for high-risk patients who are often mentally confused, combative, verbally abusive, and actively suicidal.

  • Performed as an adjudicator of patients' actions, upholding hospital guidelines and requirements.
  • Served as a liaison between nurse and patient's family members
  • Executed all duties strictly adhering to patient's rights and confidentiality under implemented HIPPA regulations.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Sociology
History Of Art
5

Patient Sitter

Reported any and all changes in patient condition to RN

  • Continuously observed patient behavior, mental status and activities
  • Facilitated personal care (i.e. bathing, grooming, feeding)
  • Provided positive companionship and support for patients
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
HS
Medical Assistant
6

Clerical and Patient Sitter

Monitored and record daily activities of residents requiring a sitter.

  • Communicated and interact with residents.
  • Maintained positive interpersonal relations in dealing with families and all members of resident care.
  • Provided observation of the resident and report all unusual, behavior or changes.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Business, Marketing And Technology
AS
Associate of Science
7

Patient Sitter

Provided patients with help walking and moving in and out of bed using a gait belt

  • Maintained open communication with patient(s) and patient's family while also staying conscious of HIPPA laws
  • Fed patients who are unable to feed themselves
  • Observed patients' conditions, measuring output and vital signs (manually/electronically), and report changes to professional staff through the chain of command
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BS
Medical Technology
8

Psych Tech, Patient Sitter

Assisted with ADLs to psych patients in a hospital setting.

  • Planned and prepared and served meals and snacks according to prescribed diets.
  • Provide assistance and companionship to clients.
  • Observed and documented clients status and reported clients complaints to case manager.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Nursing Assistant
9

Med/ Surg Patient Sitter

Provide support to patients which may be at High risk for injury due to various medical conditions.

  • Monitors the patient's verbalization and immediately informs the nurse if the patient expresses any idea or intention to hurt self/others or leave without physician's permission.
  • Provide general patient care duties that are specific to the patient served as directed by the registered nurse.
  • Perform task related to meeting the nutritional needs of the patient.
  • Complete and maintain accurate documentation in a timely manner when needed.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
10

Patient Sitter/patient Safety Technician

Observe and continuously monitor patient activity in the Intensive and Immediate Care Units

  • Manually log vital signs in an observation report every 15 minutes on an 8 to 12/hour shift
  • Ensure patient comfort through verbal communication, in addition to maintaining patients' nutritional and sanitary needs
  • Report any escalated patient care needs to immediate staff, including primary nurse and /or charge nurse
  • Responsible for following all patient safety precautions, specifically those that relate to IV maintenance, oxygen tanks, nasal cannula, etc.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality through proper record keeping and limiting the dissemination of any medically related information to outside parties
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Medical Technician Intermediate

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