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Patient Sitter PRN, PRN.

Lees Summit, Missouri.

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Patient Sitter PRN

  • 800 NW Chipman Rd, Lees Summit, Missouri, United States, 64063
  • Nursing Assistant and Nursing Support
  • PRN

Job Description​

The Opportunity:

Saint Luke's Health System is seeking a Patient Sitter to provide continuous observation and surveillance of assigned patients using specialized software for patient safety and fall prevention.  This is a non-clinical role using computer software in an office setting. As a Virtual Patient Sitter you are responsible for using technology to admit, monitor, redirect patient, notify unit staff to intervene, and discharge patient when no longer at risk.

The Work:

  • Use computer software to continually monitor patients for falls or other safety risks and does not leave computer station unless relieved by another trained staff member

  • Notify unit staff of any safety risks on monitored patients

  • Inform management of any patient falls on the unit log

  • Shift hand off with departing Patient Sitter to include previous shift issues or concerns with patients being monitored

  • Open, active communication with patient, unit staff, and others as appropriate

  • This is not a remote position, it is located in Lees Summit at the Summit Tech Center in an office setting

To be successful in this role you must have excellent communication, team work and attention to detail.

Why Saint Luke’s?

  • The opportunity to make an impact on their unit, hospital, health system, and the healthcare industry. 

  • Continuing Education, tuition reimbursement, and leadership and other career training available 

  • Saint Luke’s offers competitive salaries and benefits packages to all of their employees, click here to find out more. 

Job Requirements

Applicable Experience:

Less than 1 year

Job Details

PRN

Swing (United States of America)

"The best place to get care. The best place to give care." That is the Saint Luke's vision and, whether in a hospital, clinic, practice, or office, our more than 12,000 employees strive toward that vision every day. Saint Luke's employees are proud of our rich history and heritage, and that we remain the only faith-based, nonprofit, locally owned health system in Kansas City. Joining Saint Luke's means joining a team of exceptional professionals who always strive for excellence in patient care. Take this opportunity to do the best work of your career within a highly diverse and inclusive work space where all voices matter.

Join the Kansas City region's premiere provider of health services. Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire only non-tobacco users.

Effective November 1st, 2021, full COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment for all Saint Luke’s Health System employees unless a medical or religious exemption is approved.

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