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Sitter Pool - Patient Safety Sitter/Monitor

Company: Community Medical Center
Location: Frenchtown
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Sign-On Bonus: External applicants eligible for up to -$700.00.
Sign-on bonus eligibility: -Open to external applicates who have not been previously employed by CMC in the last rolling 9 months.
This position is available as both full-time and part-time (from 0.4 to 0.8) bids, with variable shifts in the Sitter Float Pool.
Please indicate in your cover letter the bid status you are interested in. This position involves monitoring a patient 1:1 for safety to prevent: falls, disruption of medical devices, self-harm, flight risk situations, etc. Responsibilities include: sitting in the patient's room, monitoring for signs or symptoms of patient agitation, or change from baseline, and reporting to nursing staff as needed. Additional duties to be performed when patient monitoring is not needed include: assisting with clerical activities and other duties as assigned. Sitter is NOT to perform the functions of a CNA. If a patient requires continual nursing assistant care, the patient sitter assignments should be evaluated for appropriateness.
Minimum Required: High School Diploma or equivalent. Must be proficient in English, verbal and written communication skills. Health Stream Competency upon hire. Must be able to sit sedentary for extended periods of time, 95% of the time on the shift. BLS upon hire or obtain within three (3) months.
Preferred: Previous experience in a healthcare setting. - Current enrollment in a healthcare related field of study.
CMC is located on a 45-acre campus in Missoula, Montana. Nestled in the Rocky Mountains of western Montana, between Glacier and Yellowstone national parks. Our diverse community serves as western Montana's hub for education and healthcare and offers the perfect blend of four-season outdoor recreation, small town charm and big city amenities.
COVID-19 Update: -Community Medical Center is hiring top talent but we also have a mission of Making Communities Healthier, which means keeping our community safe and to reduce the risk of exposure. We have modified our conditions of employment to include COVID-19 vaccination unless a documented medical or religious exemption is approved.
-Employees may meet this requirement by providing proof of having been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with any of the three COVID-19 vaccines (manufactured by Pfizer, Moderna, or Johnson & Johnson). -Employees are considered fully vaccinated if they are at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen.
This position is subject to Drug and Alcohol Testing according to MT Law -39-2-205-39-2-211.

Keywords: Community Medical Center, Missoula , Sitter Pool - Patient Safety Sitter/Monitor, Other , Frenchtown, Montana

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