Patient Sitter/Transporter PRN Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 7/12/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Ocala, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
    Patient Care
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Ocala

Job Description

Patient Sitter AdventHealth Ocala
Location Address: 1500 SW 1st Ave Ocala, Florida 34471
Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Ocala
Work Hours/Shift:
PRN Days
You Will Be Responsible For:
•Demonstrates “Caring and Patient First” Behaviors.
•Introduces self to patient and explains role to patient, introduces on –coming sitter.
•Properly use stretcher, wheelchair, and beds during transport.
•Knowledge of Regulatory requirements related to Baker/Marchman Act
•Ability to communicate (verbal and written) effectively and document information accurately.
•Demonstrates respect for human dignity and self-worth, interacts with the patients in a non-judgmental manner.  Is respectful and aware of cultural diversity.
•Maintains patient privacy 100% of the time.
•Acknowledges patients in a friendly manner.
•Demonstrates care for one another and respect for each person’s unique circumstance.
•Ability to deal efficiently and effectively with a wide variety of individuals.
•Ability to remain calm and focused during stressful and/or emotionally charged situations
•Ability to obtain vital signs and bedside glucose results with appropriate equipment (BSC or Dinamap)
•Ability to monitor and record oral intake
•Considers factors related to safety, effectiveness, cost and impact on practice in the delivery of nursing services.
•Is knowledgeable and complies with the stated institutional activities and expectations.
•Has effective communication between all team members, patients, and families.
•Maintains a safe environment for patients, coworkers, and visitors.
•Does not provide direct patient care.
•Alarms Registered Nurse with patient problems, concerns, or requests.
•Maintains patient confidentiality, uses universal precautions, adheres to isolation requirements.
•Assists to keep environment clean and uncluttered for safety reasons.
  • Entry Level - Maintains current Florida certification, Maintains PCT educational requirements as outlined in the organizational checklists
  • High School Diploma
  • Must have ability to follow written and verbal instructions effectively.                                                                     
Job Summary:
The Patient Sitter/Transporter responsibilities include but are not limited to: 1. Provides the services of an observer for any patient on a patient care unit who has been assessed to require constant observation in order to maximize his/her safety. 2. Transportation responsibilities include the transportation of patients and patient related equipment with the hospital. The patient transporter role is important to the throughput of patients within the medical center.  3.  Obtainment of patient vital signs and bedside glucose readings using appropriate equipment. The needs and concerns of the patients are acknowledged by sensing, helping, acknowledging, respecting, and explaining.  Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.


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