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Providence Patient Sitter in Torrance, California

Description:

Providence is calling a Patient Sitter (Per-Diem/Variable Shift) to Providence Little Company of Mary Torrance Hospital in Torrance, California.

We are seeking a Patient Sitter who will assist in the provision of a safe and clean environment. Promote the therapeutic milieu and the efficiency of the nursing team. Provide assistance with activities of daily living, unless the patient needs are such that adverse health consequences are predictable. Support System and Nursing Strategic Plans, Relationship-Based Care, and Shared Leadership.

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In this position you will:

  • The employee in this position must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide a safe environment and therapeutic milieu based on the age of the patients served.

  • Accurately and efficiently complete assigned task

  • Ability to organize and prioritize care of patient.

  • Ability to understand and communicate using basic medical terminology.

  • Ability to establish and maintain a courteous and cooperative (service-oriented) working relationship with patients, families and co-workers.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients.

  • Engage use of Translator Services as needed to communicate with patients.

  • Ability to communicate with hospital staff and respond quickly to patient safety and or behavioral changes.

  • Ability to use discretion and courtesy when working with patients, visitors, and staff.

  • Basic computer operation skills.

  • Ability to prioritize simultaneous situations.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED

  • Current American Heart Association BLS certification

  • Completion of AVADE 1 and 2 or like instruction and or completion within 30 days of hire

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Training in nurses aid course or health care assistant

  • 1 year Health care experience

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is a 436-bed non-profit hospital serving the greater South Bay communities of Los Angeles since 1960. We are proud of our reputation for clinical excellence, use of advanced technology, and a distinct focus on providing care with a personal, healing touch. In addition to the finest general medical, surgical, and critical care services, we offer a number of specialty programs including Cardiovascular Services, Women’s and Children’s Health, Oncology, and Emergency Care.

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is the only South Bay area hospital to be named a 100 Top Hospital by Truven Health; a distinction we have held four years in a row. As a recent recipient of the Premier Award for Quality by the Premier healthcare alliance and the American Hospital Association McKesson Quest for Quality, our commitment to outstanding patient care and operational efficiency is clear.

As a member of Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Certified Nursing Assistant

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 269921

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