Patient Sitter

Muskogee Regional Medical Center



Under the supervision of an RN, provides close observation of patients. Assists in the provision of a safe and clean environment. Promotes the therapeutic milieu and the efficiency of the nursing team. Provides assistance with activities of daily living, unless the patient needs are such that adverse health consequences are predictable. Supports System and Nursing Strategic Plans, Relationship-Based Care, and Shared Leadership. Requirements Education: High school graduate or equivalent.License, Certification, and Registration: Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association or CPR for the Professional Rescuer from American Red Cross.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 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. He/she must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span, possess the ability to communicate observed changes in behavior / activity to the registered nurse.

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