Safety Sitter-Mental Health Tech

  • North Kansas City Hospital
  • FLOATS-MED/SURG
  • Nursing Support
  • 7P - 7A
  • 1845-0715
  • FT
  • Req #: 20738-15880
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Summary

SUMMARY: SUMMARY: Sitter/MHT is responsible for the direct, continuous observation of patients. She/he intervenes as necessary to prevent physical harm to patients who might be at high risk for injuring themselves or others due to confusion, delirium, self-destructive behavior, or high likelihood of falling. She/he ensures a safe environment, monitoring the patients´┐Ż emotional condition, and collaborating with the healthcare team. Sitter/MHT works with other in the health care team to provide Activities of Daily living and assure prompt intervention to maintain patients´┐Ż safety. Those that are Certified Nurses Assistants will provide ADLs, Vital Signs and provide for mobility.

EXPERIENCE:Hospital patient care experience within the last 3 years.

LICENSE/CERT: Required: BLS (Basic Life Support) from AHA (American Heart Association), CNA (Certified Nurse Assistant)

EDUCATION: Required: High School or Equivalent
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