Patient Sitter Job

Full Job Title: Patient Sitter

Job Number: 17008911

Facility: SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - St. Louis

Location: St. Louis, MO

Schedule: PRN

Hours: Varied


Role Purpose:
Collaborates with members of the care team to provide an exceptionally safe environment through close personal interactions with patients who have been identified to be at risk.
    • Assures for the safety of identified patients as measured by zero falls or adverse events by using exceptional communication and hand offs with other members of the care team and exceptional communication
      with patients to meet their needs.
    • Uses constant observation and communicates changes in patient's
      condition to the care team in a timely fashion.
    • Provides for safe patient care and regulatory compliance through accurate and timely documentation.
    • Drives physician and employee satisfaction and teamwork through exceptional interactions with members of the care team.
    • Impacts financial performance through thorough communication about changes in patients condition that would dictate the discontinuation of service.


Minimum Qualifications:
High School or GED

The 525-bed SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - St. Louis is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the Saint Louis University Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. St. Mary's Hospital - St. Louis offers a wide variety of outpatient services, including cardiovascular and open-heart surgery, high-risk obstetrics and comprehensive women's breast health services. The hospital was recognized with the 2008 and 2010 Premier Award for Quality.

SSM Health is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Learn More »

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