Patient Sitter (Part-Time) (Multiple Positions)

University Hospital

Posted 1 year ago

Listing Type: Nursing
Employment Type: Nursing
Shift: Nights
Education Level: High School Degree Required
Certificates: BLS
Experience Level: All
Compensation: 12.13 - 12.63



Patient Sitter (Part-Time) (Multiple Positions)

Job Title

Patient Sitter (Part-Time) (Multiple Positions)

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Job Location

Newark, NJ

Salary Range

TS1100: Probationary Rate: $12.13 - Job Rate: $12.63 - Two (2) Year Rate: $13.01


Regular Part-time

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Job Description

Qualifications: High school diploma or GED required.  BLS certification from American Heart Association.  Successful completion of University Hospital’s Handle with Care and Sitter Training Courses which are part of orientation and must be completed prior to performing the actual Patient Sitter role.  Follows prescribed safety rules and regulations.  Able to fulfill the physical demand requirements of the job as stated.  FIT Testing required.  Must attend Handle with Care Training annually and participate in bi-annual drills.


Under the direction of the Staff Nurse, the Patient Sitter will be assigned to a specific patient and will remain in constant attendance with the patient to assist in maintaining the patient’s safety.  The Patient Sitter must provide continuous observation of the patient until relieved by a qualified individual, and will report any observed changes in the patient’s condition/behavior to the patient’s nurse.

Shift:  11:00PM -7:30AM
Status:  Part Time

FTE .6 (48 hours Bi-Weekly)

University Hospital offers a competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package including on-site fitness center & child care. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. For more information, visit


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