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AdventHealth Careers for Veterans Patient Sitter PRN
Tavares, FL


All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Career Development

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind, and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule : PRN

Shift : As needed / on call

The community you’ll be caring for: AdventHealth Waterman – 1000 Waterman Way. Tavares, FL 32778

The role you’ll contribute:

The Patient Sitter performs assigned duties and responsibilities specific to the role in a consistently safe, competent, and compassionate manner under the direction of the assigned nurse. Assigned duties may include providing a direct and continuous line of vision for patient observation, suicide watch and providing companionship for the assigned patient. Sitter works in cooperation with all team members in an effort to accomplish departmental goals and objectives.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Perform the role of the one-on-one Sitter for observation and patient safety

  • Sit with patients as assigned keeping the patient in site at all times.

  • Maintains direct line of vision of patient at all times

  • Patient must be monitored at all times including during toileting and bathing; privacy is to be maintained and staff are to utilize discretion

  • Reports any patient concerns directly to the nursing staff on the unit immediately

  • May deliver approved items to the patient at the direction of the clinical nursing staff.

  • Occupy patients in need of companionship; careful to not share personal information.

  • If the patient is under a Baker Act it is imperative that the sitter adhere to the established hospital guidelines for patient safety:


The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:


Good communication skills required.


High school graduate or GED required.

BLS required.


Prior hospital or medical experience preferred.

Baker Act Certification

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Patient Care

Organization: AdventHealth Waterman

Schedule: Per Diem

Shift: 1 - Day

Req ID: 23040908

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule: Per Diem

    Pay Range: $15.185 - $15.185

  • Location: Tavares, FL

  • Job ID: 23040908

  • Job Family: Patient Care

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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