Patient Sitter, Per Diem

Newark, NJ

Job ID: 20NSH97244


Nov 13 (19d ago)


Salary Range:

TS-9999: $13.00


Per Diem .4 FTE

Shift Varies

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.


Responsibilities: Under the direction of the Staff Nurse, the Patient Sitter PD (Per Diem) is to work on an as needed basis, 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.


University Hospital offers a competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. For more information, visit


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