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Company: Sparrow Health System
Location: Lansing, MI
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Job Opportunity Job ID: 18781 This is for general Patient Safety Sitter inquiries for all open positions and shifts at Sparrow Hos Description:

Positions Location: Lansing, MI


Job Description

General Purpose of Job:  

To provide observation for the patient who requires close continuous observation for protection from harm.

Essential Duties:

This job description is intended to cover the minimum essential duties assigned on a regular basis.  Associates may be asked to perform additional duties as assigned by their leader. Leadership has the right to alter or modify the duties of the position.


  • As directed by RN, ambulates patient; accompanies the patient when being transported to other departments; assists with meals if there are no dysphagia problems; and maintains a calm, clean, and safe environment.
  • Documents observations accurately and timely on correct form as appropriate.  Immediately communicates significant information to RN such as changes in the patient's behavior or condition.
  • Remains alert, calm, and professional, staying in constant view of the patient at all times.
  • As directed by the RN, allow the family members to assume responsibility of the1:1 observation during their visit.

Does NOT take independent action(s) with patients.

Job Requirements Work ExperienceNoneEducation• High school diploma, GED or successful completion of 12 grades combined with continued enrollment in early college program.Specialized Knowledge and SkillsAbility to remain alert and focused for extended periods of time. Interpersonal skills for effective communication. Excellent attendance Assumes responsibility for ongoing education and completion of mandatory requirements.

This is for general Patient Safety Sitter inquiries for all open positions and shifts at Sparrow Hospital.


Sparrow Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Job Family Patient Services/Nursing Support Requirements: Shift Match Any Degree Type / Education Level High School / GED Status Match Any Facility Sparrow Hospital Experience Level New Grad

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