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LPN Nurse Sitter

Company: TriStar Horizon Medical Center
Location: Dickson
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

Description We have an excitingopportunity for you to join TriStar Horizon Medical Center, a facility that ispart of the nation`s leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare. We are committed toproviding our employees with the support they need. At Horizon Medical Center,we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as severaladd-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and yourfamily needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:Student Loan RepaymentTuition Reimbursement/Assistance ProgramsPaid Personal Leave401k (100% annual match 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)Identity Theft Protection discountsAuto, Home, and Life Insurance optionsAdoption AssistanceEmployee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP) We are seeking an LPN BehavioralHealth Nurse Sitter for our facility to ensure that we continue to provide allpatients with high quality, efficient care. We are an amazing team that workshard to support each other and we are seeking a phenomenal addition like youwho feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to applynow! Job Summary: The Behavioral HealthNurse / Sitter performs direct patient care within the scope of the LicensedPractical Nurse. In addition, this position is responsible for observingBehavioral Health patients who are assigned monitoring levels 1 or 2. Behavioral Health patients may includepatients who are extremely confused, at risk of inadvertent self-harm, statuspost suicidal ideation, at risk for assaultive behavior, elopement, or maydemonstrate dangerous and unpredictable behavior. You will provide quality BLS, ALS and emergency care to patients required procedures in accordance with established Tennessee Scope of Practice Parameters, Department Protocols and hospital credentialing.You will be responsible for monitoring Behavioral Health patients by camera or direct observation based on assigned level of observation. Your primary responsibility is patient safety with documented checks every 15 minutes. You will participate in Performance Improvement activities to assure continuous Quality Improvement and maintain cultural/diversity awareness when dealing with patients, visitors, co-workers and all other customers. Your role promotes a supportive, team-work oriented environment.You must fulfill departmental responsibilities with the long-range plan, mission, vision and values of HMC. TriStar Horizon MedicalCenter is a 157-bed facility serving Dickson and surrounding counties.TriStar Horizon is an accredited Chest Pain Center, fully accredited by TheJoint Commission and offers a full array of acute care services, includingemergency care, general surgery, cardiology, obstetrics, orthopedics, intensivecare, outpatient diagnostic services and cancer care through Sarah Cannon atTriStar Natchez Medical Park. Recognized by The Joint Commission as a TopPerformer on Key Quality Measures , TriStar Horizon is committed to providingquality healthcare. HCA Healthcare has beencontinually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere since 2010. In2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the deliveryof charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses. Be part of anorganization that invests in you. We are actively reviewing applications for anLPN Patient Sitter. Highly qualified candidates will be promptly contacted forinterviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patientcare! Graduate of an accredited school of nursingCurrent registration with the TN State Board of NursingBasic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider Certification within 90 days of hire or promotionPrevious healthcare experience is preferred We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: TriStar Horizon Medical Center, Clarksville , LPN Nurse Sitter, Healthcare , Dickson, Tennessee

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