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Patient Focused Care

Buchanan General Hospital will be the primary provider of health care services for our community by utilizing both primary and affiliated services. BGH will provide those services by ensuring value through highly competent staff, certification, state of the art equipment and a culture of safety.


BGH Employment

Buchanan General Hospital has provided high-quality medical care to the people of Buchanan County and the surrounding counties in Virginia, Kentucky and West Virginia. The 134-bed hospital is staffed with skilled physicians of various specialties, and employs over 300 dedicated support staff.

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Job Posting


Patient Sitter
Description of Position/Qualifications
The Patient Sitter's primary purpose is to provide a safe and supportive environment for patients who are on suicidal watch. In addition to observations of the patient, the sitter will observe the patient's belongings and surroundings to ensure no items are present that could cause injury to the patient or themselves.

License/Certification Required:
Must have current BLS (Basic Life Support) or be willing to obtain within three months. In addition de-escalation training will be provided by the facility upon hire.

Additional Information
Position Type : Pool/PRN/Per Diem
Ref Code: 006
Contact Information
Human Resources Dept
Buchanan General Hospital
1535 Slate Creek Road
Grundy, VA 24614
Email: jobs@bgh.org
Phone: (276)935-1393
Fax: (276)935-1469

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