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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