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Open Positions Available!

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In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at War Memorial Hospital will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. War Memorial Hospital does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or any other classification in accordance with federal, state and local statutes, regulations and ordinances.

War Memorial Hospital is always seeking professional physicians to expand with our advanced medical center. If you did not see an opportunity in your field of expertise we still encourage you to submit your online application.

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Patient Sitter

Status: Pool/PRN/Per Diem

Category: Support Services

Department: Med/Surg & BHC

Description:

Under the supervision and delegation of a Registered Nurse or the Licensed Practical Nurse the Patient Sitter assists in providing observation, companionship and assistance with specific patient care needs for the assigned patient(s).  Duties include a variety of tasks including some direct patient care to enhance comfort and satisfaction of the patient(s).  Demonstrates excellent customer service.

Job Qualifications:

QUALIFICATIONS:

1.   BLS Heartsaver required within 90 days of hire.
2.   Crisis management/restraint training required within 90 days from date of hire.

EDUCATION:

1.  A.   High school diploma or GED required.

     B.   College nursing student or retired nursing professional preferred

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

1.         Able to transfer up to 125 pounds, with assistance, while lifting, positioning, and transferring patients.

2.         Able to push and pull patients, weighting up to 350 pounds, with assistance, in wheelchairs or carts.  Able to sit or stand for long periods of time. Able to bend, stoop and squat as required to reach lower drawers, adjust patient lines etc.  Able to reach over head to obtain supplies.

3.         Able to wear gloves and other protective equipment.

4.         Clear speech reading and hearing skills are required continuously to communicate with patients and co-workers.

5.         Has far-sighted visual acuity with correction to 20/40 Snellen chart to identify patients, call lights, provide supervision, etc.  Near sighted visual acuity needed to read written material, thermometers, assess patients, monitor equipment, etc.

HR Contact: Dawn Parker

HR Phone: 906-253-1056

HR Email: Email

Reference Verification Forms

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities at War Memorial Hospital.  To access the required reference verification forms please click on the link below.

Reference Evaluation form.pdf