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Towne Park Observational Patient Sitter | Kansas City Area Medical Centers in Overland Park, Kansas

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The Patient Observer is a non-clinical role that will provide bed-side observation and assistance while monitoring all activity of a specific patient in a hospital or medical center. The Patient Observer is responsible for sitting with and observing an assigned patient. No nursing or medical care is provided by the Patient Observer. The Patient Observer works with the nursing staff, and provides physical or other activity reports regarding the patient. The Patient Observer can assist with simple tasks such as reading to the patient, answering the phone, and getting water. Duties will be performed under the direction of the nurse in charge of the patient. The Patient Observer is responsible for contacting the nurse if the patient requires anything additional and will not provide medical assistance. Per CMS guidelines, all employees working at healthcare sites must be COVID vaccinated and provide proof of their vaccination.