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Hours Full-time
Location Far Rockaway, New York

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Join Onsight Healthcare's Patient Sitter Team at St. John's Episcopal Medical Center!

Full-time Position w/Benefits $18/hour Sunday - Saturday Evening Shifts

Are you a people-oriented individual with a passion for providing exceptional patient service? Onsight Healthcare is seeking enthusiastic and compassionate professionals to join our team. Step into an exciting career where you'll make a difference in the lives of patients, visitors, and staff every day!

Why work for Onsight Healthcare?

Meaningful Impact - Be part of a supportive team that brings comfort and assistance when most needed.

Professional Growth - Start your career in healthcare by developing valuable customer and patient-directed service skills in a dynamic environment.

Positive Work Environment - Join a company that values teamwork, inclusivity, respect, and employee well-being.

About You

You are a dedicated and compassionate individual with a genuine passion for helping others. A team player, who respects residents' privacy, encourages engagement in activities, and shows a commitment to continuous learning in healthcare practices. You have amazing interpersonal skills, you are an active listener, and you practice empathy daily. You know how to de-escalate difficult situations, and how to keep a calm and composed demeanor under pressure.

Are you ready to embark on a rewarding career where your dedication and service make a difference? Apply now to join our team!


Job Summary and Qualifications

As a Patient Sitter and under the supervision of the nursing staff, you will provide personal care services and continuous observation of patients in need of constant supervision. In collaboration with the hospital staff, the patient sitter ensures the patient environment is free of obstacles and minimizes the risk of falls and accidental or intentional self-harm. Alongside your fellow team members, you will help elevate the patient experience.


St. John's Episcopal Medical Center – Far Rockaway, NY

Shift Details
  • Please note that due to healthcare facility imposed restrictions, employees must take 7 consecutive days of unpaid time off following every 90 workdays.
  • Full-Time Employees will work five 8-hour shifts
  • Employee will work one of the following set weekly schedules
Evening Shift Options
  • Sunday - Thursday : 3:00pm - 11:30pm
  • Tuesday - Saturday : 3:00pm - 11:30pm
  • Friday - Tuesday : 3:00pm - 11:30pm
Position Overview
  • Assist patients with daily activities (grooming, bathing, feeding)
  • Assist the Nursing staff with duties including administering patient vitals.
  • Assist nursing staff in creating, maintaining, and providing a safe environment.
  • Immediately report all changes in the condition of the patient/client to the appropriate supervisor and other staff members
  • Follow all required policies to avoid the transmission of illness by correctly wearing proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including masks and gloves.
  • Alert nursing staff immediately to any signs of patient distress or equipment malfunction
  • Adhere to confidentiality and patients' rights policy as outlined in the healthcare facility's HIPAA policies and procedures.
  • Work independently and as part of the team
  • Attend required healthcare facility training and orientation programs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements
  • At least 19 years of age
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • At least 1 year of experience in patient care within a hospital environment is preferred.
  • Minimum of one to two years in a professional work environment required.
  • Authorized to work for any employer within the United States
  • Must meet the healthcare facility's pre-assignment and medical requirements.
  • Must pass all onboarding screening processes.
  • Works well independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to adequately operate apps/technology on a tablet and learn new software that may have to be applied to the daily tasks for this role.
  • Ability to effectively build relationships with patients, guests, and team members.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • With professionalism, integrity, and compassion, you support your team and together represent Onsight Healthcare throughout facility.
Hospital Requirements
  • COVID-19 Vaccination
  • Pre-employment drug test
  • Flu Vaccine
  • Additional facility requirements may apply
  • $18.00/hour
  • DailyPay App available (fees may apply)
  • Annual Merit-Based Pay Raises
  • Advancement Opportunities
  • Uniforms provided
  • Accrued Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Short and Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Life and Accidental Insurance
Onsight Healthcare provides our healthcare partners with comprehensive valet, healthcare, and customer service solutions that focus on patient care. Our business is delivering creative multi-service solutions and building dynamic teams that function as an extension of our client's healthcare facility.

Onsight Healthcare is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We want applicants of diverse backgrounds and hire without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, age, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.