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Patient Care Assistant

Patient Sitter

The Woodlands, TX, US
    Position: Patient Sitter
    Talent Area: Patient Care Assistant
    Full/Part Time: Full time
    Location: The Woodlands, TX, US
    Department: WOO Nursing Ops Float
    Shift: Full Time / 3p -11p
    Job ID: 407670

We are searching for a Patient Sitter Texas Children's Hospital Woodlands Campus- someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you provide a safe environment for patients, under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse (RN). 

Think you’ve got what it takes? 



Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption. 

High school diploma or GED 

Mental Health experience highly preferred 

Ability to demonstrate age appropriate care, work well with others, and follow directions from all staff members 

Able to prioritize and organize the workload 

Able to respond quickly to requests 

Must be able to interact with people of all levels 

Knowledge of basic nursing care 


Sitters are responsible for remaining with the assigned patient at all times during their assigned shift 

Assists the R.N. to provide an environment conducive to safety for patients, visitors and employees 

Assists in identifying patient response to care provided and reports patient condition to the RN to assure achievement of desired outcomes 

Demonstrates willingness and ability to acquire new knowledge, demonstrate new skills needed to improve individual, team, and organizational performance 

Attends mandatory training and development activities and meets institutional and departmental health and safety requirements by established deadlines 

Remains current in unit/hospital information and job expectations and training 

Demonstrates positive and effective interpersonal skills when dealing with patients/families, visitors, peers and other health care team members 

About Texas Children’s

Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands is north Houston’s first true, free-standing pediatric hospital designed, equipped and staffed exclusively to provide care in more than 25 areas of specialty care for children and adolescents. Hospital facilities include 24 emergency center rooms, outpatient exam rooms, radiology rooms, operating rooms and acute care beds, as well as a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU).

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Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

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