Hackensack Meridian Health

Patient Safety Sitter - Float Pool - Per Diem Evening

Job ID
Old Bridge Medical Center
Job Location
US-NJ-Old Bridge
Position Type
Per Diem
Shift Hours
3p.m. - 11p.m.
Weekend Work
One Weekend a Month
On Call Work
No On-Call Required
Holiday Work
As Needed


How have you impacted someone’s life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our healthcare teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career all within New Jersey’s premier healthcare system.


A day in the life of a Patient Safety Sitter at Hackensack Meridian Health includes: 

  • Responsible for the safety of patients under the direction of the Registered Nurse
  • Observes patient status for changes in behavior and reports all observations to the Registered Nurse
  • Ensures patient safety by providing a safe environment, observes the patient's environments for safety risks and takes necessary steps to reduce the risk.
  • Applies appropriate interventions: Observe, redirect, diversional activities.
  • Must be able to work in situations with isolation precautions.
  • Ensures positive patient and team interactions by promoting HMH core beliefs and standards of
  • Maintains patient confidentiality and privacy and dignity.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.


  • High School diploma, general equivalency diploma (GED), and/or GED equivalent programs (or in progress) required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association (AHA) is required prior to performing patient observation

If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!


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