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Sanford Health Patient Observer - Bemidji Medical Center in Bemidji, Minnesota

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Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

Facility: Bemidji Medical Center
Location: Bemidji, MN
Address: 1300 Anne St NW, Bemidji, MN 56601, USA
Shift: Varies
Job Schedule: PRN
Weekly Hours: Varies
Starting Rate: $15.00/hour

Department Details

Come join our team at Sanford Health as a patient observer (sitter)! Shift lengths are flexible. Most shifts will be observing patients in the emergency department or on the med/surg/ortho floor in the hospital.

Job Summary

The patient observer (sitter) provides continuous observation of assigned patient(s). Works under the direction of clinical staff. The patient observer (sitter) provides continuous supervision for patients who are at risk for falls, pulling at lines, are mildly confused or impulsive. Communicates patient care needs to nursing staff.

A variety of shifts are available primarily on the med/surg/ortho floor and in the emergency department.


High school graduation or General Education Diploma (GED) required. Knowledge of the health care environment is preferred.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Nursing
Req Number: R-73676
Featured: No