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Patient Safety Sitter Salary

$26,872 (USD)

Average Salary

$13/hr

Average Hourly

$202

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Patient Safety Sitter is $26,872 a year and $13 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Patient Safety Sitter is between $21,159 and $31,411. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Patient Safety Sitter. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Observes patients under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse to maintain the safety of the patient.
  • Monitors assigned patients within a hospital, skilled nursing, or mental health facility.
  • Typically requires a high school diploma or GED and the ability to read and write fluently in English for documentation purposes.
  • Does not require State licensure.
  • May require completion of behavioral health orientation and crisis prevention intervention training or prior experience with geriatric, developmentally disabled, or mentally ill patients.
Patient Safety Sitter Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Nursing Assistants

Job family population: 1,453,670

Estimated population of Patient Safety Sitter jobs: 807,572

Rate of error: 0.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$31,152
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About United States

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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of more than 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City...

Patient Safety Sitter Job Listings for United States

Patient Safety Attendant (Sitter) Per Diem
May 2
Long Beach, CA, USA
College Medical Center
The moment you walk through our doors, whether it's for a same day out-patient procedure or for an in-patient stay, we are here to take care of you and keep you and your family well informed about ...
Patient Advocate - Central Scheduling
Jun 24
Portland, ME, USA
Maine Eye Center
Work may require sitting, stooping, bending, reaching for files and viewing computer terminal for ... Health and Safety: · Know and follow all safety rules and procedures. · Follow proper workplace ...
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
Jul 3
Grand Junction, CO, USA
DECA Health & PT Link
Protects the patient's safety during the procedure. * Works collaboratively with administration to ... Frequent pushing, pulling and squatting; occasional sitting, kneeling and climbing stairs. Job Type ...
INTERDISCIPLINARY TREATMENT TEAM SPECIALIST- Full Time, Days
Jul 9
Costa Mesa, CA, USA
College Hospital of Costa Mesa
PHYSICAL DEMANDS Frequent sitting for long periods of time. Occasional walking, standing, bending ... of patient safety issues and applies basic principles of safety as identified within the facility. ...
Home Health Aide
Jul 16
San Francisco, CA, USA
Pathways Home Health
... patient or sitting quietly with the patient, talking with the patient about patient's life or ... Demonstrates awareness of and adherence to the safety, infection control and other policies of the ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Patient Safety Sitter is $26,872 a year and $13 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Patient Safety Sitter is between $21,159 and $31,411. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Patient Safety Sitter. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Patient Safety Sitter Job Listings for United States

Patient Safety Attendant (Sitter) Per Diem
May 2
Long Beach, CA, USA
College Medical Center
The moment you walk through our doors, whether it's for a same day out-patient procedure or for an in-patient stay, we are here to take care of you and keep you and your family well informed about ...
Patient Advocate - Central Scheduling
Jun 24
Portland, ME, USA
Maine Eye Center
Work may require sitting, stooping, bending, reaching for files and viewing computer terminal for ... Health and Safety: · Know and follow all safety rules and procedures. · Follow proper workplace ...
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