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Paladin Security
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Patient Sitter - Kentville (Security)

Reference ID: 311927

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Kentville, NS
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Full Time
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Law Enforcement and Security


Paladin Security was established in 1976 as a provider of basic Security Officer services. From modest beginnings with four employees and one contract, Paladin has grown into one of the largest security companies in Canada, with 25 offices from coast to coast and over 10,000 employees. With our award-winning culture, we pride ourselves in fostering a learning environment as we believe in helping each of our employees grow and reach their full potential!

Job Skills / Requirements

Patient Sitters will work one-on-one with patients within the healthcare environment. They will play an integral part in the overall operation of the healthcare team by ensuring patients are provided with proper attention, as per directions from nursing staff and the Shift Supervisor.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Monitor the patient's overall safety and report any changes to security and/or nursing staff • Ensure the safety of all stakeholders, including patients, clinical staff and visitors with de-escalation techniques. • Log and report all incidents reported by hospital staff, physicians, patients or visitors • Utilize two-way radio and computer applications for communicating site activities • Communicate in a truthful and receptive manner under all circumstances • Sustain effective relationships with key stakeholders and provide specialized security services according to client needs. • Maintain a detailed log of all patient interactions

Patient Sitters will report to the Shift Supervisor, or the Site Supervisor if needed.
Patient Sitters will be required to obtain a Security License and complete minimal online training prior to being eligible for shifts. Must be bondable. Vaccinations may be required.

Education Requirements (Any)

High School Diploma/GED

Additional Information / Benefits

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those applicants that are short listed will be contacted for an interview.

Benefits: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Paid Vacation

Screening Requirements: Criminal Background Check

This job reports to the Shift Supervisor

This is a As Needed position 1st Shift, 2nd Shift, 3rd Shift, Weekends.

Posted: August 18, 2018
Closes: September 16, 2018
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5001-10,000 employees

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About Paladin Security

Paladin Security Group is the security company of choice amongst some of the most respected institutions in the country, protecting the public and government facilities. We are committed to offerin...