Private Duty Sitter

Nursing ServicesProgressive Care Unit Dalton, Georgia


Hamilton Health Care System, Inc.

Job Description and Performance Standards


Title:  Private Duty Personal Care Attendant                                            

Department:  Progressive Care Unit                                                          

Reports to:  Director, Critical Care 

Shift: Varies 

Status: PRN                                                          



Provide supplemental personal assistance to clients in a healthcare facility.  Private Duty Personal Care Attendants work primarily with adult and geriatric patients and occasionally with pediatric and adolescent patients.


Education:    High school graduate preferred.

Licensure:    None

Experience:  Previous sitter experience preferred

Skills:   Ability to establish good rapport with patients.

Physical, Mental, Environmental and Working Conditions

Only in hospital patient rooms.  Requires moderate amount of stooping, bending, and lifting.  Requires minimal mental effort