Patient Sitter Career

Job Description: Provide basic patient care under direction of nursing staff. Perform duties such as feed, bathe, dress, groom, or move patients, or change linens. May transfer or transport patients. Includes nursing care attendants, nursing aides, and nursing attendants.

*A job as a Patient Sitter falls under the broader career category of Nursing Assistants. The information on this page will generally apply to all careers in this category. We are still seeking more specific information about this career from experts in this field. If you can provide us with more information, .

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Patient Sitter Career

What Should I Major in to Become a Patient Sitter?

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Required Education



High School Diploma usually needed for this career