1+ months

Patient Safety Attendent (PSA)

Mayo Clinic
Eau Claire, WI


Eau Claire







Why Mayo Clinic

Patient Safety Attendants support patients on a 1-to-1 basis. Schedule is based off of organizational need.

Position description

The Patient Safety Attendant (Sitter) works under the direct supervision of a registered nurse and provides an environment of safety that gives an alternative to restraints. Is responsible for sitting with and observing an assigned patient. Provides constant and alert observation for each assigned patient. Protects patient's safety and security by preventing patient harm to self, harm to others, harm from others and flight risk. Provides companionship by listening and talking with patient Assists in the proper lifting of patients utilizing SMART equipment.


High school graduate or equivalent.

Additional qualifications

Successful completion of Hospital Patient Care Sitter training course within 3 weeks of employment (in-house training provided).

Flexibility (works flexible hours, which include days, evenings, nights, holidays, and weekends). Basic computer skills. Ability to read and communicate effectively in English. Verbal and written communication. Promotes team building. Self-directed. Able to adapt to unpredictable situations.

License or certification

Certified Nursing Assistant on State of Wisconsin Nurse Aide Registry or a nursing student currently enrolled in an accredited nursing program that has successfully completed at least one clinical rotation, or a Certified/Registered Medical Assistant. Current BLS Certification.

Exemption status


Compensation Detail

Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $13.67 per hour.

Benefits eligible



Supplemental/On-call/Per Diem

Hours / Pay period

Varies based off department need

Schedule details

Required to work 8 hours in 6 week time period for a minimum of 4 hours at a time. Schedule/hours are based off the needs of the organization.

Weekend schedule

As needed

Site description

Eau Claire, with a metro area of 163,000 is home to the 11,000 students at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. Strong schools, low crime rate, and a reasonable cost of living may be expected. With an abundance of outdoor activities, Eau Claire was ranked #4 on the list of “Americas best towns” (Outside Magazine, 2015) The city also serves as the retail center for west central Wisconsin and the major metro area of Minneapolis/St. Paul is 90 minutes away. Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire is recognized as a Best Hospital in Northwestern Wisconsin and within the top 10 for Hospitals in Wisconsin (U.S. News & World Report, 2015-2016).


Nursing, Other Patient Care

Career profile


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Jennifer Schindeldecker

Equal opportunity employer

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).


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