Providence Health & Services Tele Sitter - Central Patient Monitoring in Torrance, California


Providence is calling a Tele Sitter ( Full Time / Night Shift ) to Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance in Torrance, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Provide continuous observation and surveillance of assigned patients.

  • Be the first line of action by verbally redirecting the patient from engaging in at risk behaviors.

  • Summon the nursing staff if the patient requires assistance by communication device or STAT Alert Alarm ( if appropriate ).

  • Be knowledgeable and supportive of patient and institutional confidentiality and related hospital policies.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • A current Basic Life Support ( BLS ) Card from the American Heart Association for Health Care Providers or American Red Cross CPR / AED for the Professional Rescuer.

  • Completion of Hospital Orientation

  • Completion of telesitter training and demonstration of competencies

  • Fluent ability to understand and communicate using basic medical terminology.

  • Capable of continuous monitoring of up to 10 Tele / Sitter patients on one screen at one time and remaining alert at all times while on duty.

  • Basic Microsoft windows experience.

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is a 436-bed non-profit hospital serving the greater South Bay communities of Los Angeles since 1960. We are proud of our reputation for clinical excellence, use of advanced technology, and a distinct focus on providing care with a personal, healing touch. In addition to the finest general medical, surgical, and critical care services, we offer a number of specialty programs including Cardiovascular Services, Women’s and Children’s Health, Oncology, and Emergency Care.

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center, Torrance is proud to be recognized as a Magnet® Designated Hospital. We are the only South Bay area hospital to be named a 100 Top Hospital by Truven Health; a distinction we have held four years in a row. As a recent recipient of the Premier Award for Quality by the Premier healthcare alliance and the American Hospital Association McKesson Quest for Quality, our commitment to outstanding patient care and operational efficiency is clear.

As a member of Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Night

Job Category: Patient Care Tech/Asst/Aide (non licensed)

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 206396