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Safety Observation Specialist (SOS)

Company: Power Personnel
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Job Description:

Do you want to advance in a career where you can make a real impact on people' s lives? If this sounds like you, apply now!
About the Job

  • Contract: 3 months (flexibility for possible extensions)
  • Shifts:  Day shift (06: 45am-3: 15pm), Evening shift (2: 45pm-11: 15pm), Night shift (10: 45pm-07: 15am)


  • Top pay
  • Flexible schedule
  • Great working location
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Refer-a-friend bonus
  • Weekly payroll
  • 24-hour accessibility
  • Personalized service
  • High school, GED, or equivalent
  • Two (2) years’ experience working in healthcare environment or two (2) years’ experience working in customer service
  • Must be comfortable with the following procedures: Preferably to have knowledge of medical terminology, IV, central lines, EVD, JP drains, tracheostomies, foley catheters, NG tubes, KEO feeds
  • Familiarity with the following patient diagnoses: Stroke, Delirium, Dementia, Impulsivity, Traumatic Brain Injury and Altered Mental Status
  • Experience with commonly used equipment/systems: Basic computer (PC) use
  • 2 years of  Teaching Hospital Experience
  • Certified Nursing Assistant or Medical Assistant certifications
  • Ensures complete visualization of the patient via remote monitoring equipment.
  • Notifies RN or Charge RN of changes in patient status observed on Central Station.
  • Obtains instructions via the RN regarding ambulation limitations and course of action for redirection of patient if needed.
  • Maintains awareness of safety at all times and promptly calls for assistance as needed.
  • Obtains verbal report from the patient’ s nurse to include information regarding the patient’ s identified care needs, diagnosis, visual, auditory, or language barriers as well as any special considerations (bed alarms, etc.)
  • Reports safety concerns or defective equipment.
  • Documents observations and disperses team communication in an appropriate and timely manner.
  • Completes observation reports at established interval.
  • Takes initiative in compassionately rendering service or responding to needs. Applies principles of caring and healing with patients and families and with colleagues.
  • Complies with all hospital rules, regulations and standards.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.


  • Ability to demonstrate, understand, and use applicable medical terminology.
  • Proficient in Voalte communications and other technology to communicate with the patient care teams.
  • Ability to navigate through software programs and computer systems.
  • Ability to record and document events for purposes of treatment by patient care team.
  • Ability to apply assessment skills and identify patient intervention opportunities.
  • Ability to accurately document, capture and communicate changes in patient conditions to appropriate staff.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and work tactfully and effectively with patients, visitors, physicians, co-workers and other hospital staff.
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member and contribute positively towards the goals of the team and the organization.
  • Ability to read, speak, write, understand and follow English verbal and written instructions.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Ability to identify safety risks and communicate the need to escalate assistance to/for the patient.

About Us

Power Personnel has been working with healthcare professionals like you since 1994. We are the experts in healthcare staffing in Northern California. That’ s why so many hospitals, clinics and healthcare facilities rely on us for filling critical positions. If you want competitive pay, excellent working conditions and a team that supports you, you need Power Personnel.

Refer a friend  and get $125  bonus for every referral! *

*In order to get the bonus, the person referred must work at least 20 shifts.

Keywords: Power Personnel, Redwood City , Safety Observation Specialist (SOS), Other , Redwood City, California

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