Patient Observer | El Camino Health Vacancies

El Camino Health

Company Name: El Camino Health
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Job Type: Part-time
Job Location: Mountain View, CA
Job Posted Date: 20-04-2023
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Job’s Overview:

El Camino Health is seeking a Patient Observer in Mountain View, CA. Please take a moment to read the job post below if you are interested:

El Camino Health is committed to hiring, retaining and growing the best and brightest professionals who will carry our mission and vision forward. We are proud of our reputation in the community: One built on compassion, innovation, collaboration and delivering high-quality care. Come join the team that makes this happen.

Applicants MUST apply for position(s) by submitting a separate application for each individual job posting number they are interested in being considered for.



Scheduled Bi-Weekly Hours


Work Shift

All Shifts: 8 hours

Job Description

The Patient Observer is responsible for providing constant patient observation under the direction of a registered nurse (RN). Observation may include more than one patient. The Patient Observer must be able to clearly see all patients for whom he/she is responsible at all times or conduct safety checks on patients under the direction of the RN when assigned to the Behavioral Health unit. The Patient Observer must uphold established ECH customer service standards at all times.


High School diploma or equivalent

Bachelor’s degree in healthcare OR ADN nursing student with successful completion of medical/surgical practicum OR EMT certification, OR Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician (CCHT)

Previous Experience In a Patient Care Setting Preferred

Knowledge of basic medical terminology

Excellent verbal, interactive, and listening skills

Strong customer service and interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate with other healthcare providers.

License/Certification/Registration Requirements

Current BLS certification

  • Placement in the Behavioral Health Unit or Emergency Department requires:
  • Volunteer or educational experience working with patients with mental illness.
  • Must attend non-violent crisis prevention training
  • Able to walk up to 90% of shift

Salary Range

20.60 – 23.18 USD Hourly

The Physical Requirements and Working Conditions of this job are available. El Camino Health will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability if that will allow them to perform the essential functions of a job unless doing so creates an undue hardship for the hospital, or causes a direct threat to these individuals or others in the workplace which cannot be eliminated by reasonable accommodation.

Sedentary Work – Duties performed mostly while sitting; walking and standing at times. Occasionally lift or carry up to 10 lbs. Uses hands and fingers. – (Physical Requirements-United States of America)

An Equal Opportunity Employer

El Camino Health seeks and values a diverse workforce. The organization is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of qualifications and competencies. El Camino Health prohibits discrimination in employment based on race, ancestry, national origin, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, marital status, age, medical condition or any other status protected by law. In addition to state and federal law, El Camino Health also follows all applicable fair and equitable employment policies from the County of Santa Clara.

Getting the Patient Observer designation comes with some responsibilities. It would be a wise idea to take a few minutes to learn more about it so you can make an informed decision.

Applicants must meet the above-mentioned requirements in order to qualify for consideration to work as a Patient Observer .

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