Virtual-Safety Specialist (Full-Time)

Position Summary

Equum Medical is seeking a Virtual-Safety Specialist to provide virtual observation of selected patients, identifying potentially hazardous behaviors in alignment with facility policies and procedures. As the responsible observer, you will also play a vital role in educating and onboarding other virtual safety specialists, ensuring a cohesive and vigilant team. Working collaboratively with licensed nurses and Patient Care Technicians, you will maintain patient safety, deliver basic patient care, and promptly intervene when necessary to prevent any risks to patient well-being. Effective communication and adherence to institutional and hospital policies will be essential in this critical role.

As a Virtual-Safety Specialist, you will be at the forefront of enhancing patient safety through continuous monitoring and timely interaction. Your vigilance and ability to engage with nursing staff will be instrumental in providing seamless, high-quality care. Additionally, you may be called upon to perform non-clinical duties when not assigned as a patient safety attendant. Join us in revolutionizing acute care telehealth and making a significant impact on the lives of countless individuals while shaping the future of modern healthcare.

Key Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates understanding and proficiency of "solutions software"
  • Monitors up to 16 patients continuously on one screen, remaining alert while on duty
  • Effectively communicates with patients using a microphone and headset
  • Responds promptly to patient behavior changes and communicates effectively with hospital staff
  • Demonstrates discretion and courtesy when working with patients, visitors, and staff
  • Navigates technology, patient monitoring platform, and system requirements with ease


  • Possesses strong communication skills, effectively using a microphone and headset with patients
  • Skillful in navigating technology, patient monitoring platform, and system requirements during patient monitoring

Knowledge and Skills

  • Familiar with basic Microsoft Windows operations and skilled in simple data entry
  • Preferred prior clinical experience and hospital background


  • High school graduate or G.E.D.
  • Certification preferred (Nurse Assistant/Medical Assistant, nursing student, other allied health)
In addition to an hourly or base salary, this position could be eligible for 401k, continuing education, and benefits (subject to eligibility requirements). Total compensation is based on several factors, including type of position, location, education level, work experience, and certifications. This information is applicable for all full-time positions. 
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. We do not discriminate against any job candidate or employee based on age, race, religion, color, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, membership in an employee organization, medical condition, family history, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, parental status, or pregnancy. Equum Medical respects your privacy and is committed to maintaining the confidentiality and security of your personal information. 

Quick Facts

Location: Brentwood, TN VCCC facility
Shift: Full-Time

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