RN Weekend Triage-Charlotte

Location:Charlotte, NC
Employment Type:Part Time
Department:Nursing
Description:

The Triage Nurse role is responsible for the coordination of phone calls for all home health patients.  The triage nurse is responsible for the calls regarding patient care and referrals.

 

This triage position is weekend hours 8a-6p to rotate every other weekend.

Duties:The RN will follow all department procedures as it relates to accepting referrals, and patient care issues. This RN will work with a high degree of independence to assist patients with clinical and operational concerns/questions, providing sound clinical resolutions and extraordinary customer service. RN will perform clinical telephone triage follow-up with clinical referral sources when necessary. LPN's will be considered depending on experience. 
Qualifications:

The Triage Nurse shall possess a degree in nursing from an accredited or approved school of nursing, BSN preferred. A valid current Registered Nursing or LPN License from the state in which he/she would be practicing is required.  Ability to manage stressful situations, assess patient complaints and provide clinical education over the phone

Candidates must have a minimum of two years medical/surgical experience within the past 5 years or 1 year HH Triage experience. At least 1-year home care experience is preferred.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as strong organizational, time management and problem solving skills, flexibility and the ability to multi-task are required. 

This position will be triaging for the Southern Piedmont Region every other weekend.



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