Registered Nurse II - Nurse Advice Unit (After hours) - Position #2020-193

REGISTERED NURSE II - NURSE ADVICE UNIT (AFTER HOURS) - Position #2020-193

Date Posted:
Classification:
Medical
Type
Part Time
Location
OPEN UNTIL FILLED Highland Varied days & hours

Job Description

 

The Telephone Triage Registered Nurse II works independently overnight to systematically triage a caller’s symptoms by utilizing approved physician protocols.  The Registered Nurse incorporates the steps of the nursing process to gather information necessary to assess the patient’s/callers problem via the telephone interview and then provides advice to the caller regarding home care or further follow up.  Uses the computer station to document the call appropriately and faxes the encounter to the appropriate place.  Assists physicians with patient teaching, pharmacy refills and call backs. Assists all heath care providers/facilities. Excellent nursing judgment and communication skills are required for this position.

 

Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent. Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. Current CA RN license; Current BLS. Bachelor’s degree in Nursing preferred; Five or more recent years as an RN with a broad spectrum of clinical experience. ER/critical care/Pediatrics/Med/Surg highly desirable. Home Health or case management experience highly desirable. Computer literacy and typing skills required. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; to handle stressful situations; to multi-task in an efficient, thorough, and prioritized manner; to work quickly, accurately and independently; and, to anticipate needs and solve problems.

Duties require the ability to devote an extra degree of professionalism and patience with our clients. Applicant must present a caring and professional attitude toward all contacts.        

Applications must be complete and demonstrate that the minimum qualifications are met. Resumes may be attached to completed application form as supplemental information, but will not be accepted in lieu of an official application form. Applications will be screened and the most qualified candidates who best match the needs of the position will be invited to compete further in the recruitment process. Due to the large volume of applications received, we are unable to track for individual applications or discuss the application process.

 

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