Registered Nurse II - Nurse Advise Unit (After Hours) - Position #2018-428

REGISTERED NURSE II - NURSE ADVISE UNIT (AFTER HOURS) - Position #2018-428

Date Posted:
Classification:
Medical
Type
Part Time
Location
OPEN UNTIL FILLED - Highland - Varied days and hours; Evening and weekend shifts with varied 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

 

Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or current equivalent related work experience preferred. Five or more recent years as an RN with a broad spectrum of clinical experience. ER/critical care/Pediatrics/Med/Surg and Home Health or Case Management experience is preferred. Current State of California RN licensure. Current CPR (American Heart Association) certificates.  Specialty certifications preferred. Computer literacy and typing skills required. Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. Strong organization skills. Knowledge of and skill in accepted medical practice and good medical assessment skills. Personal skills include, but not limited to, patient teaching, organizational abilities, interpersonal relationships, listening, interviewing, leadership and aptitude.  High level of creative problem solving and priority setting skills with the ability to apply them in environments where the nature and volume of calls is unpredictable. Ability 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.

 

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