REGISTERED NURSE II - NURSE ADVISE UNIT (AFTER HOURS) - Position #2018-428
- Date Posted:
- Part Time
- OPEN UNTIL FILLED - Highland - Varied days and hours; Evening and weekend shifts with varied hours
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
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.