REGISTERED NURSE II - NURSE ADVICE UNIT (AFTER HOURS) - Position #2020-34
- Date Posted:
- Part Time
- OPEN UNTIL FILLED - Highland - Days and hours vary
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
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 preferred. Current
State of California RN licensure. Current CPR certificates. Specialty
certifications preferred. Computer literacy and typing skills required.
Excellent written, verbal and
interpersonal communication skills. Strong organization skills. 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.