Centralized Nurse Triage - RN
Company: Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters
Posted on: August 3, 2022
Full-Time601 Children's LaneOutpatient NursingDays28.2300
Through 42.3500 GENERAL SUMMARY The Centralized Nurse Triage - RN
is responsible for performing successful telephone assessment of a
pediatric patient's condition using established
guidelines/protocols within the scope of practice and under the
clinical guidance/supervision of the Medical Director/ Physician.
Reports to designated manager.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Performs successful telephone
assessment of a pediatric patient's condition using established
guidelines/protocols and within the scope of practice.
Efficiently takes an accurate history, including pertinent medical
history such as chronic medical conditions, current medication,
past hospitalizations and surgeries, and medication allergies.
Determines chief complaint and provides appropriate disposition;
provides pertinent advice and education.
Provides reassurance and direction to the caller.
Provides appropriate teaching and reinforcement of home care
Completes necessary follow up as needed per policy.
Follows laws, policies, and regulatory requirements governing
healthcare services and practices.
Performs other duties as assigned.
LICENSES AND/OR CERTIFICATIONS Current Virginia state license as a
Registered Nurse or Registered Nurse holding a valid Compact State
CPR Training required and/or must be obtained within 45 days of
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Professional
knowledge of nursing theory and practice at a level normally
acquired through the completion of an accredited School of
One to two years of clinical experience required.
Medical office or ED experience preferred.
Pediatric experience preferred.
Professional knowledge of nursing theory and practice.
Knowledge of telephone-based clinical assessment techniques and
telephone triage protocols.
Ability to effectively gather and exchange information in both oral
and written communications to coordinate services and multiple
schedules based on physician preferences and guidelines.
Proficient computer and data entry skills required.
Ability to utilize scheduling software (e.g. EPIC) and maintain
Superior time management and organization skills.
Basic computer knowledge, comfortable with different programs,
private home office with adequate cable modem/broadband access
Ability to work flexible shifts.
Ability to travel.
Submission and approval of Telecommuting request form required for
designated telecommuting departments.
WORKING CONDITIONS Expected to work in a patient care environment
with minimal exposure to environmental hazards such as, but not
limited to, excessive noise, dust, or extremes in temperatures.
Exposure to communicable diseases and moderately adverse working
conditions due to the need to perform certain patient care
activities can be expected.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Click here to view physical requirements.
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