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Registered Nurse/Telehealth Triage (Casual)

  • Job ID: 861427572
  • Status: Casual
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Medical Group
  • Department: Susquehanna Nurse Triage
  • Location: 1100 Grampian Boulevard, Williamsport PA 17701
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $32.18 to $45.96 / hour

Description

UPMC in North Central Pa is currently hiring for a Limited Casual Registered Nurse (RN) for the Telehealth Triage Department.

Purpose:
Works from a multi-line centralized communication center, offering triage and health information to patients by prioritizing incoming calls based on clinical acuity. Responsible for assessing the needs of the patient, developing a care plan based upon phone triage assessment, and directing patients to the appropriate healthcare provider/facility if required.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides patient education regarding disease management and medications, and anticipatory guidance and counseling.
  • Provides healthcare recommendations based on assessment of patient needs using approved protocols.
  • Processes prescription refills
  • Know and follow all organizational/departmental policies/procedures
  • Assesses patients by eliciting a focused health history.
  • Documents accurately all call inquiries, communicating complex triage calls with Director and/or physician, and takes verbal orders.
  • Assists with statistical data collection
  • Assume responsibility for personal development and education.
  • Provides healthcare information to patients through telecommunications media using the nursing process.
  • Communicates with other departments and pharmacies regarding patient needs, as necessary.
  • Orders labs/testing and schedules appointments with the office as needed.

Qualifications

  • Certificate in Nursing required.
  • 3 years of experience as a Staff RN required.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Registered Nurse licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania required
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

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