Telephone Triage Nurse

Location
San Antonio, Texas
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Oct 11, 2017
Closes
Nov 10, 2017
Ref
26486-4318
Specialty
Miscellaneous
Contract Type
Permanent

Telephone Triage Nurse

HCAs National Contact Center Management team is looking for telephone triage nurses for a series of steadily growing clinical care continuum programs. As a telephone triage nurse, you will focus your compassionate care on our patients by phone.  While working closely with them, you may complete clinical tasks alongside them such as health incident triage, furthering patient education goals or prescribed education, locating appropriate treatment, or ensuring that recent treatment is progressing well.

Nurses with experience in emergency care, home care, oncology, pediatrics, cardiology, multi-specialty and critical care are in highest demand, but all nursing experience is appreciated. Never performed tele-triage? There are traits that can predict your fit: are you an active listener? Do you have a great phone voice? Can you visualize symptoms or other details without seeing them in person? Do you have great assessment skills?  At NCCM, we use evidence-based protocols and will train you on the applications and software that youll need, and great nurses have growth and advancement opportunities. Expect to think, talk, and type 55 words per minute simultaneously; do not expect bodily fluids or sixteen-hour shifts.

Summary of Key Responsibilities:

This clinical role provides appropriate compassionate advice to callers using evidence based clinical decision tools to help callers make personal health decisions.  Make cross referrals as indicated.  Facilitate referrals and event registration through internal transfer mechanisms.

  • Documents caller information and outcomes in a relational database system in accurately and as prescribed by current standards and policies

  • Maintains confidentiality, HIPAA and PHI compliance 

  • Communicates appropriately and clearly with departmental management, co-workers and callers and exhibits willingness to master new work routines and methods

  • Practices and adheres to HCAs “Code of Conduct” and “Mission and Value Statement”

  • Provides homecare, advice and/or education to callers that respects the cultural, spiritual, intellectual/educational, and psychosocial differences of individuals and preserves callers autonomy, dignity and rights.

  • Maintains and contributes to a collaborative professional and ethical work environment. 

  • Actively participates in team meetings and engages in the processes of the contact center

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