RN Ambulatory, Triage | Post-Acute Care & Community Services

Employer
Sanford Health
Location
Sioux Falls South Dakota
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 16, 2020
Closes
Oct 28, 2020
Ref
9173_R-26652
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

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Facility: Ann Berdahl Hall Building

Location: Sioux Falls, SD

Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts

Job Schedule: PRN

Weekly Hours: Varies

Job Summary

Answers patient inquiries over the telephone, assessing the severity of the patient's symptoms and medical needs according to triage algorithms. Guides the patient to the appropriate level of care; schedules patient appointments over the phone with appropriate healthcare providers/facilities/physicians. Documents information provided to patients during triage in health record systems; records patients health conditions for follow-up patient care. Maintains and develops triage protocols; ensures patients' healthcare information is updated on time. Role does answer inquiries through multiple variations of technology, depending on department. Educate patients based on calls that come in.

Department Details

Sanford Health Post-Acute & Community Services is a clinic department that focuses on bringing transitional and primary care services to residents in long-term care facilities through on-site rounding. Our clinic serves residents at multiple long-term care facilities in the state of South Dakota.

Qualifications

Graduate from an accredited nursing program preferred, including, but not limited to, American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA). Bachelor’s Degree in nursing preferred.

One year of healthcare experience preferred.

Currently holds an unencumbered RN license with the State Board of Nursing where the practice of nursing is occurring and/or possess multistate licensure if in a Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) state. Nurses performing nursing practice over the telephone require licensure in the states where the patients being served reside. Within first 30 days of employment, all requirements to obtain license needed for role is completed. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications.

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to [email protected] .

Job Function: Nursing

Req Number: R-26652

Featured: No

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