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Phone Triage Registered Nurse

Company: SB Clinical Practice Management Plan
Location: Brookhaven
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Phone Triage Registered Nurse - Stony Brook Neurology, UFPCLocation: Stony Brook, NYSchedule: Full TimeDays/Hours: Monday through Friday - 8:30am to 5:00pmSUMMARY: The Registered Nurse provides high quality individualized direct patient care utilizing the skills and knowledge of the profession. Please note this is a RN phone triage position located in our administrative office. Contact with patients will be via phone, not face to face. Job Duties & Essential Functions: + Accurately collects clinical data on patients and demonstrates competency in performing clinical interventions and reports abnormalities to Medical Provider.+ Triage patient phone calls and troubleshoot medication management issues.+ Demonstrates competency in answering phones, assembling charts, patient registration, making appointments, computer data entry and retrieval of reports.+ Must safely perform all patient care responsibilities in accordance with professional standards and the organization's policies and procedures.+ Develop and organize a plan of care in consultation with treating physician, as indicated within the various subspecialties of the Department.+ Must effectively determine and set priorities to meet patient needs.+ Provide proper and accurate documentation of patient care in the patient medical record.+ Coordinate any services or accommodations necessary (e.g. sign language interpreter) to ensure effective communications between treating providers and patients who are hearing and/or visually impaired, and patients with language barriers. + Ensures that patients receive timely and appropriate care within the delivery system and facilitates internal and external referrals.+ Administer medications, treatments, and contrast agents according to the specific orders of the ordering physician, and document in the patient record.+ Maintains infection control precautions and identifies potential infection control problems.+ Provides in-service education to members of the interdisciplinary team within the Department.+ Participate in Quality Assurance activities within the Department. + Participates in annual recertification training, compliance training, and HIPAA training, as well as all other mandatory in-service programs.+ Conforms to policies and regulations governing patient rights and confidentiality of information.+ Perform all other related duties as assigned by management.Required Education & Qualifications:+ The candidate must have an Associate's degree in Nursing. + One (1) year post licensure nursing experience.+ Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) required. + Current registration to practice as a Licensed Registered Nurse in New York State. + Must have excellent communication skills. Preferred Qualifications:+ Bachelor's degree in Nursing.+ Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) preferred.Physical Demands:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate with patients, staff and medical providers. The employee must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations. This position is largely sedentary and requires the employee to remain stationary for a majority of the day. The responsibilities and tasks outlined in this job description are not exhaustive and may change as determined by the needs of CPMP.In accordance with the New York State Department of Health (DOH) order that all hospitals and nursing homes "continuously require all personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19," Candidates who are not already vaccinated must obtain the first dose of the vaccine within three (3) calendar days of acceptance of conditional job offer and must obtain any subsequent doses in accordance with the vaccine protocol. The order also includes those who may be affiliated with or interact with employees of a hospital or nursing home. The order allows for limited medical exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law.CPMP provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.CPMP expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected status. Improper interference with the ability of CPMP's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.ID: 2022-2012 Department: NEUROLOGY External Company Name: SB Clinical Practice Management

Keywords: SB Clinical Practice Management Plan, Westport , Phone Triage Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Brookhaven, Connecticut

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