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Triage Nurse

Company: Arkansas Urology
Location: Little Rock
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Description:
Description Responsible for triaging patient problems, which includes phone calls to discuss pre & post op education, review lab work, and diagnostic tests with patients. This person also performs necessary tests to assist the provider with diagnosis and treatment of their condition. HOURS Monday-Friday 7:30AM-4:30PM ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Triaging patient phone calls.
  • Covering nurse messages when nurses are in clinic or out of the office.
  • Provide patient education.
  • Utilizing critical thinking skills to distinguish between emergent and non-emergent care.
  • Manage prescription refills.
  • Maintain Patients confidentiality at all time.
  • Communicate with Physicians/Nurse/Staff as needed.
  • Practice teamwork, service and respect for coworkers and patients.
  • Accurately document in EMR symptoms and/or complaints, nursing assessment, advice provided and patient/caller response.
  • Complete prior authorizations, FMLA/disability paperwork, and cardiac clearances
  • Schedule appointments and diagnostic testing as needed
  • Review and treat labs over the phone as needed
  • Perform any other related duties as required or assigned. Requirements Education: High school diploma. Active and unrestricted Registered Nurse License or LPN License. Experience: Minimum of one year work experience in a hospital or clinic setting. Critical care experience preferred but not required. Knowledge:
  • Knowledge of basic computer skills
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Knowledge proper patient care
  • Knowledge of OSHA/HIPAA regulations Skills:
    • Skill in appropriate use of universal precautions, safe workplace and confidentiality methods.
    • Skill in health information management by appropriately charting patient data.
    • Skilled in appropriately taking vital signs and weights if needed.
    • Skill in tact and diplomacy in interpersonal interactions.
    • Skill in understanding of patient education needs by effectively sharing information with patients and families.
    • Phlebotomy and proper specimen handling. Abilities:
      • Ability to read, understand and follow oral and written instructions.
      • Ability to file materials correctly when dealing with daily charts.
      • Ability to be a team player.
      • Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with patients, employees, and the public.

        Requirements:
        PI190438783

Keywords: Arkansas Urology, Little Rock , Triage Nurse, Other , Little Rock, Arkansas

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