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 Phone Triage Registered Nurse (RN) - Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States

   
Job information
Posted by: Eastern Iowa Health Center 
Hiring entity type: Other 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Nursing - Other
 
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
 
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: ogz4RkmrSZICQtI2hTeD01jgrxKHbD / Latpro-3781091 
Date posted: Mar-25-2021
State, Zip: Iowa, 52405

Description


Eastern Iowa Health Center (EIHC) has an exciting opportunity for a Phone Triage Registered Nurse (RN) to join our team. The ideal candidate must have a commitment to providing high-quality primary care for our complex patients.

Responsibilities

  • Assess the severity of symptoms and prioritizes urgency of need based on obtaining thorough clinical information from patient or parent during the encounter. Information shall be thorough and complete to guide an appropriate plan of action and provide the fundamentals for a comprehensive provider evaluation.
  • Provide evidence-based advice and recommendations to patients of all ages and diagnosis in accordance with the clinical providers, algorithms and protocols, and independent nursing judgement.
  • Guides and assists patients to the appropriate level of care as needed including emergency services.
  • Arranges and coordinates services, procedures, referrals, prior authorizations, inpatient consults, or admissions as needed.
  • Provides individualized education to patients and families appropriate for age, diagnosis, and level of understanding.
  • Process medication refills and notify local pharmacies of patients standing orders.
  • Works collaboratively with physicians and multidisciplinary team members to provide comprehensive medical care.
  • Offers appointments and works effectively with the patient advocates to ensure proper scheduling occurs.

Typical Hours

Typical work hours will vary from 8 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday.

Required Qualifications

  • Current RN license recognized by the State of Iowa and in good standing
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as an RN
  • Current Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers Certification (BLS)
  • Electronic health record experience, Athena preferred

 

The mission of Eastern Iowa Health Center is to provide exceptional and accessible, patient-centered healthcare for all.

EIHC offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, paid time off (PTO) benefits, including eight paid holidays, Flexible Spending Account, and 401k retirement savings plan(s). Loan repayment is possible through the National Health Service Corp. To learn more, visit the following link: www.nhsc.hrsa.gov.


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Requirements

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