Allegan Professional Health Services seeks a full time Triage RN to work in Allegan Medical Clinic.
JOB DUTIES INCLUDE, but may not be limited to:
-Screens and responds to patient phone calls, directing to Primary Care Provider as needed.
-Furnishes medical advice per approved triage reference books.
-Schedules appointments, based on necessity, by offering the earliest appropriate appointment available with each provider.
-Schedules urgent visits as appropriate.
-Enters necessary information into the computer.
-Accurately documents the encounter with the patient in the electronic medical record/ patient chart for continuity of care.
-Initiates appropriate follow up.
-Triage patients at Walk in Clinic and if necessary at the Registration Window.
-A member of the Code Team (Rapid Response Team).
-Monitors faxed records.
-Correctly assesses stat triage patient's vital signs and charts them accurately.
-Assists in the development and maintenance of practice policies.
-Assist with management of warfarin patients/Anticoagulant Management Program/Ancillary Services
-Maintains confidentiality of all patient information.
-Adheres to policies/safety practices of the practice.
-Performs other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE, but may not be limited to:
-Possess a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Michigan
-Prefer two years clinical experience as a Registered Nurse.
-Thorough knowledge of practical nursing theory.
-Knowledge of standard practices, rules, and regulations related to nursing.
-Knowledge of anatomy and physiology, aseptic technique.
-Ability to keep accurate records; using an electronic medical record.
-Competent organizational skills.
-Ability to handle stressful situations.
-Ability to meet deadlines.
-Excellent oral/written communication skills
-Excellent interpersonal skills.
-Must demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with all members of the healthcare team, patients, and community representatives.
-Must be able to set priorities and anticipate primary care providers needs
Allegan General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.