Job Summary: The RN, Triage is responsible and accountable for the delivery of patient care in the physician office setting, utilizing the Nursing Process, taking into account the biophysical, psychosocial, environment, self-care educational needs of the patient, family and/or significant other(s). Demonstrates outstanding customer service skills on behalf of Swift River, Elsemore Dixfield Center, and River Valley Internal Medicine. The RN, Triage practices in accordance with SR/EDC, RVIM Clinical Policies and Procedures, and operates within the Maine Nurse Practice Act. The RN, Triage acts as the patient's advocate, manages supplies, equipment, and sophisticated instrumentation, promotes teamwork with staff, physicians, and personnel in other departments and supports the values of the primary care department. Provides direct and indirect patient care in the practice. Provides care that reflects initiative, flexibility and responsibility indicative of professional expectation with a minimum of supervision. Determines priorities of care based on physical and psychosocial needs, as well as factors influencing patient flow through the system. Communicates with the providers about changes in patient's status, symptomatology and results of diagnostic studies. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment.
Regulatory Requirements: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with up to six (6) months Registered Nurse experience. Current RN license within the state of practice. Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BCLS Certification. IV Certification preferred