POSITION LOCATED IN THE WAITING ROOM - PRE-TRIAGE ASSESSMENT
Responsible for assessing and providing nursing care as directed by emergency services leadership. Acts as an ambassador for the emergency department by problem solving and/or involving the appropriate E.D. staff to resolve issues. Assesses patient upon entry to emergency care area and utilizes protocol and critical thinking to triage patient. Provides needed patient care that is appropriate to age and developmental level of assigned patients. Assesses and coordinates patient care for acceptable patient outcome.
Education & Experience: Graduate of a Paramedic program. Able to assess and care for patients with varying levels of illness. Good communication, customer service and critical thinking skills are a must.
License: Active Paramedic License in State of Practice (Tennessee)