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TRIAGE RN

Company: UROPARTNERS LLC
Location: Spokane
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Description:JOB DESCRIPTION GENERAL SUMMARYLocation:Spokane Urology Surgery centerSpokane, WA.The Triage Specialist conducts initial assessments to evaluate how urgently a patient needs care. They ask questions, check vital signs and coordinate care with other medical professionals including physicians. The primary focus of a Triage Specialist is to ensure that the patients who are most in need of care receive it first and that other members of the care team are ready to begin treatments as quickly as possible to ensure quality care.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTION/COMPETENCIESResponsibilities include but are not limited to:Interviews patient and/or family to obtain medical histories and to make an accurate assessment.Uses a specific set of guidelines when performing patient assessments to determine how severe their condition is and how urgent their needs are, exactly what type of attention they need, which medical professionals are needed for consultations and where they should be placed in the queue for admissions.Assigns a triage priority based on observations and available information. Initiates diagnostic and therapeutic measures as indicated by standing protocolsCalls for crisis intervention if appropriate.Rooms patients, follows the initial intake process, and is available for instructions from the physician regarding the patient. Responds to phone calls for test results, medication refills, postop instructions, answers general questions.Communicates and acts as liaison with patients, family, and health professionals in a manner that respects confidentiality and dignity.Coordinates the needs of the patient with supporting departments and assists in solving problems related to the welfare of patient and staff.Takes vitals, blood pressure, temperature and weight.Draws blood for labs as ordered by physician.Keeps appropriate logs regarding medications noting expiration dates.Performs other position related duties as assigned.Requirements:CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSURES OR REGISTRY REQUIREMENTSFor RN or LPN position: RN/LPN license and certification as required by state.BLS certification required, ACLS preferred.- SKILLS - ABILITIESExcellent verbal and written communication skills.Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.Delivers exceptional patient service throughout all interactions.Strong problem-solving skills.Skill in using computer programs and applications including Microsoft Office.Knowledge in healthcare systems operations such as EMR.Complies with HIPAA regulations for patient confidentiality.Must be able to make good professional decisions quickly despite stressful atmosphere.EDUCATION REQUIREMENTSFor RN or LPN position: graduate of an accredited nursing program required.RN BSN preferred. ? \ required.Experience Requirements3 Years's related medical and critical/emergency care experience required.Compensation details: 35-45 Hourly WagePI18e1334b6720-31181-34115188

Keywords: UROPARTNERS LLC, Spokane , TRIAGE RN, Other , Spokane, Washington

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