Clinical Nurse-Ambulatory-Cedar Hill Job

Children's Health - General Pediatrics  Careers

Job Number: 50731

Location: Dallas, TX

Date Posted: 12-3-2016

Description:

Responsible for determining the appropriate severity of the child’s condition and assess whether the child should be seen in an emergent manner (i.e., sent to the ER), seen immediately in a clinic, seen at a later date and/or assisted over the telephone. At times, the position will be responsible for performing various outpatient care duties and preparing patients for examinations /procedures. Must be compassionate, patient, empathetic, and be a good listener. Must have knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients 0–18 years of age

Children's Health Pediatric Group is looking for Telephone Triage Nurse to join our team at the Cedar Hill location.

This is a Telephone Triage Nurse position

Responsibilities:

  • Gather patient data regarding condition
  • Document patient information in medical records
  • Document all interactions with patients /families which take place via phone or face-to-face without exception
  • Assist Physician/Nurse Practitioner as needed
  • Provide advice to new parents
  • Provide advice regarding prescription refills
  • Communicate with providers to ensure excellent medical care for the patients

Requirements:

  • Bilingual, both verbal and writing in Spanish
  • PC skills including: Windows and Microsoft applications, as well as EMR
  • Mental/visual concentration to take vital signs, apply/change sterile dressing, administer immunizations, and to draw blood samples

Education/Experience:

  • Current BLS/CPR Certification
  • Current TX Registered Nurse license
  • Minimum 3-5 years of related experience
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as a pediatric nurse
  • Nursing Program Graduate


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