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Registered Nurse LPG Telehealth

Location: Fort Myers, FL
Department: PATIENT OUTREACH/NURSE TRIAGE
Categories: Nursing
Type: Full-Time
Shift: 7:00 AM-
Schedule: Variable

Description:

The Registered Nurse is responsible for providing an excellent patient experience while delivering and documenting safe patient care through utilization of the nursing process in collaboration with the physician and other care team members. This position is responsible for oversight and coordination of nursing care delivered telephonically, ensuring the care delivered is effective, efficient and achieves desired patient outcomes. The Registered Nurse is responsible to provide clinical assessment and triage to patients by telephone aided by decision support protocols, established clinical nursing practice standards subscribed to by American Nursing Association and in accordance with the Florida Nurse Practice Act and other regulatory standards. The Registered Nurse contributes to the provision of quality care through excellence in customer service and utilization of performance improvement techniques that demonstrate positive outcomes in patient care. This position has the knowledge, experience, interpersonal skills and behaviors appropriate to serve as a resource for internal and external customers regarding patient care. This position reports to the Director and is nonexempt.

Requirements:

Education: Graduate of an accredited nursing program. BSN preferred. Experience: 3 years Nursing experience in emergency medicine, medical surgical, case management, intensive care urgent care or IM/FP outpatient clinics. Physician office preferred. Training: Certification in Ambulatory Nursing preferred. Formal or informal telephone nursing preferred. Completion of Certification in Ambulatory Nursing when eligible (within one year of eligibility) License: Florida Registered Nurse Other: Evidence of excellent oral and written communication, high level of current clinical knowledge. Ability to work under pressure and to deal with emergency situations and/or difficult clients and stressful situations professionally.

Job Specifications (Physical & Mental Requirements) External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job specific functions (listed within each job specific responsibility) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by the organization on a case by case basis. If the requirement is not marked, then it is considered not applicable. General Requirements (has the ability to…) Sit - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Stand - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Walk - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Drive - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Bend - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Climb - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Kneel - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Crouch - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Twist - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Maintain Balance - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Reach - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Sensory Requirements (has ability for…) Far Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Near Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Color Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Depth Perception - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Seeing Fine Details - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Norm Speech - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Overhead Pages - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Telephone use - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Mental & Emotional Requirements (ability to…) Cope with high level of stress - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Make decisions under high pressure - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Cope with anger/fear/hostility of others in a calm way - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Manage altercations - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Concentrate - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Handle a high degree of flexibility - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Handle multiple priorities in stressful situation - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Work alone - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Demonstrate high degree of patience - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hand Manipulation (ability with…) Simple Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Firm Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Fine Manipulation - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Use of Keyboards - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Required Lifting (ability to lift…) Up to 10 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 11 to 24 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) 25 to 34 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Pushing/Pulling (ability to push and pull…) Up to 10 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 11 to 24 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) 25 to 34 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)