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Registered Nurse-Triage

Location: 6630 Orion Drive, Fort Myers, FL
Department: Patient Outreach - Nurse Triage Department
Categories: Nursing
Type: Full-Time
Shift: 10:30 AM-7:00 PM
Schedule: Evenings

Description:

Do you take pride in a job well done? Are you a caring individual with a positive, can-do attitude who will strive to provide first-class customer service as a Registered Nurse-Triage?

Position may be 8 hour shifts or four 10 hour shifts, would also be required to work occasional weekends and holidays.

Completes a detailed clinical assessment via telephone to identify the urgency and nature of the patients condition and coordinates the appropriate disposition to receive healthcare. Responsible for utilizing the nursing process and Evidence-Based decision support tools. Makes complex decisions based on nursing assessment, effective listening, critical thinking, advanced assessment and communication skills are essential. In addition to patient triage, the RN will facilitate other care delivery and self-care advice as the situation warrants.

Requirements:

Educational Requirements
Required:
Preferred:
  • Bachelor's in Nursing
Additional Requirements:
  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program. BSN preferred.
Experience
Required:
  • 3 years Nursing

Preferred:
Additional Requirements:
  • 3 years nursing experience in emergency medicine, medical surgical, case management, ICU, urgent care, Outpatient clinics, ambulatory care sites, or physician office experience required. Formal or informal telephone nursing preferred.
State of Florida Licensure Requirements
Required:
  • Registered Nurse License
Additional Requirements:
Certifications/Registration Requirements
Required:
  • BLS (American Heart Association / Basic Life Support)
Preferred:
  • Ambulatory Care Nurse Certification
Additional Requirements: