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Fairview Health Services is loking for a Triage Nurse Advisor to join our Team.This opportunity allows you to join other nursing professionals in a supportive environment within a growing department where you are empowered to do your work well.
Full Benefits Day Shift 0.9 FTE- 72 hours per pay period This position is located in St. Paul, MN Free parking
As an RN Telephone Triage Nurse Line Advisor, you will independently triage phone calls from patients and/or family members inquiring about their symptoms, medication refills, test results, and information regarding our facilities. Along with Fairview related facilities, this position also handle calls from other organizations that contract for our services. Nurses manage approximately 6 calls per hour with calls lasting 6-9 minutes in duration. The position is located in a call center environment with no direct patient interaction. There are several computer systems used to navigate resources for clients to best meet their needs.
Independently Triage Phone Calls Acts in the role of patient and family advocate to assist them through the health care system. Demonstrates knowledge and expertise in triaging callers properly such that all callers receive a timely and appropriate response. Answers incoming clinical related calls via computer-based phone system in a timely manner. Collects information regarding a callers/patients concerns, medical history and description of symptoms via the telephone using the nursing process. Uses symptom-based protocols to systematically assess and address the patients needs. Prioritizes calls based on the urgency of the patients needs. Provides patient education via telephone. Carries out assigned nursing tasks and medical orders as delegated by providers or designee to support patient care. Processes prescription refill requests promptly and accurately. Able to access MSDS software to assist employee with information regarding chemical spills, etc. in both emergent and non-emergent Fulfills all organizational requirements -Completes all required learning relevant to the role - Complies with and maintains knowledge of all relevant laws, regulation, policies, procedures and standards. Fosters a culture of improvement, efficiency and innovative thinking Performs other duties as assigned.Focus on Customers Maintains a customer driven professional attitude Takes action to meet and exceeds the needs of customers Continuously implements strategies to improve customer satisfaction
Organization Expectations, as applicable: Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level and cultural differences of population served Partners with patient care giver in care/decision making. Communicates in a respectful manner. Ensures a safe, secure environment. Individualizes plan of care to meet patient needs. Modifies clinical interventions based on population served. Provides patient education based on as assessment of learning needs of patient/care giver. Fulfills all organizational requirementsCompletes all required learning relevant to the role Complies with all relevant laws, regulation and policies
Performs other duties as assigned.
Associate Degree in Nursing
Current Minnesota RN License
Wisconsin RN License (application submitted within 30 days of hire and obtained within 120 days of hire)
Together with the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians we have created M Health Fairview. M Health Fairview is the newly expanded collaboration among the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians, and Fairview Health Services. The healthcare system combines the best of academic and community medicine — expanding access to world-class, breakthrough care through our 10 hospitals and 60 clinics.Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 10 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area.Its broad continuum also includes 60 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, ...Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.