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Telehealth Triage Nurse

Company: Fonemed
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Telehealth Triage Nurse (Remote)Fonemed is recruiting part time remote -Registered Nurses with weekend and evening availability to join our team! We are looking for -experienced and dependable Registered Nurse who are -dedicated to providing quality nursing care to patients. If you are a Registered Nurse who is -looking for a challenge and a company who values you, apply today! - -Who We Are -Founded in 1996, Fonemed seeks to make a positive difference in the healthcare of others through their daily interactions. With a mission "to provide excellence in Nurse Advice, Health Information and Telemedicine for the patients we serve", Fonemed takes pride in its employees, customers, and industry partners, providing the highest level of quality and outstanding client experience. -We pride ourselves on practicing a -Culture of Care -in everything we do. - -Position OverviewOur nurses provide telephone triage and health advice to callers across the United States -remotely -from the comfort of their own home using world renowned Schmitt-Thompson protocols and -provide nursing care advice virtually to patients. Calls received can vary greatly in subject matter and complexity. In addition to triage calls, we receive questions requesting information on medical conditions, medications, diagnostic tests, etc., and provide patient support through addressing their medical questions and concerns. Registered Nurses must be attentive and engaged listeners who -have strong critical thinking and clinical assessment abilities and are able to make decisions independently and document clear clinical data. All calls are documented electronically, and all telephone encounters are recorded. - - - -Role Responsibilities

Provide telephone triage and advice to callers to assist them in making timely medical decisionsExercise clinical judgement in combination with utilization of protocols to arrive at the appropriate disposition to provide timely and accurate level of care to patientsPromptly complete confidential medical records as per company documentation standardsProvide clear and concise information and direction during patient encounters -Expectations of Nurse
Part time work with a commitment of 16-20 hours per week and opportunity to pick up additional shifts when availablePrivate HIPAA compliant home office with high-speed internet connectivity -(wired/ethernet highly recommended)Must be able to provide own computer equipment (computer or laptop, second monitor, keyboard, mouse, wired headset and high-speed internet)Participation (via telephone or video) in staff meetingsFull compliance with FONEMED policies and procedures, including HIPAA privacy requirementsShifts would include every weekend (both Saturday and Sunday), along with 1-2 short weekday evening shifts. A typical schedule will include: 6-12 hour shifts on both Saturday and Sunday, typically falling between 10:00-23:00 ET 1-2 short weekday evening shifts (3-4 hours in duration) typically between the hours of 19:00-23:00 ET. - -Qualifications and Experience
Completion of a recognized Nursing programMinimum 3 years of recent clinical experience as a Registered Nurse, preferably -in areas such as ER/Urgent Care, Adult, Pediatric, OB/GYN, Orthopedic, Ambulatory Care, Home Health, or ICUAn active license in CA is required, along with active license in your home state.Active RN license in the following states would be considered an asset: AK, PA, NY, OR and WAActive licensure in all 50 states would be an asset -or the willingness to obtain licenses at the companys requestPrevious telephone triage experience using electronic triage software and computerized medical protocols will be considered an assetExperience using the Barton Schmitt/David Thompson guidelines will be considered an assetStrong communication skillsStrong clinical assessment skillsStrong computer skills within a Windows environment and keyboarding abilityBilingual English/Spanish or another language will be considered an asset -Why Work With US:
Competitive hourly pay, with shift differentials for overnight and weekend hoursCompany reimbursement for licensure costsA comprehensive training and orientation program with a supportive team of co-workers and managersA friendly and collaborative work environment from a company who values our employeesRecognition of employee achievements and milestonesPowered by JazzHR

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