The Clinic Triage RN / LPN assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates nursing care needs for patients while working within the scope of the individual's nursing license. This position uses critical thinking and appropriate provider consultation to work with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment. Duties include:
Performs consultation, triage, surveillance, and follow up for patients.
Prioritizes and manages work load in an environment where the nature and volume of calls is unpredictable.
Conducts face to face triage of patients presenting with urgent/emergent needs.
Directly assists providers as needed, contributing to a smooth work flow in the department.
Coordinates and assists patients in scheduling acute, special or routine care appointments, including referrals. Uses critical thinking and assessment skills to follow provider approved protocols.
Serves as a clinical resource to Clinic staff.
Minimum of one (1) year of previous nursing experience in a clinic or acute care setting. Previous experience in a Family Practice setting strongly preferred.
Current RN or LPN license issued by the WA Department of Health required.
Current BLS certification required.
Employment Type (feed only)