Jan 22, 2021

Nursing Triage RN- Children's Hospital of Richmond

  • VCU Health System
  • Richmond, VA, USA

Job Description

  • VCU Health System – Children’s Hospital of Richmond Pavilion POD J is seeking a full time Triage Nurse to provide telephone triage care for our Pediatric Neuroscience patients based on evidenced based triage protocols.
    JOB SUMMARY
    • The chief objective of this position:

      • Serves as a liaison between physicians, nurses, and patients via telephone or messaging. Manages and documents patient phone callspertaining to medical conditions and questions according to established policies and evidence based guidelines.
      • Demonstrates clinical knowledge and applies this knowledge to a specific patient population. Assists the health care team with the prevention of illness and injury, maintenance of wellness, and provision of comfort. Provides direction and education to patients and
        families. Accurately document age-specific care to a patient or group of patients based on medical orders and an integrated, multidisciplinary plan of care.
    • Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:

      • Current RN licensure in Virginia or eligible or compact state
    • Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:

      • Current RN licensure in Virginia
      • Current AHA BLS HCP Certification or equivalent
    • Experience REQUIRED:

      • Minimum of three (3) years of clinical experience
    • Experience PREFERRED

      • Academic Health Care Experience
      • Experience with similar patient population in an ambulatory care setting or as applicable to the area of practice
      • Telephone triage experience
      • Triage skills to include familiarity/experience with client interaction on the telephone
    • Education/training REQUIRED:

      • Graduate of an accredited RN nursing program; and
      • If not Baccalaureate prepared, enrollment in an accredited Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing program within 24 months of date of hire; and
      • Successful completion of a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing no later than 5 years (or 60 months) from date of hire
    • Education/training PREFERRED:

      • Completion of Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from an accredited program
      • Certification in specialty area