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POST DATE 9/7/2016
END DATE 12/29/2016

VCU Health System (Medical College of Virginia) Richmond, VA

Richmond, VA
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Company: VCU Health System (Medical College of Virginia)
Facility: VCU Health System - MCV Hospitals at Richmond

VCU Health Systems is seeking a Nursing Triage RN, which will support nursing triage for CHoR Pediatric Primary Care clinics. Serves as a liaison between physicians, nurses, and patients via telephone or messaging. Manages and documents patient phone calls pertaining 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 including CPR, etc. )

Current RN licensure in Virginia

Current AHA BLS HCP Certification or equivalent

Level and type of experience REQUIRED

Minimum of three (3) years of clinical experience

Level and type of 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 Full time 1: Days Bachelors degree is required