ASPIRUS RIVERVIEW HOSPITAL & CLINIC Triage Nurse - RN in WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: The Triage Nurse - RN utilizes the nursing process when assisting with the delivery of primary health care and patient care management in the clinic setting. This position performs a wide variety of patient care activities including documentation within the medical record, and utilizes nursing skills when assessing and triaging patients and recommending follow-up care. The position requires the ability to make decisions consistent with nursing practice, clinic policies and observance of confidentiality of patient information. In addition to triaging responsibilities serves also as a liaison between the patient, their family and health care providers in the post-cardiac surgery discharge process to transition the patient from inpatient care to maximal functionality with the goal to prevent post-operative readmissions and/or emergency room visits. ***** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: ACLS certification desired Knowledge of professional nursing theory and practice to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate patient care Knowledge of ambulatory medical practice preferred Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care in ambulatory clinic setting Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment Skill in applying and modifying the principles, methods, and techniques of professional nursing to provide on-going patient care Skill in identifying problems and recommending solutions Skill in preparing and maintaining records, writing protocols, and responding to correspondence Skill in developing and maintaining relationships with patients, medical staff and the public Ability to assess patients in person and over the telephone; make recommendations of care and document Ability to maintain quality control standards Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations Possesses good verbal and written communication skills Ability to interpret, adapts, and applies guidelines and procedures Ability to prioritize duties and complete work in the designated time Knowledge of the use of a crash cart and emergency procedures ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: www.aspirus.org/careers Other: Only online applications are accepted