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TRIAGE NURSE RN- Westside in Indianapolis, IN at Eskenazi Health

Date Posted: 5/19/2019

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Organization: HHC

Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County. Physicians provide a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services at the 315-bed hospital and outpatient facilities both on and off of the Eskenazi Health downtown campus as well as at 10 Eskenazi Health Center sites located throughout Indianapolis.

  • JOB SUMMARY:

    Triage is an interactive process between the nurse and patient that occurs over the telephone or face-to-face and involves identifying the nature and urgency of client healthcare needs and determining the appropriate disposition. The role of the triage nurse is to assess the patient, provide patient education, and crisis intervention. The goal of telephone triage services is to direct the caller to the appropriate level of care or service in a safe and timely manner in combination with providing self-care advice and direction. The triage nurse aids in directing the patient to the right level of care with the right provider in the right place at the right time.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    •         Registered Nurse (RN) with state licensure.

    •         Current CPR certification and TB certification (may be obtained within 6 months of hire).

    •         A minimum of three years progressive professional experience as a nurse with at least 1 year in an ambulatory setting preferred.

    •         Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred; may be deemed necessary at certain locations.

    •         Fully proficient verbal and written communication skills.

    •         Experience with adult and/or pediatric IV and procedure skills preferred.

    •         Knowledge of ICD-9/CPT coding.

     
 

Accredited by The Joint Commission and named one of the nation’s 150 best places to work by Becker’s Hospital Review for three consecutive years and Forbes list of best places to work for women, and Forbes list of America’s best midsize employers’ Eskenazi Health’s programs have received national recognition while also offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, the city’s primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only verified adult burn center in Indiana, the first community mental health center in Indiana and the Eskenazi Health Center Primary Care – Center of Excellence in Women’s Health, just to name a few.

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