Temporary Telephone Triage Nurse Greater Elgin Family Care Center Elgin, IL 60120

Title Temporary Telephone Triage Nurse
Date 24 May 2020
Company Greater Elgin Family Care Center
City Elgin, IL 60120

Short Description :

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Full Description :

(GEFCC) is a multi-site federally qualified health center providing comprehensive medical, dental and behavioral health services within the Chicagoland area. Our mission is to provide quality, affordable health care for all including those without the ability to pay. We currently have health centers in Elgin, Wheeling, Hanover Park, Streamwood, Sycamore, DeKalb and McHenry. We are financially and programmatically stable and are continuing to grow. We are Joint Commission Accredited and are PCMH Certified. For more information, I encourage to visit our website, http://www.gefcc.org.

This is a great job opportunity for a Nurse who is either experienced or is looking to gain experience the medical field. The focus is to assist as a Telephone Triage Nurse where you will assess the patient’s level of care by connecting with the patient and asking appropriate questions. In this position, you’ll be able to contribute to your much needed skills in this time of need, help our communities, and make an impact in a patient’s life. If this is you, keep on reading.

Your Goal

The primary purposes of this position is to provide nursing care and patient follow-up to GEFCC patients.

How You'll Help Patients and Your Team

  • Maintains patients’ electronic medical record in accordance with facility policies and procedures.
  • Assist the clinical health care provider in the performance of diagnostic procedures and treatment as requested.
  • Assists patients in scheduling labs and other appropriate services per order of provider.
  • Provide patient education regarding labs, procedures and disease processes and any other health education information deemed necessary.
  • Serve as liaison between Health Center, other health facilities, organizations, school district personnel and participate in community outreach.
  • Orders appropriate supplies and equipment for clinics, performs equipments checks, and quality assurance testing on all waived test and document results.
  • Set up and perform all waived lab tests.
  • Assist with quality assurance and risk management.
  • Medically triages patients when necessary.
  • Reports to all scheduled work sites and shifts on time and fully prepared to engage in all job responsibilities; location of work sites and shifts will change at the discretion of the supervisor.
  • Engage in all offered training, consultations and supervisions made available. Fully and professionally respond to and implement directives and advice offered by all supervisory and training personnel, as well as professionally offered feedback from coworkers.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Perks Just For You:

  • Paid Training

What You'll Need

  • Graduate of accredited registered nurse program, BSN degree is preferred
  • Current State of Illinois RN licensure
  • 2+ years of experience as a licensed registered nurse is preferred
  • 2+ years of management experience is preferred

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