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RN, Registered Nurse - After Hours Nurse line

Company: CHRISTUS Health
Location: Tyler
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Description
Summary: The AHN RN provides professional after-hours telephone triage nursing care for CHRISTUS patients following established standards and practices; Is the primary responder for management of triage telephone calls within the defined scope of practice as established by the Texas Board of Nursing. Services are provided for CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic and CHRISTUS Physician Group patients. The Registered Nurse can provide leadership in all situations, including emergencies, utilizing concepts of critical thinking and creative problem solving to ensure positive outcomes. The incumbent of this position can delegate duties per scope of practice and during emergency situations. Works collaboratively with providers to facilitate quality care for the patient.

  • Complete an initial telemedicine assessment; triage the call based on assessment findings.
  • Uses developed triage algorithms/protocols to guide the assessment and interventions
  • Document the assessment and management of the call into the organizational electronic medical record (EPIC).
  • Give telephone orders; accept and process telephone test results; call in provider approved prescription refills.
  • Collaborate and coordinate patient care with on call providers as recommended per protocols. - Requirements:
    • Current Texas State RN License
    • CPR (American Heart Association)
    • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
    • Able to assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care
    • One-year experience in nursing preferred.

      Work Type: -

      Part Time


      CHRISTUS Health is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures.
      Sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word in Houston and San Antonio and the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth, the mission of CHRISTUS Health is to extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ.
      To support our healthcare ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on staff who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.
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      EXTENDING THE HEALING MINISTRY OF JESUS CHRIST
      We are inspired by our mission, vision and core values to deliver compassionate, high quality health care, improving the health of the communities we serve. Above all, we are committed to providing our customers and their family members with a truly unique healing experience, one that embodies our values and respects the dignity and worth of each person. Creating a health care system that is truly excellent in all areas is an ongoing effort.

Keywords: CHRISTUS Health, Tyler , RN, Registered Nurse - After Hours Nurse line, Healthcare , Tyler, Texas

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