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LPN Phone Triage - FT Days - Family Med Washington

LPN Phone Triage - FT Days - Family Med Washington

Requisition ID 
2017-755288
Category 
Nursing
Position Type 
Full Time
Shift(s) 
Days
Department 
MC Fam Med-Washington-PF Drive
Location 
US-MO-Washington

More information about this job

Overview

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We’re a Little Different

 

Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  

 

We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.

 

At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.

 

 

Responsibilities and Qualifications

The LPN will take incoming calls from patients regarding medical care. The nurse will triage phone calls within the scop of license and triage protocol. They will document in EMR all calls taken and advice given. They will document questions and route to provider or nurse pool as necessary. They will schedule appointments as necessary. They will refill medications according to written refill protocols. They will distribute refll requests to the provider/nurse pool as necessary. They will work with and communicate in a positive, cooperative, considerate and thoughtful manner with patients, co-workers, providers and management when providing information and services, seeking assistance and resolving problems.

 

Qualifications:

Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:

 

 

  • Licensure: Current LPN license in Missouri required.
  • Preferred Experience: 2 years clinical experience preferred. Planning and initiative - must be able to recognize and identify patient's symptoms and use appropriate judgment in course of action. Should have a broad knowledge of general nursing practice, good history-taking skills, accurate assessments, accurate and complete documentation skills.
  • Preferred Other: Strong computer skills required. Good organizational skills Able to relate and communicate with patients over the phone, to providers and staff. Demonstrates self direction in establishing priorities and working with little supervision. Will maintain a high level of precision in judgment, accuracy of assessment and skills in problem solving based on skill level, licensure and scope of practice.

 

 

We’ll Support You at Work and Home

 

Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.

 

What Makes a Good Match for Mercy

 

Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.

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