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Triage Nurse - Med Surg

Company: Dupage Medical Group
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Triage NurseResponsibilities

Are you ready to challenge the expected to deliver the extraordinary?

Under general supervision, provides high quality support to physicians in meeting the medical needs of the patient.

The Journeys and Adventures that Await

* Escorts patients to and from exam rooms and readies them for physicians; takes vital signs, records medical history/symptoms, ensures medical chart/lab test results are available and complete.
* Performs telephone triage, patient education, handling of physician phone calls, pharmacy calls; may assist by calling to set up appointments or arrange hospital tests or admissions.
* Administers immunizations and minor treatments as prescribed; records and documents all such activities in the chart.
* Assists physician with procedures as necessary.
* Cleans and stocks all patient examination rooms
* Places orders for imaging and lab orders
* Clean and sterilize equipment; check and restock medication cabinet as necessary.
* Respond to patient questions and concerns as liaison between physician and patient.
* Reports all test results to the patient as directed by the physician.
* Performs OSHA controls as required. Assist in performing narcotic count.
* Performs other projects and duties as related to department objectives.
* Must be able to get along with others, to be a team player, to accept constructive criticism from your supervisor and be able to follow work rules.
* Utilizes current nursing practices to provide patient care while focusing on the needs of the patient and exemplifying service excellence, care, concern, respect and cooperation. As a member of a health care team, functions in the role of patient advocate by being in the position of initial contact for patient-related issues.
* Additional duties as assigned.


The Experiences You Bring

* Current IL RN licensure
* Graduate of an accredited Nursing Program
* Current CPR certification
* Prefer a minimum of one year of professional nursing experience in a clinical or hospital setting but may consider new grad under specific circumstances

Keywords: Dupage Medical Group, Downers Grove , Triage Nurse - Med Surg, Healthcare , Downers Grove, Illinois

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