Registered Nurse (RN) - Call Center Triage (Peds, phone triage required) Part-time

 
Position: Registered Nurse (RN) - Call Center Triage (Peds, phone triage required) Part-time

Job ID: 153464

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: CONTACT CENTER - NURSE TRIAGE

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Part-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8A - 5P

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Summary:

We are searching for a Call Center Registered Nurse  (RN) (Contact Center) — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will facilitate Customer Care Contact Center callers' access to the appropriate level of care by assessing needs, offering clinical options, referral to health care providers, services and community resources, through the use of evidence-based protocols. This role will educate the patient/family/caregiver when appropriate regarding immediate and interim care advice and preventive behaviors.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Utilize appropriate evidence-based assessment, complex interviewing techniques and instruments related to ambulatory care nursing in collecting pertinent patient, family or population-specific data
  • Develop an individualized Telehealth plan for patients seeking care for health promotion or health-related situational problems
  • Identify critical and crisis call situations and de-escalate patient/parent/caregivers to be able to obtain necessary information
  • Demonstrate positive and effective interpersonal skills when dealing with patients, families, peers and other healthcare team members to generate a feeling of trust and caring
  • Prioritize and implement interventions and plans of care in partnership with the patient, family, caregivers and other healthcare professionals in a timely manner
  • Use health teaching methods and approaches appropriate to the situation that recognize the age, gender, race, ethnicity, diversity and cultural norms of the individual patient


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing Or Associates Degree in Nursing with acceptance or current enrollment in a BSN program and signed agreement 
    Or Technical diploma in nursing with acceptance or current enrollment in a BSN program and signed agreement 
    Or Must be currently enrolled in a nursing bridge program working toward an MSN.
  • Verified BSN-equivalency or a signed agreement is required.
  • Current licensure with the Board of Nursing for the State of Texas is required
  • Current BLS from the American Heart Association is required
  • 2 years of professional nursing experience
  • Knowledge of nursing functions, basic anatomy and physiology, and diagnostic procedures


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