Clinical Triage Nurse - 1K Infectious Diseases

  • Requisition Number: 60628
  • Department: DUKE HOSPITAL
  • Location: Durham
  • Type of Position: Regular
  • Shift: Full Time
  • Specialty: Ambulatory Care/Hospital Based Clinics
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Duke Health Highlights:

In addition to our three hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers. 

 

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  • Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet® organization
  • Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognized each year as North Carolina’s Great 100 Nurses.
  • Duke University Health System was awarded the American Board of Nursing Specialties Award for Nursing Certification Advocacy for being strong advocates of specialty nursing certification.
  • Duke University Health System has 6000 + registered nurses
  • Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
  • Relocation Assistance!

 

Clinic 1K (Infectious Diseases) at Duke University Hospital seeks to hire a Clinical Triage Nurse II who will embrace our mission of Advancing Health Together!

 

Job Summary

Our team is active in delivering exemplary care for each patient to ensure an excellent patient experience, every time. Ideal applicants would have excellent computer and phone skills and be able to communicate effectively with a multidisciplinary team. This position will provide triage support for sickle cell disease and benign hematology, a high acuity patient population, in collaboration with multidisciplinary teams.  We are looking for someone with the ability to establish a strong rapport with patients and families by phone, to coordinate services, and to provide education and nursing care to patients and families in the clinic setting.

 

This position requires indirect patient support tasks and some limited direct clinic time, which may include the following:

  • Telephone triage
  • Patient/ family education
  • Completing clinical paperwork including medical releases, emergency and travel letters, etc.
  • Prescription refills
  • Prior Authorizations
  • Review and complete the in-basket process

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must have an accredited Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (or higher), Associate's Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma. (All registered nurses without a Bachelor's degree in Nursing (or higher) will be required to enroll in an appropriate BSN program within two years of their start date and to complete the program within five years of their start date.)
  • Must have current or compact RN license in the State of North Carolina
  • Previous work experience (1+ years) as a clinical nurse is preferred
  • BCLS certification is required.
  • Professional specialty certification (preferred)
  • Pre-employment Physical Capacity Testing Required

 

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Ambulatory Care/Hospital Based Clinics