Geisinger Health System Registered Nurse Triage Navigator in DANVILLE, Pennsylvania

JOB TITLE: Registered Nurse Triage Navigator

LOCATION: Justin Drive II

DEPARTMENT: Patient Placement Services

WORK SCHEDULE: Weekend/Nights

WORK TYPE: Full Time (1.0 FTE)

JOB SUMMARY :

Provides nursing triage services and health advice for patients and managed care members over the phone.

Assesses and determines the patients’ level of need for medical assistance.

Provides results and education related to diagnostic testing to ensure continuity and quality of care. Responsible for accurate, appropriate and timely telephone and electronic messaging. Provides protocol-driven clinical advice for the Geisinger Health System population.

The RN Triage Navigator understands a broad spectrum of patient medical conditions and pathophysiology.

Responsible for ensuring the very best patient/family experience by optimizing all customer interaction. Foster a positive work environment through mutual support and cooperation and adheres to GHS and unit specific Service Standards.

Directly accountable to the Director of Geisinger Placement Services.

COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

Demonstrates the ability to work independently.

Demonstrates effective organizational skills and competence in written, oral and electronic communication skills.

Demonstrates critical thinking capabilities, good clinical judgement and advanced clinical decision making expertise.

Demonstrates advanced knowledge of medical terminology, electronic medical record applications, and established clinical protocols.

Demonstrates the ability to work independently, set priorities, multitask, and provide problem resolution.

Accepts and respects diversity and possesses strong customer service values.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Must be licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Pennsylvania. Bachelor of Science degree preferred.

Must be BLS certified.

Minimum of three to five years of clinical nursing experience required. Critical Care experience preferred

Triage, call center, or clinic related experience preferred.

Successful completion of scheduling training preferred.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Work is typically performed in a clinical office or call center environment. Work is typically performed in a high-intensity, fast-paced setting.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.

OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION : We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org , or connect with us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/geisingerhealth , Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/geisingerhealth/ , LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/geisingerhealth .

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.