Skip to Page Content (will bypass menus and search fields)

Humanity is at the heart of everything we do.

Triage Nurse

Job Details

Job Ref:
2538338
Location:
Maria de los Santos Health Center, 401 W Allegheny Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19133
Category:
Nursing
Employment Type:
Part-time

Description

Triage Nurse
Philadelphia, PA

Maria de los Santos Health Center

Part time: Thursdays & Fridays
$33-35/hour

Who we are: 

For over 55 years, Delaware Valley Community Health has been driven by our mission to serve the underserved population of Greater Philadelphia. We feel there is no greater cause than helping those in need, and we welcome all who share in our beliefs to consider joining us.  

At DVCH, there’s a lot of humanity in our workplace. We support each other in a friendly, dynamic, and diverse environment and treat each other like family. The work is often challenging but it’s always rewarding. 

We are committed to giving our people every opportunity to succeed.  We believe that investing in our employees is the right thing to do by providing quality benefits and continuous learning opportunities to enhance the professional and personal lives of our team members. If you are eager to realize your true potential while helping those in need, we invite you to explore a career with purpose, and join our family at Delaware Valley Community Health. 

What you will do: 

Under the direction of the Chief Quality and Innovation Officer, the Triage Nurse is responsible for assessing patients and establishing the level of care that they require both virtually (chat, video, telephone) and in-person to the patient population of Delaware Valley Community Health, Inc in a safe and timely manner. Care can range from urgent/episodic to scheduled, preventative care and chronic disease management. 

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Interviews/triages patients and or family to determine the need for medical attention. 
  • Collects and interprets patient data in consultation with a provider regarding appropriate management and treatment for the initial evaluation of a problem or the follow-up of a previously diagnosed condition. 
  • Records all patient data in patient electronic health record (EHR) after each encounter. 
  • Initiates diagnostic and therapeutic measures as indicated by standing protocols 
  • Provides health counselling and instructions regarding common patient problems. 
  • Works with Clinical Pharmacist in supporting patient education regarding medications and adherence to medications and appointments. 

COVID-19 

DVCH is committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment for our employees, patients, and visitors. In effort to achieve this goal, DVCH requires all employees, regardless of position, to be vaccinated for COVID-19.  If an employee is unable receive the vaccine for medical or religious reasons, a vaccine exemption form must be completed and submitted to the Employee Health Department.  Medical exemptions will be reviewed and approved in coordination with the Chief Medical Officer and religious exemptions will be reviewed and approved in coordination with the Chief Human Resources Officer. 

DVCH is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBTQ+ employer. ?For more information about DVCH and its services, visit us online at?www.dvch.org 

Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION, AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing required. 
  • Current PA license as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or a Registered Nurse (RN). 
  • CPR Certification required. 
  • Preferred experience is medical/surgical and/or experience in critical or emergency care with specialized triage training. 
  • Preferred experience in primary care, urgent care, emergency care, and/or ambulatory care. 
  • Demonstrated strong critical thinking, collaboration and communication skills. 
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple in bound calls/multiple phone lines. 
  • Demonstrated use of technology as a platform for patient care and connected clinical devices. 
  • Must be able to present a positive and enthusiastic demeanor while directly working with patients. 
  • Bilingual Spanish/English preferred. 
Join Our Talent Network