Urology Associates of Central Missouri is the most comprehensive private urology practice in central Missouri. We are looking for a Licensed Practical Nurse to join our team! Our goal is to provide the highest level of care, utilizing the latest, clinically proven techniques to diagnosis and treat a wide variety of urological disorders in men and women. Our LPN's play a crucial role in daily patient flow. An energetic individual that is able to multitask and provide excellent patient care will find the most success in this role. If you are a dedicated, team-oriented, patient-centered individual looking for an opportunity where you are proud of what you do, work hard, have fun, want to learn and go home at the end of the day knowing you made a difference in the lives of our patients; Urology Associates is the place for you!
Full Time / 40 hours per week (M-F, 8-4:30)
Why work for us? This position offers autonomy in a fast paced environment. If you enjoy people and want the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of many, check us out!
We offer a competitive benefits package that includes
Short Term Disability Coverage
401k Retirement Plan
Paid Time Off
Wellness program that rewards you for practicing a healthy lifestyle!
We are located at 105 Keene Street Columbia, MO!
Urology Associates of Central MO is a division of Missouri Cancer Associates and affiliated with the US Oncology Network!
Job Profile Summary
A telephone triage nurse assesses patient needs over the telephone, collaborates with a physician or qualified staff member to meet those needs, then documents all elements of care in the patient's medical record. The telephone triage nurse will accurately identify patients with high risk conditions and will direct care to the appropriate resources if they cannot be managed by the nurse and/or within the clinic. Under general supervision, provides professional nursing care for patients adhering to national and organizational standards and guidelines for specialty care and scope of practice per state licensing board. Must recognize physical, psychological, and spiritual aspects of care and participates in company-wide quality initiatives. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards
Addresses patient calls, portal messages and emails in a timely manner.
Asks appropriate open-ended questions as well as utilizing computerized algorithms/pathways to assist in the assessment of patient's symptoms and side effect management and documents interventions. Manages a wide range of symptoms.
Assesses urgency of patient symptoms/side effects and addresses them appropriately.
Aggressively manage symptoms to prevent unnecessary emergency department and hospital utilization.
If emergency care is needed collaborated with physicians via electronic communication, face to face, or the telephone to discuss patient care needs that cannot be independently and appropriately addressed using standard orders or practice protocols.
Collaborates with providers if the patient can be seen in an outpatient clinic setting for their symptoms.
Documents all conversations with patients to maintain a comprehensive medical record. Provides clear instructions and education to the patients via the telephone and other duties as assigned
Qualifications: Graduate from an accredited program for professional nursing education.
LPN state license and current registration with the State Board of Nursing in practicing state.
3 Years of experience, at least 1 year urology experience prefered.