Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Triage

Location
Virginia Beach, VA
Posted
Feb 09, 2018
Closes
Jun 29, 2018
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description: Optima Health is hiring a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
for the Afterhours Triage Program team in Virginia Beach, VA.

Hours/Shift:

Evenings 4pm-12am and overnights 12am-8am, with emphasis on the weekends

Department/Position Overview:

In this telephonic capacity role, Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) will have an ideal background rooted in both adults and pediatrics and or telephonic, triage, call center or fast paced clinical office setting; bringing a wealth of clinical experience and knowledge base to this rewarding position. This position is not tele-commute or remote and does require reporting onsite to our Optima office in Virginia Beach, VA. As a unique “flexi” position, a minimum of 8/hours per week are required as well as effective communication, judgement, prioritizing and multi-tasking skills. Board Certified Licensed Practical Nursing certification is required and at least 3 years of LPN experience, preferably with a range of age groups.

Division Highlights:

Optima Health offers a full suite of commercial health insurance products including employee-owned and employer-sponsored plans, as well as Individual and Family health plans, employee assistance plans and plans serving Medicare and Medicaid enrollees. We offer programs to support members with chronic illnesses, customized wellness programs, and integrated clinical and behavioral health services.

As a nationally recognized provider of health plan coverage and innovative wellness programs, we live our mission “to improve health everyday.” This same commitment and dedication directs our philosophy as an employer. When you join Optima Health, you will experience our deep passion for heal and service excellence while benefiting from a culture of opportunity, learning, career growth, and support -every day. Optima Health is a service of Sentara Healthcare, so joining Optima is joining the Sentara Healthcare family.

Sentara Benefits:

Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We're setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. For more information about our employee benefits, CLICK HERE!

Join our team, where we are committed to quality healthcare, improving health every day, and provide the opportunity for training, development, growth!

Responsible for maintaining initial fax and phone calls to the triage call center. Effectively communicates with callers, staff, physician offices and answering services concerning the needs of callers that have contacted the After Hours Nurse Triage. Responsible for coordinating all pertinent triage information to appropriate locations and physicians. LPN acts as a resource to After Hours Nurse Triage callers and staff members.

Education Level
Trade School Graduate

Experience
Required: Acute Care - 3 years, Clinical - 3 years, Health Insurance Industry - 3 years, Medical Office - 3 years

License
Required: Licensed Practical Nurse

Other
Keywords: Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN, Triage, Call center, Afterhours, Telephonic, Pediatrics, Adults, Office-based

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