Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)- Triage
for the Afterhours Triage Program team in Virginia Beach, VA.
Rotating shifts, with an emphasis on Friday, Saturday, Sunday 4pm-12am (2x or 3x a week)
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.
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.
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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.
Trade School Graduate
Required: Acute Care - 3 years, Clinical - 3 years, Health Insurance Industry - 3 years, Medical Office - 3 years
Required: Licensed Practical Nurse
Keywords: Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN, Triage, Call center, Afterhours, Telephonic, Pediatrics, Adults, Office-based
Equal Opportunity Employer