Telehealth Nurse – Full Time – Goldberg Center, DC – $25,000 Sign on Bonus


All nursing practice is based on the legal scope of practice, ***** and specialty nursing standards, ***** ***** Policies and Procedures, andin accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. The Professional Model of Care requires registered professional nurses to be responsible andaccountable for their own practice. ***** ***** supports the development of RN relationships within the community; specifically thoserelationships associated with the health and well being of the community at large . The nurse provides telephonic clinical assessment, advice, healtheducation and counseling giving appropriate clinical disposition and facilitating referral . The nurse engaging in telenursing practice assesses, plans,intervenes, and evaluates the outcomes of nursing care, using technologies such as the Internet, computers, telephones, digital assessment tools, andtelemonitoring equipment.
The position is for applicants residing in the DMV area only

Roles Responsibility
Demonstrate appropriate and efficient use of department specific equipment/software necessary to perform role, Comply with call/email management standards, Demonstrate thorough knowledge of the program’s identified top 10 triage/symptom guidelines, Manage clinical calls/emails using the nursing process; document caller encounters in the system, Be able to manage and document calls if computer system is down, Achieve telehealth and other applicable ***** certifications, Contribute to Magnet re-designation as evidenced by independent involvement or leadership in committees, task forces and/or community outreach, Communicate plan of care and ability to advocate to meet patients’ needs; make suggestions for resolution of system issues, Role model procedures for escalation of issues, utilize chain of command, Demonstrate proper use of identified handoff processes; follow up on inconsistent practice related to handoff, Demonstrate a collegial and respectful relationship with peers, physicians, and other departments, Take the lead to implement change and support management decisions, Maintain regulatory requirements e.g. license, BLS, Initiate professional activities to enhance nursing practice; provide telephonic and electronic clinical assessment, advice, health education, and counseling - giving appropriate clinical disposition and facilitating referral, Engage in active review of peers giving constructive feedback through timely participation in evaluations, Serve as a resource as needed and know when to escalate to the next level, Analyze assessment data gathered from patient and family to ensure completion of the database and plan of care within identified timeframes, Role model excellent clinical skills with complex patients; care reflects analysis of patient status and appropriate interventions, Direct prioritization and organization for complex patient with rapidly changing needs, Anticipate and proactively plan for educational needs verified with patient and family throughout the hospital/outpatient stay and prior to discharge, Role Models caring in all encounters with patient and family as evidenced by feedback from parents and an increase in patient satisfaction scores, Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance, Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision-making or documentation, Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation, Demonstrate accurate, clear, and timely verbal and written communication, Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors, and co-workers, Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance, Initiate ways to improve operations through quality improvement and implement related solutions, Identify self-learning needs and take the initiative to meet those needs, Serve as a resource for current, new information, or changes in the specialty area, Care incorporates best practices based on benchmarks and evidence within the literature, Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization, Committed to diversity and recognizes the value of cultural ethnic differences, Demonstrate personal and professional integrity, Maintain confidentiality at all times, Anticipate and respond to customer needs; follows up until needs are met, Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior, Partner with all team members to achieve goals, Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions, Contribute to a positive work environment, Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change, Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes, Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment, Use resources efficiently, Search for less costly ways of doing things
Desired Qualification
BSN Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Full Time
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