The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

 
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Staff Nurse II - Hourly Staff Nurse II - Urgent Care, Afterhours Night Triage

Hiring department University Health Svcs
Hourly salary $26.50+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 19.00 Variable
Posting number 13-11-01-01-1058
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

Hours will vary depending on clinic needs (Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm PRN); rotating after-hours night triage. Weekend and holiday coverage as needed. Schedule will be discussed at interview. (Note: "Required Application Materials - A List of 3 References is required in order to apply" - At least one of the references should be a supervisor.)

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information

Purpose

To assist with the assessment, evaluation, and management of patients who present for health care at University Health Services (UHS) and to perform nursing skills in the care and treatment of patients.

Essential Functions

Performs nursing assessment of patients, both in person and via telephone, in accordance with established triage protocols, and implements proper course of action. Provides professional, safe and effective care-related advise to patients. Provides effective suppport 24/7 Nurse triage/advice line, by working rotating shifts. Assists with the evaluation and care of patients to be seen by UHS providers. Exhibits exceptional customer service, professionalism and team work in all aspects of work. Maintains a level of knowledge conducive to providing high quality patient care. Maintains patient electronic health records.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Opportunity to participate in other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas. One year experience as a Registered Nurse in an ambulatory care setting. One year experience performing patient assessments and counseling using telephone triage protocols. Experience with and a moderate comfort level using a personal computer. CPR certification within 90 days of hire. Demonstrated ability to successfully work with a diverse community and provide services from a non-judgmental perspective. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Three or more years experience as a Registered Nurse. More than one year experience in an outpatient or urgent care clinic, emergency room or college health setting. More than one year experience performing patient assessments and counseling using telephone triage protocols. Experience using electronic medical records. Excellent communication, interpersonal, and team-building skills, and professional demeanor.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions May work around biohazards Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Exposure to fumes, chemicals, sprays, and commercial items found in stardard office conditions, medical clinics, and in repairs and maintenance.

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