Triage RN-Providence Heart (Downtown Laurel) in Columbia, SC at Providence Health

Date Posted: 10/21/2019

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Job Description

Providence Health

Founded as Providence Hospitals in 1938 by the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, Providence's two free standing full-service hospitals and numerous satellite practices maintain a true devotion to advanced clinical expertise and unmatched compassion. On February 2, 2016, Providence became part of the LifePoint Health network, and shortly thereafter, changed its name to Providence Health to better represent the full complement of its services. Driven by quality, compassion, and Christ, Providence treats the whole person- body, mind, and spirit.

Providence Heart – Laurel Street are looking for a skilled LPN to join their team to assist with Triage. The ideal candidate will triage patient needs by answering incoming calls, calling in prescriptions & scheduling appointments as needed in our front office. You will also on occasion rotate into the back clinical area to work “hands-on” with patients, taking their history/vitals & giving vaccinations all while working with our amazing providers.

Providence Medical Group's team of cardiologists are known throughout the Midlands for providing top quality cardiac care, and not just by the patients and other physicians. Our cardiologists are recognized industry-wide for their success treatment of heart disease. In fact, Providence cardiologists are repeatedly selected by device developers to introduce cardiovascular products and procedures to the Midlands because of our strict commitment to quality and history of successful outcomes for the patient.

For more information about the services provided and Physicians at Providence Heart, click here.

Essential Functions:

  • Triage patient needs by answering incoming calls, calling in prescriptions & scheduling appointments as needed in our front office.

  • Demonstrates ability to assist the RN in monitoring patients physiological, psychosocial, and environmental needs. Makes nursing judgments based on these findings.

  • Interprets clinical findings and correlates with patient’s condition.

  • Provides input into an individualized Plan of Care involving patient and/or family in this process.

  • Continually assist the RN monitoring patients' needs and condition.

  • Demonstrates ability to set appropriate priorities.

  • Performs nursing procedures safely, efficiently and skillfully, according to hospital policies and procedures. Obtains direction from Scope of Services and departmental specific competencies and/or assistance with unfamiliar procedures and/or equipment from Scopes of Services and department specific competencies. This includes Point of Care Testing Competencies.

  • Assigns aspects of patient care to other nursing staff according to patient needs and staff qualification. Performs nursing procedures safely, efficiently, and skillfully according to hospital policies and procedures (obtains direction and/or assistance with unfamiliar procedures and/or equipment).

  • Promotes and maintains patient/employee privacy and confidentiality.

Job Requirements

Minimum Experience

1 year of experience required. Prior cardiac experiencepreferred.



Associate Degree in Nursing or Bachelor's Degree inNursing (preferred).


Current SC RN license in good standing with the SC Boardof Nursing, or ability to obtain. 

BLS & ACLS required.


2001 Laurel Street

Columbia, SC 29204


Office Hours

Monday through Friday: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran


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