Company: Interpath Laboratory
Posted on: September 7, 2021
Health Care, part of Praxis Health, is looking for a
professional Population Health and Triage Registered
Nurse to join our team!
Population Health and Triage Registered Nurse will
participate in the development and support of a cross-regional
patient phone triage system within Praxis Health and lead
population health initiatives within the organization. The
coordinator will be asked to oversee staffing, operations and
provide ongoing knowledge to refine the triage system. The
coordinator will be responsible for phone triage and other related
duties as demanded by the department. The coordinator will
collaborate with leadership and providers to expand the department
scope of practice, ensure quality of operations and provide expert
insight into system needs for optimal functionality and compliance
with local, state and federal regulations and standards. The
coordinator will serve as the point person for population health
initiatives within the organization.
Praxis Health is Oregon’s largest independent,
multi-specialty medical group, well known for our friendly
providers and support staff. We work hard to provide an environment
where employees can thrive in their careers, and where they feel
Lakes Health Care is a family of thriving, patient focused clinics,
located in the heart of Bend. Our organization was
the Best Medical Organization in Bend 4 years in a row, through the
Source Weekly in 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021! We
want to add members to our team who will engage with our mission of
working toward healthier patients, lower cost healthcare and
happier medical teams.
- Monitors and
responds to triage calls received on the nurse phone line and
through patient portal messages.
- Using established
- Talks directly to
patients on the telephone and then directs them to the appropriate
place for care or offers home care advice.
- Determines urgency
of seeing the patient based on protocol questions and incorporating
data gathered from the patient’s chart.
- Sends patients
with high-risk chief complaints such as chest pain, abdominal pain,
or severe headaches to ER or immediately or arranges for
- Ensures accurate
notes of all consultations and treatments are recorded in the
patients’ record via the organization’s Ambulatory Electronic
Health Record system.
arranging appointments for patients who do not need to go to ER but
need to see a clinician.
- Consults with
clinicians as needed to help determine best disposition for patient
if unclear based on protocols.
- Helps develop
messaging for common information requests from patients, e.g., “Do
I need a flu shot every year? Do I qualify for a COVID-19
vaccination? When are you giving these shots?”
- Serves as a
clinical resource and professional role model for other clinical
and front desk staff.
- Prioritizes work
tasks and services and completes tasks in a timely
- Assists in medical
chart reviews and compiling data for audits and
- Assists leadership
with developing policies and procedures related to
appropriately and tactfully with staff, consultants, patients,
significant others, and community.
- Reduce conflict
and increase patient satisfaction whenever possible through timely
response to calls.
- Participates in
staff, planning, in-service, and other meetings as
medications/vaccinations and performs patient care services as
ordered within the scope of practice.
- Performs other
duties as assigned.
Population Health Coordinator performs the following essential
functions within the framework of Praxis Health’s organizational
- Participates and
leads Praxis Health population health initiatives, which may
include gathering data to identify unmet patient and public
population health needs, prepare reports on findings, and provide
interpretations/recommendations for developing a Praxis Health
- Oversees in
development, implementation and evaluation of programs and
activities for a variety of populations (patient and public) to
promote health and prevent disease.
administrative efforts to address patient and public population
health needs including strategic planning, assisting with grant
writing/grant management, and maintaining communication with
internal and external stakeholders.
- Work closely with
Praxis Health leadership, Deschutes County and other population
health leaders to organize response efforts to prevent, minimize,
and contain adverse health events and conditions, including
communicable diseases, outbreaks, chronic diseases; environmental
hazards and other health disparities.
- Collaborate with
medical staff to establish Praxis Health patient population
appropriate care initiatives.
- Assures that the
delivery of population health services are evidence-based and/or
best practices, and build the scientific basis of population
- Collaborates in
the development of evidence-based population health practices and
programs in collaboration with universities, other health agencies,
businesses, trade associations, staff and the public.
- Organize and
facilitate meetings, training and activities to promote population
- Regularly request
feedback from project participants and peers to improve programming
leadership and expertise focused on Praxis Health needs assessment
surrounding population health.
- Evaluates the
effectiveness of adopted programs and strategies surrounding
population health and community health needs.
- Performs other
duties as assigned.
- Collaborates with
leadership on development, implementation and training related to
clinic goals, policies, procedures, mission, and work
- Supervision of
performance standards of supervised employees including performance
evaluations, discipline, training and development. Ensure adequate
staffing levels through timely and effective
- Lead by example
through an expertise in daily operations.
- Delegation and
monitoring of all office responsibilities.
- Effective and
timely staffing, training, and evaluating employees.
- Guides employee
actions by researching, developing, writing, and updating office
policies, procedures, methods, and guidelines.
- Understand and
adhere to HIPAA policies, procedures and regulations to assure
- Updates job
knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading
professional publications and appropriate e-mail
- Work with other
supervisors and manager to facilitate cross-training and ensure
inter-department communication and cohesion.
- Other duties may
must comply with all state, local and federal rules, guidelines and
requirements with respect to safety and health. This includes, but
is not limited to any mandates with respect to the COVID-19 virus,
such as PPE, testing, or vaccination rules, absent a legally
recognized need for accommodation. Such accommodation requests
should be promptly submitted to HR and will be reviewed and
approved based on the circumstances presented.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
- Minimum two years of experience
in direct patient care, preferably in an outpatient care
- Minimum of two years
increasingly responsible management, experience preferably in an
- Experience in an urgent care
- Excellent verbal and written
communication skills, including strong organizational, detail and
- Strong team building
- Excellent computer skills and
knowledge of EHR systems
- Excellent problem solving
- Innovative, forward thinking
- Demands high quality work from
self and others
- Ability to lead and guide a team
to achieve desired results
- Demonstrated ability to work
effectively with men and women of diverse races, ethnicities, ages
and sexual orientations in a multicultural environment.
TRAINING, EDUCATION AND
LICENSURE: RN/BSN, BCLS
is a family of medical groups providing high quality healthcare
throughout the state of Oregon. Our community-based clinics are the
DNA of our business, providing better medicine, advocacy for our
patients, and a satisfying and collaborative culture for our
providers and staff.
family approach is dynamically different than other healthcare
companies in Oregon. We are not “big box” health care, but rather a
company of small groups and clinics, of nimble micro-cultures that
can quickly adapt to industry changes, as well as patient
We have been
serving communities across the beautiful and adventurous state of
Oregon for over 50 years! And we are pioneers and thought leaders
in the industry. Our commitment to innovative and operational
excellence has allowed us to create healthcare solutions that are
both cost-efficient and cutting edge.
We are excited
to share with you a short video that shows why the Praxis Health
family is so special. Please click here: https://youtu.be/MrNWtn42prY
Come see how
healthcare is done right!
- While performing the duties of this Job,
the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to
finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or
The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop,
The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10
pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and
occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Environment: Combination of medical office and exam/procedure
This position performs tasks that involve exposure to blood, body
fluids and/or tissues. All employees performing these duties are
offered the opportunity to receive the Hepatitis-B vaccination
Praxis Health is
an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment
opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and
prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard
to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability
status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation,
gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic
protected by federal, state or local laws.
Keywords: Interpath Laboratory, Bend , RN-BSN, Other , Bend, Oregon
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