Phone Triage Position

Primary Care Partners
Vail, CO 81657
Post Date:
June 14, 2019
Job Status:

Family Physicians of Western Colorado

Position Available

FPWC has a full-time Phone Triage position available. This person is the advocate between the provider and patient.

The duties include but not limited to:

  • Assure positive communications among fellow nurses, physicians, patients and families.

  • Work independently utilizing critical nursing skills

  • Responds to all emergent phone calls and EMT messages to assess and give directives Management of Triage Task Box

  • Reporting of diagnostic testing, referrals, ordering & scheduling of tests

  • Home health, Hospice referral, and Nursing Home placements and the coordination of care

  • Refilling and monitoring the use of medications and pain management, implementing the chronic Opioid protocol and the calculations of the MEDD

  • Coordinating patient care with the outside facilities

  • IV therapy if certified

  • Case Management of the following protocols and implementing the action plan and prescribing of medications; UTIs, Strep, Vaginal Candidiasis, COPD, CHF, Asthma, and Coumadin, chronic opioids and pain management

  • Supporting floor staff when needed (blood draws, catheters, injections)

We offer excellent benefits, competitive wages and a friendly work environment. 

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities.

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