Newborn Screening Triage Spec

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*This is a Non-Exempt position. Employees in this position are paid an hourly pay rate, on a bi-weekly basis, and are eligible to receive overtime pay for any hours worked over 40 in a work week.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Provides telephone triage services for the Georgia Newborn Screening Follow-Up Program at Emory. Responsible for reporting abnormal metabolic and endocrine screening results to the appropriate health care providers and making the necessary follow-up recommendations. Employee will receive on-site training regarding the specifics of each disease on the screening panel and follow-up protocols. Must have ability to interpret individual test results, incorporate other pertinent information and make appropriate recommendations. The majority of contact is by telephone with health care providers. Will have minimal contact with families by telephone and in clinic. Knowledge of the care of critically ill infants is preferred but not required. May perform other clinical services in support of genetics clinics including patient triage, phlebotomy and IV infusions.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. Licensed as an RN or LPN by the State of Georgia. Two years of clinical experience for RN; eight years of clinical experience for LPN. Basic computer skills.

The above statements are intended to describe the work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the personnel so classified.


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