Covenant Health

Job Title
Covenant Medical Management
Department Name




Registered Nurse, Cardiology Associates of East Tennessee

Full-Time, 80 hours per pay period, Day shift


Covenant Medical Group is Covenant Health’s employed and managed medical practice organization, with more than 300 top Physicians and providers spanning the continuum of care in 20 cities throughout East Tennessee. Specialties include cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, cardiovascular surgery, endocrinology, gastroenterology, general surgery, infectious disease, neurology, neurosurgery, obstetrics and gynecology, occupational medicine, orthopedic surgery, physical medicine and rehabilitation, primary care, pulmonology, reproductive medicine, rheumatology, sleep medicine and urology.


Position Summary:

The Triage Nurse organizes and coordinates the intake/admission/triage process.  The nurse will answer and process all calls within the practice based on the needs of the caller.  The Triage Nurse reports to the Clinical Supervisor, Office Manager, and Operations Manager.


Recruiter: Mark Fity || || 865-374-8110


  1. Answers all calls and will either triage as needed or will receive referral inclusive of patient and insurance information based on provider contracts and staffing capacities.


  1. Receives orders from MD as needed and has communicated changes in patient assessment to MD and communicates additional orders to staff as appropriate. Co-signs MD orders as needed in absence of Clinical Supervisors.


  1. Receives and organizes and processes faxed information as appropriate.


  1. Documents all calls and interventions/actions in messaging systems or charts.


  1. For a triage call, conducts an initial telephone assessment of the patient using approved protocols as well as documentation from the medical record and discusses recommended action with the patient/patient representative.


  1. Receives and/or generates MD orders and communicates changes to all appropriate staff as needed.


  1. Communicates within office(s) as needed.


  1. Provides specific ICD-9 codes based on admitting/recertifying staff’s communication of assessment findings, if applicable.


  1. Maintains current knowledge of agency policies and procedures.


  1. Accurately uses software(s) to create and document in clinical record, process, and retrieve information to meet patient needs.
  1. Maintains current knowledge of compliance guidelines.


  1. Submits and follows up timely with necessary information for obtaining authorization of services to be provided.


  1. Adheres to all policies, procedures, objectives and quality assessment programs as well as safety, environmental and infection control standards in the performance of work duties.


  1. Attends meetings as required and participates on committees as needed.


  1. Performs other duties as assigned or requested.


Minimum Education:          

None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.


Minimum Experience:         

Minimum of three (3) years of medical office triage experience preferred. Excellent Customer Service Skills required. Experience with Basic Microsoft Office preferred.


Licensure Requirement:      

Valid Tennessee Nursing license. 


Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed