8 ways nurses can make extra cash
4. Call Center Nursing
You basically perform telephone triage, offering advice to callers on how to deal with medical situations. FONEMED is a national advice/triage line. Many insurance companies and private health clinics offer advice/triage lines to their clients. The Partners for Health 24/7 Nurse Advice Line, for example, is available to State of Tennessee Group Insurance Plan subscribers.
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