• Registered Nurse (PRN)

    Location US-Outlying Clinics
    Posted Date 6 hours ago(5/24/2018 10:52 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-14591
    Closing Date
    05/30/2018
    Salary
    $27.61 Hourly
    Group
    Health - Clinical Support Services - Clinical support Services
    Position Status
    Temporary Part-Time
    Childcare/Law Enforcement Position
    Yes
  • Job Summary

    The purpose of this position is to provide comprehensive, preventative and therapeutic nursing care to patients according to Cherokee Nation's policies, standing orders, guidelines, and as ordered by the providers in the ambulatory care setting on an as needed basis.

    Job Duties

    Routine duties shall include providing health care services to individuals eligible for services in accordance with the self-governance compact and funding agreement between the Cherokee Nation and United States executed under the authority of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act. Screens the patients by obtaining preliminary history;  obtaining vital signs and making an assessment of the patient's condition recognizing the range of normal and abnormal findings and acting accordingly. Triages patients without an appointment and directs them appropriately. Administers medications, immunizations, and treatments according to CN policy, standing orders, guidelines and/or provider's orders. Operates a variety of medical equipment according to policy. Documents observations, assessment, referrals and nursing interventions according to CN documentation standards. Performs exams, orders test, and interprets results and acts accordingly. Assists the provider with diagnostic, therapeutic, and surgical procedures. Participates in ongoing quality improvement activities using the Model for Improvement. Participates and part of the care team. Other duties may be assigned.

    Qualifications

    EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENT

    Associate's degree from two-year college or technical school in Nursing; no substitutions.

     

    EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT

    At least two (2) years of clinical nursing experience in the past five (5) years.

     

    COMPUTER SKILLS

    An individual should have knowledge of Database software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

     

    CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

    Must be licensed by the Oklahoma State Board of Nursing as a Registered Nurse.

    Must be certified in CPR & maintain throughout employment.

    Must obtain Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification within one year of employment & maintain throughout employment.

    A driver's license may be required to work in some departments.  If so, the applicant/employee must possess a valid driver's license with a driving history verified through a motor vehicle report that meets requirements for Cherokee Nation underwriting rating.

     

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