Medical, Surgical RN
Company: Indian Health Service
Posted on: September 13, 2018
Indian Health Service is hiring for an RN (Medical/Surgical/Obstetrics) in Polacca, AZ Pay: $75,667.00 Why Choose IHS? Do you have student loans? You may be interested in our Loan Repayment Program. Loan repayment of $20,000 a year/IHS Loan Repayment Program Competitive Salary 10% evening/night differential 25% weekend differential 13- 26 days' vacation 13 sick days, 10 Federal Holidays Numerous health plans to choose; continue in retirement Transfer opportunities- 1 license/50 states Outstanding Federal Benefits Plan *Recruitment bonus and or moving of household goods may be authorized in addition to salary Position Responsibilities Accepts responsibilities as team leader and/or charge nurse. In the absence of the supervisor, accepts those supervisory and administrative responsibilitiesPerforms comprehensive professional nursing duties to patients whose condition warrants specialized care including, but not limited to; Preeclampsia, Diabetes, Fetal stress, ROM/Premature ROM, Hemorrhage, Routine mother/baby care, Antepartum/GYN surgical care, etc. Assesses the patient and develops a plan of care for individual patients by interviewing the patient and family member, reviewing patient's health care.Participate in staff development activities including orientation, mentorship, and sharing feedback from government sponsored training opportunities.Provides professional skilled, competent nursing care specific to age of the patient) adult, geriatric, obstetric, pediatric, neonate) to meet physical, emotional, spiritual and social cultural needs of the patient, by means of direct care and teachingObserves and assesses the patient's clinical condition; collects and interprets data from the patient's history and physical assessment; decides appropriate nursing action to be taken based on interpretation of data. Initiates specific nursing measure needed to ensure well-being of mother and baby.Operates and monitors specialized equipment such as resuscitation units, respiratory therapy apparatus, monitoring devices (cardiac monitors, oxygen monitors, etc.), IV pumps and regulators, temperature regulating devices, suction, blood glucose monitors, mist tents, etc.Administers therapeutic treatment measures such as medications, intravenous fluids, blood products, treatments and procedures. Prepares patient, completes or assists as appropriate during procedure and evaluates results.Facilitator of transfer services for patients via ground or air transport based upon patient's condition and needs.In emergency situations, when a physician is not present or immediately available, initiates appropriate nursing measured, i.e. CPR. Requirements: Registered Nurse (RN) License or Certification1 or More Years RN experienceMedical/Surgical and Obstetrics Experience PreferredAssociates Degree in Nursing About Polacca We are located just east of the intersection of Hwy 87 and Hwy 264 in northern Arizona in an area called First Mesa. The Hopi people settled into this land in the area where three mesas stand side by side, dotted with quaint reservation villages scattered throughout the three mesas. Each mesa and each village has its own history and a surprising variation in traditions. The village of Polacca has a convenience store with an ATM, a post office (zip code 86042), as well as a few other small stores, mostly selling arts and crafts. The village of Keams Canyon, approximately 11 miles to the east, has a small grocery store/restaurant/trading post, a post office, a gas station, and a few small stores. Larger towns such as Flagstaff, AZ (2 hour drive), Winslow, AZ (1 hour drive), Gallup, NM (1-- hour drive), and Dilkon, AZ (45 min. drive) offer a wider selection of shopping and entertainment. The Southwest region has many other attractions such as hiking, camping, mountain biking, rafting/canoeing, fishing, skiing/snowboarding, and dozens of state and national parks in the surrounding Arizona, Utah, New Mexico and Colorado areas. While many of these activities are a bit of a drive (between 1-5 hours for most), there are often local groups traveling from the reservation to the cities or on outdoor adventure trips on the weekends. Category: Healthcare , Keywords: Medical Surgical Nurse
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