The Registered Nurse will be clinically competent while delivering ambulatory and urgent care to patients utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation and evaluation. RNs will effectively interact with patients, significant others and other health team members while maintaining all standards of professional nursing.
- Maintain full proficiency in nursing varying from knowledge and techniques to skill in prioritizing requests from providers, patients and their families.
- Provide safe handling of medications and administer within the guidelines of nursing practice
- Provide professional nursing care to patients in varying states of health and illness through assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the patient's health needs.
- Provide direct care to patients and families
- Maintain confidentiality in regards to all client, staff, and program matters.
- Perform routine nursing care to assigned patients while utilizing age-specific and universal precaution practices at all times.
- Perform all nursing duties in accordance with the State of Alaska Board of Nursing, ANA, and AAACN standards of practice while adhering to all facility policies and procedures.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
- Ability to work calmly and efficiently under emergency situations and with others in rendering care.
- Highly self-motivated and detail-oriented.
- Strong understanding and sensitivity to Alaska Native culture and lifestyle, with demonstrated experience working effectively with Alaska Native population.
- Exceptional time management skills and discipline.
- Strong written, analytical, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
- Effective oral and written communications skills with sensitivity to lifestyles of targeted participants.
- Ability to keep accurate records and produce timely and accurate written reports.
- Ability to maintain strict confidentiality as required for HIPAA, other regulations and organization matters.
- Ability to learn and apply program/agency operating policies and procedures.
- Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks concurrently and meet deadlines.
- Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships, including outside contacts.
- Ability to work independently as well as with teams.
- A.D.N. or B.S.N. from accredited College of Nursing, accompanied by current State of Alaska Nursing license and BLS certification, and
- 0-1 years of nursing experience.
- B.S.N. from accredited College of Nursing, accompanied by current State of Alaska Nursing license and BLS certification, and
- Two (2) years of nursing experience with an emphasis on Ambulatory care or Emergency care.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The work is generally sedentary, requiring routine walking, standing, bending, and carrying of items weighing less than 25 lbs. The majority of work is performed in a clinical office setting with a wide variety of people with differing functions, personalities, and abilities. CRNA is a smoke free and tobacco free campus. May require local travel between compact services of CRNA which may involve exposure to extreme weather conditions. Works in an environment where protection of client confidentiality is essential. Personal Protective Equipment will be provided when and where needed.
Work will be monitored through meetings, reports, and regular communication with the immediate supervisor. General guidelines for operations are based on program requirements, conditions of grant award(s), and the general policies and procedures of CRNA.
Position will not exercise supervision.
Contacts include and not limited to volunteers, organizational staff, clients, and outside agencies.
CONDITIONS OF HIRE
- All employment at CRNA is “at will.” This means that the employee or CRNA may terminate employment at any time and for any reason. Unless specified in writing, no term of employment is expressed or implied for this position.
- CRNA is a no tolerance workplace. All employees must pass an initial and random drug and alcohol screening to be eligible for and maintain employment.
- As applicable by position and company policy, must meet standards for fitness for duty, immunizations, credentialing and privileging
- CRNA has several positions that require a criminal background check for the safety of our clients. All employment offers in the “covered” classification are conditional until CRNA has received a Federal criminal background check verifying eligibility to work in these programs.
- First Aid/CPR certification must be obtained within 90 days of hire for required positions.
- As applicable by position and company policy, must meet standards for fitness for duty, immunizations, credentialing and privileging.