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The purpose of this position is to provide comprehensive care to obstetric and neonatal patients. In addition, provide direct care to patients of all ages with a variety of medical, surgical, pediatric, geriatric, gynecological, and health maintenance needs in the Nursing Section/Department at the Quentin N. Burdick Memorial Health Care Facility, Belcourt, North Dakota. This position will report to the Supervisory Clinical Nurse (OB) manager.
The IHS is required by law to give absolute preference to qualified applicants who meet the Secretary of the Interior's definition of Indian for appointment to vacancies within the IHS in accordance with established IHS policy as outlined in the Indian Health Manual Part 7, Chapter 3. The IHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Provide direct patient care to obstetric and neonatal patients;
In addition, provides direct care to patients of all ages with a variety of medical, surgical, pedatric, geratric, gynecological and health maintenance needs;
Advance level of competence in nursing and involving primarily functions, in addition to direct nursing care, such as peer review in nursing techniques, practices, and approaches;
Develops and implements a plan of care for assigned patients based on the nursing process;
Provides nursing interventions based on the plan of care and evaluates effectiveness;
Performs other related nursing duties as assigned.
Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required for training and/or other work related duties.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…This is an "Open Continuous Vacancy Announcement" and applications will be referred as vacancies occur. Candidates eligible under Indian Preference appointing authority (ESEP); All Federal employees serving on a career or career-conditional appointment; Reinstatement eligible; Veterans Preference including Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA); Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) eligible or Schedule A or PHS Commissioned Corps Personnel.
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