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    Summary

    Positions provide the requirements of the full range of professional nursing proficiency in Intensive Care Units (ICU) in Hospitals. Consults with physician on medical problems not covered by the protocols of care or within scope of training and capability. Positions are located within the Navajo Area Indian Health Service (NAIHS), in Chinle & Kayenta, AZ, and in Crownpoint, Gallup, & Shiprock, NM, Division of Nursing Services, Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Positions reports to a Supervisory Nurse.

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    Responsibilities

    • Initiates treatments, medication, emergency and resuscitative measures based on appropriate standing orders and protocols
    • Administers therapeutic measures as prescribed by the physician
    • Observes and assesses critically ill patients' health status by physical assessment, examination and interviews patients.
    • Provides nursing care to meet the physical, emotional, spiritual and cultural needs of critically ill patients
    • Operates and monitors specialized equipment

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    10

  • Job family (Series)

    0610 Nurse

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/528546500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.