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    Summary

    This position is located at one of the various Indian Health Service Hospitals or Clinics under the Navajo Area Office. The primary purpose is to provide a variety of nursing care practices, procedures, and treatments to the care of emergency room/urgent care patients. Providing a full range of assessments of needs planning for care and performance of routing and emergency procedures for patients of all ages.

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    Responsibilities

    This position will support efforts related to the COVID-19 public health emergency.

    • Assess, planning, implementing and evaluating the care of patient care needs on the unit and adjusts personnel assignments appropriately, after consulting with the Emergency Room/Urgent Care Department Charge Nurse or Supervisor; assess the delivery of nursing care in the Emergency Room/Urgent Care Department and identifies problems and opportunities for improvement.
    • Initiates treatments, medications, emergency and resuscitative measures based on appropriate utilization of standing orders and Emergency Room/Urgent Care Department protocols; operates specialized equipment.
    • Administers therapeutic and emergency measures as prescribed by the physician or mid-level provider, such as medications, treatments, procedures, and intravenous fluids, while adhering to current scientific knowledge, principles of safety and infection control.
    • Assists in the review and revision of nursing policies and procedures, as directed by the Emergency Room/Urgent Care Supervisor.
    • Consults with providers and other health care professionals to coordinate diagnostic and therapeutic regimens for patients; implements nursing interventions based in accordance with patient care standards.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    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/558646100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.