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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 provided professional nursing care and post anesthesia care to patients who have under gone a broad range of surgical procedures. Managing patients through all phases of recovery.

    NOTE:
    This is an Open Continuous announcement; applicants will be referred when vacancies occur.

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    Responsibilities

    This position will support efforts related to the COVID-19 public health emergency.
    • Functions as Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) and procedure nurse performing professional nursing duties to provide immediate and ongoing Post-Operative assessments and teaching for patients and families
    • Selects, prepares, and processes supplies, instruments and special equipment for specific procedures; anticipating possible complications.
    • Must demonstrate the ability to administer procedural sedation.
    • Meets the needs of the surgeon and anesthesia personnel by assisting with induction and problems during the course of surgery.

    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/558646700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.