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    Summary

    This position will support the Federal Government's response efforts to COVID-19.

    Outpatient Registered Nurses provide comprehensive nursing care across the age spectrum with a wide range of conditions in outpatient primary care. RNs assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care consistent with patient-centered medical home principles and emphasizing interdisciplinary collaborative processes. This is a Direct Hire Open Continuous Announcement for facilities in the Phoenix Area IHS.

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    Responsibilities

    Performs comprehensive professional nursing duties for the care of patients with a variety of injuries and illnesses in the outpatient department and/or field clinics. Assesses, plans, implements, evaluates and documents comprehensive nursing care for patients presenting with a wide range of health conditions and across the age spectrum in collaboration with the patient, family, caregiver(s) and interdisciplinary team and aligned clinical practice guidelines and standards of care. Administers medication and therapeutic treatment measures and care procedures per established policies and guidelines; observes and documents patient condition, changes and reactions to medications and medical treatment(s). Uses appropriate medical supplies and/or equipment, such as 12-lead EKGs, fetal monitor, pulse oximeter, blood glucose meters, nebulizers, monitoring devices (cardiac monitors, oxygen monitors, etc.) Closely observes patients for conditions that may require emergent measures; recognizes, identifies and interprets serious clinical situations; provides appropriate immediate emergency measures. Coordinates interdisciplinary patient care and support activities across the healthcare continuum. Plans for care management of targeted patient populations; assures pre-visit planning for patients; coordinates internal and external care referrals, develops and/or maintains disease and case management registries. Assesses patient's needs and health status data, individually and/or with the care team to develop a plan of care. Accepts responsibilities as team leader and/or charge nurse. Coordinates clinical and patient flow, prepares assignments and provides guidance and leadership to nursing personnel of varied skill levels. In the absence of the supervisor, accepts those supervisory and administrative responsibilities.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position. Must possess a valid driver's license.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    9

  • 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/588387800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.