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Registered Nurse

Opening Date: 09/21/21
Closing Date: 10/6/2021
Job Title: Registered Nurse
Salary/Wage: $31.78/hr.
Tribal Level TL 22.0
Location: Siletz
Classification: Full time, Non-Exempt
Job Posting Number: 202180

New employees are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to their first day of employment or submit a request for exemption to the Human Resource Manager, prior to starting employment.

Introduction

The RN serves as a member of a patient centered, primary care team. Each team also consists of a Medical Provider and a Medical Assistant. Support roles serving all teams include a Medical Social Worker, lab, x-ray and referral specialists. The RN functions to provide direct nursing skills to patients in clinic as well as coordinating ongoing care to optimize patient outcomes.

Requirements

RN licensure in the State of Oregon with an interest and knowledge of team based patient centered care. Knowledge of: Scientific and psychosocial nursing theory, principles, practices, techniques, and process are required to assess and care for patients of all ages in a primary care setting. Triage skills, both by telephone and in person. Care coordination and panel management best practices for optimum individual and group outcomes. Computer applications used in providing patient care and maintaining care. Community culture, values and structure. Motivational Interviewing skills. Chronic disease management. Prevention of disease and disability, including recommended age appropriate screenings and immunizations. Behaviors that optimize health, both for patients and self-care. Leadership, collaborative teams and creating positive work environments. Ability to: Apply above knowledge to caring for patients of all ages in a patient centered primary care clinic. Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Other: BLS certification required or ability to obtain within 30-days of hire. Responsiveness to the health care needs of the local communities, including mental, emotional, cultural, social, and physical factors. Must possess a valid Oregon State driver’s license, insurance and be eligible to drive a GSA Vehicle.

Duties

Provides direct nursing care as appropriate including medication administration, treatments and performing diagnostic tests. Triage, both per phone and walk-in patients. Organizes and communicates daily schedule within the team and throughout the clinic to optimize patient flow. Provides leadership and ongoing training/support of the team to ensure high standards of care provided. Identifies medically and psychosocially complex patients and their families who are likely to benefit from care management. Serves as primary care coordinator of the patients who are identified with their panel (team). Serves as primary care coordinator for a panel of patients to direct resources for maximization of patient health outcomes, patient/family satisfaction and financial outcomes. Encourages individuals to assume personal responsibility for improving their health and gives practical assistance in accomplishing their goals. Assures that patients have access to timely instructions and education for new diagnosis or significant changes in care plan. Examples include, but are not limited to, new diagnosis of diabetes or discharge from a hospital stay. Provides RN appointment for patient and families for ongoing education, care planning, coaching and follow-up. Provides relevant health instructions, referrals for follow up care, collaborates with other health professionals and health agencies. Actively participates in Quality Assessment and Improvement activities. Serves as key team member that support evidence based best practices as outlined in Indian Health Service, Patient Centered Primary Care Medical Home (PCPCPMH) and AAAHC benchmarks and standards. Collaborates with team members to offer ongoing support groups education. Examples include but are not limited to self-care disease specific classes, such as diabetes, group visits, or referrals outside of the clinic.

All new employees will serve a six-month probationary period to enable the General Manger to determine their suitability as a tribal employee. After the six-month probation the employee will be evaluated of his/her performance and at that time, it will be, decided if the employee is entitled to a regular employee status.

How to Apply

All applicants must submit a Tribal “Application for Employment Form”, found here: Employment Application
Applications must be received by the closing date of this announcement to receive consideration.

TO RECEIVE CREDIT FOR TRAINING OR EDUCATION, DOCUMENTATION MUST BE PROVIDED.

If applying for more than one position, separate applications will be required for each position.
The high school diploma/GED requirement will be waived for Tribal Elders

Send Applications To

Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians
Attn: Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 549
Siletz, OR 97380

Fax number: 855-573-1032
Human Resources: 1-800-922-1399 ext. 1274
Website: www.ctsi.nsn.us
Email: hrdepartment@ctsi.nsn.us

Conditions of Employment

The selectee will be required to submit to a urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use before employment.

New employees are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to their first day of employment or submit a request for exemption to the Human Resource Manager, prior to starting employment.

May need to provide DMV Driver Record and proof of Automobile insurance.

The Tribe’s Indian Preference Policy will apply. Tribal government will not discriminate in selection because of race, creed, age, sex, color, national origin, physical handicap, marital status, politics, membership, and non-membership in an employee organization.