Rural Registered Nurse
- Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
The registered professional nurse is a leadership and educator role, providing both patient care and education to direct reports, including researching, training, guiding and providing instruction to direct reports.
- Education: Degree from an accredited nursing school as a Registered Nurse.
- Experience: Two years of increasingly responsible related experience, or any equivalent combination of related education and experience.
- Licenses, Certifications: Must be licensed as a registered nurse in good standing with the State of Alaska Nursing Board.
- Specialized Skills: Outpatient/ urgent care practice experience.
- Preferred Qualifications: experience working with Native people, working with grant driven programs, and Community Health Centers
Position Responsibilities and Essential Functions:
- Assesses the patient and family needs using the nursing process to meet those needs.
- Provides point of care assistance to the providers in the practice.
- Provides a safe environment for patients, visitors and all staff by identifying and/or correcting/reporting health and safety hazards.
- Actively monitors use of resources, especially staff, to maximize outcomes and reduce
- Maintains professional interpersonal relationships with patients, visitors and co-workers.
- Accountable for nursing practice through planned, continuous professional growth & development with appropriate documentation.
- Provides leadership to the nursing and ancillary staff, sharing knowledge, educating,
- demonstrating excellent clinical practice, teaching and research.
- Other Duties:
Please note this job description is not a comprehensive representation of all functions and duties required by this position. Duties and responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice.
- Must be able to meet the CLIA competency assessment of knowledge, skills and abilities (KSA’s) to perform clinical, laboratory and patient care as required by federal and State of Alaska regulations. This is reviewed and assessed a minimum of 1 time per year.
- Must complete all CEU’s required to maintain active licensure.
- Must maintain an active license throughout employment as an RN.
- Excellent communication: verbal, non-verbal, and written.
- Demonstrated strong leadership skills.
- Committed to continuous learning.
- Ethical and professional conduct at all times.
- Collaboration with the patients, providers, and staff.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
- The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be able to hear and speak.
- This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing stairs all day.
- The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 50 pounds.
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
- This job operates in a medical facility where there is patient care equipment, hazardous materials, exposure to patients’ conditions and some unpleasant sights, smells, and contagious diseases are possible.
This position has direct supervisory responsibilities –
- Staff scheduling
- Staff evaluations completed with Medical Directors assistance
- Assess staff learning needs and providing in-services with appropriate documentation
- Data collection pertaining to CQI goals
- Continually assess the safety (physical, emotional, spiritual) of the clinic, staff, and/or patients. Address concerns with the Medical director, Operations Executive, and/or Executive Director immediately.
- BFC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status and any other area protected by federal or state law. Individuals that need assistance in the recruitment process are encouraged to contact the Administration for BFC directly.
- Employee must have the legal authorization to work in the U.S.
Bethel Family Clinic
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