Kayenta Service Unit:
Dept. of Health and Human Services
U.S. HIGHWAY 160 SOUTH OF MP 394.3
Kayenta, AZ 86033
Delivery: Period of performance: 01/01/2020 through 12/31/2020
Housing may be available, depending on availability; local hotels are available. KHC is located in a remote part of the Navajo Indian Reservation; please inform your providers.
Contractor Qualification Requirements:
Experience. The contractor shall have one year recent Emergency Department experience, RN experience, as approved by the Supervisory Clinical Nurse. Shall have knowledge and training on ICD-10.
Certification. Current RN in any state.
Motor Vehicle Operator’s License. If required by the position, the Contractor shall possess a valid state driver’s license throughout the term of this contract.
Certifications. Certification in BLS, ACLS, PALS, TNCC or equivalent that may be approved by the Supervisory Clinical Nurse.
The Contractor shall perform registered nurse duties includes provision of full range of Outpatient and Emergency Room patients including Trauma, Cardiac, Obstetrics, Psychiatric, Pediatrics, Neonates, Emergency Deliveries and treating chronic illness.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
A. Triage, make appropriate referrals to Departments within facility such as: Walk in Clinic, Eye Clinic, Dental, Diabetes Educator, Nutrition, JVN, Case Management and Mental Health.
B. Provide adequate care to any patient that presents to facility seeking treatment, understanding that any type of patient may present for care.
C. Follows Kayenta IHS policy and procedures.
D. Interacts in a professional manner with patients and coworkers.
E. Follows federal licensing, accreditation and regulating body standards from bodies such as: The Joint Commission, CMS, DHHS, PHS, IHS and any other agency that the facility is accountable to.
F. Receives reports from EMS over radio or phone.
G. Takes assigned ambulance patients as needed.
H. Takes supervision from Lead Clinical nurse, Acting LCN and Other staff as needed.
I. Assumes roll of Charge Nurse when Assigned.
J. Comes to work with a positive attitude and provides feedback in a professional manner.
K. Will participate in Department and service unit Performance and quality improvement projects.
L. Will participate in Incident command events as needed.