Registered Nurse

Job Locations US-NM-Jemez Pueblo
Posted Date 4 days ago(11/20/2020 10:26 AM)
Job ID
2020-1480
# of Openings
2
Category
Health Care

Overview

This position is responsible for performing a variety of nursing duties in an Ambulatory Outpatient Clinic. This position will be responsible in assisting with COVID testing.

 

*Individuals who are selected for this position will be expected to float between the medical clinic and the Public Health program when needed.*

Responsibilities

  • Performs or assists medical staff in performing medical assessments on patients.
  • Administers medications and other treatments as required; draws blood for laboratory tests and performs other standard diagnostic procedures; prepares patients for medical staff examinations and assists during such examinations, and performs related professional nursing duties.
  • Responds to medical emergencies; assesses the situation, provides immediate assistance and/or calls for medical staff assistance.
  • Prepares and maintains medical records and files, including laboratory tests and their results and medications and other treatments administered and actions taken; reviews and updates charts.
  • Prepares a variety of reports, correspondence and other written materials as required.
  • Assists in the training of staff as required.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment in accordance with Clinic procedures, rules and regulations.
  • Contributes to the overall quality by developing and coordinating work teams and by reviewing, recommending and implementing improved policies and procedures.
  • Represents the Pueblo with dignity, integrity, and a spirit of cooperation in all relationships with staff and the public.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

 

Education and Experience:

Associate’s Degree in Nursing, BLS certification, AND two (2) years of experience as a Registered Nurse.

 

 

REGISTERED NURSE                                            

 

Required Knowledge and Skills

Knowledge of:

  • Theory, principles, practices and methods of providing nursing care and services at the level of a registered nurse.
  • Techniques of medical assessment and evaluation of various age groups.
  • Applicable laws, codes and regulations.
  • Safety principles, practices and equipment related to the work.
  • Routine infection control procedures and practices.
  • Proper techniques for documentation of examination and treatment information.
  • Techniques for dealing with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, ethnic and cultural backgrounds, in person and over the telephone.
  • Computer software utilized by the clinic.

 

Skill in:

  • Assessing client medical status and situations and taking or recommending appropriate action.
  • Performing skilled nursing in a clinical setting.
  • Using medical instruments and techniques skillfully and safely.
  • Preparing accurate, clear and concise medical documentation and records.
  • Compiling and summarizing information and preparing periodic or special reports related to the nursing area and client population.
  • Using tact, discretion and prudence in dealing with customers.
  • Using initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

 

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS:

  • Valid New Mexico Registered Nurse license
  • Valid New Mexico Driver’s license

 

 

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