|Name||Community Health Registered Nurse|
CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES
OF THE FLATHEAD NATION
PO BOX 278
PABLO MT 59855
PERSONNEL OFFICE FAX: (406) 675-2711
WEBSITE ADDRESS: cskt.org
TITLE: Community Health Registered Nurse
LOCATION: Tribal Health Department
SALARY: Salary Negotiable
CLOSING DATE: Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 5:30 p.m.
Position is not a Testing Designated Position within the definition of the CSKT Drug Free Workplace Policy effective January 1, 1998. The successful applicant, if not already employed by the Tribes must pass a pre-hire drug test and serve a mandatory six (6) month probationary period.
The Community Health Registered Nurse conducts a continuous and comprehensive practice providing primary, secondary, and tertiary preventative nursing interventions to individuals, families, and communities. Services include but not limited to: assessment of the multiple determinants of health, monitoring of health status, diagnosis and investigation of community health problems and hazards, informing and educating individuals and populations, chronic and acute disease management, linkage of individuals to health services, hospital discharge planning, assessing for durable medical equipment needs, self-management support, and mobilizing community partnerships and actions.
The Community Health Registered Nurse provides leadership and supervision for a community health team consisting of both professionals and paraprofessionals. This includes but is not limited to the following functions:
The Community Health Registered Nurse assists TH patients, families and communities to achieve and maintain their highest quality of health grounded in CSKT tribal values.
The Community Health Registered Nurse utilizes evidence-based strategies to promote the health of individuals and populations and prevent disease and injury.
The Community Health Registered Nurse conducts continuous surveillance and assessment of the community health status and evaluates health trends and risk factors of population groups.
The Community Health Registered Nurse visits individuals, families and community groups in various settings such as homes, jails, schools, hospitals and clinics to provide patient care and education/instruction in preventative, curative and rehabilitative health matters.
The Community Health Registered Nurse plans, implements, evaluates, and modifies nursing care plans based on subjective and objective data, collaborating with members of the primary care team, other health care professionals and service providers to ensure optimal patient care. The Community Health Registered Nurse coordinates case conferences so all agencies involved can plan for the patient’s continuity of care.
The Community Health Registered Nurse assists patients to access appropriate health/medical services and links patients to medical clinicians, counselors, emergency rooms, home health agencies, fitness centers, other tribal departments, transportation services, etc.
The Community Health Registered Nurse conducts communicable disease investigation, education, and follow-up. The Community Health Registered Nurse conducts epidemiological investigations during communicable disease outbreaks and coordinates these activities with the federal, state and county epidemiology staff, as indicated.
The Community Health Registered Nurse is the immunization point-of-contact for their respective community. The Community Health Registered Nurse monitors vaccination rates of populations and plans and participates in immunization campaigns.
The Community Health Registered Nurse is responsible for leading and developing programs in alignment with the ten essential services of public health that have potential to impact the entire service delivery area.
The Community Health Registered Nurse is responsible for initiating and maintaining collaborative partnerships with other Tribal Departments, government organizations, private organizations, and non-profit organizations.
Other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (AS REFLECTED ON THE TRIBAL EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION):
SUBMIT ALL OF THE ABOVE TO: Cynthia Matt, Personnel Office, PO Box 278, Pablo MT 59855, Telephone (406) 675-2700 Ext. #1259.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Brandy Couture, Tribal Health Department – (406) 675-2700 Ext. #7356
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|Date added||05/07/2019 04:10 PM|
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