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CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES

OF THE FLATHEAD NATION

PO BOX 278

PABLO MT  59855

(406) 675-2700

PERSONNEL OFFICE FAX: (406) 675-2711

WEBSITE ADDRESS: www.csktribes.org

E-mail: jan.gardipe@cskt.org

 

****V A C A N C Y   A N N O U N C E M E N T****

 

TITLE:                            Clinic Nurse – 1 or more

 

LOCATION:                    Tribal Health Department

                                       

SALARY:                        Negotiable

 

CLOSING DATE:             Open Until Filled

 

SPECIAL CONDITIONS:

This is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) within the definition of the CSKT Drug Testing policy. The successful applicant, if not already employed by the Tribes must pass a pre-hire drug test.  The successful applicant will be required to serve a mandatory six-month probationary period.

DUTIES:

  • Provides nursing services to individuals of all ages, and families, in the outpatient clinic setting.
  • Assist the physician and other medical providers as assigned in conduction with outpatient clinics.
  • Maintain the highest professional standards with respect for confidentiality, accuracy, and clear verbal & written communication.
  • Check patients into the clinic, taking health histories and vital signs.
  • Elicit medical information and perform nursing assessments on each patient.
  • Triage patients presenting to the clinic as well as patients who telephone.
  • Performs the following nursing procedures with certification no older than 2 years old or letter of reference stating competencies in the following areas is required:

*obtain heights, weights, and other body measurements as appropriate and check vital signs.

     *obtain blood draws, specimen processing, finger stick for appropriate testing.

     *obtain specimens (urine & other various) for cultures and testing, including pregnancy

       testing.

     *prepare specimens for shipment when indicated.

*give injections including child and adult immunizations, allergy immunotherapy, etc.

  per medical provider.

      *start intravenous lines and medications as ordered by a medical provider.

      *clean and dresses wounds.

      *assist medical providers with procedures.

      *perform EKG’s as ordered by the medical provider.

  • Coordinate follow-up visits, referrals, or initiation of care as appropriate.
  • Responsible for all coordination of laboratory specimens, maintaining logbook, notifying appropriate providers, and filing in medical charts.
  • Call or fax prescriptions to pharmacies as ordered by medical provider.
  • Maintains inventory of clinic supplies, placing orders as necessary while staying within budgetary limitations.
  • Cleans and sterilizes equipment, coordinates maintenance/repair of clinic equipment per quality assurance.
  • Follows CLIA guidelines, OSHA standards, HIPAA standards, and any mandated by CSKT/THHS.
  • Oversees THHS employee immunization program.
  • Works with THHS medical providers to develop, implement and provide on going improvement to policies and procedures leading to medical clinic certification under a national certification organization as defined by CSKT THHS Department.
  • Works closely with THHS Diabetes Program Staff & Community Health Teams to coordinate patient care.
  • Prepares records and reports as required,
  • Participates in Department meetings, committees and trainings as assigned.
  • Maintains and actively pursues continued professional education through related appropriate trainings.
  • Fulfills training requirements to maintain professional licensure and certification as required by the position.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (AS REFLECTED ON THE TRIBAL EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION)

  • Graduate from an accredited ADN, Diploma, or BSN program in Nursing. Skills must be current with documentation of most recent training.
  • Current Montana State R.N. license.
  • Current valid driver’s license.
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification.
  • This position is subject to a background check in accordance with Public Law 101-630.

 

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS (AS DETERMINED BY THE INTERVIEW):

  • Prefer one (1) year experience in a clinic setting.
  • Request copy of position description for full details.

 

SUBMIT:

  1. Completed Tribal employment application.
  2. Completed background supplemental questionnaire
  1. Copy of certified academic transcript/training certifications.
  2. Copy of Montana state licensure.
  3. Copy of current valid driver’s license.
  4. Copy of current CPR & First Aid certification.
  5. Proof of enrollment from a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT.
  6. If claiming veteran’s preference, a copy of the DD214 must be submitted.

 

FAILURE TO SUBMIT ALL OF THE ABOVE INFORMATION WILL RESULT IN IMMEDIATE DISQUALIFICATION DURING THE SCREENING PROCESS

SUBMIT ALL OF THE ABOVE TO: Evelyn Charlo, Personnel Office, PO Box 278, Pablo MT 59855, Telephone (406) 675-2700 Ext. #1029

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION:  Shonda Bolen at THHS (406) 675-2700 Ext. #5032

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