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Licensed Practical Nurse (POOL)

Company: Indian Health Service
Location: Oneida
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Summary:For further information and how to apply, contact directly: Lisa Hock 920-490-3623 lhock@oneidanation.orgProvide routine nursing care and ensures complete and quality nursing care to all Anna John Resident Centered Care Community residents. Continuation of the position is contingent upon funding allocations.Duties:DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Ensure nursing department operates in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures. 2. Assume role of Charge Nurse as needed dependent on shift and assignment. Supervise CNA staff assigned to shift being worked. 3. Provide direct nursing care to residents under the general supervision of a Registered Nurse; recognizes and interprets symptoms; assists with therapeutic and diagnostic measures; administer medication and treatment as directed; assures special and emergency needs are met; maintain complete and accurate medical records. 4. Perform selected procedures and treatments as directed including TPR and BP, simple dressings, irrigation of regulated and functioning colostomies and catheters, post-mortem care, tube feedings and suprapubic catheters. 5. Assist in restorative and rehabilitation care according to care plans. 6. Maintain and monitor nursing equipment, supplies and inventory. 7. Promptly notifies physician of any change in condition. 8. Assist in maintaining an environment conducive to the physical, spiritual and emotional wellbeing of residents and personnel. 9. Contributes to the team effort. 10. Ensure strict confidentiality of records. 11. Maintain professional and technical knowledge by conducting research, attending seminars, educational workshops, classes and conferences; reviewing professional publications; establishing networks; participating in professional societies; conferring with representatives of contracting agencies and related organizations. 12. Perform basic nursing care such as but not limited to bathing, personal hygiene, grooming, toileting, transferring and feeding residents. 13. Adhere to all Tribal Personnel Policies and Procedures, Tribal Standard Operating Procedures, and Area and Program Strategic Plans and Policies.Qualifications:STANDARD QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Knowledge of applicable federal, state, county and local laws, regulations, and requirements. 2. Knowledge of geriatric medicine. 3. Skill in use of office equipment, fax machine, copy machine, and computer. 4. Ability to exercise independent judgment. 5. Ability to operate various types of medical equipment including oxygen, tube feeding pumps, suction machines, ambubags and patient lift. 6. Ability to be compassionate and caring. 7. Ability to work independently and meet strict timelines. 8. Ability to communicate efficiently and effectively both verbally and in writing. 9. Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with the individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds. 10. Must be CPR and Red Cross First Aide Certified or the ability to obtain within three (3) months of employment. Must maintain CPR and Red Cross First Aide Certification during employment. 11. Must adhere to strict confidentiality in all matters. (Must sign a confidentiality statement prior to employment.) 12. Must complete Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) training within thirty (30) days of employment and annually thereafter. 13. Must be willing and able to obtain additional education and training. 14. Must pass a pre-employment drug screening. Must adhere to the Nation's Drug and Alcohol-Free Workplace Policy during employment. 15. Employees are required to have proof of immunity or dates of two (2) doses of MMR and proof of immunity or dates of two (2) doses of Varicella prior to starting in any position within the Oneida Comprehensive Health Division. Any refusal of vaccination(s) or failure to provide proof of immunity may disqualify the applicant. 16. Must pass a background security check with the Oneida Nation in order to meet the Employment Eligibility Requirements, Tribal/State Compact and/or Oneida Nation Gaming Ordinance as they pertain to the position. A temporary license or Gaming License issued by the Oneida Gaming Commission is required as a condition of employment and continuing employment within the Oneida Nation's Gaming Division.Work Type:Permanent, FullAnnouncement #:Licensed Practical Nurse (POOL), Oneida Who May Apply?US Citizens

Keywords: Indian Health Service, Green Bay , Licensed Practical Nurse (POOL), Healthcare , Oneida, Wisconsin

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