Registered Nurse

This position is located in San Felipe Pueblo between Albuquerque and Santa Fe serving a community of approximately 3500.

Department:

Health and Wellness

FLSA:

Non-exempt

Job Description:

This position is located in San Felipe Pueblo between Albuquerque and Santa Fe serving a community of approximately 3500.  Incumbent will serve the community through work with other tribal programs/activities, home visits, epidemiological program management, infectious disease investigation and community assessment skills.  
Hours Mon-Fri 8-5

Duites:

•    Monitor health trends and identify health risk factors unique to tribal communities.
•    Set local priorities for health-related interventions to provide the greatest benefit to the most people.
•    Design and implement health education campaigns and disease prevention activities, such as immunizations and screenings
•    Educate people about available health care programs and services to improve access to care
•    Provide direct health care services.
•    Conducts community analysis in partnership with community representatives and in collaboration with other public health or health care professionals.
•    Participates in continuous evaluation of program and services and performance improvement
•    Undertakes a comprehensive and accurate nursing assessment of clients using suitable assessment tools underpinned by evidenced based knowledge.
•    Demonstrates computer skills necessary to organize data for essential care delivery.

Qualifications:

•    Education:  Bachelor in Nursing or graduate level nursing education
•    Experience/Basic Knowledge: Verbal Communication, Health Promotion and Maintenance, Listening, Quality Management, Energy Level, Integrity, Infection Control, Informing Others, Nursing Skills, Medical Teamwork, Multi-tasking 
•    Required Licenses/Certifications: Current RN license in the State of New Mexico, current basic CPR certification, and valid New Mexico Driver license.
•    Physical Requirements: Must have manual dexterity to enter and retrieve data from a computer. Ability to sit and stand for long periods. Bends and stoops regularly.
•    Preferences: San Felipe Preference and Veteran’s Preference.

Working Conditions:

Works in office and within the community. May be seated for long periods of time.

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