Community Health Registered Nurse
Community Health Registered Nurse Step 37 $75,355 – 56 $132,136 Full-Time Benefits Regular Position located in Chiloquin. The Community Health RN will be responsible for providing medical treatment and Community Health services for eligible tribal members. The Community Health scope of practice includes, but is not limited to prevention, health promotion, case identification, education, service coordination and advocacy for individuals and families in the local community. Routine duties shall include providing health care related services to individuals eligible for services provided by Klamath Tribal Health & Family Services in homes, schools, clinics, alternate job sites and other community locations within the Klamath Tribes service unit.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Care for and treat patients as directed by physician and/or designee; prepare patients for and assist with examinations. Administer injections & medications, dress wounds and incisions, lab testing, and perform related nursing tasks.
2. Assist with supervision of the Community Health Representatives in pursuit of attaining the Community Health program goals and responsibilities. Exercise full range of supervisory duties and program activities as assigned; which includes providing clear direction for all Community Health Representatives and assisting with evaluating job performance.
3. Assist with the development of the community health plans by utilizing the case management approach incorporating the nursing model.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
Management skills in formulating policy, program development, staff direction, supervision, training and development of organizational plans, and the effective accomplishment of set program goals; must have teamwork skills. Ability to grasp and apply the basic principles of administration and operation of a health program. Ability to work cooperatively with people: to maintain an objective attitude; to exercise tact and initiative; and to stimulate patients and families to follow constructive actions.
QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION
REQUIRED Current State License as a Registered Nurse. For out of state applicants; Oregon Licensure required within 90 days of hire. (Must submit copy of Licensure with application.)
REQUIRED to possess and maintain a valid Oregon Driver’s License, (out of state applicants must receive ODL within 90 days of hire), have good driving record and be insurable by the Klamath Tribal Health & Family Services’ vehicle insurance policy. (Must submit copy of driver's license with application.)
REQUIRED to submit to annual TB skin testing and adhere to KTHFS staff immunization policy in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control immunization recommendations for healthcare workers.