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Registered Nurse

Company: Muckleshoot Indian Tribe
Location: Auburn
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY:Under general supervision, plans, directs, and evaluates total health care and nursing functions in accordance with established philosophy. Provide culturally competent, strength-based community nursing services to children and families with children served by Muckleshoot Tribal School (MTS), assisting them to access the health care system, to use community services appropriately and to reach for self-sufficiency.MAJOR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Defines and maintains the standards of nursing practice within MTS; assesses the quality of care rendered.
  • Initiates the development of policies and procedures that govern nursing services and other services with the position's control. Observes and supports MTS policy.
  • Serves as spokesperson for nursing matters and represents MTS with processional nursing and related organizations. Participates in appropriate meetings and committees.
  • Provides the best possible nursing care by planning, organizing and directing the nursing functions within MTS.
  • Explains procedures and treatments to parents, staff and families to gain cooperation, understanding, and allay apprehension. Initiates and implements patient care plan; maintains acceptable standards of patient care.
  • Provides training and consultation with staff regarding health and developmental needs of individual students; participates in staff development activities.
  • Administers treatments and medications skillfully and correctly.
  • Maintains the standards of accurate and complete recording and reporting and documentation in medical record.
  • Participates in planning changes and improvements for MTS safety programs.
  • Supports and enforces infection-control policies and procedures.
  • Consistently maintains and enforces confidentiality. Displays concern and initiative; is resourceful and calm in emergencies.
  • Cooperates and maintains good rapport with other MTS staff, MTS visitors, and community. Supports collaboration with healthcare professionals serving community.
  • Develops, facilitates, and participates in student education activities, health fairs and outreach programs.
  • Maintain the privacy and confidentiality of all protected health information in accordance with the education division's Policies and Procedures, and in compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Because of the Tribe's commitment to community service and the well-being of its members, each employee may be expected to perform a wide range of office and field duties from time to time. Such duties may or may not be related to their regular responsibilities.EDUCATION - EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING FOR POSITION:Required: Bachelor degree from an accredited Registered Nursing degree program; current and valid Washington State Registered Nursing license; two (2) years of clinical experience.SPECIFIC SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES REQUIRED FOR POSITION:Knowledge of:
    • Medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology;
    • Equipment, supplies and materials needed for medical treatment;
    • Basic laboratory procedures including preparation and screening;
    • Health care system structure and function;
    • Infectious disease management, control and safety standards;
    • Effective supervision;
    • Medical record documentation;
    • Basic pharmacology;
    • Human systems (wellness, illness, growth and development, nutrition, behavioral, psycho-social and family systems).Skilled in:
      • Triage;
      • Physical assessment;
      • Communication (oral and written);
      • Problem solving;
      • Interviewing patients;
      • Time management;
      • Crisis intervention;
      • Initiating appropriate emergency response;
      • Maintaining and establishing working relationships and working with diverse populations and cultures;
      • Handling a number of tasks simultaneously;
      • Reading and following written medical orders.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:The working conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this class.Work is performed mostly in a school setting. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is continuously required to talk, see and hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit, walk, bend, balance, crouch, kneel, reach and twist; and frequently use both hands to finger, handle, or feel objects including medical instruments, and reach with hands and arms.The employee must occasionally lift, move, push/pull and/or carry up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and far acuity and the ability to adjust focus. Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate computers and various pieces of office equipment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet.Licenses or Certifications Required: Current WA State RN License. Current and valid Washington State Driver's License, is required at the time of appointment or at a time set by the Tribe.

Keywords: Muckleshoot Indian Tribe, Auburn , Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Auburn, Washington

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