Company: Muckleshoot Indian Tribe
Posted on: March 18, 2023
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
- 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
- Maintains the standards of accurate and complete recording and
reporting and documentation in medical record.
- Participates in planning changes and improvements for MTS
- Supports and enforces infection-control policies and
- Consistently maintains and enforces confidentiality. Displays
concern and initiative; is resourceful and calm in
- 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
- 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
- Medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, and
- Equipment, supplies and materials needed for medical
- Basic laboratory procedures including preparation and
- Health care system structure and function;
- Infectious disease management, control and safety
- Effective supervision;
- Medical record documentation;
- Basic pharmacology;
- Human systems (wellness, illness, growth and development,
nutrition, behavioral, psycho-social and family systems).Skilled
- 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
Keywords: Muckleshoot Indian Tribe, Auburn , Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Auburn, Washington
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