Staff Nurse LPN

About the Role:

Job Code: 29-2061 Exempt: No


Division: Health Service Department: Medical Clinic


Location: Medical Clinic Reports To: Nurse Supervisor


SUMMARY: The Licensed Practical Nurse under the direction of the Nursing Supervisor will collaborate with all members of the health care team to develop and maintain a high quality of nursing care. The LPN will be accountable for the delivery of high-quality patient care.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Uphold the value and integrity of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe's Mission Statement
  • Comply with Ethics and Compliance Policy; and Customer Care/HIPPA in all patient’s interactions
  • Demonstrates professional responsibility
  • Provide age/diagnostic specific patient care
  • Apply job knowledge and critical thinking to patient care
  • Knowledge of all medical equipment
  • Follow medical orders and administer medications in a satisfactory manner
  • Follow emergency protocol and ability to follow through effectively with capability to respond to emergency situations as needed
  • Provide complete documentation per protocol and effective communication techniques
  • Provides education to patients, families, and community
  • Balance individual responsibilities with team needs
  • Demonstrates knowledge and awareness of Safety and Infection Control Awareness of Performance Improvement and Development
  • Admit patient to clinic area, obtain pertinent medical history and vital signs
  • Assist Physicians, Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant with all procedures and treatments
  • Ability to provide other duties appropriate to the efficient operation of the medical center
  • Participate in rotations to become knowledgeable and skillful in all departments
  • Must be able to conduct COVID collections
  • Provide nursing care in person, group settings, phone triage, home settings

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/ or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Due to the sensitive nature of information and interaction with people within Health Services, must maintain strict confidentiality at all times.


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Licensure in NYS as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Two years of hospital-like experience preferred.


OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Strong oral and written communication skills required; knowledge of Mohawk Language and traditions preferred.


REASONING ABILITY: The ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience so others will understand. The ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited information exists.


The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe strives to be an equal opportunity employer dedicated to the policy of nondiscrimination based on race, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, physical disability, veteran status or any other non-job-related factor.


The successful candidate must pass a background check and test for illegal substances prior to employment being confirmed.

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