Chenega Corporation Clinical Nurse / Internal Medicine - Part Time in Fairfield, California

CHENEGA GLOBAL SERVICES

Company Job Title:

Clinical Nurse / Internal Medicine

Clearance:

Background

Location:

Travis AFB, CA

Reports To:

Program Manager

FLSA Status:

SCA, Non-Exempt, Part Time,

Prepared Date:

06/13/2017

Approved Date:

06/13/2017

Executive Order 13495, The Non Displacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts provide first right of refusal to incumbents on contracts. If the position is accepted by the incumbent on the job, other application/resume of non-incumbents will not be reviewed.

Summary: TheInternal Medicine Clinical Nurse will provide services to the patient population in the internal medicine clinic as a registered nurse.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position)

· Ability to synthesize data from a variety of sources and make appropriate clinical decisions.

· Coordinates patient care through a continuum and facilitates the achievement of optimal outcomes in relation to clinical care, quality and cost effectiveness.

· Ensures compliance with standards of care and practice in accordance with all established policies, procedures, and guidelines used in the medical treatment facility. Provides care within ethical and legal boundaries.

· Assesses patients, including the ability to assess/evaluate telephonically.

· Ability to recognize adverse signs and symptoms and quickly react in emergency situations.

· Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with a diverse group of people for the purpose of informing the healthcare team of plans/actions, for teaching/education to benefit the patient/family, and for the organization.

· Excellent oral communication skills for patient/family education. Prescribes and communicates treatment plans in accordance with established cardiac clinic protocols. Telephone and in-person assessment/evaluation includes the determination of optimal time and location for patient management (ER, clinic, homecare) and follow-up care as required. Collects and assesses significant patient history information and performs all necessary patient teaching.

· Excellent written communication skills to perform accurate documentation, both written and electronic, of all activity, including telephone contacts.

· Arranges for procedures and performs telephone follow-up, as appropriate.

· Skilled in setting up, operating, and monitoring specialized medical equipment such as IV infusion pumps, cardiac monitoring devices, EKG units, oxygen analyzers, nebulizers and other clinic specific equipment.

· Ensure medication/supplies are replenished.

· Performs/assists with procedures such as bladder catheterizations, pulse oximetry, oxygen administration, nebulizer treatments, EKGs, phlebotomy and other clinic specific procedures, in accordance with established protocols. Provides clinical oversight of all paraprofessionals involved in the provision of therapeutic treatments.

· Ensures for proper documentation and coding of procedures and treatments.

· Completes orientation and competency verification programs in accordance with (IAW) unit guidelines.

· Serves and participates in committees, functions and other meetings as directed. Provides relevant and timely information to these groups, and assists with decision-making and process improvement. Participates in customer service initiatives, quality projects, and medical readiness activities, designed to enhance health services.

Non-Essential Duties:

· Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:

· NONE

Minimum Qualifications:(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

· A minimum of 36 months of nursing experience within the last 60 months with one year in-patient acute care hospital experience.

· Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing is required

· Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in one of the 50 U.S. States or U.S. Territories

· Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification is required.

· Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

· Knowledge of professional care theories, principles, practices, and procedures to perform nursing assignments of moderate difficulty and experience in assessing adult and geriatric patients, as appropriate. Utilizes the nursing process as a basis for professional practice.

· Knowledge of a wide range of medical disorders/conditions, diagnostic studies and treatments, as appropriate.

· Knowledge of preventive health schedules, disease management and population health principles, and education methods.

· Strongly preferred working knowledge of the military health care system including TRICARE health benefits or a working knowledge of the principles of fee-for-services, preferred provider network and managed care/HMO organizations is highly desirable.

· Knowledge of a variety of pharmacological agents used in patient treatment, the desired effects, side effects, and complications of their use to include knowledge of the administrative requirements for proper documentation of patients condition including disease progress, acknowledgement of teaching, and follow up care.

· Ability to collaborate and communicate orally with a diverse group of individuals to include healthcare team/staff, patient, and family members

· Ability to type 40 wpm with no more than 5 errors

· Computer literacy with proficiency documenting and retrieving medical patient information across multiple database platforms.

· Proficient with Microsoft Office programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

Diversity:

· Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.

Ethics:

· Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Physical Demands:

· The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

· While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment:

· The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

· The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

· During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Minimum Qualifications:(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

·A minimum of 36 months of nursing experience within the last 60 months with one year in-patient acute care hospital experience.

·Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing is required

·Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in one of the 50 U.S. States or U.S. Territories

·Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification is required.

·Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is required.

Job: Medical Services

Organization: Chenega Global Services

Title: Clinical Nurse / Internal Medicine - Part Time

Location: California-Fairfield- Travis, AFB

Requisition ID: 1700002430