Wind River Family and Community Health Care are hiring RN’s!

Located in the heart of the Wind River Indian Reservation, Wind River Family & Community Healthcare provides healthcare for the Northern Arapaho and Eastern Shoshone Tribe, as well as all other federally recognized tribal members and descendants of.

They are growing at an exponential rate and because of this, they are needing to hire qualified, compassionate, and diligent medical personnel.


Position: Registered Nurse​ (Regular, Full time)
Program:Wind River Family & Community Healthcare
Salary:Depending on Experience
Hours:Generally Monday-Friday, 40 Hour Work Week

Summary:
Wind River Family & Community Health Care is seeking applicants for the position of Registered Nurse. Wind River Family & Community Health Care provides ambulatory health care for the service population of the Wind River Reservation. The Registered Nurse serves as a member of the nursing team in the outpatient clinic/treatment room, at the Wind River Family & Community Health Care Center.

Major Duties:
Assignments involve a wide variety of patient situations ranging from those who may require routine examinations to those who are critically ill and may require immediate medical attention. The employee is responsible for the patient from admittance to the clinic/treatment room to discharge, whether discharged to home or referral to other facilities/units that are capable of providing the level of care required.

  • The employee has medical knowledge and skills for completing relative patient care assignments.
  • Works closely with other members of the nursing team for further development of nursing skills and professional judgment.
  • Provides the full range of registered nursing services at the Wind River Family & Community Health Care Center.
  • Completes an initial assessment of patients in the outpatient clinic using the integrated health care model with documentation in the Electronic Health Record, obtaining an accurate history and recording as appropriate. Determines the seriousness of the complaint and adjusts the flow of patients to meet urgent care needs through the established screening process. Provides urgent care treatment.
  • Records observations, nursing interventions, therapeutic measures administered, and other data relevant to the patient’s care in the medical chart/electronic health record. Acts as the liaison between the provider and the patient.
  • Serves as assigned on any established committee/ team primarily for nursing input and improved patient care. Will actively participate in nursing staff meetings, clinic flow, projects assigned, and activities.
  • Manages the stable phase of common chronic illnesses such as Diabetes, Hypertension, and Tuberculosis.
  • Safely operates specialized equipment. Follows procedures for reporting equipment management problems, failures, or user errors. Maintains and demonstrates knowledge of and adheres to the clinic and departmental safety regulations. Performs responsibilities for infection control, hazardous materials, safety, security, and emergency preparedness.
  • Demonstrates effective communication methods and skills, following appropriate lines of authority (chain of command). Communicates with patients, families, and team members to ensure the occurrence of effective therapeutic interventions, and to ensure safe patient care.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge Required:

  • Knowledge of and ability to apply professional nursing principles, practices, procedures, and techniques to outpatients with a wide variety of conditions from pediatrics to geriatrics.
  • Knowledge of medical history taking techniques, physical assessment, and normal body function; disease processes, signs, symptoms, and treatment of acute minor illnesses; pathophysiology of inflammation, infection, allergic reactions, and such diseases as respiratory, gastrointestinal, dermatological, urological, and musculoskeletal conditions, normal and abnormal vital signs, and normal and abnormal neurological signs and symptoms; signs and symptoms indicative of emergent or life-threatening nature.
  • Knowledge and ability are necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of patients served. Incumbent demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the lifespan. Ability to identify and categorize each patient’s age-specific grouping of needs, i.e., infant, adolescent, or geriatric patients.
  • Knowledge of normal ranges of laboratory values and beginning skills in assessment of abnormal radiological findings.
  • Knowledge of pharmaceuticals, their desired effects, side effects, and complications of their use, and steps to counteract adverse effects in order to properly administer and monitor patients using medications.
  • Ability to recognize adverse signs and symptoms and to react swiftly in emergency situations.
  • Knowledge and skill are sufficient to provide CPR. Knowledge and skill to apply ACLS and PALS.
  • Skill in operating specialized medical equipment such as a cardiac monitor, resuscitation devices, etc.
  • Knowledge of the psychosocial effects on patients within the outpatient setting who have multifaceted problems; communication techniques to establish rapport and facilitate cooperation and patient compliance in patient education.
  • Knowledge of communication techniques and the ability to teach and instruct patients, family, and/ or significant others in proper health care of patients.
  • Skill to develop or participate in a nursing plan to meet the needs of assigned patients.
  • Proficient computer and typing skills.

Education and Experience:
Associates in Nursing as well as maintain an active Registered Nurse License in the state of Wyoming, along with any supporting certifications such as BLS and other necessary competencies (e.g., ACLS, TNCC, PALS, etc.).


Position: Maternal Child Health Registered Nurse (Regular, full time)
Program: Wind River Family & Community Healthcare
Salary: D.O.E
Opening Date: 8/11/2020
Closing Date: Until filled
Hours: 40 Hour Work Week

JOB OVERVIEW:

  • This position will provide Prenatal Care Coordination (PNCC) to pregnant women and infants in collaboration with outreach workers to include home and clinic visits, identifying needs and providing support in a number of areas including psycho-social, physical, and nutrition.
  • The MCH RN will collaborate with other clinical staff to establish a referral system to identify pregnant women and families who would benefit from services of the Family Spirit Program.
  • The MCH RN will work with the care team to identify risks and concerns and develop a collaborative plan of care patients, their families, and their providers.
  • The employee has medical knowledge and skills for completing relative patient care assignments.
  • Works closely with other members of the nursing team for further development of clinical nursing skills and professional judgment.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provides the full range of MCH nursing services at the Wind River Family & Community Health Care Center, including:

  • Participation in obstetric clinic services
  • Participation in monthly MCH team meetings
  • Case management services
  • Completes comprehensive well child exams for children on the project from birth to age three with assistance from the MCH team, including documentation in the Electronic Health Record, obtaining an accurate history, and recording as appropriate.
  • Submits reports for MCH programs, meets with Project Coordinators, and attends meetings as necessary in order to ensure compliance and discuss accomplishments, challenges, concerns and plans for project activities.
  • Serves as assigned on any established committee/ team primarily for nursing input and improved patient care.
  • Will actively participate in clinical nursing staff meetings, clinic flow, projects assigned, and activities.
  • Provides MCH-related content supervision and assistance for coordinators and outreach workers.
  • Performs home visits for assessment of infants and postpartum mothers.

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED

  • Knowledge of and ability to apply professional nursing principles, practices, procedures, and techniques to outpatients with a wide variety of conditions from pediatrics to geriatrics.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative to the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Knowledge of the psychosocial effects on patients within the outpatient setting who have multifaceted problems; of communication techniques to establish rapport and facilitate cooperation and patient compliance in patient education.
  • Ability to recognize adverse signs and symptoms and to react swiftly in emergency situations.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Required to maintain BLS and other skills necessary for competence (e.g., ACLS, TNCC, PALS, etc.
  • Registered Nurse with current R.N. license in the State of Wyoming. BSN preferred but not required.
  • This is a required driver position. The MCH RN must possess a valid Wyoming driver’s license and meet eligibility for tribal insurance.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills required. Must be willing to work with community interdisciplinary team and promote cooperation and positive interactions.
  • Able to work independently, confident in assessment skills, and when to send for further medical attention.
  • One year or more professional experience in obstetrics, prenatal health management, pediatrics and community health preferred.
  • Previous experience working with Tribal Community Health or relevant experience with a Native population preferred

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must maintain strict confidentiality of all information processed through the department including records, reports, documents, conversations, etc. A breach of confidentiality will be subject to appropriate disciplinary action, up to and including dismissal from employment.

Pre-employment applicants being considered for employment must submit to an alcohol and drug screening prior to being hired. Refusal to take the test will render the applicant ineligible for employment with Wind River Family & Community Health Care. Applicants who test positive for alcohol or banned drugs will not be hired and will be ineligible for any type of employment for 60 days.


Personal Attributes:
The incumbent must maintain strict confidentiality and high ethical standards in performing the position. The incumbent needs to be respectful, possess cultural awareness and sensitivity, be flexible, and demonstrate sound work ethics.

How to Apply:
A complete application must be submitted to WRFCHC HR Department located at 120 North 6th East St, Riverton WY, or email to susan.apodaca​@​windrivercares.com. Applications are available on the Wind River Cares website and will be accepted until 5 PM on the closing date. Any questions please contact Susan Apodaca at 307-856-9281 EXT.134 or 307.851.5100.

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Located in the heart of the Wind River Indian Reservation, Wind River Family & Community Healthcare provides healthcare for the Northern Arapaho and Eastern Shoshone Tribe, as well as all other federally recognized tribal members and descendants of.

They are growing at an exponential rate and because of this, they are needing to hire qualified, compassionate, and diligent medical personnel.


Position: Registered Nurse​ (Regular, Full time)
Program:Wind River Family & Community Healthcare
Salary:Depending on Experience
Hours:Generally Monday-Friday, 40 Hour Work Week

Summary:
Wind River Family & Community Health Care is seeking applicants for the position of Registered Nurse. Wind River Family & Community Health Care provides ambulatory health care for the service population of the Wind River Reservation. The Registered Nurse serves as a member of the nursing team in the outpatient clinic/treatment room, at the Wind River Family & Community Health Care Center.

Major Duties:
Assignments involve a wide variety of patient situations ranging from those who may require routine examinations to those who are critically ill and may require immediate medical attention. The employee is responsible for the patient from admittance to the clinic/treatment room to discharge, whether discharged to home or referral to other facilities/units that are capable of providing the level of care required.

  • The employee has medical knowledge and skills for completing relative patient care assignments.
  • Works closely with other members of the nursing team for further development of nursing skills and professional judgment.
  • Provides the full range of registered nursing services at the Wind River Family & Community Health Care Center.
  • Completes an initial assessment of patients in the outpatient clinic using the integrated health care model with documentation in the Electronic Health Record, obtaining an accurate history and recording as appropriate. Determines the seriousness of the complaint and adjusts the flow of patients to meet urgent care needs through the established screening process. Provides urgent care treatment.
  • Records observations, nursing interventions, therapeutic measures administered, and other data relevant to the patient’s care in the medical chart/electronic health record. Acts as the liaison between the provider and the patient.
  • Serves as assigned on any established committee/ team primarily for nursing input and improved patient care. Will actively participate in nursing staff meetings, clinic flow, projects assigned, and activities.
  • Manages the stable phase of common chronic illnesses such as Diabetes, Hypertension, and Tuberculosis.
  • Safely operates specialized equipment. Follows procedures for reporting equipment management problems, failures, or user errors. Maintains and demonstrates knowledge of and adheres to the clinic and departmental safety regulations. Performs responsibilities for infection control, hazardous materials, safety, security, and emergency preparedness.
  • Demonstrates effective communication methods and skills, following appropriate lines of authority (chain of command). Communicates with patients, families, and team members to ensure the occurrence of effective therapeutic interventions, and to ensure safe patient care.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge Required:

  • Knowledge of and ability to apply professional nursing principles, practices, procedures, and techniques to outpatients with a wide variety of conditions from pediatrics to geriatrics.
  • Knowledge of medical history taking techniques, physical assessment, and normal body function; disease processes, signs, symptoms, and treatment of acute minor illnesses; pathophysiology of inflammation, infection, allergic reactions, and such diseases as respiratory, gastrointestinal, dermatological, urological, and musculoskeletal conditions, normal and abnormal vital signs, and normal and abnormal neurological signs and symptoms; signs and symptoms indicative of emergent or life-threatening nature.
  • Knowledge and ability are necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of patients served. Incumbent demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the lifespan. Ability to identify and categorize each patient’s age-specific grouping of needs, i.e., infant, adolescent, or geriatric patients.
  • Knowledge of normal ranges of laboratory values and beginning skills in assessment of abnormal radiological findings.
  • Knowledge of pharmaceuticals, their desired effects, side effects, and complications of their use, and steps to counteract adverse effects in order to properly administer and monitor patients using medications.
  • Ability to recognize adverse signs and symptoms and to react swiftly in emergency situations.
  • Knowledge and skill are sufficient to provide CPR. Knowledge and skill to apply ACLS and PALS.
  • Skill in operating specialized medical equipment such as a cardiac monitor, resuscitation devices, etc.
  • Knowledge of the psychosocial effects on patients within the outpatient setting who have multifaceted problems; communication techniques to establish rapport and facilitate cooperation and patient compliance in patient education.
  • Knowledge of communication techniques and the ability to teach and instruct patients, family, and/ or significant others in proper health care of patients.
  • Skill to develop or participate in a nursing plan to meet the needs of assigned patients.
  • Proficient computer and typing skills.

Education and Experience:
Associates in Nursing as well as maintain an active Registered Nurse License in the state of Wyoming, along with any supporting certifications such as BLS and other necessary competencies (e.g., ACLS, TNCC, PALS, etc.).


Position: Maternal Child Health Registered Nurse (Regular, full time)
Program: Wind River Family & Community Healthcare
Salary: D.O.E
Opening Date: 8/11/2020
Closing Date: Until filled
Hours: 40 Hour Work Week

JOB OVERVIEW:

  • This position will provide Prenatal Care Coordination (PNCC) to pregnant women and infants in collaboration with outreach workers to include home and clinic visits, identifying needs and providing support in a number of areas including psycho-social, physical, and nutrition.
  • The MCH RN will collaborate with other clinical staff to establish a referral system to identify pregnant women and families who would benefit from services of the Family Spirit Program.
  • The MCH RN will work with the care team to identify risks and concerns and develop a collaborative plan of care patients, their families, and their providers.
  • The employee has medical knowledge and skills for completing relative patient care assignments.
  • Works closely with other members of the nursing team for further development of clinical nursing skills and professional judgment.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provides the full range of MCH nursing services at the Wind River Family & Community Health Care Center, including:

  • Participation in obstetric clinic services
  • Participation in monthly MCH team meetings
  • Case management services
  • Completes comprehensive well child exams for children on the project from birth to age three with assistance from the MCH team, including documentation in the Electronic Health Record, obtaining an accurate history, and recording as appropriate.
  • Submits reports for MCH programs, meets with Project Coordinators, and attends meetings as necessary in order to ensure compliance and discuss accomplishments, challenges, concerns and plans for project activities.
  • Serves as assigned on any established committee/ team primarily for nursing input and improved patient care.
  • Will actively participate in clinical nursing staff meetings, clinic flow, projects assigned, and activities.
  • Provides MCH-related content supervision and assistance for coordinators and outreach workers.
  • Performs home visits for assessment of infants and postpartum mothers.

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED

  • Knowledge of and ability to apply professional nursing principles, practices, procedures, and techniques to outpatients with a wide variety of conditions from pediatrics to geriatrics.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative to the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Knowledge of the psychosocial effects on patients within the outpatient setting who have multifaceted problems; of communication techniques to establish rapport and facilitate cooperation and patient compliance in patient education.
  • Ability to recognize adverse signs and symptoms and to react swiftly in emergency situations.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Required to maintain BLS and other skills necessary for competence (e.g., ACLS, TNCC, PALS, etc.
  • Registered Nurse with current R.N. license in the State of Wyoming. BSN preferred but not required.
  • This is a required driver position. The MCH RN must possess a valid Wyoming driver’s license and meet eligibility for tribal insurance.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills required. Must be willing to work with community interdisciplinary team and promote cooperation and positive interactions.
  • Able to work independently, confident in assessment skills, and when to send for further medical attention.
  • One year or more professional experience in obstetrics, prenatal health management, pediatrics and community health preferred.
  • Previous experience working with Tribal Community Health or relevant experience with a Native population preferred

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must maintain strict confidentiality of all information processed through the department including records, reports, documents, conversations, etc. A breach of confidentiality will be subject to appropriate disciplinary action, up to and including dismissal from employment.

Pre-employment applicants being considered for employment must submit to an alcohol and drug screening prior to being hired. Refusal to take the test will render the applicant ineligible for employment with Wind River Family & Community Health Care. Applicants who test positive for alcohol or banned drugs will not be hired and will be ineligible for any type of employment for 60 days.


Personal Attributes:
The incumbent must maintain strict confidentiality and high ethical standards in performing the position. The incumbent needs to be respectful, possess cultural awareness and sensitivity, be flexible, and demonstrate sound work ethics.

How to Apply:
A complete application must be submitted to WRFCHC HR Department located at 120 North 6th East St, Riverton WY, or email to susan.apodaca​@​windrivercares.com. Applications are available on the Wind River Cares website and will be accepted until 5 PM on the closing date. Any questions please contact Susan Apodaca at 307-856-9281 EXT.134 or 307.851.5100.