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Certified Nurses Assistant 

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Category Healthcare  
Description

LOWER ELWHA KLALLAM TRIBE

JOB DESCRIPTION

CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT

Overview: This position is responsible for assisting and augmenting the Primary and Secondary Nursing Positions with all basic clinic nursing procedures and tasks.

WORK LOCATION: Lower Elwha Tribal Health Clinic

SUPERVISED BY: Registered Nurse POSITION STATUS: Full-Time

SALARY LEVEL: DOQ

WORK SCHEDULE: 40 hours per week, with ability to flex schedule to coordinate with other staff and clinic demands.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF JOB:

Under the supervision of the Medical Director, will work in coordination with the nursing team and report directly to the Nurse Supervisor

Maintain work operations by following policies and procedures and adhering to professional standards, federal state, local and AAAHC.

Assists the Medical Provider team with any tasks needed and appropriate for training and experience

Performance of initial check-in procedures of patients including recording of accurate vital signs and other pertinent information

Preparation, stocking and maintenance of exam/clinical areas

Filing and maintenance of medical records in coordination with other staff

Set up clean exam rooms for pap smears and minor surgical procedures

Perform cleaning and sterilization of medical equipment

Document accurately all care or advice provided

Participate in Quality Improvement activities as directed by Medical Director/ Nurse supervisor

Support clinic as necessary to achieve Scope of Work goals as developed by Medical Director

Perform basic life support & first aid

Perform all clinical activities within CLIA/OSHA standards and clinic policy/protocol

Assume other duties as assigned by PRIMARY NURSING POSITION or Medical Director

Perform Quality Control Glucometers

Work on outdated supplies in medical dispensary

Fax paperwork to other agencies

Provides patient comfort by utilizing resources and materials

Other duties as assigned

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Current Washington State certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant

Basic computer skills

HIV/AIDS Training

OSHA/CLIA knowledge/training

BLS/CPR certification

Basic knowledge of medical office procedures, billing and terminology

Ability to perform ALL of the responsibilities listed in section above

Ability to work as team member with other office personnel

Ability to maintain and respect strict confidentiality

Ability to maintain friendly and courteous manner in all patient and staff encounters

Ability to read, understand and follow oral and written communication

Ability to communicate clearly orally and in writing

Ability to operate computers, fax machines, telephones and photocopy machines, scanners

Ability to be versatile and assume varied roles depending on needs of the moment

Appropriate professional appearance and behavior at all times

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience working within a Native American or Tribal health care system

Working knowledge of current sensitivity issues involved in tribal health care

Knowledge of EHR, NexGen, preferably.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Requires standing with occasional sitting, stooping and bending

May require lifting up to 50 lbs.

Use of basic office equipment such as computers, telephones, fax machines, or photocopiers

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Work is performed in primary care outpatient clinic environment

Interpersonal contact with staff and patients is essential

Hours are full-time and may flex at supervisory discretion

As with all positions of the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe, this position is Indian Preference in hiring, in accordance with P.L. 93-638

 
Position Requirements  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift  
Close Date  
Number of Openings 1  
Open Date 9/15/2021  
Location Lower Elwha Tribal Center  
About the Organization Information ---- about Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe  

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