Employment Opportunities

RN

This position has been filled.
Public?: 
Public
Division: 
Health
Reports To: 
Director of Nursing
Type of Position: 
Regular Full Time
Location: 
AST Shawnee Clinic / 2029 S. Gordon Cooper Dr. / Shawnee, OK 74801
General Description
The purpose of this position is to provide professional nursing care to a patient population exhibiting a variety of illness and injury within scope of licensure. The incumbent is subject to the administrative supervision of the Charge Nurse, Clinic Services Director, Deputy Director of Health, Executive Director of Health, and functional/operational supervision of the Clinic’s Medical Director. The incumbent supervises the activities of Licensed Practical Nurses and other assigned personnel in the Department as identified, as well as nursing students conducting internship, field training, or practicums in the Primary Care Nursing Department.
Responsibilites & Duties
Provides screening of patients to obtain preliminary health histories, makes a physical assessment of patients’ condition using proper nursing protocols, recognizes and reports any unusual or abnormal behavior that may indicate a need for urgent care. 
Documents within the patient’s medical record any nursing observation and assessments, nursing interventions, therapeutic measure and nursing notes related to the medical care of the patient.
Provides assistance to the Clinic Medical Director and Medical Staff with medical care and treatment of patient to insure quality and continuity of care within the parameters of appropriate professional nursing standards. 
Promotes continuity of care by providing medically relevant health care instructions and patient education. 
Provides assistance in emergency situation as described in the Clinic Emergency Preparedness Plan or as directed by the Clinic Medical Director or designate.
Participates in continuous quality improvement activities including quality assessments, surveys, checklist assessments, and entering into the electronic system at the beginning of each month.
Supervises the Licensed Practical Nurse, Certified Nurse’s Assistant, Medical Assistant and any student nurses assigned to the Clinic.
Provides assurance of Confidentiality of Medical Records.
Is willing to travel to other clinics to help out as needed to ensure proper staffing in other clinics
Works as a team member to complete all daily duties assigned within the clinic.
Assist and complete all duties assigned by the charge nurse or Clinical Services Director.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Education Requirements and Qualifications
Native American Preference/EEO/Drug Free /Smoke Free Workplace
Must have at least two (2) years of professional nursing experience covering a wide range of nursing services from screening and assessments to patient education, counseling, and treatment of minor and chronic illness. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a degree and certified as a Registered Nurse.
Must have a professional knowledge of nursing care principles, practices and procedures, working knowledge and application of proper nursing protocols, training and knowledge of pharmaceuticals and their side effects and complications of use.
Ability to observe and react to adverse signs exhibited by patient and the ability to respond appropriately in emergency situations.
Able to educate and counsel with patient regarding their medical care and treatment as ordered by a physician.
Must be a certified American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR
Must have wound care certification or obtain within 6 months of attaining eligibility, if assigned wound care duties.
Must be able to effectively relate within local community.
Must be able to respond effectively to oral and written directives.
Must have a valid Oklahoma Driver’s License.
Must be able to pass a criminal background check.
Must maintain nursing license within good standing yearly.
Posted Date: 
3 months 3 weeks ago