Little Axe Health Center / 15951 Little Axe Dr. / Norman, OK 73026
The individual filing this position is assigned to the AST Health System Primary Care Clinics for the purpose of providing professional nursing care to a patient population exhibiting a variety of illness and injury. The incumbent is subject to the administrative supervision of the Group Practice Manager, Director of Nursing, Deputy Director, Executive Director of Health and functional supervision of the clinic’s Medical Director. The incumbent will also be responsible for providing Case Management and Chronic Case Management services, Annual Wellness Visits, and general nursing care, to Primary Care patients, and any additional duties deemed necessary for the position. Must be willing to go to multiple different locations to care for patients.
Works alongside the primary care physicians/providers to ensure patients are properly cared for and assist patients in managing their care.
Performs and documents Annual Wellness Visits.
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.
Assists the patient, along with the physician/provider, in making goals and a plan of care to aide in improving their health.
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 medical staff with medical care and treatment of patient, acting as the case manager to ensure quality and continuity of care within the parameters of appropriate professional nursing standards.
Promotes continuity of care by providing instructions/case management, patient education and scheduling of appointments.
Provides assistance in emergency situation as described in the Clinic Emergency Preparedness Plan or as directed by the Clinic Medical Director or designee.
Participates in continuous quality improvement activities including quality assessments, surveys, checklist assessments, and entering into ActionQue at the beginning of each month.
Provides written reports to the Group Practice Manager, Clinical Services Director and Deputy Director as needed.
Provides assurance of Confidentiality of Medical Records.
Handle incoming patient calls; triage calls, make decisions with medical staff to ensure appropriate patient care is provided during the call for patient care.
All other duties that may be assigned.
Must have at least four (4) years of professional nursing experience, including at least one (1) year of chronic care management or case management covering a wide range of nursing services from screening and assessments to patient education, counseling, and treatment of minor and chronic illnesses. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a degree/certification and current licensure 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 patients regarding their medical care and treatment as ordered by a physician.
Must be able to effectively relate within the 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.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
Must be able to sit, stand, stoop, bend or kneel for long periods of time.
Sitting or standing or walking for long period of time; occasional bending, squatting, kneeling, stooping; good finger dexterity and feeling; frequent repetitive motions; talking hearing and visual acuity.
Frequent lifting (up to 15 lbs)
Occasional lifting (up to 30 lbs)
Native American Preference/EEO/Drug Free Workplace/Smoke Free Workplace
2 weeks 18 hours ago
Tribal Preference/Native American Preference/EEO/Smoke Free/Drug Free Workplace Indian preference applies to all positions, but all resumes will be accepted.
Forward Completed Absentee Shawnee Tribe applications with resume to: Absentee Shawnee Tribe Human Resources Department 2025 South Gordon Cooper Dr. Shawnee, OK 74801 Fax: 405-273-2710 Email: HR@astribe.com