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COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSE
Job Code:2022-MH-040
Location:CLINIC
Preferred Experience:Professional License Required
Minimum Experience:
Job Category:Regular Full Time
  

Come work for Marimn Health - voted one of the Best Places to Work in the Inland Northwest in 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 AND 2022 and Modern Healthcare's Family Friendliest Employer in 2020! Fantastic benefits, flexible schedules, paid holidays and ability to choose vacation times!

Please note that this position is in Plummer, ID. Carpool opportunities are available.

QUALIFICATIONS: RN licensure in the state of Idaho (BSN preferred); minimum of one-year experience in a rural public health, home health or community health setting involving independent assessments. Diabetic foot care experience preferred.   CPR certification required and/or ability to obtain within three months. CPR Instructor certification required and/or ability to obtain within 1 year.  Foot care Nurse Certification and ACLS preferred. Able to perform accurate head to toe assessment. Excellent documentation skills required, including computer and word-processing proficiency.  Experience working with culturally diverse populations preferred.  Pleasant, non-judgmental personality.  Ability to work with minimal supervision essential. Current drivers license necessary with no restrictions.

ADA ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Hearing: within normal limits with or without use of corrective hearing devices.
  • Vision: adequate to read 12-point type with or without use of corrective lenses.
  • Must be able to verbally interact with staff, clients and public.
  • Manual dexterity of hands/fingers for writing, computer input.
  • Able to lift up to 40 lbs. (e.g., patients, with assist.)
  • Standing/walking 75 % of the day.
  • Sitting 75 % of the day.
  • Pushing up to 30 lbs.
  • Pulling up to 20 lbs.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides community health nursing services to Indian and non-Indian clients of Marimn Health.
  • Provides skilled nursing care including assessment, diagnosis, treatment and tracking for assigned community and public health clients.
  • Performs medication management, to include mediset set up, med module updates in EHR, and accurate paper medication list.
  • Performs nursing procedures and treatments according to accepted standards of nursing care. Procedures to include but not limited to Venopuncture and IV therapy, and Wound Management.
  • Completes patient documentation in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Coordinates referral and follow-up according to client need. Able to identify regional and local sources (i.e. Aging and Home Health Agency, etc.)
  • Provides health education services to community, schools, and tribal programs.
  • Participates as active member of the Community Health team.
  • Performs foot care assessments for patients in need.
  • Provides foot care for at-risk patients following nursing foot care standards of care.
  • Assists with the development of programs to serve special needs such as foot/nail care, cancer education and diabetes.
  • Assists with special exercise program with fitness staff as needed.
  • Maintains certification and is an active CPR/First Aid Instructor.
  • Participates in training to maintain current nursing practice and to further develop skills.
  • Participates in Peer Review.
  • Participates on the following Marimn Health committees: a) Community Health Team; b) general staff. c) Community Health Outreach, d) others as assigned
  • Represents Marimn Health on tribal and community-based committees that may include: a) transition of care b) others as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.
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