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Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Registered Nurse - Outreach in Akwesasne, New York

Registered Nurse - Outreach

Open Until Filled

Job Code: 29-1141 Status: Full-Time

Exempt: Yes Location: Health Services

Department: Outreach Chronic Care Department Reports To: Outreach Nursing Supervisor

Summary:

Provide discharge planning for community residents and provide skilled nursing in the community through home visits, telephone consultations and case management.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities:

  • Follow all protocols within Outreach and Saint Regis Mohawk Health Services and standing orders under the direction of our Medical Director.

  • Identify actual and potential health problems in the home and in the community.

  • Case manager for patient’s discharged from the hospital to assure continuity of care.

  • Ability to work independently and follow providers order for treatments, injections and all other procedures within the R.N. scope of practice.

  • Make referrals to appropriate agencies as indicated and consult with primary care providers for appropriate action.

  • Provide education in both individual and group sessions to assure patient understanding of condition and patient compliance with all therapeutic regimes.

  • Connect with area hospitals, rehabs and nursing homes for patient discharge planning.

  • Participate in primary care nursing specific to the community health program.

  • Provide health screening and assessments for Health Services employees.

  • Participate in setting up specialty clinics, health promotion and disease prevention activities.

  • Participate in in-service/workshops pertinent to scope of practice.

  • Prepares patients for examination and obtains specimens as indicated. Documentation in EHR.

  • Wound Care experience leading to wound care certification.

  • Participate in on-call services 24/7 for our chronic nursing Department.

  • Works closely with the medical clinic and reports patients’ ongoing medical care.

  • To accept other duties as assigned.

  • Participate in flu and other vaccine clinics as necessary.

  • Complete prior authorizations for patient’s medications as needed.

Supervisory Responsibilities: There are no supervisor requirements for this position.

Education And/or Experience: Registered Nurse from accredited nursing program in the United States, Two years related experience, Experience in chronic disease case management.

Other Skills and Abilities: Communication both orally, written and critical thinking skills, Mohawk language and traditions is preferred, physically able to carry out the duties of the position, and Confidentiality.

Reasoning Ability: Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license with a clean driver abstract in accordance with the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Fleet Policy. Successful candidate must pass criminal background check and submit to a drug screening.

The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe strives to be an equal opportunity employer dedicated to the policy of nondiscrimination based on race, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, physical disability, veteran status or any other non-job related factor.

Applicants must submit letter of interest, resume, supporting documents (certificates, degrees, licenses) and proof of native preference eligibility (Tribal Identification Card or Status Card or letter) by email to human.resources@srmt-nsn.gov or by mail to Human Resources, Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, 71 Margaret Terrance Memorial Way, Akwesasne, NY 13655. Due to our network security, we are unable to open hyperlinks. Applicants will need to attach their documents as PDF or WORD files if emailing. Applicants must clearly outline that they meet the qualification requirements on their resume.

NATIVE PREFERENCE POLICY

The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe strives to be an equal opportunity employer dedicated to the policy of nondiscrimination based on race, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, physical disability, veteran status or any other non-job related factor. Among qualified applicants, the SRMT will give preference to the qualified native applicant.

DRUG TESTING POLICY

The successful applicant for employment must submit to and pass a drug test for illegal substances prior to employment being confirmed.

BACKGROUND CHECK

Some positions require candidate(s) to successfully pass a criminal background check prior to beginning employment, used solely for employment related purposes.

ELIGIBILITY LIST

A list of qualified candidates is created from interviews that may be used to appoint individuals to similar positions within the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe for a period of six months.

INTERVIEW

Testing in the applicable skills may be required as part of the interview process.

EMPLOYEE COVID VACCINATION POLICY

The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe has adopted a “Tribal Employee Vaccination Policy” that requires all employees to be “Fully Vaccinated” against the Coronavirus. Applicants are not required to disclose their vaccination status at the time of application; however, they must do so upon becoming the successful candidate. The successful applicant must submit their proof of vaccination status, apply for a Medical Exemption or begin the vaccination process. If the successful applicant is not vaccinated, they will be required to receive their first vaccine dose prior to starting employment and must receive their second dose, if applicable, within 30 days of employment.

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