TITLE: Nurse Practitioner            

STATUS: FT

REPORTS TO: Health Director

GRADE: DOE

DATE: 6/16/17  Until filled

SUMMARY OF FUNCTIONS


The Nurse Practitioner evaluates, plans, and provides comprehensive patients care independently or in autonomous collaboration with other health care and addiction treatment professionals. The ARNP provides comprehensive health assessment, medical diagnosis of acute and chronic illness, writes prescription and formulates a treatment plan with an emphasis on health promotion, addiction medicine, disease prevention, and disease management.

Provide or coordinate comprehensive, high quality services that address the full spectrum of needs: treatment, education and medical care to Individuals within the Island Crossing Counseling Service Program.

PROGRAM SUMMARY

Island Crossing Counseling Services (ICCS) provides integrated substance abuse, mental health, and medical services.

Services offered at ICCS are: Screening/Intake, Orientation to Treatment, Patient Education, Initial Assessment, Initial Treatment Planning and Periodic Reviews, Methadone Maintenance and Medically Supervised Withdrawal Treatment, Counseling Services Case Management and Referral, Follow-Up and Discharge Planning. Day to day scheduling and work is self-directed with the incumbent having considerable independence and latitude in providing the health care functions.


1. Based on assessment, diagnose patient needs and determine a plan of care. Interpret patient care tests and exams to obtain needed information to guide care.
2. Educating and guiding patients on disease prevention and healthy lifestyle habits

3. Understanding the changes in health promotion throughout the aging process


4. Performing diagnostic tests and screening evaluations

5. Managing overall patient care regarding lifestyle and development issues

6. Emphasizing preventative care and disease management

7. Interviews and advises patients regarding health and illness prevention.

8. Recommends community resources to meet patient and family needs.

9. Maintains and reviews patient's records, charts, and other pertinent information. Posts test and examination results.
10. Appropriate and timely documentation of clinical care.

11. Code and bill accurately per established protocol and procedure. Ensure that records are detailed and complete, and comply with related standards and regulations.
12. Coordinates and collaborates patient care efforts with other care providers.

13. Communicates clinical information timely, accurately, thoroughly and appropriately to other providers of patient care.

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS

1. Knowledge of professional Medical theory and practices.
2. Ability to apply medical techniques to patient care in clinic situations.
3. Ability to maintain harmonious working relationships with other employees.
4. Ability to maintain complete casework confidentiality.
5. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with clients, contractors, health resource, program staff, etc.
6. Working knowledge of addiction treatment and addiction medicine.

Culture: Must have cultural sensitivity and be able to incorporate Native American community values in the health care process.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES None


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
1. Current state license as an Advance Practice Registered Nurse (APRN).
2. Certification as a Nurse Practitioner (Credentialing requirement).
3. Eligible for Federal DEA Certificate II through V.
4. Ability to pass criminal background check and pre-employment UA
5. WA state Driver's license and ability to be approved by Tribal insurance to drive Tribal vehicles.

 REQUIRED EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION PACKET MATERIAL:
· Complete Tribal Employment application.
· Cover letter explaining your qualifications and experience relevant to the functions of this position.
· Personal resume identifying your qualifications and experiences relevant to the functions of this position.

  OBTAIN AND SUBMIT RESUME/APPLICATION TO:
Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians
Attn: Human Resources
P.O. Box 277
3322 236th ST NE Arlington, WA, 98223
Phone: (360) 652-7362

 

 

 

 

 






 


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