Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
Anchorage, AK, United States
Healthcare, Nursing, Administrative
Mar 25, 2020
Jul 08, 2020
Under general supervision, provides professional nursing services in a medical research setting to accomplish individual patient plan of care; supports the operations of the Alaska Native Medical Center, Community Health Services Internal Medicine Liver clinics and programs.
Administers advanced specialized professional nursing care to patients in a medical research setting. Recruits participants and explains nature of study. Performs complex nursing procedures and prescribed medical treatments. Assures contractual compliance with grant requirements.
Performs various research and nursing tasks according to standard procedures and study protocols. Coordinates statewide surveillance activities and ongoing program functions. Coordinates projects and assists with daily management of operations on an interdisciplinary team. Updates research data tracking systems and computer registry. Prepares special and recurring reports.
Performs nursing procedures and prescribed medical treatments. Observes and assesses patients' conditions and behavior; assures patient safety and stability; reports significant changes to supervisor or physician; records nursing notes on patient chart. Gives first aid as needed. Interviews and observes patients to ascertain medical history and current condition; reviews patients' records; takes vital signs, assesses current condition and pain level. Administers injections and medications. Performs a variety of medical tests and patient care treatments. Reviews physician's orders, develops and executes patient care plan, and reports progress and unusual occurrences. Records and reports all information within scope of authority. Provides medical case management according to specific program and physician guidelines.
Prepares patients for physician's examination, and assists in examination and treatment of patient. Prepares room and equipment for use by Physicians; assures sterilization and cleanliness of instruments and the environment. Maintains records, inventory and physical security of drugs and medical supplies; orders and requests supplies as needed. Performs simple laboratory work, and prepares specimens for laboratory; reviews laboratory tests results; notifies patients of test results, and physicians of critical lab values. Instructs individual patients and family on follow-up care, hygiene, general health care, and treatment of specific medical conditions. Coordinates and assists with discharge planning. Collects and enters patient care data into patient charts and computer systems.
Performs administrative duties; receives, logs in and files a variety of reports, client charts, client interactions and other documents. Enters patient care information into computer system, and reviews for accuracy.
Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Knowledge of modern nursing principles, techniques, and procedures for the care of patients.
Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology and concepts of disease.
Knowledge of medical research concepts and techniques.
Knowledge of Alaskan culture.
Skill in providing effective nursing care, assessing patient situations and taking effective courses of action.
Skill in reading and interpreting technical reports and grant documents.
Skill in providing first aid and cardio pulmonary resuscitation.
Skill in operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of software applications.
MINIMUM EDUCATION QUALIFICATION
A Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. Progressively responsible professional work-related experience,
education, or training may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for college education.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATION
Non-supervisory – Six (6) years of clinical care, nursing internship, or research training experience. An
equivalent combination of relevant education and/or training may be substituted for experience.
MINIMUM CERTIFICATION QUALIFICATION
Must be licensed as a Registered Nurse by the State of Alaska, and remain active with all annual
licensing requirements. Must possess certification in Basic Life Support; for some positions ACLS may
also be required. Certification in research training is required.
Some non-standard work hours are required. May be exposed to hazardous materials and infectious
diseases. Requires frequent travel to remote locations.
MINIMUM PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
The following demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully
perform the essential functions of this job. This position requires persistent repetitive movements of the
hands, wrists and fingers and the ability to sit for long periods of time. ANMC is not a latex free
environment. Therefore, some latex exposure can be expected.
*Please provide all required/additional certifications at interview.
Anchorage, Alaska, United States
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
Website : http://anthctoday.org