School Health RN

Employer
Gila River Health Care
Location
Sacaton, AZ, US
Salary
Competitve
Posted
Aug 25, 2017
Closes
Sep 25, 2017
Ref
c355a58a15
Specialty
Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Description

We are seeking a School Health RNto join our team!You will be responsible for the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of assigned patients.

Provides health care services to children in the Early Education and Intervention Program, Head Start and schools associated within the Gila River Indian Community in consideration of the diverse physical, emotional, spiritual and socio-economic needs and beliefs of families and the community in accordance with all tribal, state, federal and licensing standards and guidelines

Responsibilities:

  • Administer nursing care to ill, injured, or disabled patients
  • Diagnose and establish patient treatment plans
  • Monitorand report changes in patient symptoms or behavior
  • Communicate with collaborating physicians orspecialists regarding patientcare
  • Educate patients about health maintenance and disease prevention
  • Facilitatereferrals to other healthcare professionals and medical facilities
  • Maintain accurate patient medical records
  • Provide advice and emotional support to patients and their family members

Qualifications:

  • Current State of Arizona RN license; American Heart Association BLS certification within 30 days of hire

  • Must have at least 2 years previous Public Health, Community Health, Pediatric or primary health care experience with school age children and/or school nursing program; current and valid State of Arizona drivers license

  • Familiarity with medical software and equipment
  • Ability to build rapport with patients
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
Company Description

GRHC delivers a comprehensive program and preventive, curative, rehabilitative and environmental health services. We are just 35 miles south of Phoenix, and serve the nations of Gila River Indian Community, Pima, Maricopa and Tohono O'odham Indians. We are The leading health care facility in Indian Country and our team members are rewarded well with one of the very best Benefit packages in the valley. Please visit our website at www.grhc.org and apply on line!

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