Job ID: 289502759  |  Last Updated: 8/31/2017

Nurse Practitioner

Kayenta Service Unit
Kayenta, AZ
Applicant Contact
Helen Laughing-Hoskie
HR Specialist
(505) 726-5896
(505) 726-1386

Job Description

Become a part of an innovative, dynamic, nationwide organization of dedicated health care providers working to meet the individual health care needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives. Indian Health Service (IHS) employees are considerate in our care, creative in our approach, enthusiastic about our work and compassionate with our patients.

Our lifestyle is adventurous, community oriented and focused on service and problem solving as part of a professional interdisciplinary team. Join us in improving the health outcomes of 2.2 million American Indians and Alaska Natives.

Serves as Family Nurse Practitioner providing medical and health care for ambulatory patients, emergency cases, and individuals and families at the Kayenta Health Center and/or Inscription House House Health Center. Formal supervision is provided by the Chief of Staff if based at Inscription House Health Center or the Clinical Director if based at Kayenta Health Center.

The Nurse Practitioner works alone or as a member of the practitioner team. The incumbent:
Provides diagnostic, preventive, and therapeutic health services
Performs a detailed physical exam, records findings and makes critical evaluations
Discriminates between normal and abnormal findings
Makes decisions concerning medical care needs
Works collaboratively with physician in management of selected complex medical problems
Evaluates the medical aspects of treatment plans periodically
Maintains knowledge and proficiency in medical practices
Provides full range of emergency services or crisis intervention life saving emergency procedures
Participates in Quality Assurance review processes

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Job Announcement Number: IHS-17-KA-1911565-DHA

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