Job ID: 289502763  |  Last Updated: 8/31/2017

Nurse Practitioner

Employer
Oklahoma Area
Location
Oklahoma City, OK
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.

This position serves as a Nurse Practitioner in one of the Indian Health Service Clinics or Hospitals throughout Oklahoma and Kansas. This position reports to the Clinical Director of the facility.

Duties
-Provides direct primary, preventative and therapeutic nursing care appropriate to the age of patients served.
-Orders and/or performs screening and diagnostic tests and procedures such as lab studies, x-rays, electrocardiograms, audiograms and pulmonary function tests.
-Formulates and implements plans of care which may involve various treatment modalities, and prescription of medications.
-Performs minor surgical and invasive procedures such as suture of lacerations not involving nerves or tendons, incisions and drainage of abscesses.
-Provides direct physical and psychological care in emergencies.

Job Announcements are posted via usajobs.gov.
Job Announcement Number: IHS-17-OK-10020881-DHA

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