Program: Wind River Family and Community Healthcare
Opening Date: March 14, 2019 Closing Date: Open until filled
Hours: Monday-Friday with variations in hours related to locations.
Summary: Wind River Family & Community Health Care is seeking applicants for the position of Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). Wind River Family & Community Health Care provides ambulatory health care for the service population of the Wind River Reservation. The CNA serves as a member of the nursing staff of the ambulatory health care clinic.
This position serves as a member of the nursing team. The incumbent will perform duties under the direction of the supervisory Nurse and is an assistant to the physician, nurse practitioner, physician assistant, or registered nurse.
Required to maintain a valid state of Wyoming CNA license, and certification of BLS.
Completes tasks that are clerical in nature and provides technical support to the medical and nursing staff.
Recognizes and initiates emergency procedures during cardiopulmonary arrest, external or internal disaster, etc. and assists the nurse during these occurrences.
Demonstrates effective, communication methods and skills, following appropriate lines of authority (chain of command).
Communicates with patients, families and team members to ensure the occurrence of effective therapeutic interventions, and to ensure safe patient care.
Maintains and demonstrates knowledge of and adheres to clinic and departmental safety regulations. Performs responsibilities for infection control, hazardous materials, safety, security, and emergency preparedness.
Maintains knowledge of information management concepts (Health Records) and effectively participates in implementing the information management principles and maintains security and confidentiality of data and information. Additional duties as assigned.
Requires basic knowledge of principles and practices required to perform CNA duties to deliver direct patient care to all age groups.
Knowledge of procedures to provide care to patients according to individual assignments and instructions.
Knowledge and skills required to recognize adverse signs and symptoms in all ages of patients and to react swiftly by alerting the nurse or provider.
Ability to communicate patient problems, gain patient cooperation, function in stressful situations, promote interpersonal relations, and provide excellent customer service is essential.
Knowledge of filing and medical terminology is important.
Knowledge and ability to appreciate cultural differences of the Native American population and their effect on health care delivery to patients and their families.
Proficient computer and typing skills
Personal Attributes: The incumbent must maintain strict confidentiality and high ethical standards in performing the position. The incumbent needs to be respectful, possess cultural awareness and sensitivity, be flexible, and demonstrate sound work ethics.
How to Apply: Complete a Northern Arapaho Tribal application form and submit it to the Northern Arapaho Human Resources program located at 533 Ethete Road, Ethete, WY., or at the WRFCHC Human Resources Department 12th Street Medical Building, located at 511 N.12th E., Riverton, WY.
For more information please call 307-856-9281 Ext 105, or 307-463-4473.