Chenega Corporation Emergency Services Registered Nurse in Eglin, Florida

CHENEGA SUPPORT SERVICES

Company Job Title:

Emergency Services Nurse

Clearance:

NACI

Location:

Eglin AFB, FL

Reports To:

Medical Operations Manager

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt, Full Time, Regular

Prepared Date:

05-12-2015

Approved Date:

05-12-2015

Executive Order 13495, The Non Displacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts provide first right of refusal to incumbents on contracts. If the position is accepted by the incumbent on the job, other application/resume of non-incumbents will not be reviewed.

Summary:

· TheEmergency Services Nurse shall provide a full range of nurse services at Eglin AFB.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position)

· Shall provide outpatient services for patients as scheduled by the Government.

· Shall possess ability to synthesize data from a variety of sources and make appropriate clinical decisions.

· Shall coordinate patient care through a continuum and facilitates the achievement of optimal outcomes in relation to clinical care, quality and cost effectiveness.

· Shall ensure compliance with standards of care and practice in accordance with all established policies, procedures, and guidelines used in the medical treatment facility. Shall provide care within ethical and legal boundaries.

· Shall assess patients, including the ability to assess/evaluate telephonically.

· Shall possess ability to recognize adverse signs and symptoms and quickly react in emergency situations.

· Shall possess ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with a diverse group of people for the purpose of informing the healthcare team of plans/actions, for teaching/education to benefit the patient/family, and for the organization.

· Shall possess excellent oral communication skills for patient/family education. Prescribes and communicates treatment plans in accordance with established cardiac clinic protocols. Telephone and in-person assessment/evaluation includes the determination of optimal time and location for patient management (ER, clinic, homecare) and follow-up care as required. Collects and assesses significant patient history information and performs all necessary patient teaching.

· Shall possess excellent written communication skills to perform accurate documentation, both written and electronic, of all activity, including telephone contacts.

· Shall arrange for procedures and perform telephone follow-up, as appropriate.

· Shall be skilled in setting up, operating, and monitoring specialized medical equipment such as IV infusion pumps, cardiac monitoring devices, EKG units, oxygen analyzers, endoscopic equipment, and other clinic specific equipment.

· Shall ensure medication/supplies are replenished.

· Shall perform/assist with procedures such as endoscopic procedures, manometry, conscious sedation, prepping patient for procedures and recovering patients post procedure, bladder catheterizations, pulse oximetry, oxygen administration, EKGs, and other clinic specific procedures, in accordance with established protocols. Provides clinical oversight of all paraprofessionals involved in the provision of therapeutic treatments.

· Shall ensure proper documentation and coding of procedures and treatments.

· Shall complete orientation and competency verification programs in accordance with (IAW) unit guidelines.

· Shall serve and participate in committees, functions and other meetings as directed. Shall provide relevant and timely information to these groups, and assists with decision-making and process improvement. Shall participate in customer service initiatives, quality projects, and medical readiness activities, designed to enhance health services.

· Shall take part in clinic quality assurance programs to meet standards for the Joint Commission.

· Shall adhere to the policies/standards of the Air Force medical service in meeting or exceeding established Air Force standards for access.

· Shall provide outpatient clinic support/services.

Non-Essential Duties:

· Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:

· NONE

Minimum Qualifications:(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

· Graduated from an accredited school of nursing with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

· Possess a valid unrestricted license to practice as a registered nurse in any US state/jurisdiction.

· Previous experience in emergency nursing to include moderate sedation for procedures is preferred but not mandatory.

· Shall maintain current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

· Knowledge of computer applications/software to include Microsoft Office programs, Microsoft Outlook email and internet skills.

· Shall possess ability to use basic computer skills to enter patient data and extract patients’ information, from a variety of sources to include Composite Healthcare System CHCS, Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Application (AHLTA) and integrated clinical database (ICDB). Contractor shall be proficient and independent in data entry within 2 months of start date.

· All HCW must complete annual training required In Accordance With (IAW) HIPAA, Joint Commission, AF Computer Security Policy, and AF Safety Policy.

· Shall possess ability to acquire and use basic computer skills to enter patient data and extract patient’s information, from a variety of sources to include Composite Health Care System (CHCS), Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Application (ALTHA) and Integrated Clinical Database (ICDB).

· Shall possess basic knowledge of emergency procedures in order to react promptly and appropriately to provide effective care during emergency situations, respiratory or cardiac arrest.

· Shall possess basic knowledge of various training methods and interpersonal skills in order to develop a rapport with the patients and co-workers during which instructional and education information is presented and a supportive, trusting relationship is established.

· Shall possess basic knowledge of operating a wide variety of medical equipment/non-medical equipment to ensure patient and staff safety, proper equipment maintenance and accessibility.

· Shall possess basic knowledge of established clinic standards of care and Joint Commission requirements for clinical and documentation protocols, safety, infection control, performance improvement, etc., to insure compliance with policies and provide consistent training and guidance for clinic staff.

· Shall possess basic knowledge in management and daily operation of a clinic servicing a large number of patients with a variety of healthcare needs and illnesses.

· Shall possess working knowledge of computer applications/software to include Microsoft Office programs, MS Outlook (e-mail), and internet familiarity is required. The ability to input, extract, and format data from established databases is desired.

· Shall possess knowledge of medical privacy and confidentiality (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act [HIPAA]), and accreditation standards of Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC), The Joint Commission (TJC), and Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs).

· Shall possess knowledge and experience in Patient Advocacy, Patient Privacy, and Customer Relation.

· Shall be familiar with Department of Defense (DoD), Federal, State, non-profit healthcare systems and organizations, to include DoD Tri-Service Military Healthcare Systems, TRICARE purchased care system, Medicare, Medicaid and the Veterans Administration(VA) is desired.

· Shall only release medical information obtained during the course of this contract to other MTF staff involved in the care and treatment of that individual patient.

Diversity:

· Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.

Ethics:

· Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Physical Demands:

· The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

· While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment:

· The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

· The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

· During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Minimum Qualifications:(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

·Graduated from an accredited school of nursing with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

·Possess a valid unrestricted license to practice as a registered nurse in any US state/jurisdiction.

·Previous experience in emergency nursing to include moderate sedation for procedures is preferred but not mandatory.

·Shall maintain current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Job: Medical Services

Organization: Chenega Support Services

Title: Emergency Services Registered Nurse

Location: Florida-Eglin

Requisition ID: 1700000910