Operating Room Registered Nurse at Shiprock IHS

Location: Shiprock, NM, United States
Date Posted: 11-06-2018
Global Empire, LLC (GHG) is a Healthcare Staffing Company specialized in providing reliable and qualified healthcare professionals for Government contracts nationwide. 
We are seeking a qualified Registered Nurse for an available contract opportunity to perform services at the Northern Navajo Medical Center located in Shiprock, New Mexico.

Available Positions:  Registered Nurse -  Operating Room 

Place of Performance:  Northern Navajo Medical Center located in Shiprock, New Mexico.
Facility Location: Northern Navajo Medical Center is located in the beautiful high-desert climate of the Four Corners area - where the four states of Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, and Utah adjoin. Northern Navajo Medical Center provides: care services including family medicine, internal medicine, mental health, physical therapy, optometry, dental, social services, pharmacy, x-ray, laboratory, public health nursing, diabetes education, health promotion/disease prevention and outpatient rehabilitation services along with benefits coordination. Recreation opportunities exist such as camping, fishing, hiking, biking, backpacking, snowshoeing, snowboarding, cross country skiing, and alpine skiing. Telluride, Durango, Moab, Canyonlands, Grand Gulch, the Colorado River, the San Juan River, several large lakes, and Colorado Wilderness areas are just short drives away. 

Work Shifts:
The shift hours are 8 hours from 0730-1600, weekend call and Holiday call time. 
The call starts at 1600-0730 for weekdays and weekends start on Saturday at 0730 to Monday 0730. 
Must be able to take a call & respond within 15 minutes once they are notified of a surgical case. 
Housing is provided near the Hospital compound when on-call. 
The Government DOES NOT guarantee a specific shift to any individual(s). It will greatly depend on patient case load. The Supervisor at IHS shall determine specific tour of duty. 
The Government DOES NOT guarantee that the contractor will work the number of hours ordered. The hours ordered are only estimated. 

Period of Performance:  January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019. 

Type of Citizenship: U.S. Citizenship is required. 
Background Investigation: All qualified referred candidates will undergo Fingerprinting process. 
Fingerprint Card: FBI FD-258 (provided by the Federal Government): Fingerprinting MUST be cleared and approved prior to contact assignment. Contract assignment(s) are conditional on a cleared background check. 
OPM requires Electronic Questionnaire for Investigation Processing (e-QIP) for registered nursing services exceeding One Hundred Twenty (120) days. Electronic Questionnaire for Investigation Processing (e-QIP): Executive Orders 10450, 12968, and HSPD-12 require a background investigation as a condition of employment. This investigation will be processed utilizing the US Office of Personnel Management (OPM) system. 

Education: Degree or diploma from a professional nursing program approved by the legally designated State accrediting agency at the time the program was completed by the applicant. 

Registered Nurse Certification Requirements
a valid and unrestricted State Nursing License 
a current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification with American Heart Association 
a current Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification with American Heart Association 
Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS) Certification with American Heart Association 

Medical Evaluation: The contractor shall provide a fitness for duty certificate issued by a licensed physician to perform the proposed job without significant risk to personal health or the health and safety of others. 

Immunization: Contractor shall provide evidence of the following: 
-MMR (measles, Mumps, and Rubella), 
-Immunity to Hepatitis A and B 
-Flu Shot 
-History of chicken pox disease of positive titer 
-Tetanus Diphtheria (Td) within the last 5 years 
-Documentation of receiving a TB skin test (PPD) within the past 12 months with documentation of follow-up for a positive test. 
-A signed delination of the Hepatitis B vaccination series shall be accepted. 

***A copy of the document shall be submitted to the Employee Nurse upon arrival at the hospital before providing service. 

Immunization: Contractor shall provide evidence of current immunization documentation for Flu Shot, Immunity to Hepatitis B series, and History of chicken pox (varicella) disease or positive titer, Tetanus Diphtheria (Td) within the last 5 years. Documentation of receiving a TB Mantoux skin test (PPD) within the past 12 months with documentation of follow-up for positive test. 

Registered Nurse Availability 
Upon fingerprinting clearance, contractor shall be available as soon as possible to start. 
Registered Nurse shall be flexible to allow for short term (13-weeks), long term (1-year) and, where feasible, include intermittent support to meet unplanned needs that develop on a frequent basis. 
The contractor shall rotate into other duty sections as needed to support patient care. 

Professional Nursing Skills: 2 years or more OR experience; CNOR or AORN member a plus. Experience with First Assist is also a plus. 
Associate RN Degree, Minimum 
Circulating role for General Surgery, ENT, Ortho, Oral Surgery, OB/GYN, Orthopedic, Podiatry, Urology, Pedi Dental and Endoscopy; scrubbing role skills a plus. 
Familiar with the AORNs standards, Infection Control, Safety and Joint Commission standards. 
Ability to function for a schedule surgical and emergency procedure. 
Ability to work with Electronic Health Record & Barcode Medication Administration Scanners 
 Able to float to Day Surgery upon completion of a float competency skills checklist. This is merely a preference and not mandatory for this position. 
Ability & knowledge to learn the different types of equipment. 

Equipment skills: 
Richard Wolf Laparoscopic Tower of light source 
Co2 insufflator, Camera, TV screen 
Fracture table, Beach chair 
Arthroscopy Unit 
Richard Wolf resect scope 
Allen stirrup 
Olympus Endoscope equipment for EGD & Colonoscopy 
Cardiac Monitor, Airway devices & Crash Cart 
OB/GYN Fluid Management System 
Gamma Radiation Detector 
Smoke Evacuator 
Microscope, ERBE & LX15 Cart Workstation on Wheels 
ENT Medtronic IPC (Irrigation, Shaver & Endoscrub) 

Licensure: Must possess and maintain current State licensure while employed with Indian Health Service (IHS). 

Ana Rowling
Recruiter Manager
2151 Linglestown Road, Suite 180 ‚óŹ Harrisburg, PA 17110
Email: ana@globalhealthcaregroup.com
Inquiries about this position must be sent by email.
GHG is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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