OB Unit L/D & and Couplet Care Registered Nurse, 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:  OB Unit L/D & and Couplet Care Registered Nurse

Place of Performance:  Northern Navajo Medical Center located in Shiprock, New Mexico.
 
Work Shifts: The shifts are 12 hour rotational (day or night) including weekends and Government Holidays. 
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. 

Housing: No Government Housing available. 

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

Place of Performance:  Northern Navajo Medical Center located in Shiprock, New Mexico.
 
REQUIREMENTS:

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. 

INITIAL APPOINTMENTS REQUIREMENTS: 
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 Qualification 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 
a current Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Certification with American Heart Association 
AWHONN Intermediate Fetal Monitor Certification 
STABLE (Sugar, Temperature, Airway, Blood Pressure, Labs, and Emotional Support) 
Health Requirements (Medical Evaluation / Immunization) 

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: 
Anatomy & Physiology of all age groups: neonates to geriatrics 
Ability & knowledge to learn the different types of equipment. 
- Cardiac monitors 
- Alaris IVAC pumps/PCA 
- SCDs (Sequential Compression Devices) 
- Natus bili light/blanket 
- Medula electronic breast pump 
- HillRom beds/cribs 
- Panda Warmers 
- Training with Fetal Monitoring Equipment 

Proficient in IV cannulation of all age groups 
Assess all ages and communicates abnormal signs and symptoms to Providers appropriately 
Ability to work with Electronic Health Record & Barcode Medication Administration Scanners Subfactor: May be assigned Charge Nurse Duties 
Ability to float as needed during times of low OB census to the Pediatric Inpatient Unit, Medical Surgical Unit and Emergency Room Department upon completion of a Float Competency Skills Checklist.
This is merely a preference and not mandatory for this position. 

Experience: The RN needs to have at least 2 years of clinical experience in Labor & Deliver and/or Post-Partum/Newborn Couplet Care, including the following: 

High Risk Patient Care: 
- MgSo4 Infusion 
- Pitocin Infusion 
- Preterm Labor Patients 
- PIH Patients 
- GDM Patients 
- Patient with no Prenatal Care 
- Knowledge of AWHONN guidelines 

Postpartum/Antepartum Care 
- GDM Teaching 
- Postpartum Recovery 
- Mother/Baby Care & Teaching 
- Knowledge of Baby Friendly 

Experience: The RN needs to have at least 2 years of clinical experience in Newborn Special Care, including the following: 

Newborn Nursery: 
- Level 2 Care which includes stabilizing Level 3 Newborn for transportation 
- O2 Therapy 
- IV Fluid, IV Start, Blood Draw 
- Cardiac Monitoring 
- Transitional Care 
- Newborn Assessments 
- Mother/Baby Care & teaching 
- Knowledge of Baby-Friendly 

**Note: Northern Navajo Medical Center is a Baby-Friendly Designated Hospital 

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




 
Ana Rowling
Recruiter Manager
GHG
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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