Certified Nursing Assistant (Regular, Full time)

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Wind River Family & Community Healthcare
November 22, 2017
Open Until Filled

Hours:          Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:45pm. Some variations with alternate locations available.
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 clinical staff of the ambulatory health care clinic located in Arapahoe, Wyoming.
This position serves as a support member of the nursing team at the Wind River Family and Community Health Care System, located at Arapahoe, Wyoming.  The incumbent will perform duties under the direction of the supervisory Clinic Nurse and is an assistant to the physician, nurse practitioner, physician assistant, or nurse.
The position requires willingness to complete Certified Medical Assistant training within 1.5 years.  Educational expenses will be paid by the organization.
Job Duties:
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.
Knowledge Required:
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.
Personal Attributes:  
The incumbent must maintain strict confidentially 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.  Applications can be mailed to Northern Arapaho Human Resources, P.O. Box 396, Fort Washakie, WY 82514.  Applications can also be hand delivered to Northern Arapaho Human Resources at the Tribal Complex Building, located at 533 Ethete Road, Ethete, WY., or at the 12th Street Medical Building, located at 511 N.12th E., Riverton, WY.
Application forms and the full job description can be obtained on the Tribe’s website at www.northernarapaho.com, or www.windrivercares.com. Indian preference applies.
For more information please call 307-335-3964/3970, or 307-463-4473.  Fax Number:  307-335-3596.