Shiprock, NM
Full-time


About Us:
Fidelity Partners is a leading national healthcare, technology and logistics services company supporting both private and government sector clients. We are committed to the highest levels of professionalism and work ethic to cultivate long-term relationships. We offer competitive pay with comprehensive benefits package. For more information about Fidelity, please visit our website at www.fidelitypartners.org

We are currently accepting qualified applications for a MED/SURG/ TELEMETRY REGISTERED NURSE to support one of our Government Clients in Shiprock, NM. Contracts can be 13 weeks or longer if RN prefers. Day and Night shifts available

Facility Location and Information: 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.

Type of Citizenship: U.S. Citizenship is required.

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.

Experience: The RN must have a minimum of 2 years of independent Inpatient Medical Surgical clinical nursing experience. The nurse needs to possess basic nursing knowledge, clinical skill and competency. The nurse needs to be competent in the care of a comprehensive, acutely/chronically-ill adult, ranging from young adulthood to geriatrics. The RN needs to know the care of telemetry patients, care of post-operative patients, those patients requiring blood product administration, and use of routine equipment (SCD machines, PCA pumps, IV pumps, etc.) and be competent to assist with bedside procedures (lumbar puncture, thoracentesis, paracentesis, placement of central lines, etc.). The RN needs to be able to problem solve, critically think, and make appropriate clinical judgment and decisions.

Professional skills:
– Anatomy & Physiology of all age groups: young adulthood to geriatrics.
– Proficient in IV cannulation/blood draws of all age groups.
– Assess all ages and communicates abnormal signs and symptoms to Medical Provider appropriately.
– Ability to work with Electronic Health Record & Barcode Medication Administration.
– Ability to function in role of charge Nurse when needed.

Equipment Skills:
– BP/Temp Machines
– Alaris IV and PCA pumps
– SCDs (Sequential Compression Devices)
– Kangaroo feeding pumps
– LINET and Hill-Rom beds
– Nihon-Khoden Cardiac monitors and telemetries

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.

Immunization: MMR (measles, Mumps, and Rubella), Flu Shot, Immunity to Hepatitis A or 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. A signed declination of Hepatitis B vaccination series shall be accepted.

2019 U.S. Government & Indian Health Service (IHS) Holidays and Observances:
Jan 01 – New Year’s Day
Jan 15 – Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Feb 19 – Washington’s Birthday
May 28 – Memorial Day
Jul 04 – Independence Day
Sep 03 – Labor Day
Oct 08 – Columbus Day
Nov 12 – Veterans Day
Nov 22 – Thanksgiving Day
Dec 25 – Christmas

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