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Three Rivers District Health Department Fremont, NE
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RN/LPN

Three Rivers Public Health Department is seeking a dynamic RN/LPN to work in our clinic located in Fremont. Our team welcomes empathetic, committed, experienced RNs/LPNs with a strong work ethic, sense of humor and a desire to be a part of a team. The right candidates want to make a difference in the community, work with a diverse patient population, are able to multi-task and appreciate being challenged by a fast-paced work environment.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Administers vaccines, medications, and dosages according to assigned schedules, being aware of potential side effects, and contraindications and adheres to requirements for vaccine and medication storage and handling.
  • Provides reproductive health services that include provision of contraception and sexually transmitted infection testing and treatment.
  • Preparation of all patients for treatment, including confirming testing and consent requirements are complete for all patients scheduled for treatment. 
  • Maintains accurate and complete client files and records.
  • Maintains sensitive and confidential information in accordance with HIPAA regulations.
  • Serves as a resource to community agencies, schools and other health professionals regarding questions related to immunizations or reproductive health.
  • Promotes patient safety in both clinic and off-site settings.
  • Participates in work-related training for clinical skills development and regulatory compliance, some of which are required on an annual basis.
  • Reviewing medication protocols and instructions with patients; Ensuring patient comprehension of the use, instructions, precautions, side effects and risks relating to required treatment medications.
  • Perform nursing triage services and health advice for patients over the phone.
  • Completing patient education and preparation
  • Maintaining accurate and thorough medical records utilizing EMR
  • Demonstrates excellent standards of patient care with concern, confidentiality, and initiative.
  • Adhere to infection-control policies and procedures established by 3RPHD. 
  • Maintains accurate, complete, and legible records.
  • Complies with all designated safety policies and procedures in the work area, including the use of applicable protective equipment when necessary to prevent exposure to potentially infectious agents.
  • Understands and complies with applicable federal, state and local laws. Adheres to quality assurance procedures and good manufacturing practices.
  • Performs other related duties, as necessary.

Employment Qualifications:

  • Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree or Associates Degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university preferred.
  • Licensed to practice as either a registered nurse (RN) or licensed practical nurse (LPN) in the State of Nebraska required.
  • One (1) year experience in providing health services as a RN or LPN preferred.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, CPR and First Aid certifications required.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Driver's License required.
  • One year (1) of experience in specific nursing program relevant to the role they will perform preferred.
  • Experience with Pediatric patients a plus. 
  • Occasionally may need to pick up supplies for clinic; ability to do minor lifting (up to 25lbs).
  • Bilingual candidates preferred, but not required.

 

New graduates are welcome to apply, some patient care experience is required.

 

Deadline to Apply: June 17, 2022

Three Rivers Public Health Department

C/O Terra Uhing, Executive Director

2400N Lincoln Avenue

Fremont, NE 68025
402-704-2254

www.threeriverspublichealth.org

Three Rivers Public Health Department is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

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Full-time Employee
Date Posted November 28, 2022
Date Closes December 28, 2022
Located In Fremont, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Shift Custom
SOC Category 29-1141.00 Registered Nurses
Zipcode 68025

This job offers the following benefits

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Flexible Hours
  • Free Parking
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave

This job requires the following skills

  • Public Health
  • Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)
  • Medical Assistant
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Clinic Care
  • Community Health
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Rural Health
  • HIPPA
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