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Dosing Nurse/LPN

SUMMARY

This position is primarily responsible for manages and coordinates NACC Dosing Clinic office operations and activities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide appropriate nursing services and education to patients.

Observe, record and report symptoms, reactions or changes in condition.

Administers and dispenses opioid replacement therapies, specially Suboxone, in accordance with patient’s medical order.

Chart nursing notes that reflect the care provided and the response to care.

Attends and participates in in staff services and meetings.

Maintain compliancy.

Performs other related duties as assigned by management.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Must have LPN license.

Must have freedom from substance abuse problems.

Know and understand the implications of all MN Department of Health regulations.

CPR and first aid certified.

On-going training of cultural awareness and demonstration of sensitivity to cultural norms and values.

Communicate with people from diverse cultures, socioeconomic and educational backgrounds.

 

 

Licensed Dental Assistant

SUMMARY

This position is primarily responsible for assisting the dentists, dental students, dental therapy students and hygiene students in the direct provision of primary care dental services to patients of the dental clinic. The dental assistant is also responsible for sterilization, preparation and inventory control of dental instruments and supplies by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Serves as a chair side assistant for dentist, dental students, or hygiene students.

Assists patients in resolving minor difficulties, answers their questions, and gives directions to patients as authorized by the dentist or dental hygienist.

Prepares operatory for patient treatment as per dental department protocols and the dentist, dental students or hygiene students direction.

Exposes radiographs in accordance with state regulations and law as well as dental department directive and protocol. (LDA Only)

Performs independent procedures as delegated and directed in accordance with state regulation and law and dental department directive and protocol. (LDA Only)

Maintains dental department equipment in accordance with the manufacturer’s directions and dental department policy and protocol.

Maintains dental departments areas in compliance with dental department directives and protocols as well as clinic policies and procedures relative to infection control, exposure control and safety issues. Page 2

Maintains adequate operatory supplies and compiles a list of individual item shortages for inventory control and ordering purposes.

Monitors patient flow and assists the office manager, dentist, dental students or hygiene students in assuring all patient records and documents are properly and accurately completed and filed.

Receives and places necessary telephone calls consistent with professional matters, clinic business and patient care of the dental department.

Assists with various clinical and administrative functions as appropriate and time permits.

Ensures the sterility of all reusable dental instruments and equipment in accordance with dental department directive and protocol.

Ensures the proper disposal of all contaminated or potentially contaminated materials in accordance with dental department directive, clinic policy as well as state and federal regulations.

Performs all functions in full compliance with the clinic and the dental department exposure control plan including but not limited to the use of personal protective equipment and universal precautions.

Participates in appropriate health promotion/disease prevention activities, both on-site and off-site, as required.

Performs other related and/or necessary tasks to achieve organizational and programmatic goals and objectives.

Responsible for personal compliance in full, with all applicable federal, state, local and clinic rules, regulations, protocols and procedures including, but not limited to the participation of the dental assistant in the provision of clinical dental care.

Enters treatment activity into the computer and checks for accuracy.

Answers incoming calls (when necessary).

Manages student and faculty schedules.

Reviews daily schedule for effectiveness.

Participates in office meetings and morning huddles.

Supports dental students and faculty.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

One year certificate from a college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

Minnesota Licensed Dental Assistant

Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

PSYCHIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER

SUMMARY

This position is primarily responsible for providing continuous and comprehensive psychiatric treatment in a community clinic. These services are necessary for the promotion of optimal mental health, prevention and treatment of psychiatric disorders and health maintenance. This includes the assessment, diagnosis and management of mental health problems and psychiatric disorders. The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner works collaboratively with other on site medical and mental health providers as well as with community providers.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Provides comprehensive psychiatric care for patients of the Native American Community Clinic (NACC).

Actively participates in psychiatric program planning.

Actively participates in relevant Performance Improvement and peer review activities.

Assumes on-call duties, as required.

Maintains a good working relationship with colleagues, staff, and community partners of NACC.

Abides by clinical protocols, policies and procedures.

Complies with productivity goals of the medical clinic.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Licensed as an RN and APRN by the board of nursing and certified by a national nurse certification organization acceptable to the board to practice as a Certified Nurse Practitioner (CNP)

 Licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselor

SUMMARY: The Native American Community Clinic (NACC) and Red Lake Nation are opening a culturally-specific and trauma-informed Medication Assisted Treatment Center. The Chemical Dependency Counselor will provide direct care to clients. This position reports to the Treatment Director. Full-time position with competitive salary and benefits.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • This role will be part of a multi-disciplinary team which includes Physician, Intake Worker, Outreach Worker, Peer Recovery Specialists, Licensed Behavioral Health Professional, and Elder in Residence that together provide individual and group services to Native American (NA) persons with substance use disorder.
  • This position is responsible for ensuring the delivery of engaging, culturally-sensitive services to clients and their families, and for managing and communicating the details about client funding. This includes connection to resources, healthcare, and care coordination.
  • Provides treatment in a manner that reflects knowledge of Native American community values, beliefs, and history, and utilizes treatment interventions and methods that have been deemed appropriate through practice or research with NAs. Demonstrates this knowledge through documentation of interventions and methods in the electronic health record (in a timely manner). Understand and abide by confidentiality rules and regulations.
  • Provides culturally competent treatment through an awareness of one’s own personal biases and how they impact interactions with clients and staff, and provide leadership and clinical supervision for staff in this process. Participate in and ensures staff receive training and ongoing professional development.
  • Interacts with patients, staff and visitors to the Medication Assisted Treatment Program in a manner that demonstrates respect and understanding of cultural norms.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minnesota LADC or UMICAD
  • Previous experience working with Native Americans or other marginalized communities.
  • Knowledgeable about local resources.
  • Works well independently and on a team.
  • Excellent communication, customer service, and case management skills.
  • General computer proficiency, including MS Office and electronic health records.
  • MN DHS background clearance.
  • Attest to two (2) years free of chemical use problems.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Work Experience in a non-for-profit and healthcare.
  • Ability to work in a diverse culture.
  • Experience working within the local Native American community.

Medical Assistant

SUMMARY: The purpose of this position is to assist in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the delivery of patient care.   The MA provides individualized patient care to promote the restoration of health and achievement of patient health goals. This position reports to Medical Clinic Manager

KEY FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES :

Clinical:

  • Greet, assess and guide patients
  • Assess and record primary and/or secondary complaints (reason for visit)
  • Perform, log and check; medical history, MIIC,
  • Perform and record; vital signs, health screens, vision checks, hearing checks, and other assessments
  • Prepare, explain, educate and guide patients in preparation for exams, procedures and diagnostic tests
  • Prepare equipment for and assist with patient exams, tests and procedures
  • Perform appropriate procedures, injections, blood & urine collections, etc. as directed by provider
  • Clean and sterilize instruments and equipment and dispose of contaminated supplies
  • Prepare, explain, educate and guide patients in preparation for discharge, referral, follow-up and/or re-scheduling
  • Assist with lab procedures, tests and processes as instructed
  • Perform prescription renewals, patient call-backs, and follow-ups as needed

Cleaning, Stocking and Resupply

  • Check, organize resupply exam rooms; during and between patient visits and at the end of day
  • Organize, clean and maintain the cleaning and sterilization area as needed
  • Know and understand the tools and equipment in each area
  • Follow pertinent regulations, procedures and checks relating to cleanliness, sterility & storage, operation & use, and
  • maintenance of tools and equipment

Administrative

  • Order appropriate and needed supplies and equipment
  • Correctly complete clinic forms and related procedures
  • Attend and participate in scheduled meetings
  • Participate in the performance review process
  • Review, understand, follow and apply policies and procedures outlined in the Employee Manual

Miscellaneous

  • Behave in a professional, courteous and engaging manner in all interaction
  • Other related duties as they may be requested

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES 

  1. Computer skills including web browsing, excel, and EMR software
  2. Excellent people skills; ability to work independently and as a team member
  3. Understanding of HIPPA regulations, respect for patient confidentiality
  4. Efficiency and attention to detail

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE 

  1. Certified Medical Assistant or other health care professional/experience with 1-2 years clinical experience required
  2. Experience in the Native American community preferred
  3. Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; one year related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

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Please submit resumes and cover letters to HR@nacc-healthcare.org
NACC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color ,religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability