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Norton Sound Health Corporation Midlevel Practitioner - Elim in Elim, Alaska

Purpose of Position:Provide acute, chronic, emergency and preventive care to outlying village residents in accordance with NSHCis mission, philosophy, policies, and procedures while under the direct supervision of medical doctors in Nome.Uphold the organizationis vision, mission, and corporate values. Demonstrate understanding of and compliance with organizationis policies, procedures, code of conduct and work rules.Essential Functions:iAssess, plan and provide patient care under the supervision of a physicianiExamine patient, perform comprehensive physical examinations, and compile patient medical data, including health history and results of physical examinationiEnsure proper illness and injury care and disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and recoveryiUse the appropriate process of assessment, diagnosis, planning, intervention, and evaluation when: assessing the patientis condition and needs; setting outcomes; implementing appropriate actions to meet the patientis/familyis physical, emotional, spiritual, social, intellectual and safety needs; and evaluating patientis progressiEnsure patient care is accomplished effectively and efficiently in a cost effective manner, discharge planning is carried out, and the medical regime for each patient is implemented as prescribed by the physicianiParticipate in facilitating patientis and familyis learning by explaining the patients' disease process and planned interventions to patient/familyiDemonstrate ability to care for medical, critically ill, traumatically injured, mental health, emergency, maternal/neonate, and pediatric patient populations according to policy and procedure when medically necessary. iPerform other duties as assigned.Personal Traits:All Norton Sound Health Corporation employees are expected to consistently demonstrate the organizationis values: integrity, cultural sensitivity and respect for traditional values, continual learning and improving, compassion, teamwork and pride. Employees are expected to demonstrate integrity, professionalism, accountability, cooperation with and consideration of others.Required Knowledge:All Norton Sound Health Corporation employees are expected to have general knowledge of typical office technologies such as computers, printers, copiers, fax machines, and typical office software.Job Specific knowledge is listed below:iKnowledge of compliance (state, federal and corporate)

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