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Main Clinic Number
(307) 856-9281

Arapahoe Hours
Mon - Fri:
8AM - 4:45 PM

Ethete Hours
Monday - Friday
8 AM - 4:45 PM

Riverton Hours
Monday and Friday
8 AM - 10 PM
Tuesday -Thursday
8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday and Sunday
1 PM - 10 PM

REPORTS TO: Charge Nurse
JOB STATUS: Full Time/Non-Exempt/Rotating Locations
OPEN DATE: 1/1/2024
CLOSE DATE: Until Filled


Provides comprehensive and high-quality nursing care to patients in a safe, efficient, and courteous manner, under the scope of the RN license.


Perform patient assessments, Be thorough and accurate in documentation of patient complaints, vital signs, current medication, and allergies. Document medications administered.
Observe and record patient behavior.
Perform physical examinations and diagnostic tests.
Collect patient health history.
Utilizes the nursing process to adapt interventions to meet age-appropriate care, including physical, psychosocial, and spiritual needs, in collaboration with other members of the health care team.
Assist provider (MD, PA, NP) in procedures such as wound dressings, pelvic exams, laceration repairs, and care for other treatment options.
Attending to the needs of patients and visitors.
Assure patient as needed; allay fears and answer questions as necessary for the patients.
Exhibit cooperation and positive attitude toward other clinical and medical departments.
Complete incident and error forms when appropriate.
Follow procedure for authorized medication administration and narcotic control.
Communicate questions about the appropriateness of medical care through chain of command as needed.
Perform treatments and procedures as directed, which are within the individual’s training and capabilities with diagnostic exam and procedures, including cardiac monitoring and care of patient using IV medications as directed by physician.
Assure that patients are seen in an orderly and fair manner, and that delays and waiting times are explained. Acutely ill and injured patients are triaged and seen first.
Initiate evaluation and care of the patient prior to the physician’s arrival according to standing orders. Consult with supervisors and doctors to decide on the best treatment plan for patients.
Prepare patients for examination and assist, as necessary. Arrange for follow-up care or referral.
Complete necessary forms and logs, documents medications and patient care in a timely and accurate manner.
Arrange for the transfer of patients to other departments or facilities (i.e. Emergency Dept.)
Be able to assist the provider on duty (MD, PA, or NP) with BLS, ACLS or PALS algorithms and to contact 911 to transfer patients to the Emergency Department.
Counsel and educate patients and their families on treatment plans.
Read and interpret patient information, making treatment decisions when appropriate.
Direct CMAs and CNAs as appropriate.
Research ways to improve healthcare processes and improve patient outcomes.
Other duties as assigned are to maintain and enhance the operation of the department.


Graduate from an accredited school of nursing.
Current unrestricted Wyoming RN license.
Current ACLS/BLS/PALS certification or obtain within 60 days of hire date.
Required to practice within the framework of the Wyoming Nurse Practice Act, American Nurses Association Professional Standards and National Patient Safety Goals.
Must be able to provide care in a non-judgmental, non-discriminatory manner that is sensitive to the patient’s and family’s diversity, preserving their autonomy, dignity, and rights.
Must have the ability to work with other culturally and ethnically diverse populations.
Respect the traditional, cultural, and spiritual practices of the Wind River Reservation.
Must be able to pass a criminal background check under the Indian Child Protection Act and Family Act (P.L.101-630).


May be required to work in other clinic environments according to distribution of staff and patient loads.
Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease/hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment.
Exposure to odorous chemicals/specimens and Latex products.


Competitive wages (no state or local tax)
18 different medical insurance packages
Dental, vision and life insurance
Retirement plan with 4% match
Leave Benefits
Up to $25,000 per year student loan repayment program (certain eligibility requirements)


  • Submit a complete application with supporting documents either online or to WRFCHC Human Resource Department located at 120 North 6th East St (Old DFS Bldg.), Riverton WY. Applicants must submit all supporting documents to be eligible for the position they are applying for.
    • Supporting documents: Driver’s License, Tribal ID, High School Diploma/GED, Degree or professional credentials, and other supporting documents that verify required qualifications.
  • Applicants not living in the local area may submit a cover letter, resume, and supporting documents in lieu of an application as an initial statement of interest for a particular job announcement. However, the applicant must follow-up with an official Wind River Family and Community Health Care job application.
  • Applicants who have a current application on file are required to submit a letter of interest for each position in which they want to be considered for. The letter should address how they meet each qualification. Supporting documents must be attached to the letter of interest.
  • Telephone calls are not accepted in place of an employment application or letter of interest.
  • When the position qualifications require a driver’s license, education, or professional credentials, the applicant must submit copies of certificates, licenses, degrees, and other supporting documentation. Applicants who do not provide supporting documents will be disqualified.
  • WRFCHC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Preference will be given to a qualified tribal member, then a qualified tribal member of a federally recognized tribe and then other qualified candidates.
    • Qualified Indian Preference applicants must provide a copy of their tribal enrollment identification card or a Certificate of Indian Blood.
  • Background investigation, drug and alcohol screening are required as a condition of employment. Refusal will render the applicant ineligible for employment.

For information or questions, please contact Human Resources at 307-856-9281 ext. 367.