PeaceHealth is seeking a RN - Long Term Care in SE Alaska for a per diem, Variable shift position.
If you have a passion for making a difference and are seeking a new adventure in an exciting destination, consider a RN position with us in Ketchikan, Alaska.
PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center Home Health believes it is a privilege to be of service to all persons in our community. We work closely with physicians to develop a plan of treatment that is individual to each patient's needs.
We are committed to ensuring that every patient receives safe, compassionate loving care every time, every touch.
Our team's blend of compassion and skill helps our patients to:
Live each day with comfort and dignity
Retain control over their lives
Discover renewed meaning and purpose in life
Ketchikan is a vibrant little city at the southern tip of the Alaskan panhandle, and just a quick 90 minute flight from Seattle. Although it's known as the Salmon Fishing Capital of the World, Ketchikan also boasts an award winning arts scene with dance theatre and musical performances and a diverse population of artists whose work fills the shops and art galleries in town. With a temperate coastal rainforest area, Ketchikan is much milder than most Alaska locations, and offers amazing outdoor adventures and a quality lifestyle in a smaller community.
We provide a comprehensive benefits package and competitive wages. Relocation assistance is available!
Provides professional nursing direct patient care in compliance with professional practice and unit standards. Promotes a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach towards patients, families and all members of the care delivery team.
Assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care needs.
Documents patient care in the healthcare record according to established standards.
Directs and delegates care to other team members in accordance with their education, credentials, and demonstrated competence.
Ensures own professional effectiveness through education and professional development.
Participates in the development of and maintains established hospital policies, procedures and objectives, quality improvement, safety, environmental and infection prevention program.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Graduate of an approved school of nursing required.
Specialty certification preferred.
One year of experience as a registered nurse preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient's needs.
Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state in which nurse will be practicing.
Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
ACLS certification may be required.
See community specifc document for each Unit/Department required credentials.
Demonstrated ability to promote positive interpersonal relationships and patient/family centered work environment
Able to support and interpret medical center philosophy, policy and procedures
Basic computer skills
Under supervision of an RN, the LPN provides direct nursing care, within the scope of their license, to patients as directed by the physicians and other healthcare providers. Cooperative decision making is expected in the execution of duties.
Implement and evaluate patient care under the supervision of an RN. Participates in the development of a patient-specific care plan.
Provide direct patient care including administering of medications and treatments as prescribed.
Document patient care in health record according to department standards.
Delegates, prioritizes, requests and accepts guidance and assistance from others to assure delivery of care in a safe and timely manner.
Ensures own professional effectiveness through continued education and professional development.
Assists in the transporting of patients, specimens, supplies and equipment and in the maintenance and stocking of supplies and equipment to assure optimal functioning of the department.
Graduate of an accredited State Board of Nursing LPN program required.
A minimum of one year clinical experience as an LPN preferred.
Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient's needs
Current licensure as an LPN in the state in which nurse will be practicing.
Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
ACLS, PALS, TNCC, ENPC may be required within a standard grace from hire or transfer period, as specified in the PeaceHealth Policy Resuscitation Training Completion Requirements, or upon hire.
Basic computer skills required including familiarity with MS Office applications
Must have cooperative working and interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide variety of patients, families and staff.
Must be well organized, detail oriented, flexible and able to function independently.
Proficient with IV's
There may be more than one opening on this posting.
Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.
PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and ten medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship – the spirit of health.
We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Ketchikan, AK community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.
Location: Ketchikan, AK, PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center (301) Job Category: Nursing - RN Other; Nursing - RN Patient Care Shift: Variable Shift Length: Variable FTE: 0.0 Work Type: Per Diem/Relief Hourly compensation starts at: $30.46, more depending on experience Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support; Registered Nurse - Alaska
PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.
The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.
Posting Notes: Ketchikan, AK || Nursing - RN Other; Nursing - RN Patient Care || Per Diem/Relief || LONG TERM CARE SVCS
PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Washington, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and ten medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout th...e Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship. This is The Spirit of Healing—The Spirit of PeaceHealth. PeaceHealth is an EEO/AA Employer.