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Nursing Student

Job ID: 41464
Location: Ketchikan, AK
Work Type: Part Time
Shift: Evening
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 0.60
Benefit Eligibility: Part-time benefits

Job Description

Description

Position: Nursing Student for a Part Time, 0.60 FTE, Evening position.  Hourly compensation starts at $20.14.

PeaceHealth has been serving the communities of Southeast Alaska since 1923 with Ketchikan Medical Center, a 25-bed critical-access hospital offering comprehensive trauma care, outpatient and home health services, and a 29-bed long-term care facility. Discover PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center and the friendly, family-orientated community in scenic Southeast Alaska: https://peacehealth.culturehq.com/story/5792

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.

DETAILS OF THE POSITION

  1. Assist in providing direct patient care as delegated by the Registered Nurse within the scope of Unlicensed Assistive Personnel and the level of skill and education.
  2. Perform basic technical skills which may include: CPR; taking and recording vital signs; measuring and recording fluid intake/output; applying dressings; recognizing and reporting signs and symptoms of common diseases or conditions; administering treatments as directed by a nurse.
  3. Assist patient with personal care which may include: bathing; mouth and skin care; grooming and dressing; toileting assistance; eating and hydration.
  4. Provide patients with help walking, exercising, and moving in and out of bed.
  5. Maintain unit supplies by stocking patient rooms and supply areas to meet patient care needs.

WHAT YOU BRING

  • Enrolled in an accredited school of nursing, with successful completion of first quarter or first semester of nursing school.
  • Must be enrolled in accredited school of nursing and satisfactorily meeting competency standards.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.

ALASKA PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires moderate physical exertion to include prolonged periods of standing from 34% to 65% of the time.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or less.
  • Work requires frequent exposure to minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments; reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more; requires the use of a Powered Air Purifying System (PAPR).
  • Duties require the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail (more than 66% of work time).

For a full position description or for questions, please contact Vicki Greenwald: [email protected]

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For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.  EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.  

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