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Registered Nurse - Long Term Care

Job ID: 2781
Location: Ketchikan, AK
Work Type: Per Diem - Relief
Shift: Variable
Shift Length: 12 Hours
FTE: 0.00
Benefit Eligibility: Select benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Registered Nurse  - Long Term Care for a Per Diem/Relief position.  

JOB SUMMARY

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.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • 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 programs
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION:

  • Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing required.
  • BSN preferred.
  • Specialty certification preferred.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • A minimum of 1 year clinical experience as a Staff Nurse preferred.
  • Previous geriatric/rehab nursing experience preferred, or will orient to point of competency.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state in which nurse will be practicing required at date of hire.
  • BLS required at date of hire.

OTHER SKILLS:

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.


ALASKA PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

Work requires moderate physical exertion 34 to 65% of the time.


Ability to lift objects weighing 30 lbs. or less.


Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation. Work requires frequent exposure to conditions involving minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments such as syringes or lancets. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.


Duties require the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail (more than 66% of work time).


This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.

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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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