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RN - Emergency Department- Temporary Assignment

Job ID: 25708
Location: Ketchikan, AK
Work Type: Temporary
Shift: Variable
Shift Length: 12 Hours
FTE: 0.90
Benefit Eligibility:

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking an RN – Emergency Department for a Temporary Assignment, 0.90 FTE, Variable position.

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.

Experience small town Alaska life and join our dedicated team as we care for our diverse population in Ketchikan. Located in the middle of a rainforest in southern Southeast Alaska, our patients share their experiences of living on a remote island filled with wildlife, culture, and community. Adventures are easy to find whether on hiking trails or exploring the ocean with the whales. Come help us care for our Native Alaskan, Filipino, and Alaska Pioneer community. 

-Temporary Assignment Pay, housing, and travel assistance 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.

Details of the Position:

  1. Assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care needs.
  2. Documents patient care in the healthcare record according to established standards.
  3. Directs and delegates care to other team members in accordance with their education, credentials, and demonstrated competence.
  4. Ensures own professional effectiveness through education and professional development.
  5. Participates in the development of and maintains established hospital policies, procedures and objectives, quality improvement, safety, environmental and infection prevention program.
  6. Performs other duties as assigned.

What you bring:

  • Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing required at date of hire.
  • BSN preferred or enrolled in.
  • Must demonstrate independent management of cardiac, critical care, complex care med/surg, psychiatric, and multiple trauma patients of all age groups.
  • A minimum of 1 year as a primary clinical provider in the ER setting is preferred.
  • RN's with prior clinical practice, paramedic, EMS etc will also be taken into consideration.
  • The ability to work in an intermittently fast paced, high volume, high-risk environment is required.
  • IV Skills for all ages required.
  • Computer charting required.
  • ABG experience 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 at date of hire.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
  • Current ACLS and PALS required at date of hire.
  • Telemetry experience.
  • Current TNCC and ENPC or renew when next available course locally.
  • CEN preferred.

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.

Community Information:

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. Primary and specialty medical care is provided by PeaceHealth Medical Group—Ketchikan and Prince of Wales Island. Our Trauma IV emergency department operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, staffed by physicians who are independent contractors employed by National Emergency Services (NES).

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

For a full description of the position or for questions, contact Melissa, [email protected].

PeaceHealth offers outstanding Benefits!

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

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.

Our Mission

We carry on the healing mission of Jesus Christ by promoting personal and community health, relieving pain and suffering, and treating each person in a loving and caring way. At PeaceHealth, the fulfillment of our Mission is our shared purpose. It drives all that we are and all that we do. To those who embrace the spirit of these words and our commitment to Exceptional Medicine and Compassionate Care, we offer the opportunity to learn and grow as a member of the PeaceHealth family.

 

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