PeaceHealth RN - Operating Room, Alaska (Temporary) in Ketchikan, Alaska

Req ID: 50786

PeaceHealth is seeking a RN - Operating Room, Alaska (Temporary) for a 1.0 full time equivalent Non-Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 8 Hours.

PEACEHEALTH - Ketchikan Medical Center

Temporary, 13-week, RN - OR opportunity available.

Housing, rental car, flight/travel to & from assignment, with an option to extend.

Work hard and play hard on your time off with unmatched recreational and scenic opportunities.

Please apply online, or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org about this unique and exciting opportunity.

Come experience Ketchikan, Alaska, a friendly, family-oriented community in scenic Southeast Alaska, just an hour and a half flight from Seattle. This area is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts, those who love the arts, or someone who just wants a quiet, slower-paced life. Enjoy our beautiful surroundings, abundant wildlife, and great opportunities for hiking, fishing, boating, and more. We have excellent schools and a strong local economy.

A major port stop on the Alaskan cruise ship itinerary, Ketchikan is an eclectic, eccentric, hardworking community surrounded by spectacular natural beauty. Residents enjoy exploring local culture, art, history, outdoor activities and wildlife in an ideal work/play environment.

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

  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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

Graduate of an approved school of nursing required.

BSN preferred.

Specialty certification preferred.

Experience/training:

Prefer at least two years extensive experience in the OR, including experience with orthopedics as well as all other specialties.

Previous PACU experience required.

Previous experience with conscious sedation required.

Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.

* This is a temporary position for 13 weeks with the option to extend. Temporary housing provided and a rental car, must be able to take call. DMV check required for rental car. *

License/certification:

Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state of Alaska or the ability to obtain.

Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.

ACLS certification required at date of hire.

PALS certification 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

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., 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 nine 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. This is The Spirit of Healing—The Spirit of PeaceHealth.

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.

About PeaceHealth

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 .

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video , and visit us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/PeaceHealthCareers or LinkedIn at http://www.linkedin.com/company/peacehealth !

Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org . Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

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Location: Ketchikan, AK, PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center (301)

Job Category: Nursing - RN Patient Care

Shift: Day

Shift Length: 8 Hours

FTE: 1.0

Work Type: Temporary

Hourly compensation starts at: $30.01, 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 Patient Care || Temporary || SURGICAL SVCS