PeaceHealth is seeking an experienced Registered Nurse for a position in our Birth Center at Ketchikan Medical Center. In this role, you will work 36 hours per week, 12 hour,
Requires RN experience in a LDRP model birth center, Alaska RN license, healthcare provider , and AWHONN Fetal Monitoring course completion within the last two years.
Relocation Assistance is Available
Our 25 bed critical access hospital in Ketchikan is located on an island in Southeast Alaska, and is just a 90 minute flight from Seattle. 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.
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.
: Do ents 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.
: BSN preferred.
: Specialty certification preferred.
: Labor and Delivery RN experience in a LDRP model is required
: Demonstrated knowledge of and ability age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patients needs.
: Current State of Alaska Registered Nurse licensure at date of hire.
: Current (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
: AWHONN Advanced or Intermediate Fetal Monitoring course completed within last 2 years required.
: ACLS certification and NRP within 6 months is required.
: 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 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 or pay close attention to detail for more than 66 of the work time.
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 s
Location: ketchikan, Skeena-Bulkley