PeaceHealth is seeking a
RN : Operating Room (Temporary) for a
1.0 full time equivalent
Non:Exempt position. This position will be working
Day shift with shift durations of
PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center has a temporary nursing opportunity available. Looking for an adventure? We offer a collaborative, Mission:driven work environment and unmatched recreational and scenic opportunities to enjoy in your time off.
This is a temporary position for 13 weeks with the option to extend. Excellent compensation offered. Temporary housing provided and a rental car, must be able to take call. DMV check required for rental car.
Please apply online, or email about this unique and exciting opportunity.
In 1923 the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace opened the Little Flower Hospital in Ketchikan. It was named after Saint Teresa, who proclaimed herself a little flower in Gods garden. PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center, a critical access hospital, collaborates with the city to maintain and expand services including a large medical group, laboratory, expanded pharmacy and a number of centers of excellence.
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.
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.
1. Assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care needs.
2. Do ents 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.
Graduate of an approved school of nursing required.
Specialty certification preferred.
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 age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patients 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. (2) openings. DMV check required for rental car. **
Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state of Alaska or the ability to obtain.
Current (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
ACLS certification required at date of hire.
PALS certification required at date of hire.