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RN Clinic - Family Practice (Per Diem)

Benefits Eligibility (Employment Type):  Select benefits (0-19 hours per week)
Shift Type:  Day
Shift Length:  Variable
Primary Location (City):  Ketchikan
State:  AK

PeaceHealth is seeking a RN Clinic - Family Practice (Per Diem) for a per diem, Day shift position. 

Req ID: 191408 

 

This position works 0-20 hours per week as needed. 

 

JOB SUMMARY

Provides professional nursing care to patients in the clinic/outpatient setting in compliance with professional practice 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. This includes assessing  patient’s condition, triaging patient phone calls, counseling patients, providing patient education, taking patient histories, administering prescribed medications, changing dressings, cleaning wounds and monitoring patient vital signs.

2. Documents patient care in the healthcare record according to established standards.

3. Ensures own professional effectiveness through education and professional development.

4. Participates in the development of and maintains established policies, procedures and objectives; quality improvement; safety; environmental and infection prevention programs.

5. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS (required unless otherwise noted)

EDUCATION:     

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

 

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:              

  • One year of experience as a registered nurse preferred. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.

 

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:            

  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in Alaska.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
  • ACLS required  upon hire.

 

OTHER SKILLS:  

  • Demonstrated ability to promote positive interpersonal relationships and patient/family centered work environment
  • Basic computer skills including MS Office applications
  • Effective prioritization skills
  • Ability to provide health education to patients, staff and community
  • Knowledge of Medicare, JCAHO & HCFA regulations pertaining to ambulatory care

 

 

 

 

There may be more than one opening on this posting.

 

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

 

About Us

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system employing approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 1,200 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities in Washington, Oregon, Alaska.  In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, the legacy of its founding Sisters continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 

 

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!  We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment!

 

To learn more please visit: jobs.peacehealth.org.  Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

 

Location: Ketchikan, Wilson Building (303)
Job Category:  Nursing 
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 0.000001
Work Type:  Per Diem/Relief
Hourly compensation starts at: $35.32, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Advanced Cardiac Life Support; 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.


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Nearest Secondary Market: Anchorage

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