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RN / LPN - Long Term Care

Benefits Eligibility (Employment Type):  Full-time benefits (32-40 hours per week)
Shift Type:  Day
Shift Length:  12 Hours
Primary Location (City):  Ketchikan
State:  AK

PeaceHealth is seeking a RN / LPN - Long Term Care for a .9 full time equivalent Non-Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 12 Hours.

Req ID: 167033 

 

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 Accredited School of Nursing required.
  • BSN preferred. 
  • Specialty certification preferred.

     

    EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:              

  • A minimum of 1 year clinical experience as a Staff Nurse preferred. Previous geriatric/rehab nursing experience preferred, or will orient to point of competency preferred.

     

    LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state in which nurse will be practicing required at date of hire.
  • BLS 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.

     

    PHSYICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires moderate physical exertion 34 to 65% of the time.             
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 30 lbs. or less.      
  • Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation. Work requires frequent exposure to conditions involving minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments such as syringes or lancets. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.
  • Duties require the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail (more than 66% of work time).

     

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RN - 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 Accredited School of Nursing required.
  • BSN preferred. 
  • Specialty certification preferred.

 

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:              

  • A minimum of 1 year clinical experience as a Staff Nurse preferred.
  • Previous geriatric/rehab nursing experience preferred, or will orient to point of competency preferred.

 

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state in which nurse will be practicing required at date of hire.
  • BLS 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.

 

LONG TERM CARE PHSYICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires moderate physical exertion 34 to 65% of the time.             
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 30 lbs. or less.      
  • Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation. Work requires frequent exposure to conditions involving minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments such as syringes or lancets. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more. 
  • Duties require the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail (more than 66% of work time).

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LPN - JOB SUMMARY

Under the supervision of an RN, the LPN provides direct nursing care, within the scope of their license, to patients as directed by the physicians and other healthcare providers.  Cooperative decision making is expected in the execution of duties.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Implement and evaluate patient care under the supervision of an RN.  Participates in the development of a patient-specific care plan.
  2. Provide direct patient care including administering of medications and treatments as prescribed.
  3. Document patient care in health record according to department standards.
  4. Delegates, prioritizes, requests and accepts guidance and assistance from others to assure delivery of care in a safe and timely manner.
  5. Ensures own professional effectiveness through continued education and professional development.
  6. Assists in the transporting of patients, specimens, supplies and equipment and in the maintenance and stocking of supplies and equipment to assure optimal functioning of the department. 
  7. May triage patient phone calls, counsel patients, providing patient education, taking patient histories, administering prescribed medications, changing dressings, cleaning wounds and monitoring patient vital signs.
  8. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS (required unless otherwise designated)

EDUCATION:     

  • Graduate of an accredited State Board of Nursing LPN program.

 

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:              

  • A minimum of one year clinical experience as an LPN 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 licensure as an LPN in the state in which nurse will be practicing.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
  • ACLS, PALS, TNCC, ENPC may be required within a standard grace from hire or transfer period, as specified in the PeaceHealth Policy Resuscitation Training Completion Requirements, or upon hire.

 

OTHER SKILLS:  

  • Basic computer skills required including familiarity with MS Office applications
  • Must have cooperative working and interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide variety of patients, families and staff.
  • Must be well organized, detail oriented, flexible and able to function independently.
  • Proficient with IV’s

 

LONG TERM CARE PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires moderate physical exertion 34 to 65% of the time.             
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 30 lbs. or less.      
  • Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation. Work requires frequent exposure to conditions involving minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments such as syringes or lancets. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more. 

Duties require the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail (more than 66% of 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.

 

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 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.  

 

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 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 or LinkedIn!

 

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

 

Location: Ketchikan, PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center (301)
Job Category:  Nursing 
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: 12 Hours
FTE: .9
Work Type:  Part Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $RN - $35 - $55.90 DOE, LPN - $23.40 - $35.10 DOE, 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 || Nursing || Clinic, Home Health, Hospice, Long-Term Care Nursing || Part Time || LONG TERM CARE SVCS


Nearest Major Market: Alaska
Nearest Secondary Market: Anchorage

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