REGISTERED NURSE (MT. EDGECUMBE HIGH SCHOOL) - Intermittent

Job Locations US-AK-Sitka
Job ID
2021-5298
Category
NURSING
Type
Intermittent

About Us:

 

 

SEARHC is a non-profit health consortium which serves the health interests of the residents of Southeast Alaska. We see our employees as our strongest assets. It is our priority to further their development and our organization by aiding in their professional advancement.

 

Working at SEARHC is more than a job, it’s a fulfilling career. We offer generous benefits, including retirement, paid time off, paid parental leave, health, dental, and vision benefits, life insurance and long and short-term disability, and more.

 

Job Overview:

This position provides direct technical nursing care to patients in a boarding school ambulatory care setting.  Initiates nursing actions and provides comprehensive nursing care to meet the physical, emotional, spiritual, and socio-cultural needs to the patient and family.  Preserves the patient’s dignity and respects cultural differences.

 

Must be able to triage situations in a timely manner.  Must be organized and able to coordinate all aspects of patient care to provide the highest quality of health care services and to promote excellent customer service.  Able to react in a calm manner and make sound nursing judgments in an emergency environment.  Consults with the appropriate manager/supervisor in difficult situations requiring additional input.

Responsibilities:

 

Provide both basic and technical nursing care (under direct supervision) to acutely ill patients, utilizing the nursing process.  Able to team lead.  Independently performs data collection, teaching and interventions as directed by the midlevel provider.  Orders studies on and retrieves results from RPMS.

 

Prepares and administers prescribed medication (oral, topical and intramuscular) and other therapeutic treatments prescribed for the patient by a medical provider within the scope of practice and department protocol. Provides case management support to MLP.

             

Initiates and maintains clinical records (with a shared responsibility in the development of nursing care plans) by recording one or more of the following:  vital signs; height and weight; observations relative to patient’s condition and reaction; medications; treatments and nursing care given.

                                              

Maintains a clean and safe work environment including adequate supplies, upkeep of clinic and equipment, reporting any defective or missing equipment and safety hazards; adheres to infection control policies and procedures.  Performs basic and advanced RN level unit support activities (e.g. ordering, scheduling, Quality Improvement and other projects as assigned).

 

Perform duties as assigned in a responsible, respectful, caring manner to promote the most effective nursing staff relationships.

 

Qualifications:

License/Certification

  • A valid, current, full and unrestricted RN license in the State of Alaska.
  • Current BCLS certification.
  • Previous experience is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge in a variety of standard assignments requiring licensure as a RN and work experience to resolve recurring problems in delivering nursing care utilizing the nursing process.
  • Knowledge sufficient to use equipment, material, education, medication and supplies in diagnostic and treatment procedures.
  • Knowledge of nursing care principles, practices, diagnosis and processes (including assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation) to provide professional nursing care to patients.
  • Proficient in nursing procedures and basic nursing care.
  • Oral and written communication skills, can enter and retrieve patient data accurately, can verbally communicate findings to healthcare team.
  • Proficient in operating and monitoring a variety of specialized medical equipment used in clinic setting.
  • Ability to implement appropriate nursing interventions based upon the knowledge of a wide variety of nursing diagnosis, medical and psychosocial disorders, normal course of disease and anticipated complications.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to respectfully and effectively deal with the public.

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