WMC opened its brand new facility in February 2021 with 14 long-term care beds. WMC provides an award-winning nursing home experience for residents with chronic physical or mental conditions who require medical, personal and social care on a recurring or continuing basis. A stay in long-term care is measured in months or years. More information about our facility is available at: https://searhc.org/location/wrangell-medical-center/
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.
Coordinates a variety of nursing care procedures for residents of various ages which requires professional knowledge and consideration of specific resident conditions and treatment. Participates in patient and family teaching and provides leadership by working cooperatively with ancillary nursing and other members of the healthcare team to maintain standards for professional nursing practice in the long term care setting. Guidelines include physician’s orders, standards of care, nursing policies and procedures, manuals, hospital and long-term care policies.
Clinical decisions are made initially independently during the scheduled shift; maintains complete accountability for all actions taken. Consults with the appropriate manager/supervisor in difficult situations requiring additional input. Able to react in a calm manner and make sound nursing judgments in an emergency environment. Accountable for proper delegation and supervision of CNA/Tech, LPN, and/or Ward Clerk on unit during shift.
This position is a 3/12s schedule and may include night shifts.
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