Nurse (RN or LPN) - Primarily Night Shift

Petersburg, Alaska - located in Southeast Alaska.

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Position Description

Performs the duties as a Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse in a critical access hospital and nursing home facility. Will primarily work six 12 ½ hour night shifts and take 24 hours of call during a two week pay period. Uses nursing process to deliver care to patients. Must have a good working knowledge of the nursing process and strong basic nursing skills. Often works independently without direct supervision.
o Provides nursing care dependent on licensure, to patients in the acute care, swing bed, outpatient, long term care and emergency departments.
o Provides nursing care in accordance with physician's orders and in conformance with recognized nursing techniques and procedures, established standards and administrative polices.
o Continuously uses nursing process to provide patient care and thoroughly documents assessments, plan of care, interventions, responses and other pertinent details in an electronic health record.
o Must have current licensure as an Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or as a Registered nurse (RN) in the State of Alaska, and prefer RN with at least 2 years of acute care experience. Experience in a wide variety of areas is extremely helpful.
o Must be current in BLS and ACLS.
o Use of EMR for documentation and must have a genuine interest in nursing and patient care.
o Integrity, professionalism, teamwork, strong work ethic, self-motivation, critical thinking skills, good interpersonal skills, conflict resolution skills, initiative, patience, excellent communication skills, and good judgment are a few of the qualities need by a nurse at Petersburg Medical Center

Type: Full-time
Expires: 12/30/2023