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Registered Nurse-Outpatient-Sign On, Relocation and Retention Bonus

at Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation

Posted: 9/24/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 10234
Keywords: nursing

Job Description

ID:
10234

Location:
Bethel

State:
Alaska

Department:
Outpatient Clinics

Employment Duration:
Full time

Temporary Status:
Not Applicable

Hours p/Week:


For you, the passion and dedication with which you serve defines who you are, not just what you do. It is the force that drives you to provide care, and the same passion with which our people live their lives, and in turn, share their culture.

As a member of Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation in Bethel, Alaska, you’ll be entrusted with ensuring the health and vitality of a culture whose history is as rich and storied as the land they inhabit. Your clinical skills will be challenged to grow as you service the medical needs of over 50 rural communities. Your spirit will be rewarded with the generous compassion that they will share with you in return. Come and experience our culture of care.

Position Summary:
Responsible for the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation. Is responsible for directing and coordinating nursing care for patients based on nursing practice standards. Collaborates with other healthcare professional to provide quality, cost-effective and efficient care and to achieve the best possible patient outcome. Serves as a resource person when the situation requires. Applies age specific considerations and cultural diversity when rendering patient care. Supports Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation’s mission statement. Is responsible for care of all patients from birth to elderly.  

Position Qualifications:

  • Must have completed a program of education in nursing from an NLN approved institution.
  • Preferred one year experience in health care setting as a Registered Nurse.
  • In addition, must be licensed in good standing in the State of Alaska as a Registered Professional Nurse. Current BLS. The successful candidate will be required to pass and maintain competencies for this position.
  • Office equipment (i.e. computer, telephone, fax machine, copy machine)
  • Medical equipment as appropriate for position (EKG, Cystoscopy)
  • Proficient oral and written communication skills.
  • Able to practice nursing as described in the Alaska Status regarding the practice of Registered Nursing. Cognitive and technical knowledge required with the ability to manage care across the continuum of care. Must be flexible with work schedule and possess the ability for independent actions within prescribed limits. Able to utilize the nursing process in the provision of patient care. Able to administer treatments, medications, interpret diagnostic tests, provide patient/family/significant other education and collaborate with other professions.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Ability to work in patient care setting.
  • Basic EKG skills
  • Basic nursing skills.
  • Ability to read, analyzes, and interprets general professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to document actions involved in care delivery. Ability to follow guidelines and procedures. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. Theoretical knowledge of the nursing process, care management, and continuity of care.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent draw and interpret graphs, and input computer information.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Supervise Unit secretaries and PCT’s in collaboration with the Charge Nurse


Benefits Include:

  • Generous PTO – beginning at 4.5 weeks
  • Ten paid holidays
  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • School loan repayment eligibility
  • Tort Claims coverage
  • Retirement plans
  • Employee Wellness Center

For more information, please contact YKHC Recruitment at: 1-800-478-8905.
YKHC exercises Federal Law (PL 93-638), which allows American Indian/Alaska Native preference in hiring for all positions.

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