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DescriptionSHIFT: Mixed (rotating weekends)
Alaska Regional Hospital
Alaska Regional’s 1,000 employees and medical staff of more than 550 independent practitioners are known for their expertise, compassion and skills – proving that bigger is not always better. As the only non-medical hospital in the state with its own landing strip, patients and families from throughout our state look to Alaska Regional for critical care. The 250-bed hospital is also recognized for outstanding quality performance, patient-centered culture, excellent clinical outcomes and cutting-edge technology.
Alaska Regional is part of HCA’s network of more than 300 affiliate hospitals, outpatient centers and business offices across the country – offering employees the opportunity for travel and relocation. HCA and Alaska Regional are all about caring for people, and that care extends to patients, families and employees.
Alaska boasts incredible scenic beauty, drawing visitors year-round who come for a vacation and end up making Alaska home. Alaskans enjoy all the amenities of an urban lifestyle – including performing arts, museums, cultural activities, shopping and fine dining – while living minutes from outdoor adventures in The Last Frontier.
A Critical Care Registered Nurse (RN) in the MOU who renders individualized comprehensive nursing care, available on a 24 hour basis for critically ill patients. The RN provides the best possible preventative, supportive, and rehabilitative nursing care to each patient based upon the nursing process and in accordance with hospital policy and procedure; coordinates functions with physicians and other departments of the hospital in a spirit that fosters positive working relationships.
LICENSE REQUIRED: Registered Nurse – State of Alaska
CURRENT? Y N
CERTIFICATIONS: BLS and ACLS required
CURRENT? Y N
EMPLOYEE HEALTH: CURRENT : PPD Immunizations Fit Test
q Less than high school
q High school or GED
þ 2 year/Associate Degree
q 4 year/Bachelor Degree
q Post Graduate Degree
þ Knowledge of State of Alaska law, Nurse Practice Act, Federal/CMS regulations and Joint Commission standards
þ Knowledge of specialty equipment and tools:
þ Minimum requirement: One year critical care experience required; Two years preferred.