Registered Nurse (Acute Care) - Relief - Nome, Alaska

Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium

Registered Nurse (Acute Care) - Relief - Nome, Alaska

Nome, AK
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    PURPOSE OF POSITION:

    Assess, plan, coordinate and render skilled nursing care to patients while applying standards for professional nursing practice; Provide care ranging from non-urgent to life threatening, including but is not limited to, medical illness, trauma care, pediatric care, gerontological care, injury prevention, women’s health, mental health issues and life- and limb-saving measures.

    Uphold the organization’s vision, mission, and corporate values. Demonstrate understanding of and compliance with organization’s policies, procedures, code of conduct and work rules.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Utilize nursing process to care for health care customers of all ages
    • Carry out patient assessments, diagnosis, planning, and implementation of interventions, evaluate the patients response to the interventions including emotional, social and safety needs
    • Assist physicians during examinations and procedures
    • Perform various patient tests and administer medications as prescribed by physician
    • Triage, prioritize, and assist in the stabilization, resuscitation, crisis intervention and /or emergency preparedness of the customer
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    PERSONAL TRAITS:

    All Norton Sound Health Corporation employees are expected to consistently demonstrate the organization’s values: integrity, cultural sensitivity and respect for traditional values, continual learning and improving, compassion, teamwork and pride. Employees are expected to demonstrate integrity, professionalism, accountability, cooperation with and consideration of others.

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE:

    All Norton Sound Health Corporation employees are expected to have general knowledge of typical office technologies such as computers, printers, copiers, fax machines, and typical office software.

    Job Specific knowledge is listed below:

    • Knolwedge of general patient care with an emphisis on medical/surgical nursing
    • Knowledge of documentation requirements for specific fields/records

    Required Skills

    REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    All Norton Sound Health Corporation employees are expected to have a broad range of skills and abilities centered around a strong patient focus, efficient performance, and teamwork. All employees should have patient/customer service skills, interpersonal skills and good communication skills. All employees should have the ability to manage their time and organize their work to ensure efficient performance. In addition, all employees should have the ability to follow policy, procedure and instructions, actively communicate with their supervisors to ensure understanding and manage their work accordingly. Finally, all employees should have the ability to understand and manage patient/customer confidentiality.

    Job specific skills and abilities are listed below:

    • Communication skills
    • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision
    • Problem solving and critical thinking skills
    • Interpersonal skills and teamwork

    Required Experience

    ASSOCIATES DEGREE IN NURSING

    THREE TO FIVE YEARS EXPERIENCE AS REGISTERED NURSE

    LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS: STATE OF ALASKA RN LICENSE, BLS, ACLS, PALS, AND NRP WITHIN ONE YEAR OF HIRE

  • Qualifications

    REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    All Norton Sound Health Corporation employees are expected to have a broad range of skills and abilities centered around a strong patient focus, efficient performance, and teamwork. All employees should have patient/customer service skills, interpersonal skills and good communication skills. All employees should have the ability to manage their time and organize their work to ensure efficient performance. In addition, all employees should have the ability to follow policy, procedure and instructions, actively communicate with their supervisors to ensure understanding and manage their work accordingly. Finally, all employees should have the ability to understand and manage patient/customer confidentiality.

    Job specific skills and abilities are listed below:

    • Communication skills
    • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision
    • Problem solving and critical thinking skills
    • Interpersonal skills and teamwork
  • Industry
    Hospital and Health Care