Performs the duties as a 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 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 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 an RN at Petersburg Medical Center
Petersburg Medical Center is a 27-bed hospital, 15 long term care and 12 acute care beds with an Outpatient Clinic, ER, Rehab, Home Health, Lab and Imaging departments.
Located in beautiful Southeast Alaska, in the town of Petersburg, is an opportunity for you to come and enjoy! The town of 3000 boasts the serene beauty of a small town founded by Norwegian-American fisherman in the late 1800’s with vast mountains and ocean right outside your window.