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, including post-surgical and behavioral health patients. Is responsible for conducting the initial assessment and re-assessment every 24 hours. Must have completed a program of education in nursing from an NLN approved institution. Minimum experience preferred 3 (three) years Med/Surg/Inpatient. (Peds experience is required) In addition, must be licensed in good standing as a Registered Professional Nurse. Current BLS & ACLS. Candidate must have a strong background with Peds/Med/Surg to be considered. (Again, the candidate must have Peds experience) **\***Candidate must have peds background for consideration!!!**\*\*** Please make note of the following information: Private Housing is not provided. All housing are shared units. Initial Airfare to YKHC will be "reimbursed" upon candidate's arrival (This is only based on the average cost of a plane ticket, if the candidate brings additional items they will be responsible for the cost) Cab vouchers will be provided based on the employee's proximity and distance to the hospital (this is done at the discretion of the Hiring Manager). Note: The following information will be required in order for the candidate to be accepted for the position: - Physical Address - E-mail Address - Phone Number - Date of Birth - Social Security Number (SSI#) Immunization requirements from our Nurse Administrator: - Hepatitis A - Hepatitis B - Varicella - Measles - Mumps - Rubella - T-Dap - Polio Or, Titers and/or the historical shot records for the candidate (Ex. Hep B is done usually from ages 1-4) If the candidate is not able to provide the shots listed above, they will not be accepted for the position. Additionally, airfare is paid initially by the candidate and/or the agency and will be reimbursed upon the candidate's arrival here in Bethel, AK. Please let us know when this is done. (Note: We recommend reserving the flight for Friday, Saturday, or Sunday as we have New Hire Orientation classes on Tuesday of each week) Note: We are required to receive the flight itinerary information for the candidate at least (1) week in advance to ensure that we can provide Scheduling, NEO Class attendance, Housing, etc.
Shift: Candidate must be flexible
Specialty Type: Nursing
Sub Specialties: Med-surg Adult,Med-surg Mother/Baby,Med-surg Peds,Pediatric
General Certifications : ACLS BLS/BCLS PALS
Lighthouse Medical Staffing