We Want You to Join our Team
Southeast Alaska is home to some of the world’s most breathtaking landscapes, proudest Native cultures, and thriving pioneer spirits. SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) helps to keep it healthy.
A healthcare career with us, means becoming a central contributor protecting Alaskan lives and communities. If you long for a lifestyle that includes combining rewarding work with fresh air, outdoor adventure, and living among neighbors who know your name and always happy to see you, SEARHC has your job solution.
The Registered Nurse coordinates and performs a variety of nursing care procedures for patients/residents, requiring professional knowledge and consideration of specific patient conditions and treatments and the ability to work independently in completing assignments. Guidelines include physician’s orders; standards of care, nursing policies and procedures manuals, hospital policies, long term care policies, nursing duties include support to individuals of all ages and their families.
- Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing (Bachelor’s degree in nursing, Associate degree in nursing or Diploma in nursing).
- None required, but experience in an acute care/emergency department/long term care facility preferred.
- An unrestricted RN license in the State of Alaska must be obtained within 6 months of hire.
- Must have BLS, ACLS, & PALS or must be obtained within six months of hire and biannually thereafter.
- Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) certification, preferred.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language.
- Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
- Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents/patients, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
- Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations and guidelines pertaining to hospital and long term care.
- Must possess leadership ability and the willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise professional and non-professional personnel.
- Must have the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, procedures, etc. of the Nursing Service Department.
- Must maintain the care and use of supplies, equipment, etc. and maintain the appearance of nursing areas; must perform regular inspections of the nursing unit for sanitation, order, safety and proper performance of assigned duties.
- Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm , as well as be willing to handle patients/residents based on whatever level they are currently functioning.
- Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing nursing practices.
Physical Working Conditions:
- Must be able to move intermittently throughout the work day.
- Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position.
- Must possess sight/hearing senses, or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately so that the requirements of this position can be fully met.
- Must function independently, have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with patients/residents, personnel, and support agencies.
- Must be in good general health and demonstrate emotional stability.
- Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and at times, hostile people within the facility.
- May be required to lift residents/patients, medical equipment, supplies, etc.