PeaceHealth is seeking a RN Clinic - Ketchikan Pediatrics (Per Diem) for a per diem, Day shift position.
Req ID: 154991
Provides professional nursing care to patients in the clinic/outpatient setting in compliance with professional practice standards. Promotes a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach towards patients, families and all members of the care delivery team.
1. Assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care needs. This includes assessing patient's condition, triaging patient phone calls, counseling patients, providing patient education, taking patient histories, administering prescribed medications, changing dressings, cleaning wounds and monitoring patient vital signs.
2. Documents patient care in the healthcare record according to established standards.
3. Ensures own professional effectiveness through education and professional development.
4. Participates in the development of and maintains established policies, procedures and objectives; quality improvement; safety; environmental and infection prevention programs.
5. Performs other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS (required unless otherwise noted)
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
One year of experience as a registered nurse preferred.
Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient's needs.
Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state in which nurse will be practicing.
Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
ACLS may be required within a standard grace from hire or transfer period, as specified in the PeaceHealth Policy Resuscitation Training Completion Requirements, or upon hire.
See community specific document for each Unit/Department required credentials.
Demonstrated ability to promote positive interpersonal relationships and patient/family centered work environment
Basic computer skills including MS Office applications
Effective prioritization skills
Ability to provide health education to patients, staff and community
Knowledge of Medicare, JCAHO & HCFA regulations pertaining to ambulatory care
ALASKA PHMG PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:
Work requires active physical exertion up to 66% of the time
Ability to lift, push, pull objects weighing 75 lbs or less.
Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids or sharp items.
Job duties require intense concentration and attention to detail up to 34-65% of work time.
Job duties may require interaction with violent or uncontrolled patients. PPE use may be required including gloves, gown, mask, and respirator.
There may be more than one opening on this posting.
Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.
PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.
We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Ketchikan community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers .
Location: Ketchikan , Wilson Building (303) Job Category: Nursing Shift: Day Shift Length: 8 Hours FTE: 0.0 Work Type: Per Diem/Relief Hourly compensation starts at: $ 31.54 , more depending on experience Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support; Pediatric Advanced Life Support; Registered Nurse - Alaska
PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.
The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.
Posting Notes: Ketchikan || Nursing ||Other - Nursing || Per Diem/Relief || FAMILY PRACTICE SVCS
PeaceHealth Physicians are as diverse as the communities they serve, but have the following in common:Dedication to carrying on the healing mission of Jesus Christ by promoting personal and community health, relieving pain and suffering and treating each person in a loving and caring way.A shared vision of every patient receiving exceptional, compassionate evidence-based care, every time, every touch.