175483 Bethel, AK Days 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Monday through Friday
*Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.
Position Summary: To provide quality nursing care to all patients. To serve as a viable member of the nursing staff, utilizing scope of practice. Provide care to all patients with respect of patient rights and dignity. Actual duties and responsibilities may vary depending on assigned areas.
May be responsible to work in conjunction with Health Aides to ensure rooms are stocked and check-lists are completed. May assist in ordering medical supplies. While not taking call as a first responder, will be requested to screen calls over the phone and may be required to assist the mid-levels in the clinic after hours. Applies age specific considerations and cultural diversity when rendering patient care. Supports Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporations mission statement. Is responsible for care of all patients from birth to elderly.
Graduate from an LNL school for LPN's or LVN's. In addition must be licensed as an LPN in the State of Alaska in good standing or in the corresponding state of residence as an LPN or LVN. New graduates accepted. Preferred 1 year hospital experience. Current CPR certification (BCLS) required. Must be licensed in good standing in the State of Alaska as a Registered Professional Nurse. Current BLS. The successful candidate will be required to pass and maintain competencies for this position. IV certification course Preferred. Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Certification. Office machines (i.e., multi-line telephones, computers, copy machines, etc) Medical equipment as appropriate (dynamapp, thermometer, etc)
Additional Information: These are competencies required by TJC, all nurses should have them and/or will need them for our facility. Agency nurses are to arrive with documentation of these competencies: IV / Central Line Site care (all) Fall precautions (all) Age Specific competencies (all) Abuse / Neglect (all) Pain Mgmt (all) Restraints and seclusion (ER and Inpatient) End of life (Inpatient) Infant abduction (OB) Blood transfusions (all) BLS current for duration of position (all)
ATTENTION: Agency nurses will need to be prepared to take a math test on medication calculations for adults and pediatrics upon arrival and before working the floor.
Please make note of the following information:
Private Housing is not provided. All housing units are shared.
We do not allow spouses/significant others, pets or children to accompany or stay with the traveler while on assignment as housing is extremely limited and again, shared units.
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 require receiving the flight itinerary information for the candidate at least one (1) week in advance to ensure that we can provide scheduling of New Employee Orientation class attendance; Housing, etc. (Please send this information directly to ).
New Employee Orientation begins every Tuesday and we require all travelers to fly in on the Sunday before their start date on Alaska Airline Flight 45.
We DO NOT pick up on Friday or Saturday flights into Bethel and we DO NOT pick up returning travelers.
Cab vouchers may 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 is needed in order for the candidate to be on-boarded 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
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. Lastly, here other documents we would like to have: Background Check Results Competency (Testing) Checklist OIG Report SAM Report OHSA Report OFAC Report Fit Test or Physical Emergency Contact Information References (if available) Drug Screen