RN Clinic (per diem) - Craig AK, Family Practice (Craig, WA, US)

PeaceHealth is seeking a RN Clinic (per diem) - Craig AK, Family Practice for a per diem, Day shift position.
Req ID: 144667
JOB SUMMARY
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.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
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
EDUCATION:
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required.
EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:
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.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:
Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state in which nurse will be practicing required.
Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
ACLS may be required within six months of date of hire.
See community specific document for each Unit/Department required credentials.
OTHER SKILLS:
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
COMMUNITY/LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES
SEAR
ACLS required for Primary Care Clinic RNs within 6 months of hire.
ALASKA PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:
Work requires moderate physical exertion from 34 to 65% of the time.
Ability to lift objects weighing 30 lbs. or less.
Work requires frequent exposure to conditions involving minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments such as syringes or lancets. Reasonably anticipated that this position will be exposed to blood and body fluids on average of once a month or more. Requires the use of a Powered Air Purifying System (PAPR). Requires the use of an N-95 mask.
Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).
Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.
About PeaceHealth
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 Craig community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.
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Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.
Location: Craig, Prince of Wales Clinic (318)
Job Category: Nursing
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 0.0
Work Type: Per Diem/Relief
Hourly compensation starts at: $30.92, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Advanced Cardiac Life Support; Basic 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: Craig -- Nursing -- Clinic, Home Health, Hospice, Long-Term Care Nursing -- Per Diem/Relief -- FAMILY PRACTICE SVCS



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