Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical

  • 971615
  • Registered Nurse
  • MS
  • December 01, 2023
  • 3100 Tongass Avenue
  • Ketchikan, AK 99901
  • 12 D/E/N
  • 13 Weeks
  • December 18, 2023
  • AMNHealthcare
  • Temporary
  • $1,930.00 - $2,127.00
  • *Estimate of weekly payments is intended for informational purposes and includes hourly wages, as well as reimbursements for meal & incidental expenses and housing expenses incurred on behalf of the Company. Please speak with your Recruiter for additional details.

Job Description & Requirements

Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical

1. Assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care needs. 2. Documents patient care in the healthcare record according to established standards. 3. Directs and delegates care to other team members in accordance with their education, credentials, and demonstrated competence. 4. Ensures own professional effectiveness through education and professional development. 5. Participates in the development of and maintains established hospital policies, procedures and objectives, quality improvement, safety, environmental and infection prevention program. 6. Performs other duties as assigned. PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center is a Critical Access Hopsital Serving as a Regional Referral Center for SE Alaska. We serve Ketchikan and several surrounding Alaska islands that are isolated with minimal healthcare services available. Patients present via fast boat and fixed wing aircraft from surrounding islands for emergent care. Ketchikan is the first port for Alaskan Crusies departing from Seattle. The tourist industry is strong from April through September adding an additional volume to the ED. I you are looking for an adventure in beautiful Alaska please join us.

Required Qualifications

BLS, ACLS Critical Access Unit 2+ years ER AK license EPIC exp NRP, TNCC, ENPC

Preferred Qualifications

travel exp Ketchikan Medical Center Nurse may be required to float between Obstetrics and Regional Infusion Center units as requested/required and maintain competencies for both units. Nurse may float and as as a House Supervisor. Nurse may be required to float between Operating Room/Perioperative Services and the Pre-Admission Testing (PAT) Clinic as requested/required and maintain competencies for both units.

Facility Location

Beautifully situated on an inlet among the islands of southern Alaska, Ketchikan peers up at snow-capped mountains teeming with wildlife. Along the town’s boardwalk (called one of the best in the U.S. by USA Today) you’ll find restaurants, museums, galleries and gift shops buzzing with residents and tourists alike. Sport fishing, the annual Hummingbird Festival, and float plane tours are among the many other attractions.

Job Benefits

At AMN Healthcare we take care of our travelers! We offer:

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Free, quality, private housing
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401(k) and Flex Spending
  • Life Insurance
  • Accident and Short-term Disability Coverage
  • Free Continuing Education
  • Refer a friend and earn extra cash!

About The Company

At AMN Healthcare, we strive to be recognized as the most trusted, innovative, and influential force in helping healthcare organizations provide quality patient care that continually evolves to make healthcare more human, more effective, and more achievable.

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