South Peninsula Hospital

     

Are you looking to explore a new path – one that balances a rewarding career with quality of life? Would you like to experience the beauty and adventure found only in Alaska? We invite you to discover the opportunities available at South Peninsula Hospital, a modern, full-service hospital located in one of the state’s premier destinations – Homer, Alaska.

Homer, a small, scenic community overlooking Kachemak Bay and the Kenai Mountains, combines a small-town feel with all the services, activities and amenities you want. Whether you are seeking adventure, culture, solitude or scenery, you can find it in Homer.

South Peninsula Hospital, located in the heart of Homer, is a 22-bed, acute care, critical access hospital with an attached 28-bed nursing home. Our staff of over 300 uses state-of-the-art technology and equipment to serve a rural community of over 12,000 patients in an area of over 1,000 square miles. We’re pleased to have been named three times as one of the top 100 critical access hospitals in the nation based on the iVantage Health Analytics’ Hospital Strength survey.

The employer of choice in the area, we offer highly competitive pay, a friendly working environment, promotion opportunities, bonuses, and paid training, as well as generous benefits including student loan forgiveness program, tuition reimbursement, health insurance, wellness program, and generous paid leave and retirement.

Full time
 
South Peninsula Hospital Homer, AK, USA
REGISTERED NURSE - LTC (PCN 404) LONG TERM CARE Homer , AK Nursing Full Time , Days , 6a-6p Req # 2322 POSITION PURPOSE: The LTC Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)/Registered Nurse (RN) provides skilled nursing assessments and direct care to the LTC resident. This person takes as active role in planning resident care and ensures the quality of care given to the resident. The LPN/RN may function in the role of charge nurse and/or floor nurse by administering medications/treatments to the resident; oversee, monitor, and coordinate care performed by assigned staff per State/Federal regulations. The LPN/RN may be required to provide nursing care in other nursing departments of the facility to meet resident/patient care needs. KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE: Must possess a current license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Alaska Must keep current with CEU credits as required by the State of Alaska Maintains BLS certification. A minimum of one (1) year experience in Gerontology, preferable in a Long Term Care facility, is desired. Speaking, listening, and writing skills required to effectively communicate with others, and to document care provided. Ability to complete computer documentation is required. Numerical ability is required to calculate drug dosages. Obtains and maintains competency in IV therapy per facility policy. Must complete General and Licensed staff orientation for LTC. Must have ability to organize tasks. Supervisory Skills/aptitude. ENVIRONMENT: South Peninsula Hospital is a combination 22-bed critical assess hospital and 28-bed skilled LTC Facility located on the southern end of the Kenai Peninsula. The position requires walking and standing for prolonged periods, stooping, sitting, and the ability to lift large loads without injury to self or others. Persons in this position may be exposed to blood-borne pathogens and infectious diseases, falls, needle stick injuries, and muscle strains. Mechanical lifts are available for lifting residents as needed. Generally, physical demands are moderate and most work is performed inside. Working hours may fluctuate based on the demands of the work and scheduling needs. Apply Share Facebook Email Twitter LinkedIn
Mar 31, 2020
Full time
 
South Peninsula Hospital Homer, AK, USA
REGISTERED NURSE - ER (PCN 317) EMERGENCY/OUTPATIENT SERVICES Homer , AK Nursing Full Time , Nights , Nights Req # 2326 POSITION PURPOSE: Delivery of age-specific, direct patient care. The Registered Nurse (RN) provides nursing care to patients utilizing the Nursing Process and within the framework of standards for nursing practice as established by the Alaska State Board of Nursing, and the American Nurses Association as well as the Emergency & Outpatient Services department policies and procedures. The RN assumes leadership responsibilities, which include delegation of work to other levels of employees. NATURE AND SCOPE: The RN is accountable for the delivery of quality care to patients and families, according to the individualized needs of the patient and following the nursing process in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. The RN is responsible for the assessment, treatment, and care for patients of all ages including neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric, as applicable. RN must be competent to access and analyze patient information and history with an understanding of the cognitive, physical, emotional/psychosocial, spiritual, and chronological maturation process. RN accepts and promotes professional development as an integral part of nursing practice. The position coordinates patient care activities with other members of the health care team in a collegial relationship and directs and coordinates care given by Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN’s), Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA’s), Nurse Graduate preceptees and Nursing students. The RN performs all duties in a manner that supports the team concept, collaborative caring and reflects the philosophy of the Emergency & Outpatient Services Department and the mission of South Peninsula Hospital. KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE: Education: Graduate of an accredited / approved School of Nursing. Licensure / Certification : Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Alaska. Experience : One year Registered Nurse experience in an Emergency Department setting with 3 years preferred. One year experience in Med-Surg preferred. Current Basic Life Support Certification (BLS)and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) . TNCC & ENPC and PALS preferred. Must complete within one year of hire. English Language : Must be able to read, write and speak English clearly. Other qualifications : Schedule varies to meet department needs. Ability/willingness to be on call, as required. Must be able to prioritize multiple tasks, and work with a variety of health care team members effectively. ENVIRONMENT: The ED is a 9 bed unit which provides emergency services 24 hours per day. There are nine exam rooms including one large two bed room set up for trauma and CODE situations. The working environment is generally pleasant, clean and well maintained; most work is performed inside. This position requires walking, standing for extended periods of time, sitting, bending, reaching, stooping, and the ability to lift 50 pounds without injury to self or others. This position has a Category I Risk of exposure to bio-hazardous materials. Persons in this position are exposed to infectious diseases, falls and muscle strains. Working hours and days may fluctuate based on the demands of the department and hospital. Apply Share Facebook Email Twitter LinkedIn
Mar 31, 2020
South Peninsula Hospital Homer, AK, USA
HOME HEALTH RN/CASE MANAGER (PCN 804) HOME HEALTH SERVICES Homer , AK Nursing Casual , Days , Days Req # 2004 POSITION PURPOSE : Utilizes the patient centered care model to plan and provide total, direct patient care in the home, according to established standards, policies and best practices. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS : The position of HH RN/Case Manager requires that the person possess a current license to practice as a registered nurse in the state of Alaska; One year of recent clinical nursing experience; a valid Alaska driver’s license and vehicle liability insurance in accordance with Alaska state law. Sufficient oral and written skills are required to effectively communicate and document care given. Numerical ability is required to calculate drug dosages. Must possess, and maintain, a current Basic Life Support Certification. On Call after hours and weekends will rotate between RNs when needed for end of life patients. ENVIRONMENT : We invite you to join our team of professionals at South Peninsula Hospital located in scenic Homer, Alaska. As the largest employer in the community, we offer an extraordinary work/life balance, as well as competitive pay and benefits. Our employees enjoy a rewarding career with astounding opportunities for growth and professional advancement, and the ability to explore the natural habitat and beauty of Alaska. You will be captivated by Homer, a small, charming seaside community surrounded by gorgeous and bountiful mountains, beaches, glaciers, sea life, wildlife, amazing fishing and hunting, and breathtaking views of Kachemak Bay. You will be impressed with the surrounding schools, museums, art galleries, fine dining options, and seaside accommodations. Let your next adventure take you to Homer, Alaska, long known as the “Halibut Fishing Capital of the World.” Whether you are an experienced professional, or just starting your career, we invite you to explore career opportunities with South Peninsula Hospital. Working at South Peninsula Hospital is not just a job – it’s a career. You will absolutely love it here! Apply Share Facebook Email Twitter LinkedIn
Mar 31, 2020
Part time
 
South Peninsula Hospital Homer, AK, USA
REGISTERED NURSE - ICU/Med Surg (PCN 310) ACUTE CARE Homer , AK Nursing Part Time , Nights , 7:00 pm - 7:00 am Req # 2234 POSITION PURPOSE: Utilizes the nursing process to plan and provide total, direct patient care to patients on the nursing unit according to established standards and practices. NATURE AND SCOPE: The Registered Nurse (RN) provides primary patient care and supervision for other care team providers, as outlined in this position description. Standards for nursing practice have been established by the Alaska State Board of Nursing, state statute, and the American Nurses Association. The Registered Nurse provides care to clients of SPH in accordance with established policies and evidence-based practice standards, as well as state and federal regulations. The Registered Nurse performs all of the activities required to provide primary patient care on a specialty-based medical/surgical unit, and works in other areas as appropriate based on experience and training. The Registered Nurse may be required to provide nursing care in other nursing departments of the facility to meet patient/resident care needs. S/he will support and role-model SPH’s values and behaviors while working as a collaborative and inter-disciplinary team member providing high quality, safe, and cost-effective patient care. KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE: The position of Registered Nurse requires that the person possess a current license to practice as a registered nurse in the state of Alaska. Also requires 1 year of experience in the ICU specialty, ACLS, BLS, and PALS certifications. TNCC certification within 6 months of hire. Speaking, listening, and basic writing skills are required to communicate with others, and to document care given. Numerical ability is required to calculate drug dosages. ENVIRONMENT: South Peninsula Hospital (SPH) is a combined 22-bed critical access hospital and 28-bed long term care facility located at the southern end of the Kenai Peninsula. The position requires walking, standing for extended periods, stooping and the ability to lift 50 pounds. Persons in this position are exposed to infectious diseases, including blood-borne pathogens, muscle strains, falls, and needle stick injuries. A mechanical lift is available for lifting patients when needed. Generally, physical demands are moderate and most work is performed inside. Working hours may fluctuate based on scheduling needs and patient census. Apply Share Facebook Email Twitter LinkedIn
Mar 31, 2020
Part time
 
South Peninsula Hospital Homer, AK, USA
REGISTERED NURSE - ICU/Med Surg (PCN 316) ACUTE CARE Homer , AK Nursing Part Time , Nights , 7:00 pm - 7:00 am Req # 2235 POSITION PURPOSE: Utilizes the nursing process to plan and provide total, direct patient care to patients on the nursing unit according to established standards and practices. NATURE AND SCOPE: The Registered Nurse (RN) provides primary patient care and supervision for other care team providers, as outlined in this position description. Standards for nursing practice have been established by the Alaska State Board of Nursing, state statute, and the American Nurses Association. The Registered Nurse provides care to clients of SPH in accordance with established policies and evidence-based practice standards, as well as state and federal regulations. The Registered Nurse performs all of the activities required to provide primary patient care on a specialty-based medical/surgical unit, and works in other areas as appropriate based on experience and training. The Registered Nurse may be required to provide nursing care in other nursing departments of the facility to meet patient/resident care needs. S/he will support and role-model SPH’s values and behaviors while working as a collaborative and inter-disciplinary team member providing high quality, safe, and cost-effective patient care. KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE: The position of Registered Nurse requires that the person possess a current license to practice as a registered nurse in the state of Alaska. Also requires 1 year of experience in the ICU specialty, ACLS, BLS, and PALS certifications. TNCC certification within 6 months of hire. Speaking, listening, and basic writing skills are required to communicate with others, and to document care given. Numerical ability is required to calculate drug dosages. ENVIRONMENT: South Peninsula Hospital (SPH) is a combined 22-bed critical access hospital and 28-bed long term care facility located at the southern end of the Kenai Peninsula. The position requires walking, standing for extended periods, stooping and the ability to lift 50 pounds. Persons in this position are exposed to infectious diseases, including blood-borne pathogens, muscle strains, falls, and needle stick injuries. A mechanical lift is available for lifting patients when needed. Generally, physical demands are moderate and most work is performed inside. Working hours may fluctuate based on scheduling needs and patient census. Apply Share Facebook Email Twitter LinkedIn
Mar 31, 2020
Full time
 
South Peninsula Hospital Homer, AK, USA
REGISTERED NURSE - AC (PCN 331) INTERNAL ACUTE CARE Homer , AK Nursing Full Time , Days , 7:00 am - 7:00 pm Req # 2323 POSITION PURPOSE: Utilizes the nursing process to plan and provide total, direct patient care to patients on the nursing unit according to established standards and practices. NATURE AND SCOPE: The Registered Nurse (RN) provides primary patient care and supervision for other care team providers, as outlined in this position description. Standards for nursing practice have been established by the Alaska State Board of Nursing, state statute, and the American Nurses Association. The Registered Nurse provides care to clients of SPH in accordance with established policies and evidence-based practice standards, as well as state and federal regulations. The Registered Nurse performs all of the activities required to provide primary patient care on a specialty-based medical/surgical unit, and works in other areas as appropriate based on experience and training. The Registered Nurse may be required to provide nursing care in other nursing departments of the facility to meet patient/resident care needs. S/he will support and role-model SPH’s values and behaviors while working as a collaborative and inter-disciplinary team member providing high quality, safe, and cost-effective patient care. KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE: Requires a current license to practice as a registered nurse in the state of Alaska. Current BLS, ACLS and PALS certification Speaking, listening, and basic writing skills are required to communicate with others, and to document care given. Numerical ability is required to calculate drug dosages. ENVIRONMENT: South Peninsula Hospital (SPH) is a combined 22-bed critical access hospital and 28-bed long term care facility located at the southern end of the Kenai Peninsula. The position requires walking, standing for extended periods, stooping and the ability to lift 50 pounds. Persons in this position are exposed to infectious diseases, including blood-borne pathogens, muscle strains, falls, and needle stick injuries. A mechanical lift is available for lifting patients when needed. Generally, physical demands are moderate and most work is performed inside. Working hours may fluctuate based on scheduling needs and patient census. Apply Share Facebook Email Twitter LinkedIn
Mar 31, 2020