Bartlett Regional Hospital
Juneau, AK, USA
Registered Nurse I/II/III - Medical Surgical
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JOB SUMMARY - Registered Nurse I/II/III - Medical Surgical
Department: Medical Surgical Reports To: Director
Do you like challenges? Hate being bored? Life moves fast on our Medical & Surgical unit, and you must be prepared to keep up with a constantly changing environment. Med/Surg Nurses provide care for primarily adult patients before and after surgical procedures. They also attend to those who are being treated with pharmaceuticals to manage illness. Due to the broad range of medical conditions Med/Surg Nurses encounter, you'll quickly amass a broad base of knowledge and will be able to easily transition into other specialties, if you so desire.
In addition to excellent nursing skills, Med/Surg Nurses need top-notch organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: (The following are minimal qualifications necessary for entry into this classification)
Education: Graduation from accredited Nursing Program. Completes annual educational requirements.
License(s): Current State of Alaska Registered Nurse licensure (must meet education requirement(s) for Alaska State licensure).
Certification(s): Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American Heart Association (AHA).
Experience: Successful applicant will show demonstrated success in critical thinking skills. Please see the below experience levels for RN I, RN II and RN III.
RN I: New graduate RN, RNs with less than one (1) year current acute care or comparable experience, or RN with no nursing experience in the past five (5) years. New graduates will remain at the RN I level for at least six (6) months. Must advance to RN II within one year of hire. Proven competency in specialty area. Communicates the mission, ethics, and goals of the facility.
RN II: Independently plans and implements routine nursing care in predictable situations using standards. Begins to assume leadership responsibility. Needs minimal supervision. Advancement from RN I or a minimum of one (1) year continuous recent experience in a comparable patient care setting. Clinical competency in primary specialty and a minimum of one (1) float area required within one year of attaining RN II status.
RN III: Plans and implements nursing care, individualizing care as needed, without supervision. Able to manage routine and emergency care. Assumes basic leadership responsibilities. Advancement from RN II or a minimum of 3 years current acute care experience 2 of which are in primary unit specialty. Clinical competency in primary specialty and a minimum of one (1) float area required within one year of hire.
Our C.A.R.E. Values:
Courtesy: We act in a positive, professional and considerate manner, recognizing the impact of our actions on the care of our patients and the creation of a supportive work environment.
Accountability: We take responsibility for our actions and their collective outcomes, working as an effective, committed and cooperative team.
Respect: We treat everyone with fairness and dignity by honoring diversity and promoting an atmosphere of trust and cooperation. We listen to others, valuing their skills, ideas, and opinions.
Excellence: We choose to do our best and work with a commitment to continuous improvement. We provide high-quality, professional healthcare to meet the changing needs of our community and region.
About Bartlett Regional Hospital
Bartlett Regional Hospital is the largest hospital in Southeast Alaska, providing comprehensive health care services, with 57 acute care beds, 16 alcohol recovery beds and 74 physicians on active staff. We are the heart of an area with several community healthcare facilities just off Egan Drive in Juneau, Alaska’s capital. As the mainstay healthcare resource in our community, we operate on our C.A.R.E. values of Courtesy, Accountability, Respect and Excellence. Our services include emergency care, surgical, critical care, obstetrics, general medical, diagnostic imaging (mammography, CT, MRI, ultrasound and radiology), laboratory, chemo/infusion therapy, oncology, hematology, physical/occupational/speech therapy, mental health inpatient treatment, outpatient psychiatric, chemical dependency residential and outpatient treatment, and sleep studies. In addition to Juneau, Douglas, we serve Yakutat, Skagway, Haines, Sitka, Hoonah and Angoon as well as other Southeast and Alaskan communities. The primary and secondary service area has a combined population of 58,000. BRH is a not-for-profit hospital operated as an entity of the City and Borough of Juneau with a Board responsible for the economic viability and management oversight of medical operational issues. Our hospital has a history of financial stability and net revenue is budgeted at $98 million for the upcoming fiscal year. Our benefit package is strongly competitive and our generous paid leave program is one of the best in the Pacific Northwest. Bartlett participates in the City & Borough of Juneau self-insured medical program which provides for a three tier choice for employees and their families. In addition, Bartlett participates in the State of Alaska Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) as we are considered a government entity with the City and Borough of Juneau.
Hospital Requirements: Meets dress code standards; appearance is neat and clean. Wears identification while on duty. Complies with state and federal laws for employee health requirements, such as TB testing and other requirements (see Employee Health Policy for specific requirements).For specific physical demands of the position, including vision, hearing, repetitive motion environment, see attached Description of Physical Demands. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.
**Practice Notice: Starting in 2018, Bartlett Regional Hospital may require pre-employment drug testing for all new hires and re-hires who have received a conditional offer of employment**
Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.