Utilizes the nursing process to plan and provide patient care to patients according to established standards and practices.
KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:
The position of Registered Nurse requires the person possess a current license to practice as a registered nurse in the state of Alaska. 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. The RN must stay current in BLS and ACLS.
Homer Medical Center/South Peninsula Hospital is a combined 22 bed critical access hospital, 28 bed long term care facility, orthopedic and family practice clinics 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. Generally, physical demands are moderate and most work is performed inside. Working hours may fluctuate based on scheduling needs and patient census.
About 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.