RN ICU Step Down, Full-Time Nights
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POST DATE 9/19/2017
END DATE 2/22/2018
JOB DESCRIPTIONJob Code: 01406-5220
Mixed (rotating weekends)
Alaska Regional Hospital consistently achieves top ratings and recognition for outstanding quality performance and excellent clinical outcomes. To achieve this level of high-quality, compassionate patient care, we depend on the collaborative efforts of our entire team, from physicians, to clinical specialists, and support staff. Anchorage is a thriving community offering plenty of opportunities to have fun. Alaska boasts some of the most incredible scenic beauty around the world and draws visitors year-round who come for a vacation and end up making Alaska home. Alaskans enjoy all the amenities of an urban lifestyle that includes performing arts, museums, cultural activities, shopping and fine dining only minutes from the great outdoors. You can enjoy golfing under the midnight sun, hiking, biking, fishing, skiing and other popular outdoor activities a short distance from home.
Registered Nurse- ICU Step-Down: Become part of a small 6 bed unit that monitors the overflow of patients from the ICU. The Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU Step-Down oversees and directs the care of the critically ill patients. The Critical Care RN is responsible for the care of stabilized open-heart surgery patients, patients with multisystem organ failure, patients requiring kidney and pancreas transplants, and other patients meeting ICU admissions criteria. The RN will serve as the primary nurse leading the collaboration of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care. Oversees and directs the care of assistive personnel, maintaining final accountability for the care given to assigned patients.
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
* Graduate of an accredited school of nursing (required) (BSN preferred)
* Alaska RN License in this state (required)
* American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider (required)
* ACLS (required)
* One-year experience in acute care (preferred)
Last Edited: 10/17/2017