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RN Monitored Overflow Step Down Unit

Company: Alaska Regional Hospital
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Description IntroductionAlaska Regional Hospital is committed to investing in the latest technology enabling nurses to work more efficiently. Are you passionate about delivering patient-centered care? Submit your application for a RN Monitored Overflow Step Down Unit position and spend more time at the bedside with the patient.BenefitsAt Alaska Regional Hospital we want to ensure we support you through all stages of your life as a nurse. We offer eligible colleagues an attractive benefit package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave
  • 401K (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans
  • Employee Discountsincluding Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.
  • Home, Auto, and Pet Insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability coverage
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Legal Benefits and lots more!Learn more about Employee BenefitsYou contribute to our success let us contribute to yours! Whether you choose to focus on bedside care, a leadership or C-suite role, shape business and operational outcomes, or work to deliver clinical excellence behind the scenes in data science, case management or transfer centers. Unlock your potential at Alaska Regional Hospital!Job Summary and Qualifications: RN Monitored Overflow Unit (Step-Down) Full-Time Days 7a7-pAs a highly-skilled and compassionate Nurse in our Medical Observation or Step-Down Unit you will provide critical care expertise along with excellent patient care on our intensive care unit. You will demonstrate clinical competency, nursing judgment, teaching skills, and a commitment to providing quality patient care. You will be part of a team that pulls together to provide a quality patient care experience. We are seeking passionate individuals who are ready to take their career to the next level! In this role: You will prioritize nursing care for assigned patients based on assessment data and identifies needs for intervention. You will demonstrate appropriate decision making, critical thinking and clinical judgment to make nursing decisions and identify health care needs. You will evaluate and document each patient's response to medications, interventions, and procedures. You will assist in the formulation, coordination, and implementation of the patient's Plan of Care based on the assessment of their individual needs. You will monitor basic EKG, recognize rhythms and have the ability to intervene as needed. You will assist the physician with procedures such as intubation, line placement and chest tubes You will ensure ventilator, monitors and other equipment are functioning properly. You will demonstrate an ability to be flexible, organized and function well under stressful situations.
    You will collaborate with fellow members of the critical care team. What qualifications you will need:
    • Current Alaska nursing license in good standing
    • Associate s Degree in nursing required, bachelor s preferred
    • One year critical care experience required; Two years preferred.
    • American Red Cross or American Heart Association Basic Life Support Course (BLS or BCLS) and Certification
    • American Red Cross or American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certified (ACLS) within six months of hire HCA Healthcare s H is known for our expertise, compassion and skills. We are committed to delivering patient-centered care to every patient on every visit for our 250 plus bed facility. Year after year, Alaska Regional receives 5-star ratings for heart attack treatment, bowel obstruction treatment, and colorectal surgery.Based in Anchorage, Alaska Regional is located in a thriving community offering plenty of opportunities to capitalize on the Alaskan lifestyle. Alaska offers some of the most incredible scenic beauty around the world which draws visitors year-round who come for a vacation and end up making Alaska home. We are part of the HCA Healthcare network - which includes more than 300 affiliate facilities across the country offering our colleagues the opportunity for travel and relocation. HCA Healthcare and Alaska Regional are inspired by our mission to care for and improve human life to create a positive impact in our community. HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.HCA Healthcare s Alaska Regional Hospital is known for our expertise, compassion and skills. We are committed to delivering patient-centered care to every patient on every visit for our 250 plus bed facility. Year after year, Alaska Regional receives 5-star ratings for heart attack treatment, bowel obstruction treatment, and colorectal surgery.Based in Anchorage, Alaska Regional is located in a thriving community offering plenty of opportunities to capitalize on the Alaskan lifestyle. Alaska offers some of the most incredible scenic beauty around the world which draws visitors year-round who come for a vacation and end up making Alaska home.We are part of the HCA Healthcare network - which includes more than 300 affiliate facilities across the country offering our colleagues the opportunity for travel and relocation. HCA Healthcare and Alaska Regional are inspired by our mission to care for and improve human life to create a positive impact in our community.HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses. "Across HCA Healthcare s more than 2,000 sites of care, our nurses and colleagues have a positive impact on patients, communities and healthcare.
      Together, we uplift and elevate our purpose to give people a healthier tomorrow."- Jane Englebright, PhD, RN CENP, FAAN
      Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing ExecutiveJoin a family that cares about every stage in your career! We are interviewing candidates for our RN Monitored Overflow Step Down Unit opening. Apply today and a member of our Talent Acquisition team will reach out.We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Associated topics: ambulatory, cardiothoracic, domiciliary, mhb, nurse, psychatric, surgery, tcu, transitional, unit

Keywords: Alaska Regional Hospital, Anchorage , RN Monitored Overflow Step Down Unit, Healthcare , Anchorage, Alaska

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