RN/LPN - Long Term Care (PCN 969)
South Peninsula Hospital
Licensed Practical Nurse Job in Homer, AK
LONG TERM CAREHomer, AKNursingCasual, Variable, VariableReq # 2836
***NEW GRADUATE LPN/RN'S WELCOME TO APPLY***
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.
South Peninsula Hospital is a 22 bed critical access hospital (CAH) located on the southern end of the Kenai Peninsula. There is a 28 bed long term care facility attached to the hospital.
Homer, Alaska, is a seaside town nestled on the shores of beautiful Kachemak Bay, offering breathtaking views of glaciers, mountains and wildlife. If you are looking for community, adventure, culture, scenery or solitude, you'll find all of that and more here!
We offer highly competitive wages and benefits including: health/dental/vision/life insurance, 403b retirement plan, health and wellness reimbursement, loan forgiveness, generous paid leave and relocation bonus (for applicable applicants). Apply today!
Work, play, and live in beautiful Homer, Alaska, on stunning Kachemak Bay! Wonderful quality of life in Homer - friendly people, quality public schools, comprehensive health and wellness care, a vibrant art community, amazing restaurants and world class recreational opportunities - hiking, fishing (salmon, halibut and more!), kayaking, boating, sightseeing and much more!
South Peninsula Hospital (SPH) is the healthcare provider of choice, with a dynamic and dedicated team committed to service excellence. SPH has been three times named a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital out of more than 1,300 critical access hospitals nationwide, based on the iVantage Health Analytic's Hospital Strength survey.
SPH, located in the heart of Homer, Alaska, is a 22-bed Acute Care, 9-bed Emergency Department, 3 room Labor and Delivery, critical access hospital with an attached 28-bed Long Term Care facility. Our staff of over 500 uses state-of-the art technology and equipment to provide services to our rural community of over 15,000 residents. Homer is located on the Kenai Peninsula, and about a four hour drive to Anchorage.
We offer excellent benefits including medical/dental/vision insurance, $2,000 annual Health Reimbursement Account, 403b retirement plan, $500 annual Health & Wellness reimbursement, generous paid time off/vacation time, student loan assistance, tuition reimbursement, and a relocation bonus!
Apply today at https://jobs.sphosp.org/jobs. If you have any questions, please call our Human Resources Department at 907-235-0950 or email email@example.com.