Nurse Supervisor - Internal Medicine Clinic - RN Job
Date:Jun 7, 2014
Location:Ketchikan, AK, US
At PeaceHealth, we carry on the healing mission of Jesus Christ by promoting personal and community health, relieving pain and suffering, and treating each person in a loving and caring way. The fulfillment of this Mission is our shared purpose. It drives all that we are and all that we do. To those who embrace the spirit of these words and our commitment to Exceptional Medicine and Compassionate Care, we offer the opportunity to learn and grow as a member of the PeaceHealth family.
Department:Internal Medicine (4100)
Ketchikan Medical Center is part of PeaceHealth, a non-profit organization with facilities located throughout the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Our local medical community consists of over 30 physicians and Allied Health Professionals, of which 20 are employed by PeaceHealth and the medical group. The group is collaborative, collegial and works well together. In a community of our size there is a cross reliance that we find very valuable. Beyond our local community, the medical team expands to 5 additional regions within PeaceHealth, offering a wide expanse of resources. We feel we have the best of both worlds. We enjoy our small rural setting and can offer our community high quality medicine. We have a great video titled, "The Spirit of PeaceHealth" on our website, which speaks to what it is really like to be part of PeaceHealth.
Our hospital is located on an island in a friendly, family-oriented community in scenic Southeast Alaska, just an hour and a half flight from Seattle. This area is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts , those who love the arts, or someone who just wants a quiet, slower-paced life. But of course, you must also love (or at least tolerate), the coastal rainforest! Our thriving community hospital offers compassionate care and state of the art medicine. We are typically treating our friends and family and always put the patients' needs first. Our healthcare is high quality and our technology is cutting edge. Ketchikan Medical Center has been rated the "top performing hospital in Alaska" and PeaceHealth has been rated one of the 50 top-performing hospital systems in the nation by Thomson Reuters. Learn more about practicing at PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical center by watching this greatYouTube Video.
This position is responsible for assisting the Department head in coordinating unit/clinic activities which assure optimal patient care. Supports and directs staff members in providing compassionate care and services to patients and families. Independent decision-making is expected in the execution of routine duties. May also be responsible for clinical staff orientation, ongoing education, coaching and compliance to standards. Oversees Family and Internal Medicine clinic direct patient care staff.
• Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required. BSN preferred.
• Minimum of five years acute care nursing experience with at least two years in a leadership role. Experience in related specialty area required with applicable clinical knowledge.
• Current Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Alaska.
• Strong organizational, administrative and problem solving skills
Location: Ketchikan, AK
Posting Notes: Ketchikan, AK || Management/Executives; Nursing - RN Other; Nursing - RN Patient Care || Full Time || FAMILY PRACTICE SVCS