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Primary Care Nurse, Barrow, AK

Arctic Slope Native Association


Barrow, AK

March 1, 2018

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Primary Care Nurse

Reports to: Nurse Manager
Salary/Wage: (LPN)Grade F; $24.96/HR and up DOE
(RN)Grade I; $33.23/HR and up DOE
Department: Nursing
Hours: Varies based on schedule Location: ASNA

Position Summary

The Primary Care Nurse demonstrates advanced knowledge and skills and understands the unique aspects of the population served in the care of his/her patients. The delivery of care is based on the physical, psychosocial, cultural, safety, and learning needs of the individual patient. The Primary Care Nurse may rotate to areas other than his/her assigned service area/s, and will perform only those duties for which he/she has demonstrated competency. The Primary Care Nurse performs delegated duties consistent with the scope of practice and functions within the philosophy and overall plan of care delivery at Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital.


Current Alaska Nurse License
Current BLS Certification
ACLS Certified (for LPN, ACLS preferred)


Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing


Able to articulate and demonstrate appropriate nursing theory and practice. One (1) to two (2) years Primary Care experience preferred.


Demonstrates good organizational skills. Provides safe and appropriate patient care within the Values & Standards of Nursing Practice at SSMH. Displays appropriate judgment and problem solving skills. Communicates positively and professionally with all internal and external customers.

Degree of Supervision Required

Under supervision of the Director of Nursing or Designee

Orientation Period

Based on experience and continuous assessment of progress by Nursing Administration. Orientation includes formal nursing department orientation, minimum of 2-4 days during first two (2) weeks of employment.

Contact: Human Resources Department, Arctic Slope Native Association, Ltd.
PO Box 29 ∗ Barrow, AK 99723 ∗ 907.852.9204 ∗ FAX 907.852.6217

This vacancy announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Arctic Slope Native Association, Ltd. exercises its rights in Native Hire Preference, Contracting/Subcontracting and Employment Practices applicable by law

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