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Registered Nurse, Wrangell, AK

Organization: Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC)
Category: Nurse
Location: Wrangell, AK
Date Job Posted: July 11, 2020
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Registered Nurse
Organization: Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC)
Category: Professional
Location: Wrangell, Alaska

Job Summary

For the individual seeking a fulfilling RN career and lifestyle choice, this is a unique opportunity in a home-town type community. This position is open to new nurses who welcome the opportunity to grow their experience and skills in a supportive environment.

SEARHC in Wrangell, Alaska seeks full time Registered Nurse to join its staff. Join the Wrangell Medical Center (WMC) as its transition from the current location to its brand new facility. Supervise nursing activities for all assigned shift and patients/residents, assuring patient/resident proper care and safety.

SEARHC’s Wrangell Medical Center is one of two hospitals within its network of hospitals, clinics and long term care services. SEARHC serves over 25 communities throughout the scenic Inner Passage of Alaska, a region which ranks high among the not-to-be-missed, beautiful mountains/water locations in the U.S. SEARHC counts employees as its most valued assets and supports its staff with excellent compensation and benefits.


Develop and maintain a good working rapport with inter-departmental personnel to assure that nursing services and activities are maintained to meet the needs of the patients/residents.

Assist in evaluating the medical, social, psychological, spiritual, restorative and rehabilitative care plans, as well as instructions in self-help.

Ensure that each patient’s/resident’s right to fair and equitable treatment, self-determination, individuality, privacy, property and civil rights, including the right to wage a complaint, is followed by the appropriate personnel.

Assure that patients/residents have a clean, safe, orderly and comfortable environment. Report needs to the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO)/Director of Nursing (DON).

Assure that established infection control procedures and isolation techniques are followed at all times.


Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing (Bachelor’s degree in nursing, Associate degree in nursing or Diploma in nursing).

Experience in an acute care/emergency department/long term care facility preferred but not required.

An unrestricted RN license in the State of Alaska must be obtained within 6 months of hire; Must have BLS, ACLS, & PALS or must be obtained within six months of hire and biannually thereafter; Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) certification, preferred.

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