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Registered Nurse, Wrangell, AK

Organization: Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC)
Category: Nurse
Location: Wrangell, AK
Date Job Posted: September 14, 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 small community lifestyle, this is a unique opportunity in a rural, Pacific Northwest location. 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 the Wrangell Medical Center (WMC) at its brand new facility in the community, opening in December, 2020. Supervise nursing activities for assigned shift and patients/residents, assuring 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 and enjoy the region’s temperature sweet spot between 20 degrees in winter and just shy of 70 degrees in summer. As a not-for-profit healthcare system approximately a 2 ½ hour flight from Seattle, SEARHC is based in a region which ranks among the not-to-be-missed, beautiful mountains/water locations in the U.S. With dedicated healthcare professionals, SEARHC 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 can be adequately 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 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; 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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