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Public Health Nurse, Kotzebue, AK

Organization: Maniilaq Association
Category: Nurse
Location: Kotzebue, AK
Date Job Posted: May 10, 2024
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Preventive nursing care is stressed in order to promote, maintain, and restore optimal health. As assignments in this class involve making independent judgments in assessing health status, formulating a nursing diagnosis, identifying health improvement outcomes, developing and implementing strategies and activities, and providing and evaluating nursing services to ensure that successful outcomes are achieved. The Public Health Nurse gains experience in planning and providing for a broad range of generalized community health nursing services to individuals, families and communities. Exercise appropriate caution and safety in the work place and provide consultation and education to public on diseases, vaccines, health promotion etc. Travel to villages as assigned to provide impact services.

Education, Experience Certifications

  • Associate Degree in Nursing plus 2 years of experience, or
  • Bachelor Degree in Nursing
  • Must obtain a license to practice as a registered nurse in Alaska.
  • Experience in a health care or community health field
  • Maintain BLS
  • Must be willing to travel in small planes and able to life at least 40lbs.

Join a compassionate and adventurous team that delivers tribal, health and social services to Kotzebue and its 11 surrounding villages above the Arctic Circle!



Increases depending on experience, education and as determined by the hiring manager.


Relocation, sign-on and retention bonuses, free medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability and retirement for employee, IHS, NHSC and Alaska State loan repayment site, CEU/CME/CDE allowance and paid days, furnished hospital housing for rent, 30 days accrued leave in first year, 11 paid holidays, leave cash out option, no State Income Tax, Alaska's Permanent Fund Dividend, employee gym and saunas, close knit community, 5 minute commute/walk to work, endless year-round outdoor activities and ways to enjoy the beauty of Alaska, and more!

We hope to hear from you soon!

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