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Registered Nurse - Med/Surg
Title:Registered Nurse - Med/Surg
Department:Nursing - Hospital
Job Status:Full Time

Registered Nurse – Med/Surg

Registered Nurse – Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital


SEARHC was established in 1975 under the provisions of the Indian Self-Determination Act as a non-profit health consortium which serves the health interests of the residents of Southeast Alaska. The intent of this legislation was to have Indian Health Service programs and facilities turned over to tribal management. Our contracting with IHS began in 1976 when we took over management of the Community Health Aides Program. In 1982, we took over operation of the IHS Juneau clinic, now the Ethel Lund Medical Center, and took over operation of Sitka’s Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital in 1986. We are one of the oldest and largest Native-run health organizations in the nation.


Position Summary:

Coordinates a variety of nursing care procedures for patients of all ages which requires professional knowledge and consideration of specific patient conditions and treatment. Participates in patient and family teaching and provides leadership by working cooperatively with ancillary nursing and other members of the healthcare team to maintain standards for professional nursing practice in the clinical setting.  Guidelines include physician’s orders, standards of care, nursing policies and procedures, manuals, and hospital policies.


Position Complexities:

Clinical decisions are made initially independently during the scheduled shift; maintains complete accountability for all actions taken.  Consults with the appropriate manager/supervisor in difficult situations requiring additional input. Able to react in a calm manner and make sound nursing judgments in an emergency environment.  Accountable for proper delegation and supervision of CNA/Tech, LPN, Ward Clerk and/or PCE on unit during shift.


EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED                                                                                 

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing (Bachelor’s degree in nursing, Associate degree in nursing or Diploma in nursing). 
  • Commission Corp Officers meet billet description requirements for a 0 - 2 to 0 - 3.


  • Prior experience is preferred


  • A valid, current, full and unrestricted RN license in the State of Alaska.
  • Must have BLS until get ACLS.  ACLS & PALS must be obtained within one year of hire and biannually thereafter
  • NRP Preferred


Other Information

At SEARHC, we see our employees as our strongest assets. It is our priority to further their development and our organization by aiding in their professional advancement. Working at SEARHC is more than a job, it’s a fulfilling career.

We offer generous benefits, including retirement, paid time off, paid parental leave, health, dental, and vision benefits, life insurance and long and short-term disability, and more.

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