SEARHC is a non-profit health consortium which serves the health interests of the residents of Southeast Alaska.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.
Provide professional nursing care to patients in an ambulatory care clinic. Performs professional nursing duties, utilizes the nursing process to provide professional nursing care to ambulatory patients, who are at varying levels of wellness and disease. Initiates nursing actions and provides comprehensive nursing care to meet the physical, emotional, spiritual, and socio-cultural needs to the patient and family.
Provides proactive services in which individual and community health needs are identified and addressed in a timely and cost effective manner, providing high quality health care services. Oversee and coordinate referral systems to assure follow through with patient and providers. Collects data elements as required by grant funding.
- Follows SEARHC WISEWOMAN Women’s Health grant and SEARHC case management model including primary and secondary case management activities for patients. Develops and maintains active two-way communication with patients and providers. Develops and maintains a follow-up program with patients and caregivers in coordination with the primary care provider.
- Administers therapeutic measures as ordered by a physician or other qualified health care provider appropriates within scope of practice and department protocol. Maintains clinic competency in operating specialist equipment appropriate to the clinic. Maintains clinical competency in outpatient ambulatory procedures and treatments which may include intravenous therapy, exercise treadmills, immunizations, employee health screening, and support of minor surgical and gynecological procedures. Maintains a safe and aseptic environment by carrying out sterile and aseptic technique and procedures. Demonstrates correct utilization of computer-based health information system (RPMS), Icare, and other electronic health record tools at SEARHC.
- Perform duties in a responsible, respectful, caring manner to promote the most effective provider-patients, provider-family, and provider-staff relationships. Provides guidance and leadership to other professional and paraprofessional nursing personnel. Diplomatically and effectively interacts with patients and other members of the health care team.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Graduate of an accredited school of nursing (Bachelor’s degree preferred).
- 3 years of general nursing experience
Licensure & Certification:
- Licensure as a Registered Nurse; must obtain State of Alaska License within 60 days of employment.
- Basic Life Support certification preferred.
- National Case Management certification preferred.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- SEARHC services and those of other tribal health organizations in Alaska
- The nursing process and the ability to apply this knowledge in the working environment.
- Customer service principles.
- Safety and infection control principles.
- Assessment, anticipation of needs, and data collection.
- The use of equipment such as computers and medical equipment.
- Oral and written communications.
- Multi-task and work independently in fast paced environment.
- Maintain compliance with annual competencies.
- Problem-solve and use conflict resolution skills to develop and maintain good working relations with other staff and departments.
- Anticipate needs of others and to seek help when appropriate.
- Ability to work within a very fast paced clinical setting.
- Move at a quick pace, stand for long periods of time, bend, stoop, climb and move to the floor.
- Follow simple and complex directions and perform multiple tasks at once.
- Perform job using theory based nursing practice model, evidence based practices and shared governance in a multi-disciplinary setting