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Bonus Eligible Job Openings

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Southeast Alaska is home to some of the world’s most breathtaking landscapes, proudest Native cultures, and thriving pioneer spirits. SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) helps to keep it healthy.

Every career with SEARHC comes with a positive work culture, a team with shared values, and competitive benefits. SEARHC offers $50K sign-on bonuses for Registered Nurses, $35K for Hot Jobs, $5K-$10K for Clinical Assistants, Certified Nurses Assistants, Patient Access Representatives, and more.

At SEARHC, we are passionate about enhancing the health and wellbeing of our team as well as the communities we serve.

PROFESSIONAL PACS ADMINISTRATOR

Under the supervision of the IT Manager of Applications and Integration , this position is responsible for day-to-day support and maintenance of SEARHC’s imaging processes and PACS environment. This position will make recommendations for advancements within SEARHC’s PACS environment, image routing platforms, and client implementations/integrations. Additionally, this position will provide support for PACS and related imaging issues. This position requires a solid background working with Power Scribe 360 dictation system. This position skill set would include knowledge and understanding of multiple radiology modalities, along with HL7 interfaces and Electronic Health Records. Specialized knowledge is required of the Cerner Electronic medical ordering system and the Cerner Radnet (RIS) system along with PACS and Nuance Powerscribe 360 dictation system. Requires skills and knowledge in working with teleradiology systems (outside reading resources).

REGISTERED NURSE – URGENT CARE – $50K Sign on bonus!

This position functions within the Urgent Care setting providing appropriate and timely nursing care for patients of all ages, promoting quality, evidenced based, and cost-effective health care outcomes.

This position works within a nursing team consisting of RN’s, LPN’s and Clinical Assistants. The RN will provide full assessments, prioritize patient needs/patient flow, perform skills and coordinate care as ordered by providers. In addition, the RN is expected to use critical thinking to work within standing orders to expedite care and patient services. As necessary, the RN may work in other nursing roles, so that departmental functions are covered daily. Perform duties in a responsible, professional and compassionate manner to provide excellent patient care.

EHR TRAINER

Under general direction, administers designs, develops, implements, delivers, and measures the effectiveness of electronic health record orientations and trainings for SEARHC.

RADIOLOGY TECHNOLOGIST (CT) (MRI) – $35K Sign on Bonus!

Perform radiographic exams, including Computed Tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), radiography and fluoroscopy. Responsible for diagnostic imaging in CT, MRI, and radiography, works independently in performing these modalities. Collaborate with radiologists, providers, and other technologists to improve patient care. Provides call services on a rotational basis. Apply previous computer experience to new applications for imaging and record keeping. Understand that inadequate communication with the patient, provider, and radiologist can adversely affect patient health. Creatively works with other SEARHC staff to solve problems.

RADIOLOGY TECHNOLOGIST (ECHO) – $35K Sign On Bonus

Perform ultrasound echocardiogram, stress echoes, and limited vascular ultrasounds. Works with providers and cardiologist to ensure patients are receiving proper exams and to prioritize exams in order of need. Schedules, files, records and performs other office functions to improve department efficiency. Collaborate with radiologists, cardiologist, providers and other technologists to improve patient care while understanding that lack of communication can adversely affect patient health. Requires travel to remote communities in Alaska. Works with SEARHC staff to create a strong team environment. Provides occasional weekend shift coverage and on-call services on a rotational basis as needed or requested.

Radiology – Ultrasound Tech $35K Sign On Bonus!

Perform ultrasound and radiography exams. Schedule’s patients and performs other office functions in a small department. Maintain quality control documentation. Responsible for diagnostic imaging in ultrasound, and radiography; works independently in performing these exams. Collaborate with radiologists, providers and other technologists to improve patient care while understanding that lack of communication can adversely affect patient health. Provide on-call services on a rotational basis. Works with SEARHC staff to create a strong team environment.

RADIOLOGY TECHNOLOGIST (CT) – $35K Sign On Bonus!

Perform radiographic exams, including Computed Tomography (CT) and radiography, works independently in performing these modalities. Collaborate with radiologists, providers, and other technologists to improve patient care. Provides call services on a rotational basis. Apply previous computer experience to new applications for imaging and record keeping. May be required to travel to provide services at clinics throughout the Consortium. Understand that inadequate communication with the patient, provider, and radiologist can adversely affect patient health. Creatively works with other SEARHC staff to solve problems.

Surgical Technologist

This position is located in the Operating Room (OR) Department of the Surgical Department of the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC). Surgical specialties include: General surgery on adult and pediatric patients, Endoscopy, Otolaryngology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Urology, Dental, Plastic and Vascular.

The Surgical Technologist is an integral part of a team of medical practitioners providing surgical care to patients in a variety of settings. The main function of the tech is fulfilling the role of an assistant to the surgeon. The surgeon relies heavily on the tech to do their job correctly including following sterilization procedures while also being able to handle requests that are made during the surgery.

Social Services Clinician (LCSW)

This position provides a variety of treatment services including individual counseling support to any and all patients from birth to elder as part of the social services department. This position provides clinical services such as intake/diagnostic evaluations, case evaluations, and crisis intervention; as well as acts as a liaison with other agencies as required. This position is a member of the hospital interdisciplinary treatment team and provides direct brief inpatient and outpatient counseling, ensures proper maintenance of clinical records in accordance with insurance regulations and established SEARHC policies and procedures.

This position adheres to the organization mission and provides sound chemical dependency/mental health clinical care and interventions to individuals and families. This requires:

  • Ability to provide clinically sound treatment services based on client needs and treatment plans.
  • Demonstrated understanding of diagnostic evaluation methods, mental status exams, and use of the DSM-IV.
  • Ability to respond to a range of clients’ needs using differential diagnoses and treatment approaches.
  • Ability to provide appropriate crisis intervention services.
  • Ability to maintain clinical records in timely compliance with State, Federal and agency policies and procedures.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other community agencies on behalf of clients and/or SEARHC.
  • Demonstrated understanding of sound ethical practice in conjunction with the established and defined ethics of one’s training, discipline, and education/license level.
  • Ability to effectively organize time, responsibilities, and accomplish task by established deadlines and timeframes.

There is no specific responsibility to managing an operating budget. As a clinician the financial responsibilities lie in documenting all services as outlined first and foremost in the code of ethics of the profession. Clinicians maintain records necessary for rendering professional services to their clients and as required by laws, regulations, or agency or institution procedures. Clinicians include sufficient and timely documentation in their client records to facilitate the delivery and continuity of needed services. Clinicians take reasonable steps to ensure that documentation in records accurately reflects client progress and services provided. If errors are made in client records, clinicians take steps to properly note the correction of such errors according to agency or institutional policies, proper documentation is a requirement to ensure that SEARHC is able to bill accurately for services provided to client in accordance with state, federal, and insurance rules, laws and regulations.

Clinician III supervises subordinates. A supervisor has the responsibility and authority to hire, train, evaluate and discipline subordinates. Clinician I-II leads other persons. A lead assigns and checks work, trains and schedules subordinates on a daily basis and performs the same or more difficult duties performed by the subordinates.

REGISTERED NURSE (LABOR & DELIVERY) – $50K Sign on Bonus!

The OB/Labor & Delivery Nurse performs a variety of nursing care procedures requiring professional knowledge and consideration of specific patient conditions and treatments, and ability to work independently in completing assignments. Guidelines include physician’s orders, standards of care, nursing policies and procedures manuals, hospital policies. Nursing duties include support to individuals of all ages and their families during their ante partum, post partum, laboring stages, new born baby care, and care of post-surgical C-section patients.

Utilizing after hours call services, holidays and weekends. On Call responds to all emergencies including trauma and fetal distress C-sections includes total peri-operative nursing care. Able to react in a calm manner and make sound nursing judgments in an emergency environment. 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. Accountable for proper delegation and supervision of CNA/Tech, LPN, Ward Clerk and/or PCE on unit during shift.

Registered Nurse – Acute Care

The Registered Nurse coordinates and performs a variety of nursing care procedures for patients/residents, requiring professional knowledge and consideration of specific patient conditions and treatments and the ability to work independently in completing assignments. Guidelines include physician’s orders; standards of care, nursing policies and procedures manuals, hospital policies, long term care policies, nursing duties include support to individuals of all ages and their families.

Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical

The clinical nurse coordinates and performs a variety of nursing care procedures for patients of all ages, requiring professional knowledge and consideration of specific patient conditions and treatments; and the ability to work independently in completing assignments. Guidelines include provider’s orders; standards of care, nursing policies and procedures manuals, hospital policies, and nursing duties include support to individuals of all ages and their families.

Clinical decisions are made independently during the scheduled shift; maintains complete accountability for all actions taken. Consults with the appropriate manager/supervisor and/or ancillary department in difficult situations requiring additional input or resources. Able to react in a calm manner and make sound nursing judgments in an emergent situation. Accountable for proper delegation and supervision of CNA/Tech.

Certified Nursing Assistant – In-Patient

To provide basic nursing care in Nursing Department to non-acute and acutely ill patients while maintaining a safe and clean environment.

Must have the ability to react in a calm functional manner and make sound judgments within scope of duties when taking care of critically ill patients and in the event of emergencies. Job requires lifting of patients who are non-ambulatory on a regular interval. Mentally requires a caring attitude in dealing with both acute and non-acute patients and families on a steady basis. Job pace is rapid and there is constant pressure on the job to complete nursing assignments and answer patient call lights. Maintain accountability for all actions taken. Accept delegation from supervising RN. This position is covered under the Indian Child Protection Act.

SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

This position is based in theMt. Edgecumbe Medical Center Rehabilitation Services Department with a primary focus on providing general Speech - Language Pathology (SLP) evaluations and treatments which impact patient’s functional abilities. Performs in a professional manner, respects confidentiality, and demonstrates qualities endorsed by following the Seven Standards for Service Excellence outlined in the SEARHC Human Resources Manual. Services are to be provided in compliance with hospital standards, Joint Commission Home Health regulations, Alaska state licensure requirements, regulatory and practice standards of SLP and the national professional guidelines established by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Speech - Language Pathologists are health care professionals responsible and accountable for patient assessment, evaluation, establishing a plan of care and theraputic interventions for a wide range of ages with widely varying diagnosis and skills needs who present with a full spectrum of movement abilities, dysfunctions and complexities. The clinician needs to be able to inform clinical teams regarding decisions that involve SLP therapy while taking in consideration consultation provided by other care providers. As patients are seen, recommendations may be made regarding their level of independence and rehabilitation needs which may impact services, care placement and further treatment. The incumbent shall also demonstrate accountability for the contribution to program development, quality improvement, problem solving, and productivity enhancement in a flexible interdisciplinary fashion. Documenting and processing interventions appropriately must be followed for continuity of care and reimbursement for services. The position requires occasional travel off site and out of town to provide services outside of MEH.

This job can involve working in a small space, at a demanding pace, with a variety of people and sometimes difficult personalities and situations; good judgement, tact and personal skills are necessary for positive working relationships between patients and co-workers. This job involves potential risks that the Therapist must work to avoid to the extent possible. Exposure to infectious organisms is possible; use of precautions and appropriate protective equipment is necessary. Latex may be present in the work place. The job may require repetitive or heavy lifting, up to 50 pounds, with physically demanding movements and positions; practice of good body mechanics and good judgement is necessary. Services may be provided in a variety of settings including in-patient, out-patient, off-site locations, communtity events, home visits and remote locations. There may be occasional travel to remote areas by boat or plane for multiple days, possibly in harsh weather. This job is a covered position in accordance with the Indian Child Protection Act.

Registered Nurse – Wrangell Medical Center

The Registered Nurse coordinates and performs a variety of nursing care procedures for patients/residents, requiring professional knowledge and consideration of specific patient conditions and treatments and the ability to work independently in completing assignments. Guidelines include physician’s orders; standards of care, nursing policies and procedures manuals, hospital policies, long term care policies, nursing duties include support to individuals of all ages and their families.

Registered Nurse – Infusion Services

The Registered Nurse for Infusion Services provides comprehensive nursing care to Infusion patients of Mt. Edgecumbe Medical Center as well as nursing care directed toward patients, in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team.

In performance of their respective tasks and duties all employees are expected to conform to the following:

  • Support and maintain SEARHC’s commitment with all patients, visitors, outside entities, and each other.
  • Uphold all principles of confidentiality and patient care to the fullest extent.
  • Adhere to all professional and ethical behavior standards of the healthcare industry.
  • Participate in departmental staff meetings, quality management activities and educational programs.
  • Comply with SEARHC Hospital policies and procedures.

RADIOLOGY TECHNOLOGIST (CT) (X-RAY) – $35K Sign on Bonus!

Perform radiographic exams, including Computed Tomography (CT), radiography, bone density and fluoroscopy, works independently in performing these modalities. Collaborate with radiologists, providers, and other technologists to improve patient care. Provides call services on a rotational basis. Apply previous computer experience to new applications for imaging and record keeping. May be required to travel to provide services at clinics throughout the Consortium. Understand that inadequate communication with the patient, provider, and radiologist can adversely affect patient health. Creatively works with other SEARHC staff to solve problems.

INFECTION PREVENTION & CONTROL NURSE

The Infection Prevention & Control Registered Nurse (IPCRN) is responsible for the surveillance, analysis, interpretation and reporting of healthcare associated infections (HAI); monitoring reportable conditions, educating employees about infection prevention; and the development of health system policies and procedures to insure rigorous infection prevention and control standards that meet Joint Commission, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Centers for Medicaid/ Medicare Services (CMS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Federal Drug Administration (FDA), and other nationally recognized agencies and evidence based infection prevention and control practices. Ensures timely reporting of infection prevention and control measures and outcomes based on CMS requirements.

The IPCRN is responsible for providing infection prevention and control education to all areas of SEARHC. The IPCRN plans, develops, and implements a comprehensive consortium wide, infection prevention and control program. Sets goals based on risk assessments, evidence based practices, accreditation standards, and regulatory requirements in collaboration with the Infection Prevention and Control Committee. Conducts evidence based research to determine appropriate actions by collecting, analyzing and interpreting data. Facilitates and supports the process of educating staff, patients, and visitors on matters of infection prevention and control.

The IPCRN works in collaboration with the entire Performance Improvement team and is cross trained to assist in the department needs. The IPCRN reports to and takes direction from the PI Project Manager RN.

Registered Nurse – Infection Prevention

The Infection Prevention & Control Registered Nurse (IPCRN) is responsible for the surveillance, analysis, interpretation and reporting of healthcare associated infections (HAI); monitoring reportable conditions, educating employees about infection prevention; and the development of health system policies and procedures to insure rigorous infection prevention and control standards that meet accreditation requirements, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Centers for Medicaid/ Medicare Services (CMS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Federal Drug Administration (FDA), and other nationally recognized agencies and evidence based infection prevention and control practices within their assigned geography. Ensures timely reporting of infection prevention and control measures and outcomes based on CMS requirements.

The IPCRN is responsible for providing infection prevention and control education to assigned areas within their assigned geography. The IPCRN plans, develops, and implements a comprehensive consortium wide, infection prevention and control program. Sets goals based on risk assessments, evidence based practices, accreditation standards, and regulatory requirements in collaboration with the Infection Prevention and Control Committee. Conducts evidence based research to determine appropriate actions by collecting, analyzing and interpreting data. Facilitates and supports the process of educating staff, patients, and visitors on matters of infection prevention and control.

The IPCRN works in collaboration with the Nursing and Performance Improvement teams and is cross trained to assist in the department needs.

REGISTERED NURSE (LABOR & DELIVERY) – $50K Sign on Bonus!

The OB/Labor & Delivery Nurse performs a variety of nursing care procedures requiring professional knowledge and consideration of specific patient conditions and treatments, and ability to work independently in completing assignments. Guidelines include physician’s orders, standards of care, nursing policies and procedures manuals, hospital policies. Nursing duties include support to individuals of all ages and their families during their ante partum, post partum, laboring stages, new born baby care, and care of post-surgical C-section patients.

Utilizing after hours call services, holidays and weekends. On Call responds to all emergencies including trauma and fetal distress C-sections includes total peri-operative nursing care. Able to react in a calm manner and make sound nursing judgments in an emergency environment. 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. Accountable for proper delegation and supervision of CNA/Tech, LPN, Ward Clerk and/or PCE on unit during shift.

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CLINICIAN – LICENSED OR UNLICENSED

This position provides a variety of treatment services including individual, group, family, and marital therapy to any and all clients from birth to elder. This position also provides clinical services such as intake/diagnostic evaluations, case evaluations, and crisis intervention; as well as acts as a liaison with other agencies as required. This position is a member of an interdisciplinary treatment team and provides regular clinical supervision, ensures proper maintenance of clinical records in accordance with insurance regulations and established SEARHC policies and procedures. A clinician ensures that clinical productivity standards as established and followed. This position is available for after-hours telephone contact for clients in crisis when needed and as assigned; in addition to providing clinical support in person or by phone as needed at any SEARHC location within the Behavioral Health Division.

There is no specific responsibility to managing an operating budget. As a clinician the financial responsibilities lie in documenting all services as outlined first and foremost in the code of ethics of the profession. Clinicians maintain records necessary for rendering professional services to their clients and as required by laws, regulations, or agency or institution procedures. Clinicians include sufficient and timely documentation in their client records to facilitate the delivery and continuity of needed services. Clinicians take reasonable steps to ensure that documentation in records accurately reflects client progress and services provided. If errors are made in client records, clinicians take steps to properly note the correction of such errors according to agency or institutional policies, proper documentation is a requirement to ensure that SEARHC is able to bill accurately for services provided to client in accordance with state, federal, and insurance rules, laws and regulations. This position is a covered position in accordance with the Indian Child Protection Act (ICPA).

DENTIST – SignOn, Relocation, Geographical Allowance & Provider Retention Program

Our dentists on Prince of Wales Island work in a beautiful 5 chair clinic in Klawock providing dental services in an out-patient setting. They also travel out by car to our more remote communities to provide care.

Living and working in Alaska is an amazing adventure. Many people visit Alaska, but very few people can say that they ever lived here. The scenery is amazing and the opportunities for outdoor recreation are unlimited. Southeast Alaska is a temperate rain forest. We get lots of rain and good winter snow most years, but the temperatures are mild year-round - rarely below 10F in the winter or above 75F in the summer. We boast fantastic hiking, fishing, wildlife watching, boating, camping, hunting, skiing, and more!