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Work. Life. Balance.

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.

RADIOLOGY EDUCATOR AND LEAD CT/MRI

Assist non-licensed radiology staff within the consortium with learning aspects of radiology positioning, technique controls, systems software, and quality improvement of images obtained.

REGISTERED NURSE – Wrangell Medical Center – $50K Sign on Bonus!

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 – Emergency Dept

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 – 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 – Operating Room

This position is located within the Operating Room of SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium. Has knowledge in circulating and scrub tech duties for all types of elective and emergency cases performed, including abdominal, thoracic, Urology, ENT, Plastic, Orthopedics, Vascular and OB/GYN. Multi-tasks efficiently and ensures the surgical cases proceed throughout the day in a timely manner. Utilizes after-hour call services, to staff the Operating Rooms (OR), for nights, holidays and weekends.

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. On Call OR Registered Nurse responds to all emergencies including trauma and fetal distress C-sections includes total peri-operative nursing care. Accountable for proper delegation and supervision of CNA/Tech, and/or Senior Office Specialist on unit during shift.

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.

Registered Nurse – Emergency Dept

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.

RADIOLOGY TECHNOLOGIST (ULTRASOUND)

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) (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.

NURSE MANAGER – ED TRAUMA

Position Summary:

The ED Nurse Manager/ Trauma program manager is responsible for providing administrative oversight and direction for the Emergency Department and trauma services at Mt. Edgecumbe Medical Center. The ED Nurse Manager/ Trauma program manager will provide accountability for planning, directing, leading, and evaluating nursing care within these service areas. Responsibilities include participation as the Trauma Coordinator; this is a fundamental aspect of this position and key to the success of this organization’s trauma program development, implementation, and evaluation. Work practice reflects mission, vision, and values of the hospital and departments based upon evidence based best practice. Ensures that departments are maintained in a manner that meets all Critical Access Hospital (CAH) Guidelines.

CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT – Long Term Care

To provide basic nursing care in Long Term Care to non-acute and/or acutely ill residents 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 ill patients/residents and in the event of emergencies. Job requires lifting of patients/residents who are non-ambulatory on a regular interval. Mentally requires a caring attitude in dealing with both acute and non-acute patients/residents 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 LN. This position is covered under the Indian Child Protection Act.

RURAL REGISTERED NURSE

Provides professional nursing care to patients of all ages from infant to elderly including after hours urgent/emergent clinic. Performs professional nursing duties utilizing the nursing process and initiating nursing actions, providing comprehensive nursing care to meet the physical, emotional, spiritual, and socio-cultural needs of the patient and family. Demonstrates initiatives and ability to work independently on a variety of tasks during times when patient load is light.

Must be able to identify life threatening situations quickly. Must be organized and able to coordinate all aspects of patient care to provide the highest quality of healthcare services and to promote excellent customer service. The RN makes daily decisions affecting patient access to care and direct delivery of care. Communication with the patient, primary health care provider and SEARHC support services are required. This position is under the direct supervision of the nurse manager. Employee is expected to make decisions using basic nursing knowledge and skill developed from educational experiences and training. This person is expected to function independently, be self-starting and show good judgment in decision and problem solving.

REGISTERED NURSE – MOUNTAINSIDE URGENT CARE

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.

RADIOLOGY TECHNOLOGIST (ULTRASOUND)

Perform ultrasound and radiography exams. Schedules 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) (X-RAY) – $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. Performs CT and X-Ray at Ethel Lund Medical Center and the Urgent Care Clinic when needed.

PART TIME REGISTERED NURSE – ELMC

This position functions within the nursing department to assist patients and medical staff within the ambulatory care setting by providing a variety of nursing services to all ages (cradle to grave) of patients.

This position works within a nursing team which consists of RN’s, LPN’s, and unlicensed clinical assistances. They are responsible to perform full assessments, prioritize patient needs and patient flow, and 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 patient services. As necessary, the RN may work in other nursing roles, so that departmental functions are covered on a daily basis. Performs duties in a responsible, respectful and caring manner to promote effective relationships.

Monday - Friday 7:45 am - 4:45 pm with a one hour lunch

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.

AMBULATORY NURSING DIRECTOR

This position is responsible for establishing consistent nursing practice among SEARHC ambulatory clinics. The Ambulatory Nursing Director also works to align all nursingstaff with goals and objectives as well as the mission, visionand values of Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC).

The position also functions as the consortium-wide point person for clinical support and functions. The incumbent works closely with the Vice Presidents, Medical Directors and Clinic Administrators to improve clinic functions and flow, enhances the patient experience, and ensures staff training and competency.

Position Complexities

The position assumes a primary responsibility for leadership and development of clinic nursing staff. This includes administrative support, programmatic development and continued quality improvement. The candidate provides direction for professional development of clinic nursing staff, supports operational improvement aspects of clinics in collaboration with the Medical Directors and Clinic Managers. Works cooperatively and closely with all department heads and staff to promote improved patient and staff satisfaction and quality care. The role of the Ambulatory Nursing Director is heavily matrixed and requires a high degree of clinical nursing knowledge as well as leadership and the ability to influence change and collaborate with multiple departments and teams.

The position works within very fast paced clinical settings. The incumbent must be able to physically move quickly through the environment, at a quick pace, stand for long periods of time, have the ability to bend, stoop, climb and move to the floors. The incumbent must be able to follow complex directions, multi-task, and solve problems quickly and accurately. The incumbent anticipates the needs of others and seeks help when appropriate. Willingness to travel to remote sites in Southeast Alaska by small aircraft.

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.

DIRECTOR OF MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS

The Director of Marketing and Communications is responsible for the implementation of the marketing and communications strategy for SouthEast Alaska Health Consortium (SEARHC) as it is established by the SVP, Chief Operations Officer and Senior Leadership.

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 – 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.

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.

Licensed Practical Nurse – Long Term Care

Coordinates a variety of nursing care procedures for residents of various ages which requires professional knowledge and consideration of specific resident 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 long term care setting. Guidelines include physician’s orders, standards of care, nursing policies and procedures, manuals, hospital and long-term care policies.

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, and/or Ward Clerk on unit during shift.

This position is a 3/12s schedule and may include night shifts.

REGISTERED NURSE (LTC) – 15 bed unit -$50K Sign-on Bonus & Relocation provided!

Work in a wonderful environment! Our LTC is a 15 bed unit, and provides excellent care for our residents! SEARHC offers relocation and a sign on bonus! Join us!

Coordinates a variety of nursing care procedures for residents of various ages which requires professional knowledge and consideration of specific resident 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 long term care setting. Guidelines include physician’s orders, standards of care, nursing policies and procedures, manuals, hospital and long-term care policies.

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, and/or Ward Clerk on unit during shift.

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.

CLINICAL DIETITIAN (MEMC)

The Clinical Dietitian position exists to function within the Medical Nutrition Services department. This position serves as part of the multidisciplinary healthcare team to provide patient care that is integrated, compatible with the patient-focused medical goals and culturally-appropriate in accordance with SEARHC’s strategic goals. Performs in a professional manner and respects confidentiality.

Required to make daily decisions on nutritional management about a wide range of clinical problems for both inpatients and outpatients. This necessitates keeping up-to-date in all clinical areas to manage daily problems as well as on call. Complex problems may require literature searches, consultation with medical staff, other dietitians, as well as other health professionals to determine a management plan. They must prioritize their time within the constraints of food service, short term admissions and coordination of nutritional care with other members of the health care team. Responsible for maintaining and applying current scientific knowledge about food and nutrition to individuals and groups in states of health and disease to promote optimal health outcomes within the social, economic and cultural context of the Alaska Native/American Indian population in accordance with SEARHC’s primary objectives and the policies and procedures of the medical nutrition services department.

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.

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

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!