Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) seeks Labor and Delivery Nurse to join its team in Sitka, Alaska. Sign-on and relocation assistance provided!
Mount Edgecumbe Medical Center (MEMC) is a community, Trauma lV hospital caring for the community on the coastal, island of Sitka (population 8,500) and the patients throughout the Inner Passage of Alaska. MEMC is a medical center of 25 beds with adult, children and infant patients (acute, specialty, primary and behavioral health services). As one of SEARHC's two hospitals, MEMC serves a natural medical hub within the region.
The OB/Labor and Delivery Nurse is a professional working to support individuals of all ages and their families during the ante partum, post partum, laboring stages, newborn baby care and post-surgical C-section care of patients. The OB/L&D Nurse work hours, holidays and weekends with on-call service to emergencies which include trauma and fetal distress, C-sections (including peri-operative nurse care). We seek the calm, team-oriented individual who is able to make sound judgment calls, initiating consultations and recognizing the need for input from other healthcare providers. Also assist in the delegation and supervision of CNAs/Technicians, LPNs, etc., during one's shift. As a staff member of Mount Edgecumbe Medical Center, the RN's workload ebbs and flows--unlike a large, matrixed healthcare provider, MEMC is able to provide a manageable workload and opportunities for RNs to grow and/or explore other RN opportunities
Team-oriented; Culturally sensitive to native Alaskans; Interest in living/working within a small community; RN license obtained for the State of Alaska (unencumbered), one year of clinical nurse experience and prior OB experience; BLS until able to obtain ACLS, PALS, NRP upon hire or within 6 months of hire date.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 4487
About Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium
Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) is one of the oldest healthcare organizations dedicated to Native Alaska healthcare services.
Approximately a 2 ½ hour plane flight from Seattle, WA, SEARHC is the healthcare system of hospitals, clinics and long term care services throughout the scenic, coastal Inner Passage of Alaska. Our temperature sweet spot is between 20 degrees in winter and just shy of 70 degrees in summer. We work and live proudly in one of the not-to-be-missed, beautiful mountains/water locations in the U.S. Our staff at Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) are dedicated healthcare professionals who is supported with excellent compensation and benefits. Our employees are valued assets and SEARHC actively safeguards them in their care giver roles during these difficult Covid times.