Med Surg Nurse
Location:
Anchorage , Alaska
Posted:
October 19, 2017
Reference:
01406-5360
This unit offers a holistic approach to pain management. Integrative Medicine is offered to all patients to help with pain, nausea, insomnia and stress. This is also offered to family members who support our patients. Alternative offerings include: breathing techniques, motivational interviewing, aroma therapy, music therapy and guided imagery.

The Medical/Telemetry unit has so much to offer. They currently have excellent team cohesiveness due to shared governance including interviewing new potential team members, scheduling input, exploring medical/surgical unit initiatives, and organization of the unit remodel. The Medical/Surgical Unit will also pay for medical/surgical certification for nurses looking to continue education. The unit also offers reimbursement for chemotherapy certifications, palliative care, and oncology certifications.

The Registered Nurse RN - Medical/Surgical-Oncology provides direct patient care in the acute Med-Surg setting. The patient population includes a variety of medical and surgical diagnoses in addition to care to oncology patients. The registered nurse med/surg oncology administer medications, performs treatments and therapies, assumes responsibility for professional growth, and assists in education and development of staff. The Medical/Surgical Oncology RN participates in performance improvement initiatives and demonstrates the use of quality improvement in daily operations.

Alaska Regional Hospital consistently achieves top ratings and recognition for outstanding quality performance and excellent clinical outcomes. To achieve this level of high-quality, compassionate patient care, we depend on the collaborative efforts of our entire team, from physicians, to clinical specialists, and support staff. Anchorage is a thriving community offering plenty of opportunities to have fun. Alaska boasts some of the most incredible scenic beauty around the world and draws visitors year-round who come for a vacation and end up making Alaska home. Alaskans enjoy all the amenities of an urban lifestyle that includes performing arts, museums, cultural activities, shopping and fine dining only minutes from the great outdoors. You can enjoy golfing under the midnight sun, hiking, biking, fishing, skiing and other popular outdoor activities a short distance from home.
Qualifications:
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing (required) (BSN preferred)

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:
  • Alaska RN License in this state (required)
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider (required)

EXPERIENCE:
  • 2 years of medical/surgical acute care hospital experience
  • 1 year of RN Oncology experience preferred

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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