Job Description & Requirements
Medical Surgical Nurse - Travel - (MS RN)
This general medical and surgical hospital is located in Ketchikan, AK. It is a 50 bed facility with 6 bed peds to geriatric pts. In 2016, this hospital was named Top Childcare Administrator for the state of Alaska by the Association for the Education of Young Children.
Position: We currently have an opening for a true generalist RN position with floating to ICU, LTC & OB (if traveler not previously oriented to float areas - sup will provide appropriate assignment within scope of practice). Join this highly motivated team of caregivers and enjoy a challenging and welcoming environment based on optimal patient care.
More about Ketchikan: This vibrant little city at the southern tip of the Alaskan panhandle calls itself the Salmon Capital of the World. But there's more to Ketchikan than sport fishing. Work by local artisans fills the galleries crowded in the narrow downtown, squeezed between the mountains and the sea. Wildlife abounds, from bald eagles and bears to orca and humpback whales. Visitors throng the town in summer, many arriving via cruise ships. Don't try to drive here; Ketchikan is on an island, one of hundreds dotting Alaska's Inland Passage. It's easy to get here by jet or ferry; from the plane or boat that delivers you, you ma y see the forests and bays of Misty Fjords National Monument or a totem pole on a remote island shore. Once you're here, you'll find float planes and sea kayaks as common as cars.
Basic Life Support Certification through American Heart Association
18 months experience
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification
Pediatric Advanced Life Support
About the Facility
Named the number-one healthcare facility for traveling nurses in the United States, this medical center also consistently ranks at the top of patient satisfaction surveys conducted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Beautifully situated on an inlet among the islands of southern Alaska, Ketchikan peers up at snow-capped mountains teeming with wildlife. Along the town’s boardwalk (called one of the best in the U.S. by USA Today) you’ll find restaurants, museums, galleries and gift shops buzzing with residents and tourists alike. Sport fishing, the annual Hummingbird Festival, and float plane tours are among the many other attractions.
Onward Healthcare's travel nursing assignments typically last 13 weeks, and include:
Competitive pay rates and comprehensive benefits
Medical plans with dental and vision
Complimentary, high-quality private housing
401(k) and flex spending options
Accident and short-term disability coverage
Free continuing education (CE) courses
Guaranteed pay program
Tuition discount program
About the Company
Onward Healthcare, an AMN Healthcare company, is a travel nursing company dedicated to moving our nurses careers "onward and upward." Our team of expert recruiters connect clinicians with exclusive travel nursing opportunities at the nation’s top hospitals and healthcare facilities. Onward's nursing assignments are part of a larger, comprehensive RN career development and consultation service. Onward/AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.