Registered Nurse - Operating Room - Relocation and Sign on Opportunity!

  • SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium
  • Sitka, AK, USA
  • Aug 03, 2019
Full time Health Care Nurse

Job Description

Registered Nurse – Operating Room - Relocation and Sign on Opportunity!


SEARHC was established in 1975 under the provisions of the Indian Self-Determination Act as a non-profit health consortium which serves the health interests of the residents of Southeast Alaska. The intent of this legislation was to have Indian Health Service programs and facilities turned over to tribal management. Our contracting with IHS began in 1976 when we took over management of the Community Health Aides Program. In 1982, we took over operation of the IHS Juneau clinic, now the Ethel Lund Medical Center, and took over operation of Sitka’s Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital in 1986. We are one of the oldest and largest Native-run health organizations in the nation.

Position Summary:

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.


Position Complexities:

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.


EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED                                                                  

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing (BSN, Associate degree in nursing or Diploma in nursing)


  • Commission Corp Officers meet billet description requirements for a 0 - 2 to 0 - 3.
  • A valid, current, full and unrestricted RN license in the State of Alaska.
  • Current BLS or certification must be obtained within 1 month of hire date and biannually thereafter. Must have BLS until get ACLS, ACLS, PALS or all must be obtained within 6 months of hire date and biannually thereafter.
  • NRP Preferred


  • One year clinical nurse experience is preferred.
  • Prior Perioperative/PACU experience is preferred; if minimal experience and training required a two year commitment in the Perioperative field will be required.

Other Information

At SEARHC, we see our employees as our strongest assets. It is our priority to further their development and our organization by aiding in their professional advancement. Working at SEARHC is more than a job, it’s a fulfilling career.

We offer generous benefits, including retirement, paid time off, paid parental leave, health, dental, and vision benefits, life insurance and long and short-term disability, and more.

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