Licensed Practical Nurse-Outpatient-Sign On, Relocation and Retention Bonus

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Nursing



Your passion is in what you do, the care you provide, and the dedication with which you serve. It is the same commitment with which our people live their lives, and in turn, share their culture.

With Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation in Bethel, Alaska, you’ll serve the over 50 rural communities in the Yukon Delta Region who come to us for care. You’ll grow your skills and expertise in a clinically challenging environment, and experience a community environment within a community that will embrace you as one of their own.

Serving the people of Southwestern Alaska, the Yukon-Kuskokwim Hospital is a 50-bed general acute care medical facility. Fully accredited by The Joint Commission, services include adult med/surg, pediatrics, obstetrics, emergency room, as well as outpatient family medicine clinics, pharmacy, lab, and imaging.

Position Summary:
To provide quality nursing care to all patients. To serve as a viable member of the nursing staff, utilizing scope of practice. Provide care to all patients with respect of patient rights and dignity. Actual duties and responsibilities may vary depending on assigned areas
May be responsible to work in conjunction with Health Aides to ensure rooms are stocked and check-lists are completed. May assist in ordering medical supplies. While not taking call as a first responder, will be requested to screen calls over the phone and may be required to assist the mid-levels in the clinic after hours.
Applies age specific considerations and cultural diversity when rendering patient care. Supports Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation’s mission statement. Is responsible for care of all patients from birth to elderly.

Position Qualifications:

  • Graduate from an LNL school for LPN's or LVN's. In addition must be licensed as an LPN in the State of Alaska in good standing.
  • New graduates accepted. Preferred 1 year hospital experience.
  • Current CPR certification (BCLS) required. Must be licensed in good standing in the State of Alaska as a Registered Professional Nurse. Current BLS. The successful candidate will be required to pass and maintain competencies for this position. IV certification course
  • Preferred. Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Certification.
  • Office machines (i.e., multi-line telephones, computers, copy machines, etc) Medical equipment as appropriate (dynamapp, thermometer, etc)
  • 1. Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • 2. Ability to work in patient care setting.
  • 3. Knowledge of psychiatric patients.


Benefits Include:

  • Generous PTO – beginning at 4.5 weeks
  • Ten paid holidays
  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • School loan repayment eligibility
  • Tort Claims coverage
  • Retirement plans
  • Employee Wellness Center

Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and any other basis protected by law. Individuals with disabilities needing assistance in the recruitment process are encouraged to contact Human Resources directly.

Preference is given to Alaska Native/American Indian applicants according to the provisions of P.L. 93-638.

Working Together to Achieve Excellent Health


For more information, please contact YKHC Recruitment at: ykhcrecruitment@ykhc.org or 1-907-543-6060 and ask to speak with a recruiter. If you would like more information about our organization and positions available please visit our website at www.ykhc.org .

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