Registered Nurse - Long Term Care

Added: April 7, 2021
  • Country: United States
  • Region: Alaska

Sitka, Alaska has incredible RN opportunities at our Long Term Care Center. Sitka Long-Term Care offers professional, skilled nursing services in a protected, homelike environment. We are open to new grads!

Sitka Long-Term Care has been recognized as a 2019 recipient of the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award by the American Health Care Association and the National Center for Assisted Living. The Commitment to Quality Award acknowledges Sitka Long-Term Care’s continuous journey toward care excellence and its commitment to improving the lives of residents. The distinction is the first of three progressive award levels through the AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award Program. The program, presented by the leading association in long-term and post-acute care, honors association members across the country that have demonstrated their dedication to improving quality of care for seniors and persons with disabilities. Join our team!

RN cooordinates a variety of nursing care procedures for residents of various ages which requires professional knowledge and consideration of specific resident conditions and treatment. Participates in patient and family teaching and provides leadership by working cooperatively with ancillary nursing and other members of the healthcare team to maintain standards for professional nursing practice in the long term care setting. Guidelines include physician’s orders, standards of care, nursing policies and procedures, manuals, hospital and long-term care policies.

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. Accountable for proper delegation and supervision of CNA/Tech, LPN, and/or Ward Clerk on unit during shift.


Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing (Bachelor’s degree in nursing, Associate degree in nursing or Diploma in nursing).

Minimum of one (1) to two (2) years of nursing experience preferred.
Certificates and License

A valid, current, full and unrestricted RN license in the State of Alaska.
Must have current BLS certification.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:


Knowledge of nursing care principles, practices, diagnosis, and processes (including assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation) to provide professional nursing care to residents.
Competency to recognize adverse signs and symptoms and to act promptly in emergency situations.
Knowledge of pharmaceuticals, their desired effects, side effects, and complications in their use.

Skills to apply scientific principles in operating and monitoring of basic and specialized medical equipment such as AED.
Proficient in nursing procedures and basic nursing care.
Oral and written communication skills, can enter and retrieve resident data accurately, can verbally communicate findings with healthcare team.
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