Center Nurse- RN (Job ID: 3683)


Alaska Job Corps Center – Palmer, Alaska

No longer interested in the commute to Anchorage? Apply now to join the Alaska Job Corps Center (AKJCC) team located in Palmer, Alaska. At AKJCC we strive to educate more than 200 young adults per year in eight different trades necessary for Alaska’s economy. Job Corps has seen almost 50,000 young people benefit from programs offered each year and has trained and educated over two million students since it’s founding in 1964. It is the largest nationwide residential career training program in the country today. With housing, training, education and transition support services available, each student has a team available to help them succeed.

 

The Alaska Job Corps Center is not only a place to advance your education and career, it is also a place to grow and make lifelong memories in the classroom setting and in Alaska’s great outdoors. Throughout the year there are so many activities to do! You can fish, hike, snow machine, cross country ski, explore the trails, golf at the world class Palmer Golf Course or just admire the scenery. Work and live in the beautiful Mat-su Valley, and experience Alaska at its best! Join our team today!

 

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Summary

Provides nursing care for students who are sick and/or injured, prevention of illness and promotion of good health within limits of licensure and in compliance with government, corporate, and management directives.

Essential Duties Job Functions

 

  • Provides nursing services within scope of practice for state-specific nurse practice act.
  • Triage of emergency or urgent situations; administer emergency or first aid care; triage students who report to clinic during walk-in hours to determine the appropriate level of care necessary for the health and safety of the students.
  • Assist in monitoring students with chronic conditions to ensure medication and treatment protocols are in compliance.
  • Assessment and treatment of illness utilizing protocols or referral to physician or nurse practitioner as appropriate.
  • Assist physician or nurse practitioner with examinations and scheduling.
  • Track labs/testing to ensure continuity of care and for billing purposes.
  • Track immunizations for compliance with federal and state law, and Job Corps requirements.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date student medical records in accordance with PRH and Job Corps Wellness Guidelines.
  • Follow-up on minor and major illnesses by phone interview and/or appointment with physician or nurse practitioner.
  • Schedule and track follow-up appointments and referrals off center.
  • Issue prescription medications as ordered by a licensed physician or nurse practitioner.
  • Educate students about their illness or injuries to facilitate a positive recovery.
  • Relate health and wellness to students by one-on-one teaching, presenting to classes, and by setting a positive example.
  • Maintain prescription inventory, follow-up with supply orders and screen for expiration dates.
  • Maintain a supply of common non-prescription medications and issue to instructors, residential and recreation staff for student use, as needed, in first aid and medical kits maintained in areas outside of the Health & Wellness Department.
  • Provide in-service instruction to staff on a wide variety of health and wellness topics.
  • Maintain a working relationship with community partners.
  • Serve on committees as appointed.
  • Cultivate and maintain a climate on Center that is free of harassment, intimidation, and disrespect to provide a safe place for staff and students to work and learn.
  • Promote student attainment of career success standards through modeling appropriate skills, mentoring students, monitoring skill acquisition and intervening when inappropriate behavior is observed.
  • Perform all other duties as requested.

 

Knowledge, Skills, Experience

Mandatory

 

  • Licensed Registered Nurse in the state of Alaska.
  • Must have an active, unrestricted license to practice in Alaska.
  • Minimum of an AA in Nursing.
  • Two (2) years related experience.
  • Valid driver’s license, with an acceptable driving record.
  • Successfully pass background check and drug test.

 

Preferred

  • Bachelors Degree in Nursing.

Palmer, AK

23 day(s) ago

Tribal Affiliation(s)
Any Affiliation

Closing Date 2021-09-15