Hope Community Resources, Inc.

  • Anchorage: Community Health Nurse - RN

    Job ID
    2018-2470
    Job Locations
    US-AK-Anchorage
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Compensation Min
    USD $30.35/Hr.
    Compensation Max
    USD $36.42/Hr.
  • Salary/Compensation

    Pay Grade 10

    Overview

    Are you looking for a position that is fulfilling? Are you interested in travelling within Alaska at least 4 times a year? Does a job that offers a lot of diversity draw you in? If so, a great opportunity at Hope Community Resources awaits you! We have an immediate opening for a full time and part time Community Health Nurse. Hope is seeking a committed team member that is able to help children with medical needs and their families be successful in the community of their choice. You can make a difference!

    The Community Health Nurse – RN (CHN-RN) provides services to Hope support recipients through their work in providing evaluations, health care planning, care management, and ongoing monitoring of adults and children with complex medical conditions. The CHN-RN provides education to support recipients, families and staff.  This position works independently in both urban and very remote communities; The CHN-RN utilizes professional experience and knowledge to function independently.

    Responsibilities

    • Evaluates and coordinates the widest range of medical and community resources and provides ongoing monitoring and health care management for individuals requesting supports. Advises on necessary modifications by traveling to support recipient’s home and/or community regularly. This may include homes in small towns and rural villages not in close proximity to formal health care.
    • Collaborates and provides clinical support and guidance regarding health issues and concerns to families, staff and support recipients.  Provides functional authority over direct support professionals to maintain a high quality of care.
    • Facilitates communication and collaboration with parents/guardians, hospital staff, care coordinators, discharge planners, medical vendors, physicians, therapists, and others as needed to manage and/or advocate for the support recipient’s service needs. . 

    Qualifications

    Requirements:

    • Associate degree in a Nursing required. BSN preferred.
    • Two years of RN experience required.
    • Current State of Alaska Registered Nurse license required and must be maintained throughout employment.
    • Must be willing and able to travel to remote Alaska quarterly. This may entail small planes.

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