Registered Nurse - Inpatient/Med/Surg at Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corp in Bethel, Alaska

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Job Description:

Registered Nurse - Inpatient/Med/Surg

Bethel, Alaska

The vision: Through Native Self-Determination and Culturally Relevant Health Systems, we strive to be the healthiest people.

At the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation (YKHC) we administer a comprehensive healthcare system throughout 58 rural communities with a mission of Working Together to Achieve Excellent Health.

YKHC serves 58 federally-recognized Tribes and operates 41 Village Clinics. Our five larger communities are served by five Sub-Regional Clinics. All communities in our service area are served by the 55 bed regional hospital in Bethel.

For more information about our hospital or the region please visit
Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation - We Strive to be the Healthiest People (

Position Summary:

Responsible for the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation. Is responsible for directing and coordinating nursing care for patients based on nursing practice standards. Collaborates with other healthcare professional to provide quality, cost-effective and efficient care and to achieve the best possible patient outcome. Serves as a resource person when the situation requires. 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, including post-surgical and behavioral health patients. Is responsible for conducting the initial assessment and re-assessment every 24 hours.

Position Qualifications:

  • Must have completed a program of education in nursing from an NLN approved institution.

  • Minimum experience preferred 2 (two) years Med/Surg.

  • In addition, must be licensed in good standing in the State of Alaska as a Registered Professional Nurse.

  • Current BLS & ACLS.

  • YKHC is a qualified designated H1-C critical shortage area and will accept international nurses who have completed the NCLEX, TOEFL and Visa Screen.

Benefits Include:

  • Generous PTO - beginning at 4.5 weeks

  • Relocation bonus

  • Sign-on bonus

  • 30 days housing and airfare to Bethel

  • 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


Additional Information:

ID:13674Location:BethelDepartment:Nursing Unit - Med/SurgEmployment Duration:80 Full timeTemporary Status:Not ApplicableHours per Week:40
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.

Under P.L. 93-638, preference is given to Alaska Native/American Indian applicants.

For more information, please contact the YKHC Recruitment Department at or phone (907) 545-6060 and ask to speak with a recruiter.

To view more positions available please visit YKHC Career Center (

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