PER DIEM RN LTC -#109568 (KAUAI-SM120)

Job Description

DATE POSTED: December 23, 2019


SALARY: $49.78/hr (SR20E)

JOB LOCATION:  Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital, Waimea, Kauai, Hawaii 

FUNCTION:   This position is located in the Long Term Care Unit of Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital (SMMH).  SMMH is part of the Kauai Region, Hawaii Health Systems Corporation, a public benefit corporation of the State of Hawaii operating 13 facilities statewide.

 The Per Diem Nurse coordinates nursing care for patients, participates in patient and family teaching and provides leadership by working cooperatively with other staff and departments in maintaining standards of nursing care; follows established policies, procedures or specific instructions. In the event there are no patients in the unit, this position may be assigned to various units within the Nursing Services and may require cross training and floating as assigned.  Position is also subject to a combination of 12 and 8-hour shifts.



To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements. Please note that unless specifically indicated, the required education and experience may not be gained concurrently. In addition, qualifying work experiences are credited based on a 40-hour workweek.

Education Requirements:  Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.

Experience Requirement: Six (6) months of responsible professional nursing experience.

Selective Certification Requirements: Applicants shall be restricted to those possessing the following:

Applicants are required to provide current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) in Health Care Provider (adult, child and infant), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification within one (1) month of employment.

Substitution: Possession of a master’s degree from an accredited college or university school of nursing may be substituted for the six (6) months of required Experience.

License Required:  License to practice as professional nurse in the State of Hawaii. Applicants must submit evidence of current Hawaii RN licensure (a copy of valid license) at the time of appointment.


KNOWLEDGE OF: Nursing theory and practice; biological, physical, social and medicinal sciences as related to nursing theory and practice; nursing techniques and procedures; nursing literature and current trends and developments in nursing.

ABILITY TO: Apply nursing theory and practices to planning and giving nursing care; recognize, interpret and evaluate symptoms of patient’s condition and take appropriate action; direct the work of nursing assistants; work effectively and cooperatively with patients, family members, medical staff and employees.




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