DATE POSTED: September 02, 2020
JOB STATUS: Temporary with Benefits/Full Time (1.0 FTE)
SALARY: $7,672/month (SR20/BU09)
JOB LOCATION: Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital (SMMH)- Kapaa, Kauai, HI
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.
Primary function of this position provides professional nursing care within the LTC; Coordinates care with other disciplines; Provides care that meets the psychosocial, physical and general aspects of care; Determines priorities of care based on physical and psychosocial needs of patients, as well as factors influencing patient flow through the system; Communicates with the ED physicians regarding changes in patient’s status, symptomatology and results of diagnostic studies; Responds quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Position is subject to rotating shift work, may be required to work holidays/weekends, and may be assigned to cover other nursing units as needed.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements. Please note that unless specifically indicated, the required education and experience are credited based on a 40-hour workweek.
Education Requirement: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.
License Requirement: License to practice as a 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.
Experience Requirement: One half (1/2) year of paid work experience as an RPN.
Certification: Basic Life Support (BLS) & Advanced Care Life Support (ACLS) certifications required upon date of hire.
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