DATE POSTED: October 06, 2023
JOB STATUS:  Permanent | Part-Time (0.70 FTE)
SALARY: $8,643 per month at 1.0 FTE| SR20 | BU09
LOCATION: This position is located at the Clinic/Urgent Care at Po’ipū of Kaua’i Region Clinics of Hawai’i Health Systems Corporation (HHSC) Kaua’i Region. Kaua’i Veterans Memorial Hospital (KVMH), Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital (SMMH), and The Kaua’i Region Clinics, which consists of The Clinic at Waimea, The Clinic at Port Allen, The Clinic at Kalāheo, The Specialty Clinic at Kalāheo, The Clinic/Urgent Care at Po’ipū, and The Clinic at Kapa’a, are all part of a public benefit corporation of the State of Hawai’i.
The Registered Professional Nurse (RPN) III provides professional nursing care for patients; 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 attending 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. The RPN III reports directly to the RPN IV (Nurse Support Coordinator) , position no. 59869 or its designee.
Candidates must be available to work rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays, and may be assigned to assist other clinic locations in the region based on operational needs.
  • 13 paid holidays each year (14 during election years)
  • 21 paid vacation days per year
  • 21 paid sick days per year
  • Medical, dental, vision, and prescription plans
  • Retirement and Deferred Compensation plans
  • Loan Repayment & Scholarship Programs


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. All applicants are required to provide evidence of all applicable education, licenses, and certifications. 

Education: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. Graduation from a nursing program with a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is highly desirable.

Licensure: Valid, active license to practice as a professional nurse in the State of Hawai’i. Applicants must submit evidence of current Hawai’i RN licensure (a copy of a valid license).

Certification: Current certification issued by the American Heart Association for Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Workers. 

General Experience: Six (6) months of professional nursing work experience. 

Selective Certification:

  • Of the six (6) months of professional nursing experience, six (6) months must have been in Urgent Care or Emergency Services,  where the employee independently demonstrated critical thinking skills and the knowledge that is age specific.
  • Intravenous (IV) and phlebotomy skills preferred. 
  • Experienced with triage, assisting with minor procedures, CLIA waived testing, and scheduling diagnostic exams. 


Knowledge of: Nursing theory and practice, technique and procedures; biological, physical, social, and medicinal sciences as related to the nursing theory and practice; nursing techniques and procedures; nursing literature and current trends and developments in nursing hospital/institution nursing programs and current trends and procedures necessary for their implementation.

Familiarity with standards, regulations, requirements of Medicare, Medicaid, TJC, procedures used in surveillance and control of Clinic/ Hospital facility infections.

Ability to: plan and schedule the work of others and utilize the principles and practices of supervision; apply nursing theory and practice in planning and giving nursing care; recognize, interpret and evaluate symptoms of patient’s condition; and take appropriate action; initiate and maintain working relationships with members of the medical staff, administration, nursing and other departments and agencies affiliated with the hospital.


Applicants must meet the health and physical requirements deemed necessary to effectively and safely perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.


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