Inpatient Services Program Manager
Maniilaq Association - Kotzebue, AK

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Join a COMPASSIONATE and ADVENTUROUS team that delivers health and social services to communities above the ARCTIC CIRCLE from modern facilities in Kotzebue, Alaska and 11 surrounding villages! EXCELLENT BENEFITS & SALARY, AMAZING COMMUNITY & CULTURE! BENEFITS INCLUDE: Relocation, sign-on and retention bonuses, free medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability and retirement for employee, IHS, NHSC and Alaska State loan repayment site, CEU/CME/CDE allowance and paid days, hospital housing available for rent, 30 days accrued leave in first year, 11 paid holidays, leave cash out option, no State Income Tax, Alaska’s Permanent Fund Dividend, employee gym and saunas, close knit community, 5 minute commute/walk to work, endless year-round outdoor activities and ways to enjoy the beauty of Alaska, and more! POSITION SUMMARY: Functions as first line supervisor in the management of Inpatient Units (M/S, OB, ER, Pediatrics) where nursing services are provided on a 24-hour a day seven days a week basis. Participates in the development of the provision of care programs policies and procedures. Audits the implementation and effectiveness of Nursing Care programs for appropriateness of the nursing services provided. When assigned, acts as the Director of Nursing in the absence of the DON. Assists the DON in providing nursing leadership and acts as a resource person for the nursing staff. Participates in the decision making processes and nursing research to modify and/or improve the delivery of care in the Health Services Program. Provides rotational on call for 24 hour nursing management coverage in all nursing programs. Reports to the Director of Nursing. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Must currently be licensed as a registered nurse in the State of Alaska or able to obtain upon hire. Masters Degree, Baccalaureate Degree, Associates Degree, or Diploma in Nursing from an accredited college or university. Five or more years of health care experience preferably at least one year in health care administration. Knowledge of state and Federal regulations and Joint Commission standards. Ability to work cooperatively with employees, outside agencies and the community. Knowledge of current theoretical approaches to nursing care, research and strategies. Knowledge of leadership, management and performance improvement concepts. The ability to participate in developing and implementing strategies to address opportunities for improving the delivery of nursing care to patients.
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For over 30 years, Maniilaq Association has been providing extensive health, tribal, and social services to residents of rural Northwest...