RN – Labor and Delivery, Temporary


Company :  PeaceHealth
Location :  Ketchikan, AK, US, United States
Job Type :  Full-time
Job Status :  Permanent
Listing Info

PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center, in Ketchikan, Alaska, is seeking an experienced Labor & Delivery RN for a temporary 36 hour per week, night shift position.  Two month to six month assignment lengths available.  


We provide temporary housing, round trip transportation, and a 12% differential on top of wage.


Requires two years labor & delivery RN experience, healthcare povider BLS, NRP, ACLS, and completion of fetal monitoring course within the last two years.


With a population of 14,000, Ketchikan offers a small town atmosphere. On an island in southeast Alaska,  bordering the Tongass National Rainforest, the moderate temperatures offer numerous year around activities for the outdoor enthusiast.



Provides professional nursing direct patient care in compliance with professional practice and unit standards.  Promotes a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach towards patients, families and all members of the care delivery team.


Essential Functions

  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care needs.
  • Documents patient care in the healthcare record according to established standards.
  • Directs and delegates care to other team members in accordance with their education, credentials, and demonstrated competence.
  • Ensures own professional effectiveness through education and professional development.
  • Participates in the development of and maintains established hospital policies, procedures and objectives, quality improvement, safety, environmental and infection prevention program.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


    • Graduate of an approved school of nursing required.
    • BSN preferred.
    • Specialty certification preferred.

    • One year of experience as a registered nurse required.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.


    • Current State of Alaska Registered Nurse licensure at date of hire. 
    • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
    • NRP and Fetal Monitoring course completion within 180 days of hire.
    • ACLS certification preferred.

    Other Skills
    • Demonstrated ability to promote positive interpersonal relationships and patient/family centered work environment
    • Able to support and interpret medical center philosophy, policy and procedures
    • Basic computer skills




    There may be more than one opening on this posting.


    Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.


    About PeaceHealth


    PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and ten medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship – the spirit of health.


    We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Ketchikan, AK community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.


    Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!


    Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.


    Location: Ketchikan, AK, PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center (301)
    Job Category:  Nursing - RN Other; Nursing - RN Patient Care
    Shift:  Night
    Shift Length: 12 Hours
    FTE: 0.9
    Work Type:  Temporary
    Hourly compensation starts at: $30.01, more depending on experience
    Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support; Neonatal Resuscitation Program; Registered Nurse - Alaska


    PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.


    The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.


    Posting Notes: Ketchikan, AK || Nursing - RN Other; Nursing - RN Patient Care || Temporary || ROUTINE NURSING SVCS
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