Registered Nurse - 3/12's Full Time *With Sign-On Bonus*
Location: ANCHORAGE, AK
North Star is Alaska’s premier behavioral health provider that specializes in helping young people with life’s challenges. We recognize that childhood should be a time of joy, fulfillment, growth, and nurturing care. We also recognize that situations happen that are beyond young people’s control or ability to effectively handle. Our programs at North Star work with the family and the community to help facilitate optimal growth and nurturing throughout times of childhood adversity. Our goal is to help young people get on a track that leads to a life of youthfulness – the life that children and adolescents deserve.
We are currently searching for a Registered Nurse to join our established team. The RN will serve as a Unit Nurse, being responsible for delivering quality general and psychiatric nursing care to patients with emotional or psychiatric disorders. You will serve actively and constructively as a member of the multi-disciplinary treatment team, supporting the organization and program philosophy of care to ensure the safety and well-being of each patient.
This position requires a current Alaska RN license as well as either an Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Nursing. You must be able to demonstrate sound leadership skills and have the ability to utilize these skills in organizing the activities and schedules for medical and/or non-medical tasks. Clinical and interpersonal skills and the ability to be an exemplary role model to others, as well as having the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in a variety of clinical and support teams are a must. Confidentiality is a must for this position. In order to perform this job, knowledge of adolescent growth and development is essential as well as skills in applying these concepts within a therapeutic treatment environment. Familiarity with management of therapeutic level systems is a plus.
To apply, please visit www.northstarbehavioral.com and go to the employment section. Follow the instructions to apply online.
North Star is an Equal Opportunity Employer.