RAVEN Nurse Informatics II (Registered Nurse)
Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corp

Bethel, Alaska

RAVEN Nurse Informatics II (Registered Nurse)

Bethel, Alaska

The vision: Through Native Self-Determination and Culturally Relevant Health Systems, we strive to be the healthiest people.

At the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation (YKHC) we administer a comprehensive healthcare system throughout 58 rural communities with a mission of Working Together to Achieve Excellent Health.

YKHC serves 58 federally-recognized Tribes and operates 41 Village Clinics. Our five larger communities are served by five Sub-Regional Clinics. All communities in our service area are served by the 55 bed regional hospital in Bethel.

For more information about our hospital or the region please visit
Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation - We Strive to be the Healthiest People (www.ykhc.org)

The Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation (YKHC) is located in the Southwestern Alaska town of Bethel, with a total of approximately 6,000 people. YKHC supports 1500 employees, providing the health services to a primarily Yup'ik Eskimo Native population for an area the size of Oregon. Services are provided through a Bethel located hospital and 50 clinics throughout the YK Delta.

Position Summary:

The RAVEN Nurse Informatics (RNII) is an expert in human factors, patient safety, and the use of technology to optimize care delivery processes and effectively communicate patient care activity. The RNII specialist is responsible for effective process design, development, and implementation of the RAVEN and Clinical Decision Support. This role supports pharmacists, nurses, and other clinicians as the resource for requests related to PowerChart changes and additions. The RNII demonstrates independent decision making as appropriate in evaluation of requests for system improvements and determines feasibility and advisability of system changes. The RNII works closely with clinicians, departmental leadership, Quality, Patient Safety, Accreditation and Licensure Departments and Information Systems staff to clarify needs, prioritize requests, design workflow to fit with electronic systems, execute change, and facilitate adaptation to the RAVEN. The RNII may serve as the primary RAVEN instructor for new and existing nurses. The RNII will be required to work 2 shifts a month in the inpatient or emergency department setting. The RNII may be expected to complete other duties as assigned by the RAVEN Administrator.

Position Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and other duties as assigned.

  • Minimum Education: Must have completed a Bachelors of Science Program of education in Nursing from an NLN approved institution. BSN preferred.
  • Minimum Experience: Minimum of two years nursing experience preferred.
  • License, Certification, Registration: Must be licensed in good standing in the State of Alaska as a Registered Nurse. Current BLS. The successful candidate will be required to pass and maintain competencies for this position.
  • Equipment/Tools: Medical equipment as appropriate for position. Must have computer skills needed to access computerized medical records. Office equipment (i.e. computer, telephone, fax machine, copy machine).
  • Specialized Knowledge and Skills:
    • Proficient oral and written communication skills.
    • Able to practice nursing as described in the Alaska Status regarding the practice of Registered Nursing. Cognitive and technical knowledge required with the ability to manage care across the continuum of care.
    • Possess the ability for independent actions within prescribed limits.
    • Able to utilize the nursing process in the provision of patient care.
    • Able to administer treatments, medications, provide education, and collaborate with other professions.
  • General Responsibilities: Will be expected to be on call one out of six to eight weeks as second tier support for troubleshooting problems to identify if the particular issue is one that can be handled by the IT department at YKHC, or one that would better be handled by Application Management Services (AMS).
Benefits Include:
  • Generous PTO - beginning at 4.5 weeks
  • Ten paid holidays
  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Retirement plans
  • Employee Wellness Center
YKHC applies Alaska Native/American Indian (under PL 93-638), EEO, and Veteran Preferences. Under federal and state laws, YKHC performs criminal history and background checks to ensure customers are protected.

Working Together to Achieve Excellent Health

For more information, please contact YKHC Recruitment at: ykhc_recruitment@ykhc.org or 1-800-478-8905


Additional Information:
ID:14254Location:BethelDepartment:RAVEN Clinical ApplicationsEmployment Duration:70 Full timeTemporary Status:Not ApplicableHours per Week:40
Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status and any other basis protected by law. Individuals with disabilities needing assistance in the recruitment process are encouraged to contact Human Resources directly.

Under P.L. 93-638, preference is given to Alaska Native/American Indian applicants.

For more information, please contact the YKHC Recruitment Department at YKHCRecruitment@YKHC.org or phone (907) 543-6060 and ask to speak with a recruiter.

To view more positions available please visit YKHC Career Center (https://chu.tbe.taleo.net/chu01/ats/careers/v2/jobSearch?org=YKHC&cws=41)

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