• Inpatient Pediatrics RN

    Posted: 06/02/2024

    Make your move to Alaska! Experience the midnight sun in the summer, a front-row seat to the northern lights in the winter, and the opportunity to advance your experience and skills as you enjoy the Alaskan lifestyle.

    Foundation Health Partners (FHP) is looking for Registered Nurse's to join the Inpatient Pediatrics team! For more information about FHP’s Pediatrics services click here!


    Pay & Benefits:

    • Compensation: $36.42 to $60.33 hourly wage based on experience and education
    • Retention Bonus: $10,000 -$15,000  Retention Bonus (DOE)
    • Relocation Assistance: up to $7,500 Relocation Assistance
    • Temporary Housing: 90 Days Temporary Housing Provided
    • Additional Pay: Shift Differential, Annual Increases, Paid Time Off
    • Benefits: medical, vision, dental, 401k with employer match
    • Education Benefits: FHP Tuition Assistance, Student Loan Forgiveness
    • Other Benefits: Onsite Gym, Wellness Programs, Discount programs, The Learning Center (childcare services)
    • Shifts Available: 

      Full Time; Nights; 36hr/wk; 12hr Shifts

      ***Call Required***

    Join our Pediatric team- As a new member of our healthcare family, you will receive comprehensive training and mentorship to ensure a smooth transition into the exciting field of pediatric nursing! We value your fresh perspective and enthusiasm for making a positive impact on the lives of young patients and their families. For your commitment, we offer a competitive wage range for Pediatric Registered Nurses, ranging from $36.42/hr. - $60.33/hr. DOE. In addition, we provide attractive incentives for relocation assistance and transitional housing support to facilitate a seamless integration into our team and community. If you are a compassionate and dedicated new graduate or experienced RN with a passion for pediatric nursing, we encourage you to apply and be part of our team dedicated to providing exceptional care to our pediatric population.


    About Fairbanks Memorial Hospital
    Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is a non-profit facility owned by the Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation. A Joint Commission-accredited facility with 152 licensed beds, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is the primary referral center for residents of Alaska's interior. We have a strong patient to nurse ratio and a culture of Shared Leadership. In addition to our exceptional clinical environment, our location offers incomparable lifestyle rewards away from work. In Fairbanks, small-town living, spectacular natural beauty and endless recreation combine to create a one-of-a-kind place to live, work and play. 


    Living in Fairbanks:

    As the second largest city in Alaska, Fairbanks offers a unique blend of large-town amenities, breathtaking landscapes, and plenty of wide-open space, making this community one of the most special in the country. With a rich history and plentiful diversity, Fairbanks is proud to be called the Golden Heart City, and only once you visit will you understand the name to be true. 

    • No state income tax and no sales tax.
    • Second largest city in Alaska at 100,000 residents.
    • College Town – the University of Alaska Fairbanks, UAF Community & Technical College
    • Military Community – Ft. Wainwright Army Post & Eielson Air Force Base.
    • 15 Elementary Schools | 4 Middle Schools | 4 High Schools | 10 District “Schools of Choice”| robust youth sports programs

    Summer activities: Midnight sun, hiking, fishing, camping, gold panning, kayaking, berry picking, rafting, rock climbing, recreational flying, community-wide festivals, live music, and events.

    Winter activities: Northern lights, skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, hockey, curling, ice fishing, dog mushing, ice climbing, hunting, ice art, word class hot springs, community-wide art shows, and festivals etc.


    1. Assesses patient physical, psychological, social, spiritual, educational, developmental, cultural, and discharge planning needs. Reviews patient history and physical with patient/family and assures completion within appropriate timeframe. Reviews available information obtained by other health care team members. Reviews diagnostics and laboratory data and reports abnormal results to the physician(s) and other appropriate caregivers. Completes assessment and reassessments according to patient need and as outlined in policy.
    1. Formulates a plan of care, including the discharge plan, utilizing assessment data and patient, family and health team input. Initiates a plan of care based on patient-specific needs, assessment data and the medical plan of care. Goals for patient are realistic, measurable and developed in conjunction with the patient/family. Considers the physical, cultural, psychosocial, spiritual, age specific and educational needs of the patient in the plan of are. Plans care in collaboration with members of the multidisciplinary team. Reviews and revises the plan of care to reflect changing patient needs based on evaluation of the patient's status.
    1. Implements the plan of care through direct patient care, coordination, delegation, and supervision of the activities of the health care team. Provides care based on physician orders and the nursing plan of care. Provides care in compliance with policies and procedures, standards of care, and regulatory agency requirements. Delegates appropriately, and provides nursing supervision in the provision of care to patients by other licensed nurses and other personnel. Promotes continuity of care by accurately and completely communicating to other caregivers the status of patients for whom care is provided.
    1. Evaluates patient and family response to care and teaching, and revises the plan of care as needed. Evaluates patient progress towards goals and expected outcomes in collaboration with other health care team members. Evaluates patient response and the effectiveness of teaching.
    1. Documents assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation in the patient record. Documentation is legible, timely, and in accordance with policy. Documentation reflects objective/subjective data, nursing interventions and patient response to treatment. Notes physician orders accurately and in a timely manner.
    1. Provides care based on the best evidence available, and may participate in research activities within clinical practice. Participates in unit or facility shared leadership. Interacts and participates in the education, role development, and orientation of facility personnel, patients, students, families and visitors. Promotes/supports growth of others by acting as a preceptor or mentor when appropriate.
    1. Contributes to society through activities that lead to excellent patient outcomes through timely, effective, efficient, equitable, and safe care. Actively participates in the improvement of national nursing quality indicators and outcomes. Such activities may include participating in professional organizations.
    1. In some roles, this position may supervise staff and work flow of the department. 

    Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Foundation Health with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.


    Must possess a valid current or temporary Alaska RN license. Requires the knowledge and skills normally demonstrated by an Associate's degree in nursing. BLS certification is required. May require ACLS, PALS, or additional certification and/or continuing education based on area of practice.

    Requires creative thinking, prioritizing, and flexible problem solving skills. Also requires the ability to communicate clearly in both verbal and written forms.

    Bachelor's degree preferred. Professional certification preferred.

    Experience working in an acute care setting within the past 12 months as a Registered Nurse in the specialty area preferred. 

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.


    Foundation Health Partners is an EEO/AAP employer; qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.