ENVIRONMENT: South Peninsula Hospital is a combined 22 bed acute care and 25 bed long term care facility located at the southern end of the Kenai Peninsula. The surgery unit consists of two rooms, one main general room and another for local endoscopy procedures. The working environment is generally pleasant, clean, and well maintained. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. Trained dexterity and strength to use specialized surgical instruments and assist the surgical team during procedures often requiring strenuous manipulation. The employee is frequently required to stand, sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and with explosives and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and risk of radiation. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Located on the southern tip of the Kenai Peninsula, Homer is alive with a variety of activities. Nestled on the shore of Kachemak Bay, Homer offers breathtaking views of glaciers, mountains and wildlife for year-round outdoor recreational opportunities.
South Peninsula Hospital is a full-service hospital that provides for the needs of our community. We have a newly constructed and remodeled 28...-bed acute care facility providing first-rate services in an entirely patient-focused and state-of-the-art facility.
We offer a wide range of general and specialty services including a 24-hour emergency department, 25-bed skilled nursing home, surgery department, home health care, physical rehabilitation, laboratory and imaging department.