Job Description

Homer, AK

Full Time

Work Hours: Monday - Friday, Hours can vary



South Peninsula Hospital is looking for a great talent to join our diverse leadership team as the Acute Care Assistant Manager.

    • Health/dental/vision/life insurance
    • 403b retirement plan with employer match
    • Health and wellness reimbursement
    • Company sponsored Life Insurance
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Childcare facility anticipated to open Summer 2024.
    • Generous paid leave and so much more…….
  • Endless outdoor activities to enjoy: 
    • Countless hiking trails
    • Endless camping locations with stunning views
    • #1 destination for Halibut fishing

HOURS: This is a Full-Time position with 80 hours a pay period (1.0 FTE). The schedule may vary to meet department needs.


  • Responsible for the nursing team and quality of patient care in the absence of the Director of Acute Care.
  • The Assistant Manager will assist in ensuring the nursing department provides consistent, attentive and efficient care to patients and is responsible for monitoring nursing staff, nursing activities and patient care. While also ensuring the hospital is compliant with federal, state and local standards.
  • Serve as a supporting role to the Acute Care Director by helping to manage the day-to-day operations and coordination of all communication, evaluations, projects, committee, disciplinary actions and schedules.
  • This position is non-union and exempt under the laws of the FLSA. 
  • The Acute Care Assistant Manager reports to the Acute Care Director.


  • Education/License/Certifications:
    • Minimum requirement of an associate’s degree from an accredited school of Nursing. A Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree is preferred.
    • Active license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Alaska
    • Maintain current certifications: Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification (ACLS)
    • Must obtain and maintain certification within six (6) months of hire: Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification (PALS), Emergency Nurse Pediatric Course (ENPC), Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC)
  • Work Experience:
    • Supervisory experience is required.
    • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in an acute care and/or intensive care setting is required.
    • OB/ED experience is preferred.
    • Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the patient population served.
    • Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures as well as laws, regulations and guidelines that pertain to nursing care facilities.
    • Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, procedures, etc. that are necessary for providing quality care.
    • Ability to successfully direct staffing resources, facilitate teamwork, prioritize activities, and respond in emergency-disaster-related needs.
    • Effective speaking, listening, and writing skills are required to communicate with personnel and providers at all levels. 
    • Experience in quality improvement projects/dashboards, Skills Labs, and educational programs is required.
    • Mathematical/analytical ability required for time card system, meeting budget and capital preparatory and approval processes, and calculation of drug dosages, statistical analyses and other presentation and operational activities.
    • Demonstrated ability to lift up to 50 pounds without self-injury, as well ability to walk and stand for prolonged periods of time, including stooping and sitting.
    • Ability to wear personal protective equipment, including respirator for extended period of time.


South Peninsula Hospital is a 22 bed critical access hospital (CAH) with a 28 bed long term care facility and 9 bed Emergency department that operates 24 hours per day. The hospital is located on the southern end of the Kenai Peninsula.  At South Peninsula Hospital, we are more than just a hospital. We are the community’s leading healthcare organization, offering not only the services expected in a small town, like primary care, home health and a nursing home, but also more advanced specialty services, like orthopedics, interventional radiology, pediatric therapy and neurology. And thanks to our outstanding staff, we are a three-time top 100 critical access hospital and score above the state and national average in the Medicare Hospital Compare patient satisfaction and quality scores and Press Ganey Employee Satisfaction Survey. SPH recently obtained a 5 Star Patient Satisfaction rating through CMS (Centers of Medicare & Medicaid Services).

Homer, Alaska, is a small, charming seaside community nestled on the shores of beautiful Kachemak Bay, offering breathtaking views of glaciers, mountains and wildlife. You’ll be impressed with the surrounding school, museums, art galleries, fine dining options and seaside accommodations. If you are looking for community, adventure, culture, scenery or solitude, you'll find all of that and more here!




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