Providence Health & Services Clinic Registered Nurse - Senior Care Clinic in Anchorage, Alaska
Providence is calling a Clinic Registered Nurse (RN) to the Senior Care Clinic with Providence Physician Services in Anchorage, Alaska.
The Clinic Registered Nurse will plan, direct, and provide professional nursing care in a medical office using a multidisciplinary approach.
In this position you will:
Prepare patients for physician or healthcare provider encounters including auditing charts in accordance with standards and policies.
Take vital signs as indicated, records patients’ histories, prepares appropriate instruments for examination or procedure.
Perform nursing procedures such as EKG, spirometry, ear lavage, injections, starting and maintaining intravenous infusions, dressing changes, urinary catheterizations, finger stick blood glucose testing, tympanograms and audiograms.
Education of patients in a wide variety of health care subjects such as maternal/child health care, nutrition and life style issues, sexually transmitted diseases, basic health care maintenance, and self-administration of medications.
Perform patient follow-up including notifying patients of laboratory results, scheduling referral appointments, maintaining charts and records, and responding to patient telephone calls.
Assist physicians and other healthcare providers in procedures such as minor surgery, sigmoidoscopy, biopsy, colposcopy, IUD insertion, orthopedic casting, treadmill, and stress testing.
Maintain tracking systems to ensure compliance with medical guidelines and health maintenance standards.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Graduation as a RN from a school of nursing accredited by the National League of Nursing
Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Alaska
1 year of professional nursing experience
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Prior clinic or outpatient experience
Knowledgeable of the uses and effects of medications, medical terminology and medical equipment
About Providence Alaska Medical Center
Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.
As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.
Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Clinic/Ambulatory Care Nursing
Req ID: 162189