Providence Health & Services Clinical Nurse Specialist Advanced - Adult Health ($10,000 Sign on Bonus & Relocation) in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Clinical Nurse Specialist Advanced (Adult Health, Day Shift, FTE 1.0) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. Prefer experience in Neuro or Ortho specialties.

In this position you will:

  • Support, supervise, and evaluate staff new to a clinical setting during their first 90 to 180 days on the unit.

  • Act within the nurse-patient, nurse-nurse, and nurse-system spheres.

  • Facilitate a multi-disciplinary and collaborative approach in the provision of health care, within a specialty area.

  • Be responsible for the promotion of excellence in the provision of nursing care through the implementation of clinical standards of practice and establishing competency standards for staff members.

  • Demonstrate a firm knowledge base and clinical expertise, function as a clinical resource, conduct and facilitate patient care consultation, and provide resources to assess the impact of appropriate practice on patient outcomes.

  • Support clinical rounds with the multi-disciplinary health care team and work closely and collaboratively with the physicians in establishing collegial relationships that benefit our staff, patients, and community.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Hold a master’s, post-master’s, or doctorate from a clinical nurse specialist program accredited by the Commission on the Collegiate of Nursing Education (CCNE) or the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. (NLNAC)

  • Registered Nurse (RN) license in state of Alaska

  • Certification as Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) if available (New graduate CNS have 1 year from graduation to obtain certification)

  • Certification in area of specialty (i.e., CEN, CCRN) within 1 year of hire or when the individual qualifies to take the exam

  • Current core course completions in Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) (Only those that apply to specialty)

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 3 years registered nursing experience in area of specialty

  • 2 years of clinical leadership responsibility

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

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

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.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Advance Practice Nursing / Clinical Nurse Specialist

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 159558