Providence Health & Services Registered Nurse Fellowship - Operating Room (1.0 FTE Days) in Anchorage, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Registered Nurse Fellow (1.0 FTE, Days) to the Operating Room at Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, AK.

This six (6) month orientation program will provide you with the information and skills you need to transition to perioperative nursing. The program is comprised of didactics, clinical experiences, special presentations/lecturers, case studies and skill labs to help you achieve clinical excellence. In addition, you will be paired with preceptors who will add their vast experiences to your knowledge base. With over 1,000 cases per month between 18 different suites, you will become an expert in all things OR. We offer state of the art equipment to include the new XI robot and hybrid room for minimally invasive procedures in an environment unmatched by any other in the region.

*Relocation offered when applicable.

In this position you will:

  • Work with a preceptor and assume increasing responsibility during the fellowship.

  • Demonstrate competencies in populations served at completion of fellowship.

  • Assess, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate patient’s care to achieve patient goals and to optimize outcomes.

  • Effectively advocate for ethical and holistic care by partnering in care planning to promote the autonomy, dignity, rights values and beliefs of those we serve.

  • Foster a learning environment for patient/families, nursing, and other members of the healthcare team including students.

  • Align practice with safety and quality. Be accountable for safety. Identify and correct problems.

  • Engage in ongoing professional development; promote a culture of inquiry that explores, integrates and disseminates research and evidence based practice.

  • Lead and coordinate teams, delegate, coordinate care and collaborate with others as equal members of the inter-professional care team to integrate nursing knowledge.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Nursing degree/diploma required upon hire

  • All Registered Nurses without a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing must obtain a Bachelor’s degree or higher within 3 years of hire

  • A RN with 20 years of RN experience will not be required to obtain a BSN

  • Active Alaska state RN license

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider from one of the following authorized governing bodies: American Heart Association (AHA), American Red Cross (ARC), or Military Training Network (MTN) upon hire

  • 12 months of nursing experience but new to specialty of hire

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelors of Nursing degree (BSN)

  • Certified Nurse Operating Room certification

About the Operating Room

This is a great opportunity to be employed by the largest OR facility in Alaska, that has the latest technology including robotics and provides state of the art patient care. Currently we have 17 OR suites and we are expanding. With over 1,000 cases per month, all surgical procedures are performed here except for organ transplants.

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

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

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 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 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: Surgical Services (Intraop)

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 139002