Providence Health & Services Registered Nurse Staff, Electronic Intensive Care Unit (eICU) - 0.9 FTE Variable in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Staff Registered Nurse (RN) to the Electronic Intensive Care Unit (eICU, Variable, 0.9 FTE) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska.

The eICU is a telemedicine monitoring system which helps care for critically ill patients in multiple hospitals from a single location. Nursing staff monitor and analyze patients' vital signs, medications, test results and other data through two-way audio/video and alert bedside clinical staff to potential problems before they occur.

In this position you will:

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

  • Effectively advocate for ethical and holistic care 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.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Nursing degree/diploma required upon hire

  • All Registered Nurses without a Bachelor's of Nursing (BSN) degree or higher must obtain a BSN within 3 years of hire. RNs with 20 years of RN experience will not be required to obtain a BSN

  • Unencumbered Registered Nurse (RN) license in state(s) of hire, and wherever care is delivered. If RN holds a multistate license through the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), the RN must adhere to the requirements of licensure in the new state(s) of hire

  • Certifications required at time of hire

  • Basic Life Support (BLS)

  • Advanced Cardio Life Support (ACLS)

  • Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) certification within 1 year of hire

  • 12 months acute care experience working with the patient population similar to department of hire or completion of the specialty residency at the Alaska Medical Center

About the eICU

The concept is simple: Cameras, microphones, and high-speed computer data lines come together in a central location to monitor patients in virtually any number of ICU rooms at remote hospitals. The centralized monitoring location is staffed 24/7 by intensivists and experienced ICU nurses, who are on hand to help the floor staff ensure the highest possible patient care. Join an elite team of healthcare professionals working with an advanced technology tool (eICU) that increases patient safety and satisfaction within Providence Health and Services, Alaska. The eICU launched successfully in February 2009. Our eICU is a centralized, intensivist-led care team that uses enabling technology to continuously monitor, assess and intervene in support of the on-site caregivers. Nurses utilize the latest technology by entering and analyzing pertinent patient data, evaluating alerts and trends, communicating alerts to bedside care givers, and participate in multidisciplinary rounds.

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: Variable

Job Category: Critical Care Nursing

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 159854