Providence Health & Services Registered Nurse, Staff – Progressive Care Unit, Day Shift, Relocation and Sign on Bonus! in Anchorage, Alaska


Registered N urse, Staff – Progressive Care Unit

Providence is calling a Staff Registered Nurse to the Progressive Care Unit,

( PCU ) (Shift, 0.9) at Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska.

“Learn. See. Build.” That’s how the nursing manager at Providence Anchorage Medical Center sums up a career in the Progressive Care Unit. Each day, you’ll learn something new from both patients and fellow team members, while also receiving ongoing training opportunities to keep skills up to date. You’ll see and be inspired by a diverse range of cultures and the stunning beauty of Alaska. And you will build your career for the future as part of one of the largest health systems in the US that has a culture of professional development and promoting from within. Are you interested in becoming part of a unique team who treats employees AND patients as part of the family; working together to provide quality nursing care?

The Registered Nurse (RN) provides professional, comprehensive nursing care for patients in an acute care environment. Accountable for the delivery of coordinated, safe, compassionate, therapeutic, evidence-based quality care to patients and families, based on individual physical, emotional, and spiritual needs, and appropriate care strategies throughout the lifespan. Practices in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act in the state of employment, the American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics for Nurses, and the ANA scope and standards of practice. Key functions and specific skills for the job are found in the unit specific onboarding checklist and in standards that are applicable to the specialty.

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 upon hire.

  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) license

  • Current State of Alaska Registered Nurse license by date of hire.

  • Bachelors of Nursing (BSN) or higher required within three (3) years or 20 years of RN experience

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

  • Twelve (12) months acute care experience working with the patient population similar to department of hire or completion of the specialty residency located at that facility.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelors of Nursing degree (BSN.)

  • National certification in area of specialty.

Did you know?

Providence Alaska Medical Center is a level II trauma center which provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other hospital in the state.

PAMC was awarded in 2016 the Platinum Performance Achievement by the American College of Cardiology, the Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement award by the American Stroke Assoc. and the American Heart Association and also the “Workplace Well-Being Award” by Anchorage Economics Development Corporation for providing employees to get access to preventive health care.

Alaska is the only state that does not collect a sales tax or an individual state income tax which means more take home pay!

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 provide relocation AND a $5000 sign on bonus! Apply now!

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 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: Cardiac Care Nursing

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 141979