Providence Health & Services RN Primary Care - Extended Care Kenai Cottage ($2,500 bonus and relocation) in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Primary Care Registered Nurse to the Kenai Cottage at Providence Extended Care in Anchorage, AK.

The Primary Care Nurse (PCN) will work as a collaborative member of a Cottage nursing team and provide/supervise resident care for a specific group of residents, to include administering medications/treatments, assisting with care/interventions, life engagement, supervision of team members, monitoring implementation of the care plan, and coordinating referrals to other members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team, families and physicians. The PCN will promote a resident directed care model in the cottage setting, utilizing every aspect of the environment/care model to promote quality of life and a sense of belonging.

In this position you will:

  • Communicate closely with the residents and their families to keep them informed of needs or changes.

  • Supervise overall resident care for a specific group of residents within scope of practice according to licensure.

  • Administer medications and treatments and provide direct licensed nursing care for a specific group of residents on a given shift.

  • Contact other members of the healthcare team as needed.

  • Report to the C.N.A.'s and gain a return report from the C.N.A.'s during the shift.

  • Collaborate with all other healthcare professionals as needed for service for appropriate residents.

  • Assess residents within the scope of practice according to licensure.

  • Update the care plan as changes take place and at least quarterly.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.

  • Current Alaska Registered Nurse license.

  • Proficiency in medication administration.

  • Ability to clearly articulate and communicate ideas verbally and in writing.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Six (6) months nursing experience in a health care facility (acute care, long term care, rehabilitation center).

  • Supervision/leadership experience.

About Our Community

Providence Extended Care at the Cottages is a beautiful facility designed around resident driven care where there is a feeling of family between caregivers and residents. Caregivers are given a high level of independence and autonomy. We are proud of our great work culture and we have the highest caregiver engagement scores system wide !

We have a circle of eight cottages nestled on a campus with a fabulous view of the mountains. The commons building includes a facility reception area, resident bank, gift shop, rehabilitation therapies, chapel, supplies, dietary services, and administration offices. Each cottage is named after an Alaskan river and is a home with 12 private bedrooms/baths situated around a warm, inviting hearth and living area. An open kitchen allows residents and guests to enjoy the aromas and happenings of a kitchen, just like home. A patio located just off the dining area provides easy access to the outdoors and gardening opportunities. Large windows in the living area provide spectacular views for all to enjoy.

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among the nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health 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. 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: Evening

Job Category: Long Term/Transitional Care Nursing

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 138077