Providence Health & Services RN Resident - Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU) in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Registered Nurse (New Grad) to an Internship opportunity in the the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, AK.

Registered Nurse Internships are designed for new graduates or recent graduates with less than six months experience. The intensive preceptorship prepares inexperienced nurses for the challenges of patient care in an acute care hospital setting. As an Intern in the NICU you will work in a challenging environment providing critical care in the children’s hospital. Training is expected to last One (1) year with an additional commitment of Two (2) more years in the Maternity Center.

The Spring cohort will start on March 6th, 2017

In this position you will:

  • Plan, direct, and provide professional nursing care within an assigned unit using the team approach.

  • Delegate aspects of patient care consistent with team members level of preparation.

  • Coordinate care planning with other disciplines and team members. Serve as the point of contact for patient information.

  • Observe patient to reflect a knowledge of pathophysiology and the disease process, including physical, psychosocial, spiritual, and education needs, cognitive status, safety, and equipment.

  • Develop plans to reflect the identified needs as well as expected outcomes obtained from the patient assessment.

  • Demonstrate effective clinical judgment, and provides appropriate therapeutic interventions.

  • Determine effectiveness of interventions, and revises the plan of care based on expected outcomes.

  • Attend and participate in all scheduled didactic education and professional development conferences related to their selected track of the internship.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of an accredited/approved school of nursing.

  • Recent graduate from a School of Nursing with less than six (6) months acute care experience, or less than two (2) years of non-hospital nursing experience.

  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Alaska.

  • Variable schedule to meet department needs.

  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, and work with a variety of health unit teams.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • BSN.

**PAMC is not offering relocation assistance with this position

About the ministry you will serve.

The NICU at PAMC is the only level III NICU in the state of Alaska. The NICU has a bed capacity of 42 with an average length of stay of 24 days. Significant subgroups include premature infants <37 weeks gestation, newborns with respiratory compromise, congenital anomalies and medical complications. Care in the NICU incorporates an interdisciplinary team collaboration to develop, implement, and evaluate an individualized plan of care.

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: Variable

Job Category: RN Resident

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 138012