Providence Health & Services RN Resident - New Grads - Med/Surg Units in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a new graduate Registered Nurse to an internship opportunity at Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, AK.

The Registered Nurse Internship is 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. Programs last from three to twelve months, depending upon the unit.

Med/Surg units encompass Orthopedics, Oncology, Medical/Surgical, Progressive Care, Neuro and Resource Pool. Positions start March 6, 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.


Qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of an accredited/approved school of Nursing

  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Alaska

  • Less than six (6) months of acute care experience, or less than two (2) years of non-hospital experience

  • Variable schedule to meet department needs

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

**PAMC does not offer relocation for internships.

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: Variable

Job Category: RN Resident

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 137280