Providence Health & Services RN Staff Orthopedics in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Registered Nurse to the Orthopedics Department at Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, AK.

The registered nurse will be accountable for the delivery and supervision of safe, quality care that is individualized for their assigned patients and follows the nursing process in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act (assessment, planning implementation, evaluation).

In this position you will:

  • Provide professional nursing care to patients requiring orthopedic care.

  • Be responsible for the assessment, treatment and care of patients in populations and ages as assigned.

  • Accept and promote professional development as an integral part of nursing practice.

  • Access, analyze, customize, coordinate and communicate the patient’s plan of care and activities collaboratively with other members of the health care team. Families and or significant others will be included within the plan of care as appropriate.

  • Direct, delegate and manage the care delivered by colleagues and subordinates.

  • Perform all duties in a manner that respects and supports the family centered care model.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of an accredited/approved school of nursing.

  • 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:

  • One (1) year experience as a Registered Nurse in an acute care hospital setting.

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence Alaska Medical Center's Orthopedic Unit is a 36-bed unit, providing orthopedic care for elective procedures and admission, injuries, and major multi-trauma. There are two levels of care: Regular medical/surgical care and high level of intermediate care that includes bedside cardiac monitors and telemetry. Nurse to patient ratio varies depending upon acuity and the patient level 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: Night

Job Category: Nursing - Other

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 136820