Providence Health & Services Clinic RN - Primary Care (Huffman) in Anchorage, Alaska
Providence is calling a Clinic Registered Nurse (RN) (Pmg Primary Care Huffman, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Physician Service Organization in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
In this position you will:
Observe patients for pathophysiology and the disease process, including physical, psychosocial, spiritual, and education needs, cognitive status, safety and equipment.
Demonstrate effective clinical judgment, and provides appropriate therapeutic interventions per clinic guidelines.
Determine effectiveness of interventions, and communicates to physician and other healthcare provider.
Prepare patients for physician or healthcare provider encounters including auditing charts in accordance with standards and policies. Take vital signs as indicated, records patients’ histories, prepare appropriate instruments for examination or procedure.
Perform patient follow-up including notifying patients of laboratory results, scheduling referral appointments, maintaining charts and records, and responding to patient telephone calls.
Maintain tracking systems to ensure compliance with medical guidelines and health maintenance standards.
Assist physicians and other healthcare providers in procedures such as minor surgery, sigmoidoscopy, biopsy, colposcopy, IUD insertion, orthopedic casting, treadmill, and stress testing.
Perform nursing procedures such as EKG, spirometry, ear lavage, injections, starting and maintaining intravenous infusions, dressing changes, urinary catheterizations, finger stick blood glucose testing, tympanograms and audiograms.
Providence education to patients in a wide variety of health care subjects such as maternal/child health care, nutrition and life style issues, sexually transmitted diseases, basic health care maintenance, and self-administration of medications.
Perform nursing visits independent of physicians including blood pressure screenings, diabetic teaching, and newborn weight checks.
Perform support duties such as sterilizing and wrapping instruments, stocking and cleaning exam rooms and treatment rooms, facilitating physician correspondence, obtaining consents for treatment, and reviewing medication cupboards for outdated medications.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Graduation as a RN from a school of nursing accredited by the National League of Nursing.
Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Alaska
1 year of professional nursing experience
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from American Heart Association (AHA) upon hire.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Prior clinic or outpatient experience
Knowledgeable of the uses and effects of medications, medical terminology and medical equipment
About the ministry you will serve.
Providence Medical Group is a group of primary care, specialty care and hospital-based medical providers who serve Alaska in many locations. Our providers and staff strive to create a distinctive health care experience for each patient – one focused on trust, respect, communication and teamwork.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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.
Job Category: Clinic/Ambulatory Care Nursing
Req ID: 244257