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Providence Clinical Nurse Specialist Advanced - Critical Care *1.0 FTE, Days, $10,000 Hiring Bonus and Relocation Assistance* in Anchorage, Alaska


$10,000 hiring bonus for eligible external hires that meet required qualifications and conditions for payment.

Clinical Nurse Specialist Advanced in Ak Nursing Prof Support at Providence Alaska Medical Center

Support, supervise, and evaluate staff new to a clinical setting during their first 90 to 180 days on the unit. Acts within the nurse-patient, nurse-nurse, and nurse-system spheres.

Facilitates a multi-disciplinary and collaborative approach in the provision of health care, within a specialty area. Responsible for the promotion of excellence in the provision of nursing care through the implementation of clinical standards of practice and establishing competency standards for staff members.


Required qualifications:

  • Master's Degree from a clinical nurse specialist program accredited by the Commission on the Collegiate of Nursing Education (CCNE) or the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. (NLNAC).

  • Current RN license in state of Alaska.

  • Current APRN – CNS license in the state of Alaska.

  • Current certification as CNS.

  • Current certification in area of specialty (i.e., CEN, CCRN).

  • Current core course completions:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS),

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS),

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) -or- Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP )

  • Three (3) years registered nursing experience in area of specialty

  • Two (2) years clinical leadership responsibility

Preferred qualifications:

  • CNS certification is preferred in area of specialty

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

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!

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Our Mission

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.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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: Day

Job Category: Nurse Lead/Supervisor/Manager

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 363050