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Providence Health & Services Nurse Navigator Heart & Vascular in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling an Nurse Navigator Heart & Vascular (Cath Lab Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivery 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:

  • Initiates a comprehensive assessment of patient/family needs. Collaborates with team members to ensure needs are met.

  • Collaborates with team members, the patient, the patient’s family and others as appropriate in the development of a biopsychosocial plan of care to meet the patient/family needs through the continuum of care including home health, rehab services, palliative care and other supportive care.

  • Provides feedback communication to attending physician/advanced practice nurse (as appropriate and with patient permission) on services provided through the navigation team.

  • Collaborates with appropriate team members to assure pre-certification approvals for diagnostics, procedures and treatment.

  • Promotes and role models collaborative practice and relationships with other health care professionals. Recognizes the role that the cultural diversity of patients and their families, employees, medical staff, volunteers and community members play in achieving productive and positive relationships.

  • Presents heart and vascular education information to community and professional colleagues through the Heart and Vascular Center and continuing education program.

  • Provides training, consultation, and assistance to facility personnel, as needed or requested.

  • Interacts, educates, and mentors volunteers and students as part of the navigation team.

  • Offers heart health, diagnosis and treatment education to community by phone, e-mail or on a one-to-one approach.

  • Legibly and electronically documents patient care activities, as appropriate, in an accurate, concise, and timely manner. Competent in the input and retrieval of information within the various forms of written and electronic documentation.

  • Collects, analyzes and presents data regarding monthly progress.

  • Consistently demonstrates and incorporates principles and policies of safety and infection control as defined by Hospital policy and procedure, National Patient Safety Goals and Emergency Response procedures. Complies with Hospital standards to assure continued compliance and regulatory requirements are met.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Associates Degree - Graduate of schoo lof nursing

  • State of Alaska Nursing License required

  • 2 years Cardiac nursing experience

  • Excellent collaboration and team building skills

  • Articulate and responsive to colleagues

  • Effective conflict management skills

  • Demonstrated analytical skills

  • Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills

  • Demonstrates a high commitment to quality

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelors Degree - graduate of school of nursing

  • 5 years Cardiac nursing experience

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 comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

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: Nursing - Other

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 290639