Providence RN Crisis Recovery Center (part time) in Anchorage, Alaska
Providence is calling a Registered Nurse (RN) (Crisis Recovery Center, Variable Shift, 0.6 FTE) to Providence Crisis Recovery Center 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 have the following responsibilities:
Provide a comprehensive patient assessment and evaluation
Develop and implement an individualized plan of care which reflects the standard of care, based on best practice, evidence-based medicine, and successful illness self-management practices
Provide and document necessary patient/family education in support of the interdisciplinary treatment plan
Develop the discharge plan of care with team, patient and family
Perform procedures and treatments according to accepted department/unit standards and the Nurse Practice Act
Monitor patient condition, notes changes in status, utilize judgment and takes appropriate action
Recognize and respond immediately and appropriately to potential emergency situations that arise
Demonstrate leadership skills in a clinical setting for delivery of patient care, through assessment identifies concerns, takes appropriate action to involve colleagues and management to promote resolution
Utilize therapeutic communication
Demonstrate adaptive/timely communication based on individual patient/family needs
Promote comfort measures based on experience, external resources, and interdisciplinary collaboration
Support improvements in practice setting
Participate in departmental activities that improve patient care and process systems
Assist others in transitioning and applying knowledge to the clinical and operational setting
Promote and role models collaborative practice and relationships with other health care professionals by focusing on patient needs, status, and outcomes
Actively engage in communication, feedback, and conflict resolution
Take a leadership role in building and maintaining an environment that fosters open communication, patient and family-centered care, and collegial relationships
Must attend a minimum of 80% of scheduled staff meetings or as required by the Clinic Director
Responsible for all meeting content regardless of attendance
Required qualifications for this position includes:
Graduate of an accredited/approved school of Nursing
Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Alaska
Competencies may include mandatory unit required competencies, and BLS. ACLS, PALS, NRP, as designated
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from American Heart Association (AHA) upon hire
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
One (1) year Registered Nurse experience in an acute care hospital.
Experience in mental health or social service setting desirable.
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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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 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.
Job Category: Clinic/Ambulatory Care Nursing
Req ID: 271123