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Providence Health & Services RN - Crisis Recovery in Anchorage, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Registered Nurse (Crisis Recovery Center, Variable Shift, 0 FTE) to Providence Alaska Medical 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:

  • Provides a comprehensive patient assessment and evaluation. Develops and implements an individualized plan of care which reflects the standard of care, based on best practice, evidence-based medicine, and successful illness self-management practices.

  • Provides and documents necessary patient/family education in support of the interdisciplinary treatment plan.

  • Develops the discharge plan of care with team, patient and family.

  • Performs procedures and treatments according to accepted department/unit standards and the Nurse Practice Act.

  • Monitors patient condition, notes changes in status, utilizes judgment and takes appropriate action.

  • Recognizes and responds immediately and appropriately to potential emergency situations that arise.

  • Demonstrates 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.

  • Utilizes therapeutic communication. Demonstrates adaptive/timely communication based on individual patient/family needs.

  • Promotes comfort measures based on experience, external resources, and interdisciplinary collaboration.

  • Supports improvements in practice setting. Participates in departmental activities that improve patient care and process systems. Assist others in transitioning and applying knowledge to the clinical and operational setting.

  • Promotes and role models collaborative practice and relationships with other health care professionals by focusing on patient needs, status, and outcomes.

  • Actively engages in communication, feedback, and conflict resolution. Takes 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.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • 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:

  • 1 year Registered Nurse experience in an acute care hospital

  • Experience in mental health or social service setting

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 a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

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 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.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Clinic/Ambulatory Care Nursing

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 241144

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