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Providence Health & Services RN - Manager PeriOperative Services in Kodiak, Alaska


Providence is calling a Nursing Manager for our Perioperative Services Department (Operating Room Dept, Day Shift, 1. FTE) to Providence Kodiak Alaska Medical Center in Kodiak, 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 be:

  • Demonstrates the ability to provide leadership by developing a positive work environment. Provides guidance and support to staff members to ensure that they are able to perform their work effectively and efficiently.

  • The Perioperative nurse manager provides for the delivery of patient care utilizing the Nursing Process within the framework of the Nurse Practice Act, ANA Code for Nurses and Standards for Nursing Practice. Directs and assists licensed and ancillary team members with assigned responsibilities.

  • Demonstrates professional interpersonal and verbal skills when communicating with a wide variety of people from differing literacy levels, languages and cultures.

  • Exhibits the necessary skills to build effective teams by coaching, building trust, and training staff to work collaboratively and cohesively with other staff and/or team members in a variety of settings Encourages positive interaction and, if necessary, directs staff to work directly with other team members when resolving issues. Monitors key processes to identify and define the team’s effectiveness.

  • Develops and implements work schedules and work assignments fairly, equally, and in a manner which is consistent with staff learning and development plans.

  • Is responsible for completing and regularly monitoring the departmental operating and capital budgets. Anticipates and adjusts operating plans to meet facility goals.

  • Establishes clear clinical practice expectations based on professional standards for areas of responsibility. Able to provide clinical care and is a role model for staff in the clinical setting.

  • Assumes responsibility for obtaining information and expanding job knowledge and competency that reflects current practice. Role models personal development and education. Evaluates own practice in relation to professional practice standards and guidelines, relevant statutes, rules and regulations.

  • Develops and maintains quality control and quality assurance programs by developing indicators to measure, monitor, and report performance to other team members. Seeks input from various customer groups in order to develop and maintain quality. Reports to the Performance Improvement Committee (PIC) as required.

  • Embraces the Providence Service Standards in all aspects of position. Presents and conducts self in a professional manner.

  • Communicates regularly with the Chief Nursing Officer. Represents the Perioperative Department in all meetings and negotiations with other departments or outside agencies. Participates in facility committees as appropriate.

  • Evaluates departments’ structure, reporting relationship and position incumbents to ensure that high standards of performance are achieved. Assures optimum perioperative performance by meeting goals and projections, providing timely and accurate data as requested and maintaining compliance with all Federal, State and local laws.

  • Maintains current knowledge of industry trends and issues and is knowledgeable on legal issues associated with hospital/physician activities.

  • Works collaboratively with PKIMC Administration to identify and recruit needed physician specialties. Collaborates with colleagues from other departments within the organization for the purpose of furthering the goals and objectives of the Perioperative department.

  • Participates and works in conjunction with the Coordinator of Communications and Public Relations in various internal and external marketing activities geared towards increasing census, promoting PKIMC’s programs and services, and maintaining visibility in the community.

  • Implement care/services that recognize age/diversity specific needs/issues of customers served.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's degree on Science in Nursing/Graduate of an accredited/approved school of Nursing.

  • Must complete required in-service annually as determined by institution/department.

  • 5 years experience of Clinical Registered Nurse

  • 2 years experience of Clinical management in a Perioperative area.

  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Alaska.

  • BLS or the ability to attain certification within 90 days of date of hire

  • ACLS, PALS required (as designated) or the ability to attain within six (6) months of date of hire.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's degree on Science in Nursing

About Kodiak Island Medical Center

Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center (PKIMC) provides comprehensive health care to residents and visitors of Kodiak Island. This critical access hospital features 25 acute care beds, including four birthing suites, one OB triage room, and two ICU beds. In addition, the Elder House, PKIMC’s long term care facility, has 22 beds.

PKIMC provides an extensive array of inpatient and outpatient services, including emergency department, surgery, laboratory services, maternity, general medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, sleep studies, specialty clinics, diagnostic imaging services and pharmacy and is staffed by a mix of primary care physicians, surgeons and specialists who provide family practice, internal medicine, obstetrics, radiology and general practice.

For more information regarding Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center, please click on the following link:

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

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: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Nurse Lead/Supervisor/Manager

Location: Alaska-Kodiak

Req ID: 245796