Providence Health & Services RN - Emergency Department in Anchorage, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Registered Nurse (RN) Staff (Emergency Department, Variable Shift, 0.9 FTE) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska!

This is a position with the unique opportunity to join an award-winning, nationally recognized hospital. We invite you to grow and develop your nursing career in our newly expanded, hi-tech Emergency Department, complete with additional trauma rooms and specialized Pediatric units!

In this position you will:

  • Deliver and supervise safe, evidence-based quality care, individualized for assigned patients which reflects a standard of best practice in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act.

  • Collaborate and consult with the patient, family members, and healthcare team to develop, document, implement and monitor individualized care plans and consult with all parties to assure necessary education in support of the treatment plan.

  • Work in partnership with healthcare team, the patient, and others as appropriate, in the development of a proactive discharge plan.

  • Legibly and electronically document patient care activities and information in an accurate, concise, and timely manner.

  • Support and assist with orientation of new staff and students.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Nursing degree/diploma required upon hire

  • All Registered Nurses without a Bachelor's of Nursing (BSN) degree or higher must obtain a BSN within 3 years of hire. RNs with 20 years of RN experience will not be required to obtain a BSN

  • Current Alaska State Registered Nurse License

  • Certifications required upon hire:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS)

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) within 90 days of hire

  • Certifications required within 180 days of hire

  • Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC)

  • Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC)

  • 12 months acute care experience working with the patient population similar to department of hire or completion of the specialty residency at the Alaska Medical Center

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing (BSN)

  • National certification in Emergency Nursing (CEN)

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, as well as a bustling, down-town environment; the perfect combination of gorgeous scenery, wilderness, and city-life.

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

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

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. 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: Variable

Job Category: Emergency Nursing

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 163358