Providence Health & Services RN - Telephone Triage in Anchorage, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Registered Nurse (RN) (Telephone Triage, Variable, 0.5 FTE) to the Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska.

In this position you will:

  • Provide nursing triage and physician referral information to general public via telephone and/or in person.

  • Assess appropriate intervention using nursing process.

  • Document all encounters with patients seeking health advice for QI and risk management, clearly demonstrating the nursing process.

  • Utilize current hardware/software systems.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing

  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) license in the State of Alaska

  • 5 years of recent clinical experience in any of the following areas: medical-surgical, critical care, emergency, pediatric or maternal-child health nursing

  • Excellent telephone, verbal and interpersonal skills, including listening skills and counseling

  • Knowledge of commonly used medications and their effects

  • Knowledge of medical terminology and equipment

  • Ability to observe, evaluate and report reaction changes in the physical and mental conditions of patients

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BSN)

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: Part-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Advice Nursing

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 204344