Providence Health & Services LPN - Long Term Care *On-Call* in Seward, Alaska
Providence is calling a Licensed Practical Nurse Primary Care (LTC Nursing, Variable Shift, 0.0 FTE) to Providence Seward Mountain Haven in Seward, 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:
COMMUNICATE: Closely with the elder and their family. Keeps the elder and family informed of needs or changes.
Overall care for a specific group of elders within scope of practice according to licensure.
This includes performing chart reviews, to include but not limited to, eMARs, eTARs, and provider orders match; ensure that elder needs are addressed, documentation is accurate, and evaluating effectiveness of interventions; and review elder care plan for accuracy.
This includes review of progress notes for any plans that may not have been brought forward at the time of the writing of the periodic assessment note to the care plan.
ADMINISTER: Medications and treatments, and provide direct licensed nursing care for a specific group of elders on a given shift.
Other members of the clinical support team, as needed.
Complete provider orders, ensuring diagnosis, or condition with each order. Evaluate justification for each medication as medically necessary.
Coordinate efforts to reduce medications.
Refer to nursing or social worker intervention prior to gaining an order for a psychoactive medication.
Consuls RN Team Advisor for possible plan of care changes prior to requesting medication or calling the provider.
Alert RN Team Advisors, Mgr. LTC Nursing, DNS, and Employee Education Nurse of needed education.
REPORT: To the Shahbazim and gains a return report from the Shahbazim during the shift.
COLLABORATE: With and report significant events, findings, and change of condition to RN Team Advisors and clinical support team for service needs of elders.
ASSESS: Elders within the scope of practice according to licensure.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Graduate of an accredited school as a Licensed Practical Nurse
Current Alaska Registered Nurse license
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification at time of hire from one of the following governing body
American Heart Association (AHA) - (BLS Provider)
American Red Cross (ARC) - (BLS for Health Care Provider)
Military Training Network (MTN) - (Healthcare Provider)
Complete Encore and Green House Model modules within 4 months of hire
Proficiency in medication administration
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
6 months nursing experience in a health care facility
About Mountain Haven
Providence Mountain Haven is the first Green House® home in Alaska, which is includes 4-lodges, each with 10-Elders. Teams are self-managed, have consistent staffing, and have strong patient to caregiver ratio. Caregivers typically have 5:1 patient ratio and work 12-hour shifts. Nestled against Iron Mountain, in Seward, AK, it is a great home for Elders to live out their later years! http://alaska.providence.org/locations/psmh/Pages/default.aspx
About Providence Seward Medical Center
Providence Seward Medical and Care Center is a 6-bed critical access hospital and 40-bed long term care facility providing quality health care to residents and visitors. Our team of physicians, nurses, and support staff deliver compassionate, quality care to all patients. We care for the patients ranging from infants to the elderly with services including, primary care, emergency, inpatient, swing bed, lab, radiology, therapies and nursing home care.
Located only 125 miles south of Anchorage on Resurrection Bay, Seward offers a small community feel and access to a multitude of world class outdoor activities such as kayaking, fishing and hiking.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
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.
Schedule: On Call
Job Category: LPN/LVN
Req ID: 299548