Providence Health & Services RN - Hospice in Anchorage, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Registered Nurse (RN) Staff (Hospice, Variable Shift, 0.0 FTE) at Providence Hospice in Anchorage, Alaska.

In this position you will:

  • Be accountable for direct and indirect quality care for patients and families of all ages, according to the individualized needs of the patient, following the nursing process and in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act and under the direction of the Hospice Director or designee and on order of the physician.

  • Provide skilled nursing care to patients living within the service area of hospice.

  • Coordinate patient care activities with other members of the health care team in a collegial relationship to promote patient comfort and assist in the achievement of a comfortable and peaceful death.

  • Assess the patient and family's needs to develop the nursing care plan using the nursing assessment and process.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing

  • Alaska State Registered Nurse License

  • Valid Alaska driver’s license, reliable transportation and auto insurance in accordance with state automobile laws

  • Pharmacology, Phlebotomy, and IV skills

  • Knowledge of end of life care

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience in Oncology, Hospice, or Long Term Care

  • Knowledge of infusion therapy

About the Hospice Program

The hospice program emphasizes quality rather than length of life. Hospice treats the person, not the disease, taking special care in include the family. It coordinates patient care activities with other members of the health care team in a collegial relationship to promote patient comfort and assist in the achievement of a comfortable and peaceful death.

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: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Hospice Nursing

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 165474