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Providence Health & Services Admissions/Assessment RN - Transitional Care in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling an Admissions/Assessment Registered Nurse (RN) (Admitting, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Extended Care Center in Anchorage, 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:

  • Participate in the execution of the goals and objectives of the Resident Services and Admissions Department and the mission and philosophy of the facility and the Sisters of Providence.

  • Coordinate the information from the assessment, interviews with family, family representatives and patient information from the medical records and hospital nursing staff to the Admissions Department and receiving neighborhood/nursing unit.

  • Escort new resident and/or family member to the receiving unit and make appropriate introductions and answer questions.

  • Seek to expand personal professional growth by individual study of current information related to current nursing techniques and Long Term Care specialty issues.

  • May participate in the orientation and training of new admissions and Health Unit Clerk staff.

  • Work collaboratively with Environmental Services and other departments to maintain a safe environment for each resident.

  • Provides support to Nursing Services by completing the end of month paperwork, e.g. MARS, and TARS. Reviews, updates and completes pre-authorizations and re-authorizations for continued stay. Provides assistance in the monitoring of ongoing QI indicators and projects. May provide other assistance as assigned. Assist with providing clinical support to the neighborhood/nursing units, as needed.

  • May participate in the orientation and training of new admissions and Health Unit Clerk staff.

  • Implement care/services that recognize age/diversity specific needs/issues of customers served. Respects the rights of residents and employees, provides privacy and maintains confidentiality.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing

  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) licensure by the State of Alaska

  • Knowledge of computer programs to include clinical programs, word processing, and spreadsheet software

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree

  • Certification in Gerontological Nursing

  • 3 years RN clinical experience

  • Admission and/or long-term care experience

  • Cash handling experience helpful

  • Familiarity with State and Federal agencies and Medicaid programs and Medicare programs

  • Knowledge of Medicare/Medicaid criteria for skilled nursing

About the Transitional Care Neighborhood

The Transitional Care Unit has a total of 52 beds with a variety of health rehabilitation issues (ages 20 and up). This is an exciting, busy unit with constant change, many admits, discharges.

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: Preadmission

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 244715