Providence Health & Services RN - Acute - Sign on Bonus $2,500 - $7,500 in Anchorage, Alaska
Providence is calling a Registered Nurse (RN) Acute Care (Day Shift, 0.9 FTE) to St Elias Specialty Hospital 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.
**Sign on Bonus available $2,500 - $7,500 based on experience!
In this position you will:
Knowledge of blood products, TPN, medications, and correct administration, reducing the potential for errors
Perform head-to-toe assessment on all patients, formulate an individualized plan of care and evaluate plan daily for effectiveness
Knowledge of cardiac monitoring, identify dysrhythmias, and provide appropriate treatment
Ensure a safe environment for patients, staff, and visitors
Accurately assess pain and utilize appropriate pain management techniques
Provide care to patients with compromised nutritional/metabolic status and those requiring extensive fluid and electrolyte management
Communicate with nursing staff, supervisors, coworkers and physicians, consulting other departments to provide an interdisciplinary approach to patients' needs
Maintain documentation that meets current standards and policies.
As appropriate, provide direct supervision and oversight of other RN, LPN, and Nurse Assistant Staff.
Performs other job related duties as requested or assigned.
Leads and coordinates teams, appropriately delegates, coordinates care and collaborates with others as equal members of the inter-professional care team to integrate nursing knowledge. Models professional behaviors as a representative of the nursing profession.
This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Graduate of an accredited/approved school of Nursing.
Unencumbered Registered Nurse (RN) license in Alaska. If RN holds a multistate license through the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), the RN must adhere to the requirements of licensure in the new state(s) of hire
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from the following authorized governing bodies: American Heart Association (AHA) - (BLS Provider), American Red Cross (ARC) - (BLS for Health Care Provider), or Military Training Network (MTN) – (BLS Provider) upon hire.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree
Med/Surg, ICU, critical care, or telemetry experience preferred.
Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
12 months acute care experience working with the patient population similar to department of hire
About St Elias Specialty Hospital
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.
St Elias Specialty Hospital 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
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 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.
Job Category: Medical/Surgical Nursing
Req ID: 248071