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Providence Health & Services RN – Progressive Care Unit in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Registered Nurse (RN) Staff (Night Shift, 0.9 FTE) to the Progressive Care Unit (PCU) at Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska.

“Learn. See. Build.” That’s how the nursing manager at Providence Anchorage Medical Center sums up a career in the Progressive Care Unit. Each day, you’ll learn something new from both patients and fellow team members, while also receiving ongoing training opportunities to keep skills up to date. You’ll see and be inspired by a diverse range of cultures and the stunning beauty of Alaska. And you will build your career for the future as part of one of the largest health systems in the US that has a culture of professional development and promoting from within. Are you interested in becoming part of a unique team who treats employees AND patients as part of the family; working together to provide quality nursing care?

In this position you will:

  • Assess, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate patient’s care to achieve patient goals and to optimize outcomes.

  • Effectively advocate for ethical and holistic care to promote the autonomy, dignity, rights, values and beliefs of those we serve.

  • Foster a learning environment for patient/families, nursing, and other members of the healthcare team including students.

  • Align practice with safety and quality. Be accountable for safety, identify and correct problems.

  • Engage in ongoing professional development; promote a culture of inquiry that explores, integrates and disseminates research and evidence based practice.

  • Lead and coordinate teams, delegate, coordinate care and collaborate with others as equal members of the inter-professional care team to integrate nursing knowledge.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Nursing degree/diploma required upon hire

  • All Registered Nurses without a Bachelor's of Nursing (BSN) degree or higher must obtain a BSN within 3 years of hire. RNs with 20 years of RN experience will not be required to obtain a BSN

  • Unencumbered Registered Nurse (RN) license in state(s) of hire, and wherever care is delivered. 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

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for Healthcare Providers upon hire

  • Rhythm recognition certification required within 30 days of hire

  • 12 months acute care experience working with the patient population similar to department of hire or completion of the specialty residency at the Alaska Medical Center

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree

  • National certification in area of specialty

Did you know?

Providence Alaska Medical Center is a level II trauma center which provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other hospital in the state.

PAMC was awarded in 2016 the Platinum Performance Achievement by the American College of Cardiology, the Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement award by the American Stroke Assoc. and the American Heart Association and also the “Workplace Well-Being Award” by Anchorage Economics Development Corporation for providing employees to get access to preventive health care.

Alaska is the only state that does not collect a sales tax or an individual state income tax which means more take home pay!

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 provide relocation AND a $5000 sign on bonus! Apply now!

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

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: Night

Job Category: Critical Care Nursing

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 225241