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Providence Health & Services RN - Prov Early Assessment Team in Anchorage, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Registered Nurse (RN) Staff (Prov Early Assessment Team, Night Shift, 0.60 FTE) to Providence Alaska Medical 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.

Providence Early Assessment Team (P.E.A.T.) is a Critical Care Outreach/Rapid Response Team providing 24/7 coverage of hospital responding to and meeting the needs of adult patients on primarily the medical, surgical, and telemetry units. Response is provided when an emergent situation occurs in additional units.

The Goal of the team is to prevent cardiac and respiratory arrest outside of the Adult Intensive Care Unit through early detection of clinical deterioration and administration of timely treatments resulting in a reduction in mortality and morbidity in PAMC patient populations

The team brings critical care to the bedside and either stabilizes patients or assists in transferring to a higher level of care per physician orders

In this position, you will:

  • Provide professional nursing care to patients in an assigned unit.

  • Mentor, inform, and support individual staff in developing skills while rounding on inpatient nursing units with the intent of identifying and providing early intervention for patients who are at risk of deteriorating.

  • Be accountable for the delivery and supervision of safe, quality care that is individualized for their assigned patients and follows the nursing process in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act (assessment, planning implementation, evaluation).

  • Perform all duties in a manner that respects and supports the family centered care model.

  • Work one day per pay period in ICU at the bedside.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Nursing degree/diploma required upon hire

  • All Registered Nurses without a Bachelor of Science in 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

  • Certifications required upon hire:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)

  • 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

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

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

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: Part-time

Shift: Night

Job Category: Critical Care Nursing

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 220834

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