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Providence Health & Services RN Triage - Telephone Triage (0.5 FTE, Variable) in Anchorage, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Registered Nurse (RN) (Telephone Triage, Variable, 0.5 FTE, 20 hours per week) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, AK. 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:

  • Provide nursing triage and physician referral services to callers and/or walk-in patients using sound nursing assessment skills and following approved protocols.

  • Document all encounters with patients seeking health advice for QI and risk management, clearly demonstrating the nursing process.

  • Utilize current hardware/software systems. Attend training opportunities.

  • Demonstrate competency and knowledge in utilization of specific department equipment.

  • Communicate in a positive to establish relationships and maintain high quality care.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Nursing degree/diploma required upon hire.

  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing or higher within 3 years of hire.

  • A RN with 20 years of RN experience will not be required to obtain a BSN.

  • Exceptions will be considered on a case-by-case by the most senior administrative nursing leader in consultation with the Human Resources leader.

  • Current RN license in the State of Alaska.

  • Washington and Oregon state RN license within 90 days of hire.

  • Three (3) years recent clinical experience in any of the following suggested areas; home health, tele health, medical-surgical, critical care, emergency, pediatric or maternal-child health nursing.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing.

  • Five (5) years recent clinical experience in any of the following suggested areas; home health, tele health, medical-surgical, critical care, emergency, pediatric or maternal-child health nursing.

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 comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://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 is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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: Variable

Job Category: Advice Nursing

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 299655

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