Providence RN - Wound Services in Anchorage, Alaska
Providence is calling a Registered Nurse (RN) Staff (Wound Services, Day Shift, 0.0 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.
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In this position you will:
Possesses knowledge of developmental needs and competent in the assessment and treatment as it relates to the age of the patient population served. Conducts and documents a comprehensive patient assessment upon admission. Continually reassesses and applies appropriate advocacy and interventions as indicated. Competent in the interpretation of a patient’s self-assessment and behavior. This information must be interpreted with an understanding of the cognitive, physical emotional, psychosocial and chronological maturation process. Actively involves patient and family in the collaborative plan of care.
Consistently demonstrates and promotes safe patient care practices: (i.e. Hand washing/Patient ID, Communication, Reduction of infection Risks, Medication Safety & Reconciliation, Falls Prevention, No Preventable Deaths/Injuries, Inclusion of patients/families concerns and access to healthcare team).
Collaborates with the patient, family and members of the healthcare team. develops, documents, implements and monitors an individualized plan of care which reflects a standard of care based on best practice and evidence-based medicine. Provides, documents, and consults to assure necessary patient and family education in support of the treatment plan. Adaptive to change and updated patient care practices within an evolving healthcare environment.
Collaborate with team members, the patient, the patient’s family and others as appropriate in the development of a proactive discharge plan.
Performs procedures and treatments according to accepted department/unit protocols, guidelines, standards and the Nurse Practice Act.
Legibly and electronically documents patient care activities and information in an accurate, concise, and timely manner. Competent in the input and retrieval of information within the various forms of written and electronic documentation.
Provides safe quality care in an efficient, cost effective manner.
Graduate of an accredited/approved school of Nursing
Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Alaska
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from American Heart Association (AHA) upon hire
1 year experience in an acute care hospital preferred unless hired as an intern or fellow
About the ministry you will serve:
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!
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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 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: On Call
Job Category: Nursing - Other
Req ID: 272795