Providence Health & Services LPN - Long Term Care in Seward, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Licensed Practical Nurse (Long Term Care, Full Time, Day or Night Shift.) to Providence Seward Mountain Haven in Seward, Alaska.

Providence Seward Mountain Haven is the first long term care facility in Alaska to implement the Green House® project. What does this mean, you ask? The Green House® project means that each lodge will meet and maintain key standards, including small size, home layout, advanced staff training and low caregiver ratio (5:1). Seward Mountain Haven includes 4-lodges, each housing 10-Elders who are able to live healthier and happier lives because of the Green House® project. Our Caregiver teams are self-managed and have consistent staffing. Nestled against Iron Mountain, in Seward, AK, it is a great home for the Elders to live out their later years!

The LPN provides professional, comprehensive nursing care for Elders in a long term care environment. Accountable for the delivery of coordinated, safe, compassionate, therapeutic, evidence-based quality care to Elders and their families, based on individual physical, emotional, and spiritual needs, and appropriate care strategies throughout the lifespan. Practices in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act in the state of employment, the American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics for Nurses, and the ANA scope and standards of practice.

In this position you will:

  • Be in charge of the resident care for a specific group of residents, to include, supervision of team members including Shahbazim.

  • Coordinate referrals to other members of the clinical support team, families and physicians.

  • Serve as the point of contact for elder information.

  • 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.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of an accredited school as a Licensed Practical Nurse

  • Current Alaska LPN License

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification at time of hire from one of the following governing body

  • American Heart Association (AHA) - (BLS Provider)

  • American Red Cross (ARC) - (BLS for Health Care Provider)

  • Military Training Network (MTN) - (Healthcare Provider)

  • Complete Encore and Green House Model modules within 4 months of hire

  • Proficiency in medication administration

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 6 months nursing experience in a health care facility

About Providence Seward Medical Center

Providence Seward Medical and Care Center is a 6-bed critical access hospital and 40-bed long term care facility providing quality health care to residents and visitors. Our team of physicians, nurses, and support staff deliver compassionate, quality care to all patients. We care for the patients ranging from infants to the elderly with services including, primary care, emergency, inpatient, swing bed, lab, radiology, therapies and nursing home care.

Located only 125 miles south of Anchorage on Resurrection Bay, Seward offers a small community feel and access to a multitude of world class outdoor activities such as kayaking, fishing and hiking.

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: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: LPN / LVN

Location: Alaska-Seward

Req ID: 193034