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Providence Health & Services Nurse Supervisor - Extended Care in Anchorage, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Nurse Supervisor (Long Term Care, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Extended Care 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.

In this position you will:

  • Participate in the quality improvement projects within the department

  • Develop staff to achieve quality outcomes

  • Collaborate with all appropriate departments to promote optimal resident centered care and customer service

  • Act as resource for staff, providing guidance and support for those making resident care decisions

  • Oversee staff to ensure that the best possible care is delivered on a consistent basis

  • Give clear directions, explains the reasons for decisions, and solicits the input of staff to enhance group capabilities

  • Communicate effectively with other departments in a professional manner ensuring resolution of issues and concerns related to resident and facility needs

  • Assist in the investigation of resident, family and employee concerns on shift assigned, such as but not limited to Unusual Occurrence Reports, Employee Injury Reports, resident concern, abuse allegations

  • Make rounds every two hours to observe the status of residents, staffing patterns and performance and environment conditions

  • Be responsible for facility monitoring of plant, security of employees and residents on assigned shift. Acts in administrative capacity in absence of Administrator and Director of Clinical Services

  • Provide facility access to appropriate visitors and staff

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing

  • Current Alaska Registered Nurse license

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from American Heart Association (AHA) upon hire or ability to attain certification within thirty (30) days of hire

  • 1 year of experience as a clinical staff nurse

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing

  • American Nurses Association Certification in Gerontological Nursing

  • Experience as a Shift Supervisor, or Charge Nurse in Acute or Long-Term Care

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: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Nurse Lead/Supervisor/Manager

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 258430

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