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Providence Health & Services RN - Staff Development Instructor - Extended Care in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a RN - Staff Development Instructor (Staff Development, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Extended Care 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:

  • Coordinate the orientation program for all newly hired licensed nursing personnel.

  • Provide direct clinical instruction and mentoring for newly hired and current staff.

  • Collaborate with Human Resources and Nursing Agency Representatives to accommodate orientation.

  • Respond to identified nursing education needs from other departments, i.e., Quality Improvement, Pharmacy, Respiratory, and Rehabilitation.

  • Support peer orienteering programs to utilize the abilities of competent, experienced staff to augment orientation and education for newly hired employees.

  • Identify licensed educational nursing needs.

  • Provide clinical follow-up for new and current licensed nursing staff related to clinical skills and role responsibilities.

  • Develop and maintain a competency plan for licensed nursing staff.

  • Act as a resource for development of educational programs and materials for nursing staff.

  • Demonstrate awareness of human and resident's rights in all aspects of care, treating each resident and co-worker with respect and dignity.

  • Seek to expand personal professional growth by individual study of current information related to current nursing practice, gerontology, and long term care. Attends meetings and in-services including mandatory and inter-departmental in-services as assigned.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing as a Registered Nurse

  • 2 years of related experience in a health care field or education with groups and individuals.

  • Current licensure with the State of Alaska, as a Registered Nurse.

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from American Heart Association (AHA) upon hire.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's degree With courses related to health sciences field.

About the clinic you will serve

Providence Extended Care provides long-term skilled nursing care and rehabilitation services in a setting that is truly a home. Imagine access to all the quality medical services of a typical nursing facility in the setting of a traditional home -- with a hearth, a shared dining room and kitchen, courtyard/patio, free in-room cable TV, 96 private bedrooms and bathrooms.

This fresh philosophy isn’t just about architecture. In our homes, residents are more actively involved in all facets of life, including planning menus and activities, picking furnishings and decor, and controlling their own schedules. Even their direct caregivers offer a different kind of support, working in the home to build strong relationships while providing for elders’ health needs and personal care.

Residents who live in homes like Providence Extended Care experience a better quality of life and improved health. They also find more active participation by family members and better connections with direct care staff. Their lives – and hearts – are full.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

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: Clinical Education

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 267497