Providence Health & Services Primary Care RN - Long Term Care in Seward, Alaska
Providence is calling a Primary Care Registered Nurse to Seward Mountain Haven Long Term Care( night shift - .9 FTE, 36 hours per week) at Providence Seward Mountain Haven in Seward, AK.
In this position youwill:
Be in charge of the resident care for a specific groupof elders, to include, supervision of team members including Shahbazim(CNA's).
Collaborate with 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 ofsafe, quality care that is individualized for their assigned elders andfollows the nursing process in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act(assessment, planning implementation, evaluation).
Perform all duties in a manner that respects andsupports the person-centered care model.
Required qualificationsfor this position include:
Graduate of an accredited/approved school of nursing
Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Alaskaat time of hire
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) upon hire: card mustbe from one of the following authorized governing bodies; American HeartAssociation (AHA) - (BLS Provider), American Red Cross (ARC) - (BLS forHealth Care Provider), or Military Training Network (MTN) – (HealthcareProvider).
Proficiency in medication administration
Preferred qualificationsfor this position include:
6 months nursing experience in a health care facilityincluding acute care, long term care, and/ or a rehabilitation center
Ability to become proficient in IV therapy within scopeof practice according to licensure within 6 months of hire
Ability to clearly articulate and communicate ideasverbally and in writing.
About Mountain Haven
Mountain Haven is the first Green House® home in Alaska, which is includes
4-lodges, each with 10 private rooms for Elders. Teams are self-managed,
have consistent staffing, and have strong patient to caregiver ratio.
Caregivers typically have 5:1 patient (elder) ratio and work 12-hour shifts.
Nestled against Iron Mountain, in Seward, AK, it is a great home for Elders to
live out their later years! http://alaska.providence.org/locations/psmh/Pages/default.aspx
About the Ministry
Medical and Care Center is a 6-bed critical access hospital and 40-bed long
term care facility providing quality health care to elders, patients and
visitors. Our team of physicians, nurses, and support staff deliver
compassionate, quality care to all elders and 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 long term
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
As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.
Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. 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.
Job Category: Long Term/Transitional Care Nursing
Req ID: 181557