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Providence Health & Services Certified Nursing Assistant/Shabaz - Long-Term Care in Seward, Alaska


Providence is calling a Certified Nursing Assistant/Shahbaz (Long-Term Nursing, Variable, 0.0 FTE) to Seward Mountain Haven in Seward, Alaska.

The primary role of the Shahbazim will be to provide care to elders living in the Green House® home. They will protect, sustain and nurture the elders by providing assistance with activities of daily living and meeting other needs as required. The core goal of the Shahbazim’s work is to provide assistance in a manner that promotes a high quality of life and a positive elderhood.

For more information, please contact Ivan Lemus-Hurtado at 425-525-3137 or

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This is an On-Call position that does not include a guarantee of hours or benefits.

In this position you will:

  • Build stronger relationships with Elders and the team because this is a self-managed environment. Additional opportunities to cross-train within Mountain Haven.

  • Be a member of an empowered staff and be responsible for coordinating aspects of the teams’ work including working collaboratively with the Clinical Support Team (CST).

  • Work cooperatively with other Shahbazim on this self-managed work team Care for the elders and elders’ environment, including cooking, laundry and housekeeping.

  • Demonstrate understanding of and carries out individual elder care according to Green House® Philosophy of Care and the Elder Care Plans


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school graduate or equivalent

  • Current Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) license

  • New CNA graduates and candidates that hold a current, unencumbered nurse assistant certification or registration from another U.S. state must obtain the State of Alaska certification within 4 months of hire

  • BLS certificate within four (4) months of hire

  • Successful completion of Green House® Philosophy of Care, Caring Reliably, Culinary Training, ServSafe, Dining Assistance, and Alaska food handlers’ card within four (4) months of hire

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 6 months experience as a nurse aide, nursing assistant or private care giver

  • Basic computer proficiency

About Mountain Haven:

Providence Mountain Haven is the first Green House® home in Alaska, which is includes 4-lodges, each with 10-Elders. Teams are self-managed, have consistent staffing, and have strong patient to caregiver ratio. Caregivers typically have 5:1 patient 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!

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

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: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Certified Nursing Assistant

Location: Alaska-Seward

Req ID: 222659