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Providence Health & Services Director of Nursing - Long Term Care in Seward, Alaska


Providence is calling a Director of Nursing - Long Term Care to Providence Seward Medical and Care Center in Seward, 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:

  • Demonstrate the ability to provide leadership by articulating a clear vision and philosophy.

  • Align organizational processes to grow a transformational elder-directed care model and engage every employee in achieving the vision.

  • Provide guidance and support to staff members to ensure that they are able to perform competently.

  • Direct the activities of the nursing department and the facility to ensure that continuous quality and cost effective services are provided.

  • Demonstrate the ability to make decisions, delegate tasks and encourage staff to use their talents to achieve the desired outcomes.

  • Appropriately credit staff and/or other team members for their effort and accomplishment.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school of nursing

  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Alaska

  • AK Nursing Home Administrator License within 1 year of hire

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within 90 days of hire

  • 5 years management experience

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: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Clinical Director/Executive

Location: Alaska-Seward

Req ID: 248120