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Providence Health & Services Licensed Practical Nurse (Temporary) in Seward, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Licensed Practical Nurse (LTC Nursing, Night Shift, 0.90 FTE, This is a temporary position ranging from 3-6 months. Housing assistance and a temporary vehicle are provided for the duration of the temporary role.) to Providence Seward Mountain Haven 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:

  • Be in charge of the resident care for a specific group of residents, to include, supervision of team members including Shahbazim.

  • Coordinate referrals to other 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 of safe, quality care that is individualized for their assigned patients and follows the nursing process in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act (assessment, planning implementation, evaluation).

  • Perform all duties in a manner that respects and supports the family centered care model.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of an accredited school as a Licensed Practical Nurse

  • Current Alaska Registered Nurse (RN) license

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification at time of hire from one of the following governing body

  • American Heart Association (AHA) - (BLS Provider)

  • American Red Cross (ARC) - (BLS for Health Care Provider)

  • Military Training Network (MTN) - (Healthcare Provider)

  • Complete Encore and Green House Model modules within 4 months of hire

  • Proficiency in medication administration

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 6 months nursing experience in a health care facility

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! http://alaska.providence.org/locations/psmh/Pages/default.aspx

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

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: Night

Job Category: LPN/LVN

Location: Alaska-Seward

Req ID: 227690

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