Providence Health & Services LPN - Long Term Care *0.9/ Variable *$7500 Sign-On Bonus* in Seward, Alaska
Providence is calling a Licensed Practical Nurse Primary Care (LTC Nursing, Variable Shift, 0.9 FTE) to Seward Medical 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.
We are offering LPNs who are not currently working for Providence or one of our affiliates a $7500 sign on bonus to join our amazing nursing team! $3750 on your first paycheck and $3750 at 6 months. Repayment would be required based on a prorated amount if you do not complete the minimum retention requirement.*
* Relocation assistance for eligible candidates*
Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern system.
In this position you will:
COMMUNICATE: Closely with the elder and their family. Keeps the elder and family informed of needs or changes.
Overall care for a specific group of elders within scope of practice according to licensure.
This includes performing chart reviews, to include but not limited to, eMARs, eTARs, and provider orders match; ensure that elder needs are addressed, documentation is accurate, and evaluating effectiveness of interventions; and review elder care plan for accuracy.
This includes review of progress notes for any plans that may not have been brought forward at the time of the writing of the periodic assessment note to the care plan.
ADMINISTER: Medications and treatments, and provide direct licensed nursing care for a specific group of elders on a given shift.
Other members of the clinical support team, as needed.
Complete provider orders, ensuring diagnosis, or condition with each order. Evaluate justification for each medication as medically necessary.
Coordinate efforts to reduce medications.
Refer to nursing or social worker intervention prior to gaining an order for a psychoactive medication.
Consuls RN Team Advisor for possible plan of care changes prior to requesting medication or calling the provider.
Alert RN Team Advisors, Mgr. LTC Nursing, DNS, and Employee Education Nurse of needed education.
REPORT: To the Shahbazim and gains a return report from the Shahbazim during the shift.
COLLABORATE: With and report significant events, findings, and change of condition to RN Team Advisors and clinical support team for service needs of elders.
ASSESS: Elders within the scope of practice according to licensure.
The providers of elder changes of condition and receives orders.
Upon a change of condition, will maintain close communication with the RN Team Advisors for further assessment.
RN Team Advisors will determine if the change of condition needs further changes to MDS and care plans.
ATTENDS AND PARTICIPATES: In elder health care conferences.
ACTS AS A CLINICAL RESOURCE
Role models collaboration and partnership with providers, caregivers, elders, family and the rest of the team.
Participates in the orientation and training of new staff caregivers.
Direct and administer assigned functions to ensure high quality, cost effective elder services which meet or surpass survey standards.
Assure adequate preparation and participation in regulatory compliance surveys
Demonstrate awareness of human and elder rights in all aspects of care, treating each elder and co-worker with respect and dignity
Seek to expand personal professional growth by individual study of current information related to current nursing techniques and Long Term Care specialties.
Attend meetings and in-services including mandatory and interdepartmental in-services as assigned.
Complete Competency Plan for assigned job and department.
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)
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
6 months nursing experience in a health care facility
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 comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
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.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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: LPN/LVN
Req ID: 319606