Providence Health & Services Manager - Long Term Care Nursing/Quality Services in Seward, Alaska
Providence is calling a Manager - Long Term Care (LTC) Nursing and Quality Services ( Long Term Care Administration , Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence 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:
Manage programs to ensure a comprehensive approach to quality improvement and infection control at Providence Seward Mountain Haven.
Serve on the management team and play an integral role in regulatory compliance and operational excellence.
Use independent judgment, effectively recommending and/or taking action related to transfers, promotions, evaluating performance, overstaff, layoffs, disciplinary action and employee complaints/concerns.
Collaborate with all appropriate departments to promote optimal elder centered care and customer service.
Act as a resource for staff, providing guidance and support for those making elder centered care decisions.
Provide clinical care that models the department practice.
Facilitates rounds in lodges on a daily basis to observe the status of the elders, staffing patterns and performance and environment conditions.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing as a Registered Nurse
Current licensure with the State of Alaska, as a Registered Nurse
1 year experience managing programs or staff in a healthcare setting
3 years experience as an RN in a healthcare facility
Strong computer skills
Possess clinical assessment skills and clinical judgment to function as a clinical resource to staff
Able to respond to emergency situations
Able to perform clinical procedures to teach, model and/or facilitate care when appropriate
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Bachelors degree with courses related to health sciences field
Long term care experience
Experience in human resource/organizational development and/or healthcare training
Quality Improvement and Infection Control Experience
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
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 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.
Job Category: Clinical Lead Supervisor/Manager
Req ID: 224431