Providence Health & Services RN - Long Term Care in Seward, Alaska
Providence is calling a Registered Nurse - Long Term Care (Variable Shift, Either Days or Nights, Full Time) to Providence Seward Mountain Haven in Seward, AK!
In this position you will:
Be in charge of the resident care for a specific group of elders, to include, supervision of team members including Shahbazim (CNAs)
Collaborate with 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 elders 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 person-centered care model
Required qualifications for this position include:
Graduate of an accredited/approved school of nursing
Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Alaska at time of hire
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) upon hire: card must be from one of the following authorized governing bodies; American Heart Association (AHA) - (BLS Provider), American Red Cross (ARC) - (BLS for Health Care Provider), or Military Training Network (MTN) – (Healthcare Provider)
Proficiency in medication administration
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
6 months nursing experience in a health care facility including acute care, long term care, and/ or a rehabilitation center
Ability to become proficient in IV therapy within scope of practice according to licensure within 6 months of hire
Ability to clearly articulate and communicate ideas verbally and in writing
About Mountain Haven
Providence Seward Mountain Haven is the first Green House® home in Alaska, which is includes 4-lodges, each with 10 private rooms for Elders. Teams are self-managed, have consistent staffing, and have strong patient to caregiver ratio. Caregivers typically have 5:1 patient (elder) 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 the Ministry
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 elders, patients and visitors. Our team of physicians, nurses, and support staff deliver compassionate, quality care to all elders and 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 long term 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: Long Term/Transitional Care Nursing
Req ID: 238921