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Providence Health & Services Assistant Clinical Manager RN - Renal Care Unit in Anchorage, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling an Assistant Clinical Manager Registered Nurse (RN) (Renal Care Unit Dept, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, 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:

  • Consider factors related to safety, effectiveness, cost, and impact on practice in the planning and delivery of nursing and other services.

  • Use leadership principles to anticipate and influence change.

  • Establish clear clinical practice expectations based on professional standards for areas of responsibility.

  • Use independent judgment to assign work to team members and to responsibly direct team members.

  • Support the implementation of organization policies and procedures in compliance with state, Federal and other regulatory guidelines to help ensure that high quality, cost-effective patient services meet or surpass accreditation standards.

  • Assume responsibility for obtaining information and expanding job knowledge and competency that reflects current practice.

  • Assist in the development, implementation and modification of programs and services needed to meet patient care and staff development needs.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of an accredited/approved school of Nursing

  • Registered Nurse without a Bachelor's of Nursing (BSN) degree or higher must obtain a BSN within 30 months of hire

  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Alaska

  • 3 years of clinical experience

  • 2 years of recent clinical supervisory experience or charge nurse experience

  • Certification within area of expertise or practice (Nursing management, CCRN, CEN, etc)

  • Current BLS through American Heart Assn.

Preferred qualification s for this position include:

  • Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree

The RCU is a specialty unit focused on patients with acute and chronic kidney failure. Nurses on RCU become expert at caring for patients with this disease process and the many co-morbidities that accompany it. This may include failure of other organs, cardiovascular disease, congestive heart failure, major neurological problems, malnutrition and diabetes, among others. Our nephrology nurses perform peritoneal dialysis throughout the house, including Pediatric and NICU patients.

Renal care nurses are versatile, taking great care of a wide variety of patients. As a stepdown level unit we take overflow patients from the PCU as well as Medical/Surgical patients. As a higher acuity unit, our nurse to patient ratio is 1:4 and we do primary nursing care.

About Providence Alaska Medical Center

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

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: Day

Job Category: Nurse Lead/Supervisor/Manager

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 245092

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