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Providence Health & Services Primary Care LPN - Transitional Care Unit in Anchorage, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Primary Care Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (Transitional Care Unit, Variable Shift, 0.9 FTE) to the Providence Transitional Care 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:

  • Communicate closely with the residents and their families.

  • Provide the Primary Nurse's name card to each family/resident to promote direct access to their contact person.

  • Keep the resident/family informed of needs or changes.

  • Supervise overall resident care for a specific group of residents within scope of practice according to licensure.

  • Collaborate with other healthcare professionals as needed for service for appropriate residents.

  • Observe and report significant findings to other healthcare professionals keep Resident Care Coordinator informed of significant events and changes in condition.

  • Direct and administer assigned functions to ensure high quality, cost effective resident services which meet or surpass survey standards.

  • Assure adequate preparation for and participate in regulatory compliance surveys.

  • Demonstrate awareness of human and resident right's in all aspects of care, treat each resident and co-worker with respect and dignity.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited School as a LPN

  • Current license in the State of Alaska as a LPN

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from American Heart Association (AHA) upon hire or within 30 days of hire.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Six (6) months nursing experience in a health care facility preferred (acute care, long term care, rehabilitation center)

  • Supervision/leadership experience

About the ministry you will serve:

PTCC has a total of 52 beds with a good mix of acute stay residents vs. LTC. This unit is about stability and the work is fun and challenging. It has 12-18 Medicare beds.

Benefits and Retirement:

Do you have questions on how this position may impact your benefits or retirement? AskHR has answers! Contact the HR Service Center at 888-687-3753, submit an AskHR through the HRPortal; https://caregiver.ehr.com at https://caregiver.ehr.com/ or visit the Road2Retirement site; https://road2retirement.org at https://road2retirement.org/ .

Caring for Your Career:

We are delighted that you answered the call to further your career at Providence. As a current caregiver, you have many resources to develop your skills and career such as educational benefits, online training, and professional development events. We encourage you to take advantage of these resources activities so that we can continue to serve our communities together with excellence. Our hope is that you continue to answer the call to our mission-inspired work today and into the future!

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: Variable

Job Category: LPN/LVN

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 244898

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