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Providence Primary Care Nurse (LPN) Extended Care - $1500 Sign-On Bonus in Anchorage, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Primary Care Nurse (LPN) PEC (Susitna Cottage, Days, 0.9 FTE) to Providence Extended Care 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.

Apply today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.

In this position you will:

  • Communicate closely with the resident and their family. 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. This includes performing a month end chart review, that includes, but is not limited to, reviews of the MARs and TARs and Physician orders match, ensures that resident needs are addressed, reviewing documentation for accuracy and evaluating effectiveness of interventions. Also includes an examination of the Resident Daily Care Plan and the Care Plan for accuracy and consistency. Reviews 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 and the RDCP.

  • Administer medications and treatments and provide direct licensed nursing care for a specific group of residents on a given shift.

  • Contact other members of the healthcare team as needed. Complete physician orders, insuring diagnosis, or condition with each order. Evaluate justification for each medication as medically necessary. Coordinate efforts to reduce medications. Refer to nursing/social worker intervention prior to gaining an order for a psychoactive medication. Consult MDS Nurse for possible plan of care actions prior to requesting medication or calling the physician.

  • Report to the C.N.A.s and gains a return report from the C.N.A.s during the shift.

  • Collaborate with all other healthcare professionals as needed for service for appropriate residents. Observe and report significant findings to other healthcare professionals. Keep MDS Nurse informed of significant events and changes in condition. Collect data during 7 day assessment MDS periods and provides information to MDS Nurse.

  • Assess residents within the scope of practice according to licensure.

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited School as Licensed Practical Nurse

  • Current LPN License in State of Alaska

  • BLS within 30 days of hire

  • Municipality of Alaska food handler permit within 21 days of hire

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

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

  • Supervision/leadership experience

  • AK LPN License

  • BLS through American Heart Assn

  • AK Food Handler's Card

About Our Community

Providence Extended Care at the Cottages is located on a campus that includes eight cottages and a Commons Building. The Cottages are home to 96 residents. The Commons Building includes the facility reception area, Resident Bank, Gift Shop, Rehabilitation Therapies, Chapel, Supplies, Plant Services, Dietary, Support Services, Staff Development, Administration offices and Conference Rooms. The Cottages bear the names of Alaskan rivers and are arranged in alphabetical order along Compassion Circle.

Each cottage is a home that contains 12 private bedrooms/baths situated around a warm, inviting hearth and living area. An open kitchen allows residents and guests to enjoy the aromas and happenings of a kitchen, just like home. Each Cottage includes a Den along with a Spa and beauty/barber shop station. A patio off the dining area provides easy access to the outdoors and gardening opportunities. Large windows in the living area provide views for all to enjoy.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

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 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.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: LPN/LVN

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 273073

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