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Providence Health & Services RN Fellow – Emergency Department *.9 FTE, Variable, Up to $10,000 Hiring Bonus* in Anchorage, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a RN Fellow, Emergency Department, .9 FTE, Variable to Providence Alaska Medical Center Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that isaccessible 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!

We are offering RNs up to $10,000 Hiring Bonus for eligible external candidates who meet all conditions for payment - this is in addition to the fantastic benefits and compensation package offered by Providence that begin on your first day of employment.

We are seeking a RN Fellow – Emergency Department

The Registered Nurse (RN) provides professional, comprehensive nursing care for patients in an acute care environment. Working with a preceptor and assuming increasing responsibility during the fellowship, the RN Fellow is accountable for the delivery of coordinated, safe, compassionate, therapeutic, evidence-based quality care to patients and families, based on individual physical, emotional, and spiritual needs, and appropriate care strategies throughout the lifespan. Practices in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act in the state of employment, the American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics for Nurses, and the ANA scope and standards of practice. Key functions and specific skills for the job are found in the unit specific onboarding checklist and in standards that are applicable to the specialty.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The job duties listed are essential functions of the position. However, other duties may be assigned, and may also be considered essential functions of the position.

The caregiver must be sufficiently fluent in the English language to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the position. The degree of fluency required will vary depending upon the nature of the position.

Caregivers are expected to honor the Mission, Values, Vision and Promise and adhere to the Code of Conduct, policies and standards of their organization.

For direct patient care roles: Performs and maintains currency of essential competencies as required by specific area of hire and populations served.

• Employs Nursing Professional Practice: Assesses, diagnoses, plans, implements and evaluates patients’ care. Develops, updates and coordinates the patient’s plan of care to achieve patient goals and to optimize outcomes and transitions across the care continuum. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate. At the completion of the fellowship, demonstrates competencies in populations served and performs essential competencies as required by specific unit of hire.

• Advocates: Effectively advocates for ethical and holistic care by partnering in care planning to promote the autonomy, dignity, rights, values and beliefs of those we serve.

• Facilitates Learning: Fosters a learning environment for patient/families, nursing, and other members of the healthcare team including students; facilitates formal and informal learning for patient/families, nursing, other members of the healthcare team, and community.

• Aligns Practice with Safety and Quality: Accountable for safety, identifies and corrects problems, and integrates evidence, and best practice into nursing care; uses data and evidence to improve patient outcomes. Aligns patient safety, self-safety and environmental safety as equally important for best outcomes.

• Engages in Professional Development: Engages in ongoing professional development; practices to the top of license within the legal parameters of the Nurse Practice Act, the Nursing

In this position you will:

• Employs Nursing Professional Practice: Assesses, diagnoses, plans, implements and evaluates patients’ care. Develops, updates and coordinates the patient’s plan of care to achieve patient goals and to optimize outcomes and transitions across the care continuum. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate. At the completion of the fellowship, demonstrates competencies in populations served and performs essential competencies as required by specific unit of hire.

• Advocates: Effectively advocates for ethical and holistic care by partnering in care planning to promote the autonomy, dignity, rights, values and beliefs of those we serve.

• Facilitates Learning: Fosters a learning environment for patient/families, nursing, and other members of the healthcare team including students; facilitates formal and informal learning for patient/families, nursing, other members of the healthcare team, and community.

• Aligns Practice with Safety and Quality: Accountable for safety, identifies and corrects problems, and integrates evidence, and best practice into nursing care; uses data and evidence to improve patient outcomes. Aligns patient safety, self-safety and environmental safety as equally important for best outcomes.

• Engages in Professional Development: Engages in ongoing professional development; practices to the top of license within the legal parameters of the Nurse Practice Act, the Nursing Social Policy Statement, the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses, and specialty standards. Promotes a culture of inquiry that explores, integrates and disseminates research and evidence based practice.

• Leads in the Practice Setting & Community: Leads and coordinates teams, appropriately delegates, coordinates care and collaborates with others as equal members of the inter-professional care team to integrate nursing knowledge. Models professional behaviors as a representative of the nursing profession.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications this position include:

Education:

Nursing degree/diploma required upon hire.

Bachelor's Degree

Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or higher within 3 years of hire.

Or equivalent educ/experience

License/Certification:

• Unencumbered RN license in state(s) of hire, and wherever care is delivered. If RN holds a multi-state license through the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), the RN must adhere to the requirements of licensure in the new state(s) of hire.

• Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from 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) – (BLS Provider) upon hire.

Experience:

1 year Nursing experience but new to specialty of hire

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

Education:

Bachelor's Degree Bachelor’s degree in nursing upon hire.

Education/Experience Equivalencies

• A RN with 20 years of RN experience will not be required to obtain a BSN

• Exceptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis at each facility by the most senior administrative nursing leader in consultation with the Human Resources leader.

RNs employed prior to 1/1/17 are encouraged to obtain a Bachelor’s degree or higher degree in Nursing, but obtaining the degree will not be a condition of employment.

License/Certification:

• Unencumbered RN license in state(s) of hire, and wherever care is delivered. If RN holds a multi-state license through the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), the RN must adhere to the requirements of licensure in the new state(s) of hire.

• Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from 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) – (BLS Provider) upon hire.

• National Certification in area of specialty is preferred, unless otherwise indicated.

Experience:

About Providence Alaska Medical Center

Providence 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!

About the eICU

Cameras, microphones, and high-speed computer data lines come together in a central location to monitor patients in

virtually any number of ICU rooms at remote hospitals. The centralized monitoring location is staffed 24/7 by intensivists

and experienced ICU nurses, who are on hand to help the floor staff ensure the highest possible patient care. Join an

elite team of healthcare professionals working with an advanced technology tool (eICU) that increases patient safety

and satisfaction within Providence Alaska. The eICU launched successfully in February 2009. Our eICU is a centralized,

intensivist-led care team that uses enabling technology to continuously monitor, assess and intervene in support of the onsite caregivers. Nurses utilize the latest technology by entering and analyzing pertinent patient data, evaluating alerts and

trends, communicating alerts to bedside care givers, and participate in multidisciplinary rounds.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://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: Variable

Job Category: RN Fellow

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 319296

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