Providence Health & Services RN General Surgery Team Lead - Operating Room in Anchorage, Alaska
Providence is calling a Registered Nurse (RN) General Surgery Team Lead to the Operating Room (Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) at 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.
$15,000 sign-on bonus and relocation offered. For more information, please contact Matthew.Richardson@providence.org .
How do you define your work in the Operating Room? The Operating Room at Providence Alaska offers a much different definition than the traditional meaning. It's a place where passionate nurses come together on a daily basis to enhance the quality of life for someone, or more importantly, save someone's life. With over 1,000 cases per month, it's crucial that we have experienced nurses supporting each specialty. This position will be focused on general surgery, and serve as the subject matter expert in this area. You will be given a voice in an environment that fosters open communication and learning. With state of the art equipment to include the new XI robot and hybrid room for minimally invasive procedures, we offer an environment unmatched by any other in the region.
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In this position you will:
Serve as the primary coordinator for a surgical speciality(s) that result in well-coordinated patient care; a high degree of staff and physician satisfaction; excellent quality of care delivery; and the coordination of activities of a surgical specialty.
Direct and coordinate the care given by members of the OR team in a collegial manner.
Be accountable for the delivery of quality care to patients and families meeting the individualized needs of the patient and following the nursing process in accordance with the Alaska State Nurse Practice Act.
Be a preceptor and mentor for all members of the surgical specialty and assume responsibilities of orienting staff.
Perform all duties in a manner that supports team concept, collegial, collaborative caring, and respectful, reflecting the mission, vision and core values of Providence Health and Services.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Nursing degree/diploma required upon hire
All Registered Nurses without a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree or higher must obtain a BSN within 3 years of hire. RNs with 20 years of RN experience will not be required to obtain a BSN
Unencumbered Registered Nurse (RN) license in state(s) of hire, and wherever care is delivered. If RN holds a multistate license through the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), the RN must adhere to the requirements of licensure in the new state(s) of hire
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for Healthcare Providers upon hire
National Certification in area of specialty within 1 year of hire
12 months acute care experience working with the patient population similar to department of hire or completion of the specialty residency at the Alaska Medical Center
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree
5 years of Operating Room (OR) experience
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
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: Nurse Lead/Supervisor/Manager
Req ID: 221871