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Providence RN - Home Health in Anchorage, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Registered Nurse Staff (Home Health, Days, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Home Health 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.

In this position you will:

  • Possess knowledge of developmental needs and competent in the assessment and treatment as it relates to the age of the patient population served. Conduct and document a comprehensive patient assessment upon admission. Continually reassess and apply appropriate advocacy and interventions as indicated. Competent in the interpretation of a patient’s self-assessment and behavior. This information must be interpreted with an understanding of the cognitive, physical emotional, psychosocial and chronological maturation process. Actively involve patient and family in the collaborative plan of care.

  • Consistently demonstrate and promote safe patient care practices: (i.e. Hand washing/Patient ID, Communication, Reduction of infection Risks, Medication Safety & Reconciliation, Falls Prevention, No Preventable Deaths/Injuries, Inclusion of patients/families concerns and access to healthcare team).

  • Collaborate with the patient, family and members of the healthcare team; develop, document, implement and monitor an individualized plan of care which reflects a standard of care based on best practice and evidence-based medicine. Provide, document, and consult to assure necessary patient and family education in support of the treatment plan. Adaptive to change and updated patient care practices within an evolving healthcare environment.

  • Collaborate with team members, the patient, the patient’s family and others as appropriate in the development of a proactive discharge plan.

  • Perform procedures and treatments according to accepted department/unit protocols, guidelines, standards and the Nurse Practice Act.

  • Legibly and electronically documents patient care activities and information in an accurate, concise, and timely manner. Competent in the input and retrieval of information within the various forms of written and electronic documentation.

  • Provide safe quality care in an efficient, cost effective manner.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of an accredited/approved school of nursing

  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Alaska at time of hire

  • Must have a valid AK drivers license and auto insurance in accordance with state automobile laws

  • Competencies may include mandatory unit required competencies, and BLS. ACLS, PALS, NRP, as designated

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from American Heart Association (AHA) upon hire

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 1 year of Registered Nurse experience in an acute care hospital unless hired as an intern or fellow

About Providence Home Health

Providence Home Health is proud to be the oldest and largest home health in the state. We've built a reputation for high quality care and positive relationships with both our clients and their doctors. At Providence, it’s our people who make the difference. In addition to our staff’s knowledge, experience and professionalism, it’s perhaps our friendly, caring manner you’ll appreciate most. We love working with people – and it shows in the quality of care and attention you’ll receive.

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: Home Health Nursing

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 267511

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