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RN - Long Term Care *0.9 FTE, Nights, $10,000 Hiring Bonus and RelocationAssistance*

Company: Providence Health & Services
Location: Valdez
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Description Providence is calling a Primary Care Registered Nurse ( PVMC ICF Nursing , Night Shift, 0.9 FTE) at Providence Valdez Medical Center in Valdez, 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. $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. Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern system. In this position you will:

  • Communicate closely with the resident and their family. 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. This includes performing a month end chart review, to includes but not limited to, MAR, TAR, Physician orders match from month end to the new month prior to end of month to ensure that resident needs are addressed, documentation is accurate and interventions are achieving the desired outcome. Match the Resident Daily Care Plan (RDCP) to the Care Plan for accuracy. This includes review of the progress notes for any plans that may not have been brought forward at the time of the writing of notes to the care plan and the RDCP.
  • Administer medications and treatments and provides 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 supervisor for possible plan of care actions prior to requesting medication or calling the physician.
  • Report is given to the CNA's and gains a return report from the CNA'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 supervisor informed of significant events and changes in condition. Collect data during 7 day assessment MDS periods and provides information to supervisor.
  • Assess residents within the scope of practice according to licensure. Required qualifications for this position include:
    • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.
    • Current Alaska Registered Nurse license.
    • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
    • 6 months of experience in a health care facility preferred (acute care, long term care, rehabilitation center) Preferred qualifications for this position include:
      • Supervision/leadership experience About the Providence Valdez Medical Center Providence Valdez Medical Center is a 21 bed Critical Access Hospital and we employ about 100 people (87 FTE*s). Of those 21 beds, 10 are licensed Long Term Care beds and 11 are Acute/Swing Beds. We have four physicians on our active medical staff who practice out of the Valdez Medical Clinic. Our average daily census is three-four inpatients and 20-30 outpatients. Our facility contains an emergency room, labor room, post-partum, nursery, cardiac room, orthopedic, and med/surg rooms. We also have an operating room for emergency surgeries and elective procedures, C-sections, hernias and appendectomies. All our beds are licensed for *swing bed* status of which 1-3 are usually occupied. About Providence At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of "Know me, care for me, ease my way." Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we'll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Requsition ID: 103343 Company: Providence Jobs Job Category: Patient Care (Non-Acute) Job Function: Clinical Care Schedule: Full time Shift: Night Career Track: Nursing Department: 1001 AK PVMC LTC NURSING Address: AK Valdez 911 Meals Ave 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.

Keywords: Providence Health & Services, Anchorage , RN - Long Term Care *0.9 FTE, Nights, $10,000 Hiring Bonus and RelocationAssistance*, Healthcare , Valdez, Alaska

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