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RN - Hospital
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Job Description

Providence is calling a Registered Nurse (RN) Staff in Acute Care to Providence Seward Medical Center in Seward, Alaska this is a PRN position.

The Registered Nurse (RN) provides professional, comprehensive nursing care for patients in an acute care environment. 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.

In this position you will:

* Assess, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate patient's care to achieve patient goals and to optimize outcomes.
* Effectively advocate for ethical and holistic care to promote the autonomy, dignity, rights, values and beliefs of those we serve.
* Foster a learning environment for patient/families, nursing, and other members of the healthcare team including students.
* Align practice with safety and quality. Be accountable for safety, identify and correct problems.
* Engage in ongoing professional development; promote a culture of inquiry that explores, integrates and disseminates research and evidence based practice.
* Lead and coordinate teams, delegate, coordinate care and collaborate with others as equal members of the inter-professional care team to integrate nursing knowledge.

Required qualifications for this position include:

* Nursing degree/diploma required upon hire
* All Registered Nurses without a Bachelor's of 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 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
* Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for Healthcare Providers upon hire
* Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification within 180 days of hire
* Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification within 180 days of hire
* Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) certification 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 Seward Medical Center

Please contact Rachel Brown for more information: Rachel.Brown@providence.org

About Providence Seward Medical Center

Providence Seward Medical and Care Center is a 6-bed critical access hospital and 40-bed long term care facility providing quality health care to residents and visitors. Our team of physicians, nurses, and support staff deliver compassionate, quality care to all patients. We care for the patients ranging from infants to the elderly with services including, primary care, emergency, inpatient, swing bed, lab, radiology, therapies and nursing home care.

Located only 125 miles south of Anchorage on Resurrection Bay, Seward offers a small community feel and access to a multitude of world class outdoor activities such as kayaking, fishing and hiking.

About Providence Health & Services

Company Description

As the sixth-largest faith-based health system in the United States, our hospitals and care facilities are recognized in their communities for excellence, both as treatment centers and as places to work. Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit health system committed to providing a comprehensive array of services to meet the needs of communities across five states, including Alaska, Washington, Montana, Oregon and California.  Providence continues the legacy of the Sisters of Providence and the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary in the West spanning more than 150 years.

In 2008, across our system, we provided services to more than 7.2 million people. That's equal to filling every NFL stadium to capacity three times over.

Imagine the difference your career at Providence will have in the lives of others.  Join the more than 50,000 professionals in five states who have found their calling at Providence Health & Services.

Company History

Over a century ago, the Sisters of Providence laid the foundation for a healing ministry that now spans five states and provides a caring presence in the communities in which we serve.  That healing ministry is Providence Health & Services.  Today, inspired by the spirit of our founders, the people of Providence share a deep, personal calling to serve by providing those in need with high-quality, compassionate care.

The order of the Sisters of Providence was founded in Montreal, Quebec by Mother Emilie Gamelin.  Moved by the love of Christ to serve the poor, hungry and sick in her community, Emilie’s work – and her mission – was known by those around her as “providence” for the poor.

Recently, Providence Health & Services marked the 150th anniversary of the incorporation of the Sisters of Providence in Washington and celebrates the founding of the oldest corporation in the West.

Mission & Values

From our humble beginnings in the Sisters' first one-room hospital, Providence Health & Services has remained steadfastly committed to our Mission of providing a healing ministry. The same spirit of service that fueled our founders continues today, and is evident in every aspect of our Mission.

Firmly rooted in the charitable works started more than 150 years ago:

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

This is our Mission. It's what we stand for, and what we believe in. We continue to base our work on core values of respect, compassion, justice, excellence and stewardship.

Working Here

Providing the very finest patient care is the responsibility of every member of the Providence Health & Services team. Direct care providers such as nurses, therapists, pharmacists and allied health professionals play fully integrated roles in caring for our patients. However, it also takes the talent and teamwork of many disciplines to bring our Mission to life.

Providence offers a variety of rewarding careers in clinical and non-clinical disciplines.

Everything we do in operational areas, including management, finance, information technology, human resources and support services, is focused on those we serve. Our core values of respect, compassion, justice, excellence and stewardship are put into action every day by every employee.

Here, you'll find professionalism that is reflective of the important work we do—saving lives, improving the quality of life and promoting wellness. The people of Providence are passionate about their work because they are passionate about life. If you feel the same way, join us.

Hiring Information

Our mission and our values call for us to work on behalf of the poor and vulnerable in our society.

To that end, we embrace all people in belief in the inherent value of every person. Being committed to diversity is one of our operational principles that ultimately contribute to our ability to effectively serve the poor and vulnerable.

As an equal opportunity employer, Providence Health & Services works to create a diverse work force that reflects the growing and changing populations of people in the communities we serve and a workforce in which all employees’ differences and unique experiences are celebrated, enabling and encouraging them to contribute their best work.


Caring is what we do.

At Providence Health & Services, our benefits help us care for our employees and their families by supporting their personal wellness and by providing them with tools that promote financial security and professional growth, including:

  • Employee assistance program, including counseling, referrals and career guidance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term care insurance
  • Long-term disability
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Paid time off – for holidays, vacation, illness and family leave
  • Retirement program
  • Tuition assistance

Honors & Awards

We are deeply honored that Providence facilities have been distinguished with national awards and certifications. At Providence Health & Services, our dedication to excellence is evident in the service our people demonstrate every day. Here, you’ll find an environment built on the core values of respect, compassion, justice, excellence and stewardship. They are at the heart of everything we do...and others have noticed.

Providence’s honors and awards include recognition from:

 J.D. Power and Associates
Oregon Business 100 Best Companies
Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award
Solucient 100 Top Hospitals
Working Mother 100 Best Companies
American Nurses Credentialing Center – Magnet Recognition
Qualis Health Quality Award
Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals
Washington’s 100 Best Companies to Work For