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Providence Special Procedure Nurse - St. Elias in Anchorage, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Special Procedure Nurse (Nursing Admin, Day Shift, 0.15 FTE) to St. Elias Specialty Hospital. 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:

  • Ensuring a high standard of nursing care for patients attending the Special Procedure Room, This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.

  • Performs assessment/data collection in an ongoing and systematic manner, focusing on physiologic, psychobiologic and cognitive needs of the patient/family. Utilizes assessment data in formulating nursing diagnoses.

  • Provide technical assistance during diagnostic and therapeutic Endoscopic procedures ensuring safe working practice.

  • Working with minimal supervision during endoscopic procedures, admission and recovery of patients and other related procedures.

  • Knowledge of cardiac monitoring, identify dysrhythmias, and provide appropriate treatment

  • Ensure for safe transport of all patients to and from the Special Procedure Room.

  • Participating in the care and maintenance of endoscopes and other specialized equipment, traceability of all endoscopes and associated equipment.

  • Communicate with nursing staff, supervisors, coworkers and physicians, consulting other departments to provide an interdisciplinary approach to patients' needs.

  • Ability to rotate to clinical areas as directed to assist in safe staffing ratios; utilizes resources to safely transport sedated patients to an appropriate or designated area within the clinical units.

  • Maintain documentation that meets current standards and policies.

  • Performs other job related duties as requested or assigned.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • State of Alaska RN licensure

  • BLS certification and ACLS certification required

  • Certification in conscious sedation within one month of employment

  • Graduate of an accredited/approved school of Nursing

  • Minimum 2 years relevant nursing experience

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Previous endoscopy and OR experience

  • ICU, critical care, or telemetry experience

About St Elias Specialty Hospital

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.

St Elias Specialty Hospital 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 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: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Special Procedures Nursing

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 294095

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