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Providence Health & Services Nursing Aide Long Term Care (Temporary, On Call) in Anchorage, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Nursing Aide Long Term Care (Evening Shift, Per Diem/On Call) to Providence Extended Care in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers who deliver every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable. This is a temporary position.

Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.

In this position you will:

  • Demonstrate understanding of and provides care according to Standards of Practice and the resident/patient’s Nursing Care Plan. These duties are under the supervision of the Primary Caregiver and/or Professional Associate. Performs duties to assist in activities of daily living such as bathing, ambulating, and nourishment.

  • Record vital signs, I&O, weights, ADLs, meal intake, and other required documentation in an accurate, concise, and timely manner in accordance with assigned department procedures.

  • Report changes in resident/patient condition, problematic and unusual circumstances to Primary Caregiver and Professional Associates. Maintains a safe environment for resident/patients, families, and co-workers.

  • Possess knowledge of the Care Center or Hospital and National Patient Safety Goals: Uses at least two ways of identifying resident/patients, name and date of birth. Uses hand hygiene cleaning guidelines, before and after resident/patient contact. Exercises all preventative measures in patient fall prevention as outlined in Policies and Procedures. Possesses knowledge of resident/patient care needs for maintaining skin integrity. Reports redness to Registered Nurse responsible for patient care.

  • Communicate effectively with the Licensed nurse (RN or LPN) or other caregivers regarding resident/patient issues, family issues, MD issues, and equipment. Utilizes the “Hand Off of Communication Tools, “SBAR”. Follows Policies and Procedures regarding information to promote resident/patient safety. Watches resident/patients closely for changes in their health and responds by informing licensed nurse (RN or LPN) immediately. Communicates in a compassionate manner to patients, families, and visitors.

  • Assist in the resident/patient admitting, transfer, and discharge procedure. Transports patients via wheelchair and other safe patient handling and mobility equipment.

  • Perform front desk procedures including EMR usage, chart preparation and filing, and opening and closing department procedures.

  • Check and restock supplies and emergency equipment and replaces as instructed. Maintains and operates multiple pieces of equipment in a safe and effective manner to improve patient care.

  • Complete Competency Plan for assigned job and department.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Food handler permit if required by local municipality or the ability to attain certification within 30 days of hire

  • BLS certification within 30 days of hire

About Our Community

Providence Extended Care at the Cottages is located on a campus that includes eight cottages and a Commons Building. The Cottages are home to 96 residents. The Commons Building includes the facility reception area, Resident Bank, Gift Shop, Rehabilitation Therapies, Chapel, Supplies, Plant Services, Dietary, Support Services, Staff Development, Administration offices and Conference Rooms. The Cottages bear the names of Alaskan rivers and are arranged in alphabetical order along Compassion Circle.

Each cottage is a home that contains 12 private bedrooms/baths situated around a warm, inviting hearth and living area. An open kitchen allows residents and guests to enjoy the aromas and happenings of a kitchen, just like home. Each Cottage includes a Den along with a Spa and beauty/barber shop station. A patio off the dining area provides easy access to the outdoors and gardening opportunities. Large windows in the living area provide views for all to enjoy.

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: On Call

Shift: Evening

Job Category: Certified Nursing Assistant

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 309477

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