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Providence LPN - Long Term Care *0.9 FTE, Variable, $7,500 Hiring Bonus and Relocation Assistance* in Seward, Alaska


Providence is calling a Licensed Practical Nurse Primary Care (LTC Nursing, Variable Shift, 0.9 FTE) to Seward Medical Center in Seward, 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.

$7,500 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 elder and their family. Keeps the elder and family informed of needs or changes.


  • Overall care for a specific group of elders within scope of practice according to licensure.

  • This includes performing chart reviews, to include but not limited to, eMARs, eTARs, and provider orders match; ensure that elder needs are addressed, documentation is accurate, and evaluating effectiveness of interventions; and review elder care plan for accuracy.

  • This includes review of progress notes for any plans that may not have been brought forward at the time of the writing of the periodic assessment note to the care plan.

  • ADMINISTER: Medications and treatments, and provide direct licensed nursing care for a specific group of elders on a given shift.


  • Other members of the clinical support team, as needed.

  • Complete provider orders, ensuring diagnosis, or condition with each order. Evaluate justification for each medication as medically necessary.

  • Coordinate efforts to reduce medications.

  • Refer to nursing or social worker intervention prior to gaining an order for a psychoactive medication.

  • Consuls RN Team Advisor for possible plan of care changes prior to requesting medication or calling the provider.

  • Alert RN Team Advisors, Mgr. LTC Nursing, DNS, and Employee Education Nurse of needed education.

  • REPORT: To the Shahbazim and gains a return report from the Shahbazim during the shift.

  • COLLABORATE: With and report significant events, findings, and change of condition to RN Team Advisors and clinical support team for service needs of elders.

  • ASSESS: Elders within the scope of practice according to licensure.


  • The providers of elder changes of condition and receives orders.

  • Upon a change of condition, will maintain close communication with the RN Team Advisors for further assessment.

  • RN Team Advisors will determine if the change of condition needs further changes to MDS and care plans.

  • ATTENDS AND PARTICIPATES: In elder health care conferences.


  • Role models collaboration and partnership with providers, caregivers, elders, family and the rest of the team.

  • Participates in the orientation and training of new staff caregivers.


  • Direct and administer assigned functions to ensure high quality, cost effective elder services which meet or surpass survey standards.

  • Assure adequate preparation and participation in regulatory compliance surveys

  • Demonstrate awareness of human and elder rights in all aspects of care, treating each elder and co-worker with respect and dignity

  • Seek to expand personal professional growth by individual study of current information related to current nursing techniques and Long Term Care specialties.

  • Attend meetings and in-services including mandatory and interdepartmental in-services as assigned.

  • Complete Competency Plan for assigned job and department.

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of an accredited school as a Licensed Practical Nurse

  • Current Alaska Registered Nurse (RN) license

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification at time of hire from one of the following governing body

  • American Heart Association (AHA) - (BLS Provider)

  • American Red Cross (ARC) - (BLS for Health Care Provider)

  • Military Training Network (MTN) - (Healthcare Provider)

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 6 months nursing experience in a health care facility

  • Supervision/leadership experience

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

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: 104034
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Nursing-Patient Facing
Job Function: Nursing
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Shift: Variable
Career Track: Nursing
Department: 1000 AK PSMC MEG SURG ACUTE
Address: AK Seward 417 1st 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.