Providence is calling an Assistant Clinical Manager Registered Nurse (RN) (Mental Health 4W, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, 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.
In this position you will:
- Consider factors related to safety, effectiveness, cost, and impact on practice in the planning and delivery of nursing and other services.
- Use leadership principles to anticipate and influence change.
- Establish clear clinical practice expectations based on professional standards for areas of responsibility.
- Use independent judgment to assign work to team members and to responsibly direct team members.
- Support the implementation of organization policies and procedures in compliance with state, Federal and other regulatory guidelines to help ensure that high quality, cost-effective patient services meet or surpass accreditation standards.
- Assume responsibility for obtaining information and expanding job knowledge and competency that reflects current practice.
- Assist in the development, implementation and modification of programs and services needed to meet patient care and staff development needs.
Required qualifications for this position include:
- Graduate of an accredited/approved school of Nursing
- Registered Nurse without a Bachelor's of Nursing (BSN) degree or higher must obtain a BSN within 30 months of hire
- Licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Alaska
- 3 years of clinical experience in area of clinical specialty
- 2 years of recent clinical supervisory experience or charge nurse experience
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree
- Certification within area of expertise or practice (Nursing management, ANCC, etc)
About the Mental Health Department
Mental Health - 4 West is divided into three units, specializing in mental health care to both adult and adolescent patients. The adult unit is comprised of 12 beds, while the Discovery Units have 9 beds (west) and 6 beds (east). All units are voluntary. The physicians, multidisciplinary staff, patients and families work together to create an environment that fosters stabilization and planning for the patient's future needs.
About Providence Alaska Medical Center
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. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.
As the state's largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center 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!