RN/Clinical Nurse Specialist (Medical/Surgical)

Job Code: 190520

LOCATION:  Anchorage (AK)

Enjoy up to a $15,000 sign on bonus and relocation assistance* with this great opportunity to join Alaska’s largest hospital, part of a not-for-profit and comprehensive healthcare network, that provides a full spectrum of care with leading-edge diagnostics and treatment, outpatient health centers, physician groups and clinics, numerous outreach programs, and hospice and home care. Here, caregivers are not simply valued—they’re invaluable. Thrive in a culture of patient-focused, whole-person care built on understanding commitment and mutual respect. Work in an environment that is committed to cultural diversity and equal employment for all individuals, where every workforce member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment.

*Sign on bonus and relocation assistance for eligible full time external hires who meet required qualifications and conditions for payment.

Hours: Full time (40 hours weekly) day shift

As a hospital caregiver, you’ll apply your specialized training to deliver world-class health with human connection and make a difference every day throughout your extraordinary care.

The RN/Clinical Nurse Specialist supports, supervises, and evaluates staff new to a clinical setting during their first 90 to 180 days on the unit. Acts within the nurse-patient, nurse-nurse, and nurse-system spheres. Facilitates a multi-disciplinary and collaborative approach in the provision of health care, within a specialty area. Responsible for the promotion of excellence in the provision of nursing care through the implementation of clinical standards of practice and establishing competency standards for staff members. Demonstrates a firm knowledge base and clinical expertise, function as a clinical resource, conduct and facilitate patient care consultation, and provide resources to assess the impact of appropriate practice on patient outcomes. Supports clinical rounds with the multi-disciplinary health care team and work closely and collaboratively with the physicians in establishing collegial relationships that benefit our staff, patients, and community.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s Degree from a clinical nurse specialist program accredited by the Commission on the Collegiate of Nursing Education (CCNE) or the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
  • Alaska Registered Nurse License upon hire
  • National Provider BLS – American Heart Association upon hire
  • Current certification in area of specialty (i.e., CEN, CCRN)
  • Three (3) years of Registered Nursing experience in area of specialty
  • Two (2) years of Clinical Leadership responsibility

Preferred:  CNS certification in area of specialty upon hire

Enjoy best-in-class benefits uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security.  The hospital family of organizations has a vision of health for a better world and are called to care wisely for its communities, resources, and earth. The company takes care of you, so you can focus on delivering their Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in the communities they serve.

Accepting a new position at another facility that is part of the hospital family of organizations may change your current benefits. Changes in benefits, including paid time-off, happen for various reasons. These reasons can include changes of Legal Employer, FTE, Union, location, time-off plan policies, availability of health and welfare benefit plan offerings, and other various reasons.

The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

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