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Assistant Clinical Manager RN – Mother Baby Unit Providence Health & Services – Anchorage, AK

This is a Contract position in Anchorage, AK posted March 30, 2021.


Providence is calling an Assistant Clinical Manager RN (Mother Baby Unit, Variable, 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.

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

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. Utilize staffing management principles to assure adequate supply of all necessary staff to perform patient care. Manage daily staffing issues in conjunction with Charge Nurse / Clinical Coordinator / Clinical Supervisor, analyzing available data sources, and making decisions based on this data. Make adjustments in daily schedules according to changes in staffing needs, due to patient census or acuity.
  • Use leadership principles to anticipate and influence change. Determine resources and actions needed to accomplish objectives. Set priorities and manage time effectively. Identify potential problems/opportunities and plans contingent action. Collaborate with the clinical manger / director and assistant clinical managers, clinical supervisors / clinical coordinators / charge nurses, patient care staff and informal leaders in these efforts.
  • Establish clear clinical practice expectations based on professional standards for areas of responsibility. Able to provide clinical care and is a role model for staff in the clinical setting. Responsible to oversee clinical operations of the department, working with Clinical Manager / Director, Medical Director, and clinical staff to develop, modify and implement patient care standards. Working with clinical staff evaluates best practices and sets department goals for clinical practice. Role models customer service standards of the Providence Health System in Alaska.
  • Use independent judgment to assign work to team members and to responsibly direct team members. Create supporting systems that enable staff to jointly plan and deliver care. Role models collaboration and partnership with the patient care team. Schedule regular meetings with direct report staff to assure communication; utilize various methods to communicate with staff. Collaborate with staff, physicians, and all appropriate departments to promote optimal patient care and customer service.
  • 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. Maintain confidentiality of all information related to patients, employees, medical staff, and as appropriate, Providence Alaska Medical Center and the Providence Health System.
  • Assume responsibility for obtaining information and expanding job knowledge and competency that reflects current practice. Role models personal development and education. Evaluate own practice in relation to professional practice standards and guidelines, relevant statutes, rules, and regulations.
  • Integrate ethical provisions in all areas of practice. Follow the “Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services” developed by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.
  • Assist in the development, implementation, and modification of programs and services needed to meet patient care and staff development needs.
  • Advocate for the protection and rights of individuals, families, and staff, especially related to health and safety.
  • Use appropriate interpersonal skills to guide others to accomplish objectives. Facilitate teamwork, participation, and cooperation. Delegate work so subordinates have the necessary direction, authority, and skills to complete assignments. Role models positive employee relations, using evaluation and management techniques and criteria, which are consistent and fair yet flexible enough to support employee and department needs.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of an accredited/approved school of Nursing
  • 3 years of clinical experience
  • 2 years of recent clinical supervisory experience or charge nurse experience
  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Alaska.
  • Certification within the area of expertise or practice preferred (Nursing Management, CCRN, CEN, etc.).
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from the American Heart Association (AHA) upon hire.

Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (All Registered Nurses without a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing must obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or higher within 30 months of hire. Exceptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis at each facility by the most senior administrative nursing leader in consultations with the Human Resource Leader.)

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.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

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: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Nurse Lead/Supervisor/Manager

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 280772