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RN Internship & Fellowship Opportunities in Progressive Care

Progressive Care Internship
The didactic portion of the program covers issues of basic med surg nursing as applicable to the setting.  Other components of the program include clinical practicums, developmental groups, and professional growth opportunities.  Observation time will be spent in  Respiratory Therapy, Cardiovascular Surgery, Cardiac Rehab, EKG, Echo, and Cardiac Cath Lab.
After the initial week in orientation, the next 8 weeks will be spent in classes and working on the unit with a preceptor.  During the last four weeks of the program the Nurse Intern begin to independently manage a patient assignment with a preceptor as a resource.
For more information contact Kelly Rinas (907) 212-5074 or Malinda Williams (907) 212-3020.
Progressive Care Unit (PCU) Fellowships
The Progressive Care Unit provides an exciting work environment to motivated registered nurses who wish to develop their critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills while delivering care to an acute and diverse patient population. The level of acuity in PCU offers nurses an excellent opportunity to further develop their skills in assessment, planning and implementing care, and facilitating optimal patient outcomes.
What does it take?
Successful applicants will demonstrate good clinical judgment, advocacy, caring practices, collaboration, systems thinking, diversity awareness, and clinical inquiry.
Providence Alaska Medical Center's Progressive Care Fellowship is designed to offer motivated nurses with at least one year of experience an opportunity to transition into progressive care nursing. This 6-8 week program is customized based on individual needs. The content includes a didactic component, preceptor-facilitated practice experiences, and observational experiences.
Upon completion of this program, the PCU nurse will be able to:
  • Use a complex knowledge base to plan and deliver care to an acutely ill patient population.
  • Manage common cardiac and physiologic emergencies that occur in an acute patient care area.
  • Deliver compassionate, holistic, patient-centered care to diver patient populations.
For more information contact Kelly Rinas (907) 212-5074 or Malinda Williams (907) 212-3020.