Providence is calling a Clinical Nurse Specialist Advanced - Behavioral Health (Ak Nursing Prof Support, Days, 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. We are offering RNs who are not currently working for Providence or one of our affiliates a $10,000 sign on bonus to join our amazing nursing team! ($5000 on your first paycheck, $2,000 at 6 months and $3,000 at 18 months) In this position you will: Direct interaction with patients, families, and groups of patients to promote health or well-being and improve quality of life. Characterized by a holistic perspective in the advanced nursing management of health, illness, and disease states. Conduct comprehensive, holistic wellness and illness assessments using known or innovative evidence-based techniques, tools, and direct and indirect methods. Obtain data about context and etiologies necessary to formulate plans of care, and to identify and evaluate outcomes. Assess the effects of interactions among the individual, family, community, and social systems on health and illness. Assess the impact of environmental/system factors on care. In collaboration with clinical staff develop and facilitate processes to identify potential risks to patient safety, autonomy and quality of care based on assessments across the patient, nurse and system spheres of influence with the intent to prevent unattended consequences and errors. Synthesize assessment data, advanced knowledge, and experience, using critical thinking and clinical judgment to formulate plans of care for clinical problems amenable to CNS intervention. Develop and evaluates evidence-based clinical interventions and systems to achieve defined patient outcomes. Demonstrate accountability for clinical outcomes and participates with other interdisciplinary team members maintaining continuity of care for patients and families Assist staff in the development of innovative, cost effective programs or protocols of care. Evaluate nursing practice that considers Safety, Timeliness, Effectiveness, Efficiency, Efficacy, and Patient-centered care.