Kalispell

RN - ICU

US-MT-Kalispell
Requisition ID
2017-2436
# of Openings
1
Category
Nursing - Hospital Staff
Pay Period Status
48
Shift
PRN

Overview

At Kalispell Regional Healthcare, our mission is to improve the health, comfort, and life of those we serve.  We believe in a better future for healthcare. With more than 4,000 employees, we are the largest private employer in the Flathead Valley. As we continue to grow, we look for people dedicated to service and quality of care.

 

This position provides professional nursing care to patients on the critical care unit during his/her assigned shift. This care shall be rendered in a safe and effective manner that is consistent with KRMC’s policies and procedures.

Responsibilities

  1. *Demonstrates a commitment to professionalism, civility, teamwork and customer service while undertaking all tasks and interactions with others.
  2. *Utilizes knowledge of policies and procedures as they relate to the RN’s specific job duties, patient care and safety.
  3. *Operates and maintains equipment to departmental standards.
  4. *Maintains nursing standards of care, and executes appropriate physician orders.
  5. *Executes patient care, demonstrates knowledge of and maintains the patient’s right to diversity, privacy, and confidentiality.
  6. *Performs a comprehensive assessment of patient on admission and at regular intervals appropriate for the condition of the patient or as ordered by the physician/provider.
  7. *Administers medications, treatments, physician/provider specified care and intravenous therapy to patients in compliance with hospital and nursing policies and procedures.
  8. *Provides reassessment of patient(s) to monitor status, identifies changes in vital signs, lab work or status, implements interventions as ordered or defined, and to evaluate patient responses to treatment or therapy in compliance with hospital and nursing policies and procedures.
  9. *Communicates all appropriate and critical changes in the patient’s condition, status and findings to the appropriate physician/provider in a timely manner.
  10. *Documents all clinical findings and required regulatory mandates in the chart in compliance with hospital and nursing policies and procedures or as defined by regulatory requirements.
  11. *Completes and demonstrates competency/currency in ICU specific required yearly unit competencies and educational requirements as defined by ICU department manager and CNO.
  12. *Exhibits knowledge of staffing standards and a demonstrated commitment to cost containment with all resources. Complies with and maintains regulatory compliance requirements as defined for the nursing care on the unit and according to hospital standards. 

Qualifications

  1. Current Montana RN License required.
  2. BSN degree preferred, or must be able to obtain within five (5) years of employment.
  3. Current BLS HCP and ACLS Certification.
  4. Current PALS/ENPC/TNCC Certification.
  5. Minimum of one (1) year of previous Critical Care experience preferred.
  6. National Certification in Critical Care Nursing (CCRN) preferred.

 
Kalispell is a dynamic community located within a thirty-minute drive of Flathead Lake, Whitefish Mountain Ski Resort, Glacier National Park, several National and State forests and parks, and the Bob Marshall Wilderness area. Kalispell is the retail, professional, medical, and governmental center of the Flathead Valley serving approximately 140,000 people in Northwest Montana.

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