Kalispell

RN Resource - Acute Care

Job Locations US-MT-Kalispell
Requisition ID
2017-3334
# of Openings
1
Category
Nursing - Hospital Staff
Pay Period Status
72
Shift
Nights
Schedule
Rotating Holidays and rotating weekends

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.

 

Job Objective: 
Provide professional nursing care to patients on the observation 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. *Maintain a demonstrated commitment to professionalism, civility, teamwork and customer service while undertaking all tasks and interactions with others.
2. *Maintain working knowledge of policies and procedures as they relate to the RN’s specific job duties, patient care and safety.
3. *Operate and maintain equipment to departmental standards.
4. *Maintain nursing standards of care, and execute appropriate physician orders.
5. *While executing patient care, demonstrate knowledge of and maintain the patient’s right to diversity, privacy and confidentiality.
6. *Must perform 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. *Administer medications, treatments, physician/provider specified care and intravenous therapy to patients in compliance with hospital and nursing policies and procedures.
8. *Conduct reassessments of patients to monitor status, identify changes in vital signs, lab work or status, implement interventions as ordered or defined, and to evaluate patient responses to treatment or therapy in compliance with hospital and nursing policies and procedures.
9. *Communication of all appropriate and critical changes in the patient’s condition, status and findings to the appropriate physician/provider in a timely manner or as defined by policies and procedures and/or physician/provider orders.
10. *Document all clinical findings and required regulatory mandates in compliance with hospital and nursing policies and procedures or as defined by regulatory requirements.
11. *Complete and demonstrate competency/currency in unit specific required yearly competencies and educational requirements as defined by the Unit department manager, Acute Care Director and CNO.
12. *Knowledge of staffing standards and a demonstrated commitment to cost containment with all resources.

 

Qualifications

 

1. Current Montana RN License.
2. BSN degree preferred
3. Current Health Care Provider BLS.
4. One year of previous Acute Care experience preferred.
5. National Certification in Med/Surg Nursing preferred.
6. The ability to comply with and to maintain regulatory compliance requirements as defined for the nursing care on the unit and according to hospital standards.

 

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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