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SCL Health Registered Nurse Lead Operating Room Neurology in Billings, Montana

Job Description:

The Registered Nurse (RN) is a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility and accountability for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care of patients. The staff RN utilizes the nursing process by use of technology, therapeutic intervention, evidence-based practice and coordination of care with other health team members.


You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Lead OR Nurse.

You're great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater.

Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.


is part of Intermountain Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 286-bed level II trauma center has provided care in Montana and the surrounding area since 1898. We are passionate about patient care and quality outcomes. We have 14 operating rooms with a hybrid room. Our cases include:

  • General surgery

  • Pediatric surgery and procedures

  • Gynecological Surgery

  • Urology

  • Plastic Surgery

  • ENT Surgery

  • Orthopedics and joint surgery

  • Neuro and deep brain stimulation surgery

  • Open heart, cardiovascular and TAVR surgery

  • DaVinci robotics for urology, gynecology, and general surgery

are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, we've launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.


We'll encourage joy, demand safety and take pride in our integrity.

We're proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.

Your day

As a Lead OR Nurse you know that every day is different, which is why you need to know how to:

  • Attend Surgical Specialty Sub-Section Meetings

  • Collaborate with surgeons, educator, and Lead Techs in introducing new technology and appropriate scheduling of cases

  • Communicate specialty needs with RN Clinical Supervisor as needed

  • Collaborate with Lead Tech in problem solving and planning for specialty needs as appropriate.

  • Review scheduled cases for surgical specialty to determine if necessary resources will be available, and if adequate information is available for planning patient care.

  • Obtain info from the surgeon as needed re: positioning, supplies, medications and implants for scheduled cases in collaboration with Lead Tech, and communicates availability to appropriate staff.

  • Pass case info on to staff assigned to cases as appropriate.

  • Participates in orientation of staff to surgical specialty

  • Functions as a clinical resource in surgical specialty for staff

Your experience

We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:

  • At least 1 year RN experience in the OR

  • ASN from an accredited program

  • BSN from an accredited program required within 48 months of hire

  • Current RN license to practice nursing in the state of Montana

  • Current BLS certification

  • Obtain CNOR and ACLS within two years of hire

Your next move

Now that you know more about being a Lead Operating Room - OR Nurse on our team we hope you'll join us. At St. Vincent Healthcare you'll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies

  • Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations

  • Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc

  • Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and including heavy items

  • Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy items

  • Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc)

  • May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended period of time

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Intermountain Health St Vincent Regional Hospital

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The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.

$38.95 - $58.35

We care about your well-being - mind, body, and spirit - which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged.

Learn more about our comprehensive benefits packages for our, and for our ; and our commitment to.

Intermountain Health is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Our facilities do not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, or age in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs, services or activities, or on the basis of sex (gender) in health programs and activities