Billings Clinic RN Cardiology in Billings, Montana
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Billings Clinic is a community-owned, not-for-profit, Physician-led health system based in Billings with more than 4,700 employees, including over 550 physicians and non-physician providers. Our integrated organization consists of a multi-specialty group practice and a 304-bed hospital.Learn more (https://www.billingsclinic.com/about-us/) about Billings Clinic (our organization, history, mission, leadership and regional locations) and how we are recognized nationally for our exceptional quality.
We provide a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to all full-time employees (minimum of 24 hours/week), including Medical, Dental, Vision, 403(b) Retirement Plan with employer matching, Defined Contribution Pension Plan, Paid Time Off, employee wellness program, and much more.Click here (https://www.billingsclinic.com/careers/employee-benefits/) for more information ordownload the 2021 Employee Benefits Guide (https://ncstoragemlbillings.blob.core.windows.net/public/2021%20Billings%20Clinic%20Staff%20Benefits%20Guide.pdf) .
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CARDIOLOGY (Billings Clinic Main Campus)
Shift: Day, Evening
Employment Status: Full-Time (.75 or greater)
Hours per Pay Period: 1.00 = 80 hours (Non-Exempt)
This position may be eligible for an employment incentive
Billings Clinic Cardiology is seeking a RN to join our growing dynamic team! Billings Clinic is ranked by U.S. News and World Report as Number 1 for cardiology services in Montana. As a Level II Trauma Center, Billings Clinic is nationally ranked and recognized for the highest quality standards and an exceptional patient experience. Billings Clinic Cardiology and Cath Lab offers a wide variety of both outpatient and inpatient services such as Interventional, EP, Device, Advanced Heart Failure, Structural Heart, and Cardiac Pulmonary Rehab Services. Billings Clinic Cardiology and Cath Lab are an accredited Chest Pain Center and Primary PCI with Resuscitation, 2020 Mission Lifeline Gold award recipient, 2021 Get with the Guidelines Gold Plus for Heart Failure recipient, 2020 Platinum Performance Chest Pain – MI Registry, an accredited AACVPR program, an accredited Valve Center for TAVR, and recognized in 2020-21 by U.S. News High Performing hospitals in Cardiology. Our organizational mission values patient-focused care, research, and education. The nation is taking note that Billings and Montana are a great place to live and work!
The nurses in the Cardiology Department will be responsible for applying evidence-based nursing practice to the care of patients over the course of their lifespan. This involves the integration of education and research into the practice through the application of standards and guidelines. Data collection and assessment are used to establish goals and priorities in accordance with patient care, staff needs, and organizational objectives. Nurses are accountable for the quality of care rendered.
Essential Job Functions
• Supports and models behaviors consistent with the mission and philosophy of Billings Clinic and department/service. Demonstrates positive, supportive, caring behaviors in communication with patients, families, visitors, physicians, and others both internal and external to Billings Clinic.
• Utilizing a holistic approach incorporates the nursing process into the plan of care for the patient. Plan of care should include biophysical, psychosocial, environmental, self-care, educational, and discharge planning.
• Plans, organizes, implements, evaluates and documents family-centered cardiac care by promoting a safe and therapeutic environment for patient, family, significant others, and care providers. Care is consistent with Billings Clinic values/goals and Billings Clinic organizational and departmental policies and procedures.
• Maintains competency in all organizational, departmental and outside agency environmental, employee or patient safety standards relevant to job performance. Identifies and anticipates problems and safety issues and initiates appropriate corrective action.
• Maintains appropriate theoretical and clinical skills with application and patient relevance of commonly utilized equipment specific to the Cardiology Department and other areas as appropriate; pharmacological application; application of laboratory values and radiologic findings with disease process or physiological status.
• Utilizes performance improvement principles to assess and improve the quality of patient care. Evaluates current nursing practices within the Cardiology Department to identify opportunities for modification that would enhance professional practice, maintain or improve patient care while remaining fiscally sound.
• Identifies needs and sets goals for own growth and development; meets all mandatory organizational and departmental requirements. Maintains proficiency and knowledge within a rapidly changing environment.
• Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the Cardiology department or organization.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Billings Clinic policy and procedures, both organizational and departmental
• Personal computers, hardware and software
• Microsoft Office Programs (i.e., Windows, Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.)
• Billings Clinic Code of Business Conduct
• Billings Clinic Corporate Compliance Program
• HIPAA and confidentiality requirements
• Patient’s/resident’s rights and safety standards
• Customer service techniques and Personal Service Excellence (PSE) skills
• American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics
• Regulatory requirements and standards (i.e., Joint Commission, CMS, OSHA, etc.)
• Nursing theory and practice to assess, evaluate and provide quality patient care
• Cardiac Medications : prescription renewal protocols in addition to foundational medication knowledge base
• Cardiac Diagnostic Procedures - RN interventions with Pathophysiology (i.e. Stress EKG/Echo, Tilt Table Studies, Nuclear testing)
• Professional interpersonal communication and interviewing skills
• Advanced nursing assessments and procedures, including assessment of patient learning needs
• Analytical skills necessary in order to coordinate and implement effective evidence-based nursing care and to develop solutions to problems concerning patients’ mental or physical well-being
• Working effectively with nursing, allied health and medical personal of all levels and disciplines
• IV insertion/site assessment/discontinuation
• Cardiology diagnostics medications, i.e Dobutamine, Lopressor, Hydralazine, Nitroglycerin, Atropine
• Performing and triage of EKG’s for symptomatic patients
• Conflict resolution
• Critical thinking skills necessary to triage and prioritize accordingly
• Cardiac assessment and monitoring in clinic and in transport to hospital
• Incorporate cultural diversity and age appropriate care into all aspects of communication and patient care
• Communicate clearly and effectively, both verbal and written
• Establish and maintain collaborative relationships
• Utilize time management concepts to maximize time effectively
• Concentrate and pay close attention to detail when planning and performing professional nursing care; resolving patient care problems and dealing with patients and their families, often during difficult or stressful situations
• Be resourceful in dealing with difficult or emergency situations
• Apply analytical skills necessary to perform diverse clinical, regulatory, and clerical responsibilities requiring analysis, judgment, and knowledge of cardiac services/treatments
• Assist with RN/LPN/MA Clinic staff scheduling/time-off requests to maintain daily operational needs
• Be responsible to ensure timely and accurate capture of charges for services provided
• Accountable to be fiscally responsible in selection and utilization of supplies with consideration to quality outcomes
• Serve as a resource to patients, families, and other health care provides as it relates to Cardiac services and related patient care. Accountable to provide clinically sound information.
-Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
-Current Montana state license as a Registered Nurse
-1 year previous Cardiac experience
-Current Healthcare Provider CPR certification
-Current ACLS certification or ability to complete within six months of employment
Associate (or Diploma) RNs hired into this position must commit to completing their Bachelor of Nursing degree within 3 years of their date of hire. Billings Clinic will help support the cost through financial assistance.
Billings Clinic is Montana’s largest health system serving Montana, Wyoming and the western Dakotas. A not-for-profit organization led by a physician CEO, the health system is governed by a board of community members, nurses and physicians. Billings Clinic includes an integrated multi-specialty group practice, tertiary care hospital and trauma center, based in Billings, Montana. Learn more atwww.billingsclinic.com/aboutus (https://www.billingsclinic.com/about-us/)
Billings Clinic is committed to being an inclusive and welcoming employer, that strives to be kind, safe, and courageous in all we do. As an equal opportunity employer, our policies and processes are designed to achieve fair and equitable treatment of all employees and job applicants. All employees and job applicants will be provided the same treatment in all aspects of the employment relationship, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy and family status, national origin, spoken language, neurodiversity, age, and/or disability. To ensure we provide an accessible candidate experience for prospective employees, please let us know if you need any accommodations during the recruitment process.