Billings Clinic RN, Hospital - Cath Lab in Billings, Montana
Job Description: RN, Hospital - Cath Lab Non-Exempt req771 Under general supervision, utilizes the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation, and theoretical/clinical skills in the promotion/maintenance of health. Incorporates evidence-based nursing practices consistent with national standards and which support quality outcomes. Assumes responsibility and accountability for the quality of nursing care. Directs the plan of care while maintaining professionalism. Essential Job Functions • Supports and models behaviors consistent with Billings Clinic’s mission, vision, values, code of business conduct and service expectations. Meets all mandatory organizational and departmental requirements. Maintains competency in all organizational, departmental and outside agency standards as it relates to the environment, employee, patient safety or job performance. • Utilizes a holistic approach and evidence based nursing practices, supported by nursing research. Incorporates the nursing process into the goal-directed plan of care for the patient. Collaborates with the interdisciplinary care team to execute a plan of care appropriate to the needs of the patients. • Plans, organizes, implements, evaluates/triages and documents safe patient care consistent with Billings Clinic and departmental values/goals, policies and procedures. • Adheres to Billings Clinic and departmental safety standards, policies and practices. Antic ipates and identifies problems and safety issues, then initiates appropriate action. • Maintains appropriate departmental skill/knowledge and application of relevant and commonly used equipment, pharmacology and laboratory values based on disease process or physiological status. • Utilizes performance improvement principles to assess and improve the quality of patient care. Incorporates the Magnet Model in transforming the work environment and quality of nursing care. • Takes responsibility for own professional growth and development needs; meets all system/departmental educational requirements. • Demonstrates collaborative, supportive, and caring behaviors in communication with patients and/or families, visitors, and the interdisciplinary care team. • Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities • Billings Clinic policies and procedures both organizational and departmental • Billings Clinic Code of Business Conduct • Billings Clinic Corporate Compliance Program • HIPAA and confidentiality requirements • Customer service techniques and Personal Service Excellence (PSE) skills • Regulatory standards (i.e., Joint Commission, OSHA, Patient Safety Standards, etc.) • Computers and electronic applications • Nursing practices, planning and assessment within scope of practice • American Nurse’s Association (ANA) Code of Ethics • Patient safety standards • Interpersonal communication • Collection and analysis of information to develop evidence-based plans of care related to specific interventions and goals. • Incorporate population specific needs into all aspects of communication and patient care; scope of services provided will encompass age groups from infant through geriatric • Communicate clearly and eff ectively, both verbal and written • Utilize time management concepts or to maximize time effectively • Work effectively with interdisciplinary care team • Assure attention to detail when planning and performing professional nursing care, resolving patient/resident care problems and dealing with patients and their families, while working with frequent interruptions and competing priorities • Respond calmly and professionally when dealing with difficult or emergency situations • Maintain flexibility to adapt to a variety of workload assignments • Lift, push and pull 50 pounds unassisted • Resourcefulness in dealing with emergency situations • May be required to float to other clinic areas for varying periods of time • Practices within the scope of Registered Nurse licensure Minimum Qualifications Education Graduate of an accredited school of nursing 4 Year / Bachelors Degree Bachelor’s degree in nursing within 4 year of hire Certifications and Licenses Healthcare Provider CPR Certification required Current Montana or Wyoming state license as a registered nurse required Associate (or Diploma) RNs hired into this position must commit to completing their Bachelor of Nursing degree within 4 years of their date of hire. Billings Clinic will help support the cost through financial assistance.