Billings Clinic RN - Sameday Care (Urgent Care) (1.0) 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.
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RN - Sameday Care (Urgent Care) (1.0)
SAMEDAY CARE (Billings Clinic Main Campus)
Employment Status: Full-Time (.75 or greater)
Hours per Pay Period: 1.00 = 80 hours (Non-Exempt)
Starting Wage DOE: 25.68 - 32.23
THIS POSITION MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR A EMPLOYMENT INCENTIVE
The incumbents in this role will be responsible for applying in-depth knowledge, competencies, and skills within the SameDay Care Department. The incumbent will establish goals and priorities in accordance with patient care needs, staff needs, and organizational objectives, and in accordance with age-appropriate care criteria for urgent care department services ranging in age from infant through geriatric. Nurses are accountable for the quality of care rendered in accordance with Billings Clinic’s 14 forces of Magnetism.
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 and evidenced based nursing practices, 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. (Patient Care, Nursing, Plan of Care)
• Evaluates patient’s status via phone and in office setting. Advises patient appropriately. (Patient Care, Nursing, Triage)
• Demonstrates positive, supportive, and caring behaviors in communication with patients, families, visitors, physicians, staff and others. core
• Plans, organizes, implements, evaluates and documents safe therapeutic patient centered care consisted with Billings Clinic values, goals and departmental policies and procedures. (Patient Care, Nursing, Patient Care)
• 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. core
• Maintains appropriate theoretical and clinical skills with application and patient relevance of commonly utilized equipment specific to the SameDay Care Department and other areas as appropriate; pharmacological application; application of laboratory values and radiologic findings with disease process or physiological status. (Patient Care, Nursing, Maintains Clinical Skills)
• Utilizes performance improvement principles to assess and improve the quality of patient care. Evaluates current nursing practices within the SameDay Care Department to identify opportunities for modification that would enhance professional practice, maintain or improve patient care while remaining fiscally sound. core
• 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. core
• Incorporates the 14 forces of Magnetism in transforming the work environments and for enhancing quality of nursing care. (Patient Care, Nursing, Magnet)
• Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the Same Day Care Department, or organization.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Billings Clinic policy and procedures, both organizational and departmental
• Billings Clinic Code of Business Conduct
• Billings Clinic Corporate Compliance Program
• Customer service techniques and Personal Service Excellence (PSE) skills
• American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics
• Personal computers, hardware and software & printers
• HIPAA and confidentiality requirements
• Patient’s rights
• Patient safety standards
• Regulatory requirements and standards (Joint Commission, OSHA, etc.)
• Nursing theory and practice to assess, evaluate and provide quality patient care
• Infection control and safety practices and procedures
• All CMS required immunizations and proper administration
• RN, LPN, CMA and MA scope of practice
• 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
• Conflict resolution
• Critical thinking skills necessary to triage and prioritize accordingly
• Interpersonal skills necessary in order to instruct and comfort patients and their families and maintain effective contacts with a variety of clinic and hospital personnel and physicians
• Venipuncture, IV placement, accessing central lines, drawing blood and medication administration
• Obtaining EKG’s and basic rhythm interpretation
• Catheter insertion
• Basic wound care knowledge and dressing changes
• Assessment of suture, staples and removal
• Proper use of DME equipment and applications
• Splinting application
• Assist provider with a variety of medical surgical procedures
• Competency with point of care ordering, testing, quality control measures
• Incorporate population specific needs into all aspects of communication and patient care; scope of services provided will encompass age groups ranging from infants through geriatrics.
• 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
• Practices within the scope of a Registered Nurse.
• Serves as a resource to patients, families, and other health care provides as it relates to ambulatory and emergency services and related patient care. Accountable to provide clinically sound information.
• Proactively participates in Nurse Practice Committee, accreditation, MAGNET and other quality assurance and process improvement committees
• Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
• BSN within 4 years of hire
License and Certification
• Healthcare Provider CPR certification
• Certification in ACLS and PALS within 1 year of employment if not already attained
• Current Montana state license as a Registered Nurse
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.
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 the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity. All policies and processes are designed toward achieving fair and equitable treatment of all employees and job applicants. Employees are encouraged to discuss any concerns they have in this regard with their immediate supervisor and/or the Vice President People Resources. All employees and job applicants will be provided the same treatment in all aspects of the employment relationship, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, genetic information or disability.