Kalispell Regional Healthcare RN - Brendan House Transitional Care Unit in Kalispell, Montana
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.
The Registered Nurse position provides professional nursing care to patients and residents on the Transitional Care Unit and Long Term Care Units at Brendan House during his/her assigned shift. This care shall be rendered in a safe and effective manner that is consistent with Kalispell Regional Healthcare’s policies and procedures.
*Demonstrates a commitment to professionalism, civility, teamwork and customer service while undertaking all tasks and interactions with others.
*Exhibits knowledge of policies and procedures as they relate to the RN’s specific job duties, patient care and safety.
*Exhibits knowledge of staffing standards and a demonstrated commitment to cost containment with all resources.
*Operates and maintains equipment to departmental standards.
*Maintains nursing standards of care and executes appropriate provider orders. While executing patient care, demonstrates knowledge of and maintains the patient’s right to diversity, privacy and confidentiality.
*Performs a comprehensive assessment of patient on admission and assessment or reassessment at regular intervals appropriate for the condition of the patient or as ordered by the provider.
*Administers medications, treatment, provider specific care to patients in compliance with facility and nursing policies/procedures.
*Communicates all appropriate and critical changes in the patient’s condition, status and findings to the appropriate provider in a timely manner or as defined by policies and procedures and/or provider orders.
*Documents all clinical findings and required regulatory mandates in the medical chart in compliance with facility policies and procedures or as defined by regulatory requirements.
*Completes and demonstrates competencies/currency in required yearly unit competencies and education requirements as defined by the facility, Resident Care Manager and Director of Nursing.
*Complies with and maintains regulatory compliance requirements as defined for the nursing care on the unit and according to facility standards.
*If RN is assigned charge nurse responsibility, he/she will provide the oversight of staff and patient care:
Coordinates the delivery of patient care in a professional manner in compliance with facility policies and procedures
Determines patient assignments and delegates duties according to appropriate patient acuity and skill mix of the staff.
Coordinates the staffing requirements with Resident Care Manager, staffing scheduler, and/or Director of Nursing.
Communicates with staff to provide immediate feedback to correct deviations from policies and procedures.
Communicates with the Resident Care Managers and documents any unusual events that occurred during the shift. This shall include, but is not limited to; exceptional teamwork, professionalism, accidents, injuries, safety issues, deviation from appropriate patient care, breaches in professionalism, staffing abnormalities, special circumstances, and variances from policy and procedure.
Provides feedback regarding staff performance for on-going staff improvement and performance evaluations.
Assists the staff, coaches the staff, and provides professional nursing care to the patients on the unit. Assesses and anticipates the needs of the patient and coordinates the necessary interventions as defined by policy, procedure, and the written/verbal orders of the provider.
Participates in unit activities necessary to maintain unit productivity and patient care. Monitors the use and function of equipment. Monitors and assists the staff in maintaining compliance with regulatory standards.
Current Montana RN license required.
BSN degree preferred.
Current Healthcare Provider BLS.
Skilled nursing care experience preferred.
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.
Job Locations US-MT-Kalispell
Requisition ID 2020-8742
Category Nursing - Hospital Staff
Pay Period Status 72
Shift Start Hours 6:30 PM
Shift End Hours 7:00 AM
Schedule 12 hours shifts, every other weekend included
Position Type Full Time (Benefits Eligible)