Kalispell Regional Healthcare School Based Clinic Nurse (LPN or RN) in Kalispell, Montana
This position provides an excellent opportunity to assist in developing a new School-Based Health Center throughout Flathead County. In this position, the School-Based Clinic Nurse will assist providers in various School-Based Health Centers with examining and treating patients.
You will perform routine tasks required to ensure the program runs smoothly. In addition, you will participate in the planning and evaluation of patient care and support the clinical team as needed. This role will require frequent travel between schools throughout Flathead County. As the School-Based Clinic Nurse, you will be involved in the care of students, faculty, and staff and occasionally surrounding community members.
*Performs general nursing duties and specialty procedures. Develops, implements and revises individualized, goal directed nursing care to patients through the use of the nursing process as appropriate for scope of practice in the clinic setting.
*Performs and documents physical, psychosocial and spiritual assessment of assigned patients utilizing all available sources of information and incorporating the patient’s perception of illness/condition.
*Assists provider as directed in accordance with established nursing standards.
*Prepares and administers specified medications and injections as prescribed by the provider.
*Transcribes and implements physician orders and treatments, both verbal and written, accurately and efficiently as noted by chart reviews and observation. Consistently problem- solves issues affecting patient care.
*Maintains a thorough knowledge of infection control procedures and strictly adheres to policies and procedures.
*Exhibits a thorough practice of infection control procedures and maintains ample supply of sterilized instruments and supplies per clinic policy.
*Performs clinical testing utilizing a variety of automated and non-automated techniques. Collects, packages, and accurately labels all specimens immediately upon receipt and forwards to designated lab(s) according to established protocols.
*Triages phone calls, provides education, schedules appointments, arranges for hospital admissions, and schedules any testing and/or procedures as directed.
The above essential functions are representative of major duties of positions in this job classification. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs. Other duties may be assigned similar to the above consistent with knowledge, skills and abilities required for the job. Not all of the duties may be assigned to a position.
Current Montana LPN license; Montana RN license preferred.
Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in similar position with a medical setting (i.e. physician clinic or hospital) preferred.
Possess knowledge of professional nursing theory to give and evaluate patient care, as well as knowledge of basic medical office procedures and medical terminology.
First Aid and HCP CPR certification required.
Possess knowledge of equipment, supplies and instruments used in a medical office.
Possess ability to adhere to simple, routine clinical laboratory methods, universal blood and body fluid precautions, OSHA rules and regulations, established protocol for storing poisons, narcotics, acids, caustics and flammable items and restrictions imposed by various managed care carriers, various forms inherent to profession and patient confidentiality regulations.
Job Locations US-MT-Kalispell
Requisition ID 2021-9653
Category LPN / CNA / CMA / MA
Pay Period Status 80
Shift Start Hours 8:00 AM
Shift End Hours 5:00 PM
Schedule Monday-Friday during the school year and hours TBD over the summer
Position Type Full Time (Benefits Eligible)