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Cabinet Peaks Medical Center Emergency Room RN, Full Time in Libby, Montana

Cabinet Peaks Medical Center is looking to have an ER RN to join our Emergency Department full time!

The ER RN provides direct and indirect patient care in the emergency setting. This position has a leadership role in assessing and organizing the care and flow of the patients and coordinates care planning with other disciplines. The RN provides care that reflects initiative, flexibility and responsibility with a minimum of supervision. This position is able to triage safely, rapidly and accurately, every patient that enters the emergency care system and determines priorities of care based on physical and psychosocial needs, as well as factors influencing patient flow through the system. The RN determines priorities of care based on physical and psychosocial needs, as well as factors influencing patient flow through the system.

Major Job Duties & Responsibilities

Demonstrates the communication by clearly conveying information and ideas through appropriate mechanisms in a way that engages people and helps them understand and retain the message.

Demonstrates ability to make patients and their needs a primary focus of one’s actions, developing and sustaining productive patient relationships.

Demonstrates safety by familiarizing him or herself with policies and procedures, practicing personal and patient and equipment safety consistently and reporting any and all safety hazards/unusual patient or administrative occurrences that may have effect on patient and/or staff’s wellbeing..

Demonstrates ability to set high standards of performance for self and others; assumes responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.

Performs head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy. This includes pediatric, geriatric and the general population considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient’s age.

Adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.

Actively seeks opportunities to offer task assistance to all CPMC Team Members as appropriate.

Provides direct patient care, evaluates outcomes, consults with other specialists as required and adjusts nursing care processes and care plan to ensure optimal patient care and documents per policy.

Administers medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and their clinical condition. Follows the six (6) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.

Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning; family is included in teaching as appropriate.

Assists providers with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills.

Participates in meetings, committees, and continuing education to improve individual, departmental, and organization performance.

Performs waived testing (point of care) per Clinical Laboratory’s and unit’s policies and procedures. Interprets results of waived tests: taking appropriate action on waived tests results.

Coordinates and supervises patient care as necessary.

Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.

Skills, Knowledge, & Abilities

Strong analytical, problem solving, interpersonal and social skills.

Possess excellent prioritization, organization and time management skills.

Exhibit very good computer skills requiring order entry and patient registration applications.

Demonstrates flexibility and availability in scheduling to accommodate needs and demands of the department.

Functions independently with self-confidence in a highly stressful environment while practicing within scope of practice. Operates with ample verbal and written communication skills.

Practices with honesty and moral vigor and accepts full responsibility for actions.

Advocates for patients and families and exhibits professional and therapeutic customer service skills.

Education Requirements

Associates degree from an accredited school of nursing.

MT state or compact state nurse licensure.

Current BLS & ACLS.

NRP; must obtain within 3 months of hire.

TNCC & ENPC; must obtain within 12 months of hire.


2 years of clinical experience as a Registered Nurse in the Emergency Department setting preferred not required.


Based on the needs of the department.

Benefits Package Available.

Cabinet Peaks Medical Center is committed to providing a safe, efficient, and productive work environment for all employees. To help ensure a safe and healthful working environment, each applicant to whom an offer of employment has been made will be required as a condition of employment to undergo a substance test. Additional pre-employment items may be required. Please contact Human Resources for details.


CPMC Emergency

Employment Type


Minimum Experience



$29.65-$43.20 DOE