Logan Health RN - Long Term Care - Shelby Care Center in Shelby, Montana
Job Description Summary:
Provides professional nursing care including but not limited to assessments, implementing and evaluating care plans, coordinates care with other disciplines. Services pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric populations.
Graduate of RN program from an accredited school of Nursing, BSN preferred.
Current MT Licensure/Current NLC that includes MT RN Licensure.
Current BLS required. NRP, & ACLS within 12 months of hire, PALS within 24 months of hire, TNCC and/or ENCP and STABLE within 30 months of hire.
One or more years of acute or critical care experience preferred.
Performs assessment of the patient on admission in accordance with hospital policies and procedures and Unit specific standards. Demonstrates ability to continually assess and reassess each patient, identifying problems, implementing interventions and evaluating patients’ response.
Obtain appropriate authorizations and consents for treatments. Maintain patient confidentiality and display respect for patient dignity at all times.
Adheres to policies and procedures directing the administration of and proper documentation of medications and intravenous therapy. Performs reassessment and documentation of patients’ response to medication on unit specific nursing notes.
Documents patient assessment and treatments into computerized documentation system, as required by law, in a timely and continual manner.
Communicates with patient and/or medical advocate accurate and timely information on the course of treatment, educational resources, or other medical information that is appropriate.
Must be able to clearly and accurately communicate with nurses, physicians, administration and the public.
Administers therapeutic injections, venipuncture, or other IV therapies, performs blood pressure checks, inhalation therapy, catheterization, dressing changes, and other procedures within the scope of nursing practice and as ordered by the provider. Continually informs provider of unusual changes in patient status.
Complies with all infection control and safety policies and procedures; disposing of bio hazardous materials as instructed. Performs daily and weekly environmental cleaning and equipment quality control and maintenance as required.
Maintains appropriate levels of supplies for all areas associated with patient care, including ordering supplies, and stocking supplies.
Adheres to the code of professional nursing; maintaining current, thorough knowledge of nursing practices and procedures. Participates in and obtains continuing education classes and programs consistent with the level and area of practice including but not limited to:
Chest tube competence
Central Line Education
Wound Vac Education
Precepts/Assists with the orientation of new personnel.
Will be oriented to OR/OB Circulator duties and perform as assigned by nursing leadership.
Comply with all Federal and State regulations as they pertain to the position and scope of practice.
Variable (United States of America)
Please know schedules and shifts are subject to change based on patient care and department/organizational needs.
8 to 12 hour shifts (rotating schedules to include weekends and holidays).
Notice of Pre-Employment Screening Requirements
If you receive a job offer, please note all offers are contingent upon passing a pre-employment screening, which includes:
Criminal background check
Health and Immunizations Screening
Physical Demand Review/Screening
Equal Opportunity Employer
Logan Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA/M-F/Vet/Disability). We encourage all qualified individuals to apply for employment. We do not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on protected veteran status, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable law. If you require accommodation to complete the application, testing or interview process, please notify Human Resources.
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