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  RN (Registered Nurse)

Urgent Care Nursing


  Screen patients and provide immediate/urgent treatment, according to the status of the patients and level of care needed within scope of practice and learning.  Room patient and prepare f...

  • Full time,  Part time,  Per Diem

  CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant)

Geriatric Nursing


REGULAR STATUS, TEMPORARY, AND TRAVELING CONTRACT POSITIONS AVAILABLE IN OREGON, WASHINGTON, UTAH GENERAL JOB SUMMARY :  The Certified Nurse Assistant is responsible for providing residents ...

  • Full time,  Part time

  RN (Registered Nurse)

Geriatric Nursing, Nursing Home Care


COME WORK WITH US! Generations is a family‐owned and operated business whose success is built on a long and distinguished family legacy of service excellence to seniors, going back to 1943. Ded...

  • Full time

  LPN/LVN (Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse), RN (Registered Nurse)

Public Health Nursing, Home Health Nursing/Visiting Nurses, Primary Care Nursing, Urgent Care Nursing, Geriatric Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing


JOB SUMMARY: In accordance with agency Mission, Vision, Values, and Goals, this position serves as nursing support staff within the residential programs which serve individuals who are in nee...

  • Full time

Safety Verifications:

  LPN/LVN (Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse), RN (Registered Nurse)

Pediatric Nursing


Summary: Responsible for the leadership, direction, and oversight in the areas of planning, development, and implementation of operational policies and procedures for health—including medic...

  • Part time

$25-30 / hour

Safety Verifications:

  LPN/LVN (Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse)

Medical-Surgical Nursing


We are looking for a full-time Registered LPN to work with a physician that is certified in both Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as Internal Medicine.  This will be in a private clinic setti...

  • Full time

  RN (Registered Nurse)

Intensive Care Unit Nursing (ICU, MICU, CCU, ext)


Mu client in the UAE is currently seeking for a ICU Nurse whos' able to relocate and work permanently oversee.   Experience Required:   Bachelor's degree 2 years of post-graduate experience wi...

  • Full time

  LPN/LVN (Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse), RN (Registered Nurse), BSN (Bachelors Prepared Nurse)

Home Health Nursing/Visiting Nurses, Geriatric Nursing


We are looking for a compassionate Nurse to care for our mother at her home. Job Requirments Include:   Monthly Wellness checks skin management and wound care Monitor our...

  • Part time,  Per Diem

$ Commensurate with experience / hour

  RN (Registered Nurse)

Geriatric Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing


If you are innovative and thrive on Challenging employment opportunities, consider joining the dedicated treatment team at Montana State Hospital to share in our commitment to provide quality inp...

  • Full time

$$42.57 / hour

Safety Verifications:

  RN (Registered Nurse)

Public Health Nursing, Geriatric Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing


If you are innovative and thrive on Challenging employment opportunities, consider joining the dedicated treatment team at Montana State Hospital to share in our commitment to provide qual...

  • Full time

$$37.65 to $38.70 / hour

Safety Verifications:

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Urgent Care - RN ,
22-06-2021
 Screen patients and provide immediate/urgent treatment, according to the status of the patients and level of care needed within scope of practice and learning.
 Room patient and prepare for examination by provider.
 Set up and operate specialized equipment, such as cardiac monitors, EKG machines, etc.
 Prepare patients for tests, exams and treatment.
 Administer prescribed medications following the “five rights in giving medication.”
 Anticipate and perform preliminary specimen collection and lab testing as indicated.
 Document and report lab results to Provider and patient.
 Maintain health records by proper and complete documentation of nursing observations, interventions, therapeutic measurers and patient education.
 Provide counseling and teach patients and families on preventative, curative and rehabilitative measurers involved in health care.
 Exercise excellent interpersonal skills in handling interaction with clinic staff, patients and families.
 Coordinate patient flow.
 Maintain professional knowledge and skill in nursing by attending continuing education, staff meetings and workshops.
 Maintain organized, clean, efficient and confidential work area.
 Maintain patient confidentiality and follows HIPAA guidelines.
 Ensure all communications reflect the standard and mission of RCMS.
11/2016
PCN: 2
 Carry out other duties within the scope of RN license as assigned by the Urgent Care Team Leader.
 Other duties as assigned.
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) ,
22-06-2021
REGULAR STATUS, TEMPORARY, AND TRAVELING CONTRACT POSITIONS AVAILABLE IN OREGON, WASHINGTON, UTAH

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY

The Certified Nurse Assistant is responsible for providing residents with prompt and courteous routine daily nursing care and services in accordance with the residents assessment and care plan, as well as any other job duties listed below or as outlined by their supervisor. Complies with federal, state and local standards for community operation. Incorporates the Generation’s mission, vision, and values in the daily work and interactions with others.
 
SCOPE OF JOB TASKS:
Duties include but are not limited to the following:
  • Help each resident reach and maintain the highest level of performance and independence while assisting them with personal care and daily living activities
  • Assist the resident in personal care and daily living. This may include providing and clearing bedpans and urinals, shaving, showers, fingernail and footcare and dressing.
  • Provide appropriate patient care as directed by the licensed nurse.
  • Assist in providing care and implementing delegated activities of the nursing plan.
  • Assists with meals and feeding residents, as needed.
  • Lift patients into beds, wheelchairs, exam tables, etc.
  • Documents services performed in patient chart
  • Ambulates, turn and position patients
  • Provide fresh water and nourishment between meals
  • As needed, administers enemas, douches, nonsterile dressings, surgical preps, ice packs, heat treatments, sitz and therapeutic baths, and apply restraints
  • Clean and sanitize patient areas
  • Change bed sheets and restock rooms with necessary supplies
  • Tracks I&Os; checks vital signs (TPR) and weight; performs sugar and acetone urine testing, specimen collection, and post-mortem care
  • Reports observations of patients to the nurse caring for the patient
  • With specialized training and written approval, may perform additional and specialized tasks pertinent to the assigned area
 
JOB SPECIFICATION:
 
Education:  
  • High school diploma or GED is required
 
Experience:
  • One (1) year of relevant experience as Certified Nurse Assistant or Caregiver is highly desired
 
Qualifications:
  • Current Nursing Assistant Certification in accordance with the laws of the state
  • Certification in CPR and First Aid
  • Ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language
 
Physical demands:     Workday                      8 hours
                                    Stands                          often, up to 8 hours
                                    Sits                               occasional
                                    Walks                          often, short distances
                                    Bends                          often
                                    Stairs                           occasional, but not required
                                    Climbs                         seldom
                                    Kneels                          occasional
                                    Lifts                             often, up to 70lbs
                                    Repetitive hand/foot   occasional
 
Supervision:
  • This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
Working Conditions:
  • Will engage in movements that involve lifting and transferring patients
  • May be exposed to strong odors and bodily fluids including blood, urine, feces, saliva, and vomit
  • In some cases, you may also be exposed to various infectious diseases
  • May be subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, etc.
  • Required to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as scheduled
 
Regional Registered Nurse ,
21-06-2021
COME WORK WITH US!
Generations is a family‐owned and operated business whose success is built on a long and distinguished family legacy of service excellence to seniors, going back to 1943. Dedicated to a culture of empowerment, vitality, effectiveness, heart, and mission (Enhancing Lives and Celebrating the Excitement of Living!), with each of us bringing unique gifts and complementary skills, our team supports, guides, and serves our senior living communities across California, Colorado, Oregon, Utah, and Washington. We are a family caring for families, focused on our 5 Cherish Values and service with character, and simply unlike any where you have ever worked. Come find a home with us.


SUPERVISOR: Director of Clinical Services  
FLSA Status: Exempt
 
GENERAL JOB SUMMARY: 
 
The Regional Registered Nurse works with the clinical support teams to assist in assuring that the quality of care and clinical standards are met and maintained at all Generations communities. Responsible for upholding the Generations’ five core values, mission, and vision.
 
SCOPE OF JOB TASKS:
Duties include but are not limited to the following:
 
  • Shall assist in the development, revision, and review of policies and procedures of the clinical department of the communities.
  • Shall assist in systems review, standardization and implementation in all Generations’ communities.
  • Support in assessing the needs of and implementing training and programs to meet the ongoing needs of the clinical teams at the communities.
  • Shall work alongside post-acute teams to ensure best practices. Act and an advocate to Generations’ staff and residents by reporting high-risk situations to the Director of Clinical Services, as they occur. 
  • Shall be responsible and accountable for supporting the quality assurance mock survey process performed in each facility site annually.
 
 
May be assigned additional duties as needed.
 
JOB SPECIFICATION
 
Qualifications:
  • Must be a Registered Nurse currently licensed by the State of California, Utah, and Colorado all other States that the company operates or provides clinical oversite for. If not currently licensed, licensure will be obtained within 90 of date of hire.
  • Must have a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in the area of, policy and procedure development, education and training in healthcare in which three (3) of those years are in the Long-Term Care, and/or Post-Acute settings.
  • Must be able to be self-directed.
 
 
 
Physical demands:      Workday                       8 or more hours
                                        Stands                           often, up to 5 hours
                                        Sits                                 often, up to 1 hour
                                        Walks                            often, up to 1 hour
                                        Bends                            seldom
                                        Stairs                             occasional, but not required
                                        Climbs                           seldom
                                        Kneels                           seldom
                                        Lifts                                seldom, 20lbs. maximum
                                        Repetitive hand/foot             seldom
 
Working Conditions:
 
  • Time in spent in an office setting as well as the community setting for observations, trainings, and assessments.
  • Must have the ability to travel 50% of time.
  • Must have the ability to travel long distance by plane and/or vehicle.
  • Must have the ability to have overnight stays with travel and may be required to travel outside of normal business hours. Must have the ability and flexibility to change travel plans without prior notice to accommodate the needs of the communities.
 
Reasonable accommodation made be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.
 
Competencies:
·      Opportunity Assessment—Conducting assessment of needs and assets that lead to the identification, implementation, and evaluation of the seven dimensions that promote whole-person wellness.
·      Planning—Developing measurable goals and objectives in response to assessment of needs and assets and identifying strategies that are based on knowledge derived from theory, evidence, and practice.
·      Implementation—Carrying out effective and efficient strategies to ensure the greatest possible improvements in well-being, including management of human and material resources.
·      Evaluation—Determining the reach, effectiveness, and impact of clinical programs and policies. This includes utilizing appropriate evaluation and research methods to support program improvements, sustainability, and dissemination.
·      Leadership— Providing strategic direction, opportunities for participation, mobilizing and managing resources, and building capacity.
·      Catalyzing change—Enabling change and empowering both individual clients and internal departments to work towards achieving optimal health, compliance, and job satisfaction.
·      Advocacy—Advocating with, and on behalf of, individuals and programs to improve health and well-being and building capacity for undertaking actions that can improve outcomes.
·      Partnerships—Working collaboratively across disciplines, departments, and with partners to enhance the impact and sustainability of clinical programs and policies.
Substance Use Disorder Nurse ,
16-06-2021

JOB SUMMARY:

In accordance with agency Mission, Vision, Values, and Goals, this position serves as nursing support staff within the residential programs which serve individuals who are in need of substance use treatment. Responsibilities include admission assessments, education regarding general health, monitoring and/or administration of medication and physical/medical assessment and testing, under the direction of a Physician, medicated assisted treatment and telehealth services. Responsibilities also include maintaining infection control records.

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:

Conducts health assessments/screening for clients in assigned programs as outlined by program regulations. Integrates nursing care into the treatment plan, addressing information obtained during the health assessment. Coordinates with intake to ensure these are completed within 48 business hours of admission.

Provides case management including monitoring and making phone calls for clients in order to schedule medical care appointments and reviewing the EMR to anticipate upcoming laboratory and procedure needs.

Manages medications as delegated by insurance requirements and provider requests, including preparing and administering injections, preparing sample medications and prescription assistance medication, and obtaining prior authorizations. Verifies and monitors medication orders and ensures the medication logs are accurately maintained.

Conducts medication counts of any controlled substances allowed into the program and conducts audits for discrepancies between medication log and actual medication counts.

Disposes of medications left by clients after discharge, ensuring that the disposal is appropriately handled by most current recommendations/guidelines.

Provides patient education and support regarding health issues and concerns as needed and facilitates health related groups. Provides education around prescribed medications as needed.

Prepares client for physician visits, obtaining vital signs, weight, height, and BMI, metabolic screenings and other interventions delegated.

Practices the medication first model, works with the physician whether in person or via telehealth and is educated on all MAT medications.

Performs TB skin tests on all residential clients as well as HIV, STD and TB risk assessment on all other clients as appropriate.

Ensures appropriate documentation, according to agency standards, for all interactions and/or treatment activities provided.

Follows all agency policies and procedures including emergency and corporate compliance policies/procedures 100% of the time.

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS

Acts as primary contact for agency infection control: tracking monthly temperature logs, documenting clients and employees diagnosed with infectious disease, maintains agency first aid kits.

Monitors and records urinalysis for drug screens as needed

Assists with:

Inventory of supplies

Maintaining client files

Chart audits

Infection Control

Quality Assurance

Health and Nutrition Specialist ,
15-06-2021
Summary: Responsible for the leadership, direction, and oversight in the areas of planning, development, and implementation of operational policies and procedures for health—including medical, dental, mental health, and nutrition for all children including those with disabilities. Implements the program’s management systems and procedures, i.e., involving families, planning, communication, record keeping and reporting, ongoing monitoring, and self-assessment. Works closely with the Registered Dietician to ensure nutritious meals are served to the children, and families have input into meal planning.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (This list is not exhaustive, additional duties will be reviewed during orientation)
  • Schedule comprehensive screenings within forty-five (45) days and ninety (90) days and implement follow-up treatment services, as necessary.
  • Assure that all children maintain up-to-date age-appropriate schedule of well child care by obtaining or arranging treatment for all health problems detected on enrolled children.
  • Assist in the annual updates and revisions of health, nutritional, disabilities, mental health and nutrition plan and procedures in conjunction with the Health Services Advisory Committee, Policy Council, and parents.
  • Ensure the maintenance of individual health records of all children and maintains a health tracking system. Analyze HDNIA reports and follow-up or through on identified needs.
  • Organize a Health Services Advisory Committee for input, recommendations into the comprehensive delivery of health care services to include medical, dental, mental health and nutrition.
  • Counsel parents regarding the health/nutrition problems of their children, design and conduct health/nutrition education for parents and staff. Develops Individual Health Care Plans as needed.
  • Develop a list of local health/nutrition resources and establishes working relationships with local providers through contractual agreements, as appropriate.
  • Maintain an accurate record of the children needing special diets and ensures the RD adjusts menus to meet those special dietary needs.
  • Monitor and provide training on the administration of all medication, in accordance with State requirements and agency’s procedures.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all health records.
  • Work with center staff and parents to implement short-term exclusion policy.
  • Monitor food services facilities and serving areas to ensure compliance with good health and sanitation conditions.
  • Monitor food preparations, meal services, storage areas, equipment, and supplies (including vehicles used to transport food); assure the proper portions of food are delivered to all classrooms.
  • Ensures that program staff has an initial health examination and periodic checkups as required by state or federal agency health requirements.
  • Attend all pre-service, in-service training, management meetings, agency events and appropriate professional and educational conferences and meetings to develop and enhance knowledge and skills as requested.
  • Assist garnering for in-kind for health/nutrition services.
LPN: LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE ,
14-06-2021
We are looking for a full-time Registered LPN to work with a physician that is certified in both Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as Internal Medicine.  This will be in a private clinic setting.  We request that the LPN be able to perform Phlebotomy.  
If you are interested please call 918 583-4400 or fax your CV to 918 583-7908 attention Pam. 
17 to 20 per hour pending qualifications.  Benefits available. 
 
ICU Nurse: Full-Time Position 3: 12s! ,
14-06-2021
Mu client in the UAE is currently seeking for a ICU Nurse whos' able to relocate and work permanently oversee.   Experience Required:   Bachelor's degree 2 years of post-graduate experience within ICU Nurse     Perks:   Semi-private hospital group in the Middle East. Contract: permanent. Working hours: 48 per week (usually 4 x 12 hour shifts per week). The client offers the following benefits: Depending on experience (including accommodation allowance) - tax-free Free accommodation for 30 days upon arrival in UAE. Service bonus upon completion of contract. Flight ticket at the beginning and end of the contract. Annual flight ticket. Health Insurance. Malpractice Insurance. Culturally diverse working environment. Travel opportunities. Training and development opportunities.   If you would like to be considered or know more about this amazing offer, apply now.  
Seeking Experienced Nurse for In-Home Care ,
13-06-2021
We are looking for a compassionate Nurse to care for our mother at her home.


Job Requirments Include:

 
  • Monthly Wellness checks
  • skin management and wound care
  • Monitor our mother's (vital signs, temperature, respiration, etc) and report on her condition
  • Implement a nursing assessment, complete a comprehensive care plan and update regularly
  • Serve as a liaison between our mother and Family
  • Keep detailed records and notes of treatment and progress
  • Recognize early warning signs of health issues

 

Nurse Manager ,
9-06-2021

If you are innovative and thrive on Challenging employment opportunities, consider joining the dedicated treatment team at Montana State Hospital to share in our commitment to provide quality inpatient psychiatric services for our citizens.

https://dphhs.mt.gov/amdd/MSH

https://www.linkedin.com/company/montanastatehospital/?viewAsMember=true

Montana State Hospital (MSH) is a 209-bed state psychiatric hospital located in Warm Springs, Montana. MSH is the only state hospital in Montana. The Hospital averages 600 admissions per year. Procedures for hospital admission are specified in state law. Montana State Hospital is in the Deer Lodge Valley between Butte and Missoula. This location is ideal for individuals or families seeking to locate in a smaller community with good schools. Easy access to local airports and the interstate freeway system make travel convenient. Nearby outdoor recreation opportunities abound and include hiking, downhill and cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, fishing, hunting, golf, rafting, kayaking, and wildlife watching.
 

Job Overview: Montana State Hospital provides acute care psychiatric inpatient treatment for adults with serious mental illness.  This position is responsible for planning, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating nursing care at Montana State Hospital in accordance with standards and regulations for providing inpatient psychiatric care.  Responsibilities of this position include monitoring and evaluating nursing services including providing immediate assistance and consultation in problem solving and decision-making during crisis and high-risk situations; coordinating and reviewing the investigation of unusual incidents, patient grievances, complaints and allegations of abuse; and supervising assigned staff and patient services.  This position provides direct supervision for professional registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, psychiatric technicians, and unit secretaries. 

Experience, training, knowledge, skills, abilities, and other qualifications must be entered into the online application.  Additional materials submitted, but not requested, will not be considered.

Work for the state you Love to Live in.  Your paycheck is just part of a total compensation package.  Eligible employees have access to competitive, innovative benefits packages at an affordable cost.  All beginning on your first day of employment.  Highlights of our innovative benefit package include:

  • Access to No Cost health centers
  • Low-cost Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan with employer contribution
  • 15 Vacation days each year
  • 12 Sick days each year
  • 10 Paid Holidays each year
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Programs

 

Essential Duties or Responsibilities:       

  1. Nursing Care Management                                                                                                                               55%
  • Establishes, monitors, and evaluates nursing services for
  • patient treatment.  Provides immediate assistance and decision making during crisis and high risk situations.
  • Ensures the provision and documentation, within statutory or hospital defined time limits, of individualized nursing assessments, care planning, implementation of patient care and treatment, evaluation of treatment, and revision of care plans to ensure quality services are provided.
  • Monitors the admission, assessment, and treatment planning process to ensure Nursing Services maintain compliance with Center for Medicaid/Medicare Services (CMS) regulations and Montana state Hospital policies and procedures.
  • Coordinates and reviews the authorization, monitoring, and documentation of the restriction of patient rights and the use of seclusion/restraint in the least restrictive environment.
  • Provides information and assistance to patient families and visitors and hospital visitors as needed.
  • Responds and follows up on significant events, patient grievances, complaints and allegations of abuse as appropriate by reviewing records and conducting investigative interviews to ensure the provision of patient rights in collaboration with facility management.
  • Collaborates with hospital providers and managers to review, discuss and coordinate patient care to ensure attainment of desired treatment outcomes.  
  • Collaborates with other managers concerning continuance of patient care and supervisory issues during outside hours.
  • Ensures all medications and pharmaceuticals are maintained, administered, and documented in accordance with state and federal regulations, and is responsible for follow up of medication errors.
  • Supports MSH performance and outcome efforts on the treatment program by completing tasks, including, but not limited to, collecting, reporting, analyzing data, and participating as appropriate in any research studies or inquiries underway at the hospital.
  • Provides on-site management of maintenance issues in their area of responsibility and coordinates resolution of emergency issues.

 

  1. Direct Supervision of Nursing Staff                                                                                                                 35%
  • Provides direct supervision to nursing staff assigned to areas of responsibility including, but not limited to, directly monitor, evaluate, and assign tasks to staff.   Provides guidance and support to staff and assigns nursing care and treatment to appropriate staff members ensuring appropriate staffing levels are maintained.
  • Regularly meets with staff to discuss items such as policies and procedures, goals and objectives, best practices, and changes being implemented.
  • Guides employees and performs employee performance evaluations.   Initiates appropriate disciplinary actions in consultation with nursing administration.
  • Responds to staff complaints and grievances at a supervisory level.
  • Ensures staff compliance with MSH and DPHHS policies and procedures, standards of nursing practice, and applicable hospital licensure and accreditation standards.
  • Ensures new employees are provided with an appropriate orientation and other employees participate in training and staff development programs as required.

 

  1. Treatment Unit and Peer Administrative Duties                                                                                        10%
  • Participates in the development of nursing policies and procedures for the facility. 
  • Participates in activities which promote professional development and meets standards of licensure and accreditation.
  • Assesses all employee incidents and medical emergencies and coordinates appropriate care, transportation, and documentation. 
  • Completes other duties as assigned.

 

Physical and Environmental Demands: Physical, mental, and emotional stamina is essential.  This position is involved in the treatment of persons who are unpredictable and often display aggressive, acting out behavior, which requires crisis intervention.  This position assists with crisis intervention.  This position is also involved in the evaluation and treatment of person with histories of serious criminal acts.  Training in hospital approved intervention techniques and Mental Health Professional Person Facility Certification are required.  Risk of injury in this hospital setting is considerable due to the seriousness of mental disorders and unpredictable behavior of patients. 

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Required for the first day of work

  • Knowledge of nursing, medication management, and treatment planning.
  • Knowledge of rehabilitation and treatment techniques used for psychiatric illnesses.
  • Knowledge of professional standards of practice for healthcare professionals in different disciplines and for operation of a healthcare facility. 
  • Knowledge of personnel management and supervision.
  • Accurate and effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Skill in the use of instruments and equipment necessary to provide nursing assessment and care.
  • Basic computer skills including the ability to utilize current word processing and spreadsheet software.
  • Ability to use critical thinking and sound judgment in emergent hospital setting situations.
  • Ability to maintain patient confidentiality and comply with protected health information.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Ability to analyze information and evaluate results to choose the best solutions to solve problems.

 

Supervision: The number of employees supervised is variable.

 
Minimum qualifications:
  • Associate Degree in Nursing.
  • Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Montana.
  • Two years of experience providing supervision in a health care setting preferred.
  • Other related education and experience may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Candidates will be evaluated to determine if they meet the minimum qualifications listed above and on the extent to which the application materials show the candidate possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with this position.  The selection process may consist of review of application materials (application, resume, cover letter...), physical assessment, job skill test, interview(s), background check and reference checks.  Candidates whose application and supporting documentation (cover letter, resume) do not clearly indicate all minimum qualifications are met will not be considered.
To be considered for any DPHHS Agency position, applicants must complete and submit their application online, as well as upload any required application materials. Successful applicant(s) are required to successfully pass all DPHHS specific background check(s) relevant to each position.
 
Please apply at:  Montana State Hospital Nurse Manager Application
 


 

Registered Nurse ,
9-06-2021








If you are innovative and thrive on Challenging employment opportunities, consider joining the dedicated treatment team at Montana State Hospital to share in our commitment to provide quality inpatient psychiatric services for our citizens.

https://www.linkedin.com/company/montanastatehospital/?viewAsMember=true

https://www.linkedin.com/company/montanastatehospital/?viewAsMember=true

Montana State Hospital (MSH) is a 209-bed state psychiatric hospital located in Warm Springs, Montana. MSH is the only state hospital in Montana. The Hospital averages 600 admissions per year. Procedures for hospital admission are specified in state law. Montana State Hospital is in the Deer Lodge Valley between Butte and Missoula. This location is ideal for individuals or families seeking to locate in a smaller community with good schools. Easy access to local airports and the interstate freeway system make travel convenient. Nearby outdoor recreation opportunities abound and include hiking, downhill and cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, fishing, hunting, golf, rafting, kayaking, and wildlife watching.

**Registered Nurses earn additional differential pay of $2.00 per hour for evening shifts and $1.50 per hour for weekend shifts. **

Job Overview: Montana State Hospital provides acute care psychiatric inpatient treatment for adults with serious mental illness.  This position performs nursing assessment, planning, interventions, and evaluation for adult clients in the facility.  Responsibilities include assigning work and providing direction and training to subordinate nursing personnel.

Experience, training, knowledge, skills, abilities, and other qualifications must be entered into the online application.  Additional materials submitted, but not requested, will not be considered.

Work for the state you Love to Live in.  Your paycheck is just part of a total compensation package.  Eligible employees have access to competitive, innovative benefits packages at an affordable cost.  All beginning on your first day of employment.  Highlights of our innovative benefit package include:

  • Shift Differential
  • Access to No Cost health centers
  • Low-cost Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan with employer contribution
  • 15 Vacation days each year
  • 12 Sick days each year
  • 10 Paid Holidays each year
  • Student Loan Repayment
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Programs
  • Longevity Pay Increases

 

Essential Duties or Responsibilities:       

  1. Patient Care                                                                                                                                           55%
  • Admits patients to the hospital in accordance with state statutes and hospital policies.
  • Completes and records initial and subsequent nursing assessment of each patient’s physical and mental status according to hospital format and policy using interview, observation skills, and physical assessment techniques and communicates findings verbally and/or via written documentation.
  • Provides, structures, and maintains a therapeutic environment in collaboration with the patient and other members of the healthcare team.
  • Intervenes during psychiatric emergencies/patient crisis using nonverbal, verbal, physical, and mechanical techniques in accordance with hospital policy.
  • Authorizes restriction of patient rights in accordance with hospital policy when such restrictions are necessary to achieve treatment goals.
  • Assists physician with diagnostic procedures, treatment regimes, and patient examinations according to standards of practice.
  • Responds to medical emergencies using skills of rapid assessment; directs and provides emergency interventions in order to stabilize patient’s condition.
  • Participates with providers in developing a patient plan of care and acts to implement as directed.
  • Receives and transcribes verbal and written provider’s orders according to established policy standards to ensure accurate treatment of patients.
  • Administers medications and medical treatments as prescribed.
  • Evaluates and communicates verbally and via written documentation patient's response to interventions in relation to established measurable goals and objectives in order to revise baseline data, nursing diagnosis, and treatment interventions.
  • Updates plan of care based on nursing assessment which identifies specific measurable goals, objectives and interventions in accordance with hospital policies and state law to ensure individualized treatment.
  • Collaborates with the multi-disciplinary hospital treatment team and community mental health team in assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating programs/activities to ensure appropriate individualized treatment services. 
  • Coordinates and provides individual and group counseling based on standards of nursing practice.
  1. Charge Nurse Duties                                                                                                                               35%
  • Assigns and directs the nursing care provided for each patient on a daily basis through the use of written schedules, work assignments, and oral communication to ensure compliance with individual treatment plans.
  • Authorizes, monitors, and accurately documents the use of restraints and seclusion based on sound clinical judgment in accordance with hospital policy to ensure the provision of patient safety, dignity, and least restrictive environment.
  • Provides direction to staff related to performance, guidance, and implementation of hospital policy.
  • Provides direction to nursing care nursing staff to include Licensed Practical Nurses, Resident Care Aides, and Special Duty Aides.
  • Teaches basic medical and psychiatric nursing skills and interventions, as well as hospital policies and procedures to treatment program personnel utilizing formal and informal teaching techniques to promote knowledge and skill development.
  1. Professional Development                                                                                                                       10%
  • Contributes to the development standards related to patient care and nursing procedure through participation on hospital committees and assigned task groups.
  • Participates in professional development activities and continuing educational programs to ensure currency in nursing practices and trends.
  • Adheres to the nurse practice act of Montana and all laws and rules governing the practice of registered nurses in order to maintain high standards of care and current licensure.

 

Physical and Environmental Demands: Professional Clinical, Medical, and Nursing Services positions primarily work on treatment units and in a clinic setting.   These positions are involved in the treatment of persons who pose unpredictable and physically aggressive behavior requiring staff intervention and possible risk of injury to staff.  Employees in these positions may be expected to assist with patient crisis interventions.  These positions are also involved in the evaluation and treatment of persons with histories of serious criminal acts.  Training in hospital approved intervention techniques and Mental Health Professional Person Certification are required. 

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Required for the first day of work

  • Knowledge of nursing, medications, and treatment planning.
  • Knowledge of patient’s rights regarding medical treatment.
  • Knowledge of current psychopharmacology.
  • Skill in the use of the basic instruments and equipment of the nursing profession.
  • Ability to plan and implement appropriate nursing care interventions.
  • Ability to perform accurate and thorough work.
  • Ability to provide patient assessment and appropriate documentation.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to analyze, assemble, and organize information.
  • Ability to proficiently utilize technology related to patient care information systems

Minimum qualifications:
  • Must be a graduate of an accredited college or university degree in nursing.
  • Must be currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Montana.

Candidates will be evaluated to determine if they meet the minimum qualifications listed above and on the extent to which the application materials show the candidate possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with this position.  The selection process may consist of review of application materials (application, resume, cover letter...), physical assessment, job skill test, interview(s), background check and reference checks.  Candidates whose application and supporting documentation (cover letter, resume) do not clearly indicate all minimum qualifications are met will not be considered.

To be considered for any DPHHS Agency position, applicants must complete and submit their application online, as well as upload any required application materials. Successful applicant(s) are required to successfully pass all DPHHS specific background check(s) relevant to each position.
 
Please apply at:  Montana State Hospital Registered Nurse Application



 

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