Registered Nurse - RN - Ortho Medical Trauma
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POST DATE 9/16/2016
END DATE 11/10/2016
SCL Health System
JOB DESCRIPTIONCare Site Description
St. Vincent Healthcare is part of SCL Health System, a faith-based, nonprofit health care organization. Interested in making a difference? Then check us out. Our rich heritage and mission, and our focus on health care delivery that values person-centered care, excellence and accountability are a winning combination as we bring health ? and hope ? to our patients. Fast Facts Billings, Mont. (est. 1898) Largest tertiary care hospital and Level II Trauma Center in Montana serving patients in eastern and south-central Mont. and northern Wyo. 2,100 associates, 529 medical staff 286 beds (201 are staffed) Services & Expertise Cancer Care Children?s Healthcare Comprehensive Regional Services Neuroscience Heart Center Oncology Orthopedic Services Women?s Services St. Vincent Healthcare is an award-winning hospital providing person-centered care. We are People Healing People throughout the communities that we serve, especially the poor and vulnerable. Visit: www.svh-mt.org
The Registered Nurse on the Orthopedic Medical Trauma Unit will provide direct patient care, meeting both psychological and physical needs of the patients in accordance with physicians? orders, Joint Commission, OSHA, nursing and department guidelines. The Ortho Medical Trauma RN fulfills these duties to contribute to the continuity and quality of care which fosters the best interest and well-being of all patients and their families. Conduct and document a thorough assessment of each patient?s medical status upon admission and throughout the patient?s course of treatment. Assist in the development and implementation of an individualized treatment plan for each assigned patient. Comply with evaluation, treatment and documentation guidelines described on the Ortho Medical Trauma Unit. Complete required documentation in an accurate and timely manner. Oversee care delivered by Licensed Practical Nurses and Certified Nursing Assistants. Attend and participate in clinical team conferences regarding patient progress, problems and needs. Act in compliance with hospital, regulatory and professional standards and guidelines. Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to discipline and responsibilities in order to maintain clinical currency. Adheres to facility policies and procedures and participates in facility quality improvement and safety programs. Perform other duties, as assigned. ? The information above is for summary purposes, and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of essential functions.
Associate's degree in nursing, required Bachelor's degree in nursing, preferred Valid license as a Registered Nurse in the State of practice, required Possess a current Basic Life Support Certification, required Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, required One (1) year of experience in a setting serving the same age/type of patient population served by this facility or department, preferred