In this position, the Registered Nurse, through care, counseling and curative measures, is responsible for ensuring that the patient has adequate information to make health decisions, coordination of total care and assisting the patient in reaching the ultimate goal of self-care in order to support health, life, and the quality of life.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Spiritual and Healing Environment
Develops a holistic approach to health and wellness by integrating the physical, psychosocial, cultural and spiritual needs of each individual throughout the continuum of care and in all settings
Develops a therapeutic relationship with the patient/family and creates an environment for healing and learning to occur.
Responds to comfort needs of the patient and patient/family requests for health information
Clinical Knowledge and Decision-Making Ability
Integrates and internalizes theoretical knowledge into clinical expertise
Develops focused assessment and critical thinking skills and utilizes evidence-based research to guide practice and enhance positive patient outcomes.
Develops and modifies individualized plans of care; communicates changes in the plan of care to the patient and healthcare team.
Collaboration and Professional Responsibility
Systematically evaluates the quality and effectiveness of nursing care and participates in individual and collective activities to improve patient care and the healthcare environment.
Participates in the advancement of the nursing profession through contributions to practice, education, administration, and research.
Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
Current Montana Registered Nurse licensure
Certification in Basic Life Support
Ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically within a multi-functional team
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Ability to successfully function in a fast paced, service oriented environment
Experience in understanding and usage of computers and ability to learn new programs
SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that operates eight hospitals, four safety net clinics, one children’s mental health center and more than 190 ambulatory service centers in three states – Colorado, Kansas and Montana. The health system includes 15,000 full-time associates and more than 500 employed providers.