RN (Registry) Bladder
Company: Benefis Health System
Location: Great Falls
Posted on: November 4, 2019
Provides direct and indirect patient care in the office/clinic
setting. Provides care that reflects initiative, flexibility and
responsibility indicative of professional expectation with a
minimum of supervision. Determines priorities of care based on
physical and psychosocial needs, as well as factors influencing
patient flow through the system. Communicates with office/clinic
physicians about changes in patient's status, symptomatology and
results of diagnostic studies. Is able to respond quickly and
accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides direct patient care, evaluates outcomes, consults with
other specialists as required and adjusts nursing care processes as
indicated to ensure optimal patient care.
Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and
reassessments as per policy. This includes pediatric, adolescent
and geriatric patients and the general patient population.
Ability to assess and reassess pain and pain management techniques
utilized. Educates the patient and family regarding pain
Demonstrates knowledge of cardiac monitoring identifies
dysrhythmias Demonstrates knowledge of respiratory monitoring,
identifies oxygen needs.
Assists the physician(s) with office procedures; maintains medical
and surgical asepsis.
Maintains medical equipment; disinfects and sterilizes
Answers telephone calls in a professional manner; refers patient
problems to office/clinic physician; schedules patient
Maintains accurate and continued nursing documentation including
patient histories, conditions, treatments, responses and assessment
Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.
Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and
religious/spiritual needs of patients and family. Functions as
liaison between administration, patients, physicians and other
Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development
over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age
appropriate care to the patients served. Able to interpret data
about the patient's status in order to identify each patient's age
specific needs and provide care needed by the patient group.
Interacts professionally with patient and family and involves
patient and family in the formation of the plan of care.
Formulates a teaching plan based on identified learning needs and
evaluates effectiveness of learning; includes family in teaching,
Maintains current knowledge of medications and their correct
administration based on age of the patient and his/her clinical
Demonstrates knowledge of lab requirements, requisitions.
Maintains established office/clinic policies and procedures,
objectives, performance improvement program, safety, environmental
and infection control standards.
Plans and provides nursing care in accordance with physician
Maintains a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for
patients and families in accordance with office/clinic
Ensures an adequate stock of supplies and proper functioning of
Assists in cost containment through appropriate ordering and
conserving of supplies and equipment.
Cooperates with other personnel to achieve office/clinic
objectives, maintains good employee relations.
Demonstrates knowledge of healthcare plans, procedural costs.
Demonstrates the ability to assist physicians with procedures in
Supervises nursing staff when appropriate; orients new staff.
Enhances professional growth and development through participation
in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings
and workshops; shows responsibility for own professional practice
and ongoing education.
Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function
under stressful situations.
Demonstrates awareness of current state, federal and local laws
governing the delivery of care.
Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
Demonstrates the ability to deal with pressure to meet deadlines,
to be accurate, and to handle constantly changing situations.
Demonstrates the ability to deal with a variety of people, deal
with stressful situations, and handle conflict.
Current RN license within the state of practice.
Current BLS Certification. ACLS preferred
Meditech and PAC experience preferred
Great Falls has a city population of 60,000, with a draw of over
275,000 people in north central Montana. We experience mild winters
and enjoy blue skies over 300 days per year. Great Falls is a
wonderful and safe place to raise a family, with nationally ranked
public schools and an average commute of under 12 minutes, making
the quality of life in Great Falls unsurpassed in the Rocky
Mountain West. Additionally, the Missouri River, a blue-ribbon
fly-fishing destination, runs through the middle of town. Outdoor
activities include camping, hiking, horseback riding, water and
snow skiing, rock and ice climbing, boating, whitewater kayaking,
off-road motorsports, upland bird and waterfowl hunting, and
Benefis Health System
This is your opportunity to be part of an exceptional health system
in a state that is well known for its beautiful four seasons and
outdoor lifestyle. While enjoying the last best place, you'll have
the added benefit of having access to Benefis Health System, one of
the state's most modern and progressive healthcare facilities with
500+ beds and over 270 employed medical staff members representing
more than 40 specialties. Our state-of-the-art facilities and
cutting-edge technologies make Benefis an exceptional working
Benefis has been named one of the 150 Top Places to Work in
Healthcare by Becker's Hospital Review six years in a row, as well
as one of America's Best Midsize Employers in 2018 by Forbes and
America's Best-in-State Employers 2019. Thank you for applying to
join the Benefis team!
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