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Billings Clinic LPN or MA Infectious Disease in Billings, Montana

You can make a difference as a part of our region's largest health care system, based locally in Billings, Montana. Join our amazing team with a focus on safe, high quality care and an excellent patient experience. Billings Clinic is here to take care of our community and region.

We look forward to meeting you.

About Us

Billings Clinic is a community-owned, not-for-profit, Physician-led health system based in Billings with more than 4,700 employees, including over 550 physicians and non-physician providers. Our integrated organization consists of a multi-specialty group practice and a 304-bed hospital.Learn more (https://www.billingsclinic.com/about-us/) about Billings Clinic (our organization, history, mission, leadership and regional locations) and how we are recognized nationally for our exceptional quality.

Your Benefits

We provide a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to all full-time employees (minimum of 24 hours/week), including Medical, Dental, Vision, 403(b) Retirement Plan with employer matching, Defined Contribution Pension Plan, Paid Time Off, employee wellness program, and much more.Click here (https://www.billingsclinic.com/careers/employee-benefits/) for more information ordownload the 2021 Employee Benefits Guide (https://ncstoragemlbillings.blob.core.windows.net/public/2021%20Billings%20Clinic%20Staff%20Benefits%20Guide.pdf) .

Magnet: Commitment to Nursing Excellence

Billings Clinic is proud to be recognized for nursing excellence as a Magnet®-designated organization, joining only 97 other organizations worldwide that have achieved this honor four times. The re-designation process happens every four years. Click here (https://www.billingsclinic.com/campaign-landing-pages/magnet/) to learn more!

LPN or MA Infectious Disease

INFECTIOUS DISEASE (Billings Clinic Main Campus)

req1196

Shift: Day

Employment Status: Full-Time (.75 or greater)

Hours per Pay Period: 1.00 = 80 hours (Non-Exempt)

Starting Wage DOE:

Department Information

Reporting structure

Staff will report to Clinical Coordinator/ Supervisor of the department.

Clinical Coordinator/ Supervisor will report to the Manager of the department.

Managers will report to the Director of the department.

Directors will report to the VP/Chiefs of the department.

Direct Reports (This position evaluates another position)

PURPOSE/DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Job Summary

Under general supervision of the, Manager, Clinical Coordinator, Director and/or as delegated by the Registered Nurse, assists in the delivery of patient care. Works within the scope of licensure as a licensed practical nurse. Applies identified evidence-based nursing practices consistent with national standards and which support quality outcomes. Works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team to meet the physical, psychosocial, educational, spiritual needs of the patient and family, and contributes to the plan of care while maintaining professionalism.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Essential Job Functions

•Supports and models behaviors consistent with Billings Clinic’s mission, vision, values, code of business conduct and service expectations. Meets all mandatory organizational and departmental requirements. Maintains competency in all organizational, departmental and outside agency standards as it relates to the environment, employee, patient safety or job performance.

• Participates in the development of the strategy of care in collaboration with other members of the healthcare team by providing data; identifying priorities; setting realistic and measurable goals; identifying measures to maintain comfort, support human functions and response and maintain an environment conducive to well-being; and provide health teaching.

• Implements and documents safe patient care consistent with Billings Clinic and departmental values/goals, policies & procedures and according to scope of license.

• Adheres to Billings Clinic and departmental safety standards, policies and practices. Anticipates and identifies problems and safety issues, then initiates appropriate action.

• Maintains appropriate departmental skill/knowledge and application of relevant and commonly used equipment, pharmacology and laboratory values based on disease process or physiological status.

• Utilizes performance improvement principles and improve the quality of patient care. Incorporates the Magnet Model in transforming the work environment and quality of nursing care.

• Demonstrates collaborative, supportive, and caring behaviors in communication with patients and/or families, visitors, and the interdisciplinary care team.

• Takes responsibility for own professional growth and development needs; meets all system/departmental educational requirements.

• Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.

Essential Functions Disclaimer

Supports and models behaviors consistent with Billings Clinic’s mission, vision, values, code of business conduct and service expectations. Meets all mandatory organizational and departmental requirements. Maintains competency in all organizational, departmental and outside agency standards as it relates to the environment, employee, patient safety or job performance.

Performs all other duties as assigned or as needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.

Department or Level Specific Duties and Responsibilities

•Department - Additional Qualifications/Working Conditions

· Successful completion of the Substance Abuse Management Inc.’s (SAMI) Specimen Collector Certification Program within 60 days of employment; requires re-certification every 3 years

· Successful completion of the Evidential Breath Tester (EBT) Certification Program and certification as Breath Alcohol Technician (BAT) within 60 days of employment; re-certification required every 5 years

· Participates in on-call rotations to provide support for after hours DOT drug testing includes coverage for evenings, weekends and/or holidays.

KNOWLEDGE OF / SKILLS / ABILITIES / COMPLEXITIES AND DIFFICULTIES

Disclaimer

· Billings Clinic policy and procedures, both organizational and departmental

· Personal computers, hardware and software

· Billings Clinic Code of Conduct

· Billings Clinic’s Compliance and Integrity Program

· HIPAA and confidentiality requirements

· Patient’s rights

· Customer service techniques and Personal Service Excellence (PSE)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

•Regulatory standards

• Billings Clinic policy and procedures, both organizational and departmental

• Personal computers, hardware and software

• Billings Clinic Code of Business Conduct

• Billings Clinic Corporate Compliance Program

• HIPAA and confidentiality requirements

• Patient’s rights

• Customer service techniques and Personal Service Excellence (PSE) skills

• Regulatory and accreditation standards (e.g., Joint Commission, CMS, etc.)

• Nursing practices, patient care treatment and planning within scope of practice

• Patient safety standards

• Customer service techniques and Personal Service Excellence (PSE) skills

• Nursing practices, patient care treatment and planning within scope of practice

• American Nurse’s Association (ANA) Code of Ethics

• ANCC (American Nurse Credentialing Center) MAGNET principles and standards

•Interpersonal communication

• Collection and analysis of information to develop evidence-based plans of care related to specific interventions and goals.

• Clinical and technical skills applicable to specialty area

•Incorporate population specific needs into all aspects of communication and patient care; scope of services provided will encompass age groups from infant through geriatric

• Work effectively with interdisciplinary care team

• Utilize time management concepts and maximize time effectively

• Communicate with effectively both verbally and in writing

• Maintain flexibility to adapt to a variety of workload assignments

• Respond calmly and professionally when dealing with difficult situations

• Lift, push and pull 50 pounds

• Practice within the scope of Licensed Practical Nurse licensure

• May require adaptability and more diversification of duties when necessary to float to other clinic areas

• Simple to moderate complexity in prioritizing care with the assistance of the health care team

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education

Min/Preferred

Education Level

Description

Minimum

Other

Graduate of an approved licensed practical nursing program

Years Of Experience

Minimum Years of Experience

Comments

Certifications

Certification Title

Required To Have By

Comments

At hire

Healthcare Provider CPR Certification required

Licenses

License Title

Required To Have By

Comments

At hire

Current Montana or Wyoming state license as a registered nurse required

Other Minimum Qualifications

• See additional unit specific requirements listed below

Minimum Qualifications Disclaimer

· Or an equivalent combination of education and experience relating to the above tasks, knowledge, skills and abilities will be considered

WORKING CONDITIONS

Working Conditions 2

Condition

Comments

Normal patient care environment in a physician clinic setting

May be required to work varying shifts, weekends, and holidays

Utilization of personal computers for financial and clinical database systems

Working Conditions List

Blood Borne Pathogen Category

Category I: Tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues. Use of appropriate protective measures are required for every employee engaged in Category I tasks.

Airborne Contaminant Category

Category I: Tasks that routinely require activities that may involve exposure to airborne contaminants.

Job Analysis

Physical Requirements

Task

Frequency

Sitting: 0-4 hrs

Continuously

Sitting: 4-8 hrs

Frequently

Sitting: 8+ hrs

Never

Standing: 0-4 hrs

Continuously

Standing: 4-8 hrs

Frequently

Standing: 8+ hrs

Never

Walking: 0-4 hrs

Continuously

Walking: 4-8 hrs

Frequently

Walking: 8+ hrs

Never

Climbing

Never

Squatting

Never

Kneeling

Never

Bending

Frequently

Reaching - L, R, B

Frequently

Pushing/Pulling - L, R, B

Occasionally

Grasping - L, R, B

Frequently

Fine Manipulation - L, R, B

Frequently

Lifting: 0-10 lbs

Frequently

Lifting: 11-20 lbs

Occasionally

Lifting: 21-25 lbs

Occasionally

Lifting: 26-50 lbs

Occasionally

Lifting: 50+ lbs

Never

Job Description Disclaimer

JD Disclaimer

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements of the performance of this job.It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

Billings Clinic is Montana’s largest health system serving Montana, Wyoming and the western Dakotas. A not-for-profit organization led by a physician CEO, the health system is governed by a board of community members, nurses and physicians. Billings Clinic includes an integrated multi-specialty group practice, tertiary care hospital and trauma center, based in Billings, Montana. Learn more atwww.billingsclinic.com/aboutus (https://www.billingsclinic.com/about-us/)

Billings Clinic is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity. All policies and processes are designed toward achieving fair and equitable treatment of all employees and job applicants. Employees are encouraged to discuss any concerns they have in this regard with their immediate supervisor and/or the Vice President People Resources. All employees and job applicants will be provided the same treatment in all aspects of the employment relationship, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, genetic information or disability.

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