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SCL Health Nurse Manager Neuro Surgical Trauma in Billings, Montana


You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Nurse Manager Neuro Surgical Trauma.

You know when to move quickly. When to sit quietly. When to laugh loudly.

You're passionate about advancing nursing services and professionally developing your staff.

You're great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.


is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 286-bed level II trauma center has provided care in Montana and the surrounding area since 1898, and our 30-clinic network ensures community needs are met. We offer comprehensive, specialty care, including a "hospital within a hospital" specifically for children, and are proud to extend SCL Health's missions by treating the poor, the vulnerable, our community and each other.

This nursing department receives all types of adult medical surgical patients, including neuro and trauma. The unit has 28 beds and approximately 80 staff members.

are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, we've launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and a retirement savings plan.

To show our commitment to you and to assist with your transition into our organization, we will also offer a sign-on and retention bonus, relocation assistance, and student loan repayment when applicable.

With this position, you are eligible to participate in the At Risk Compensation (ARC) Plan. This plan enables SCL Health to provide leaders with an additional performance compensation opportunity. The ARC Award opportunities are calculated as a percentage of your base salary. Awards are paid out based on attainment of selected SCL Health Board-approved goals.


Together we'll align mission and careers, values and workplace. We'll encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.

We'll laugh at each other's jokes (even the bad ones). We'll hello and high five. We'll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.

We're proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.

Your day

As a Neuro Surgical Trauma you need to know how to:

Promote nursing services and support service line growth initiatives.

Manage daily staffing and productivity. Promote department sustainability and cost containment efforts to achieve budget. Assist director with development of annual budget, equipment needs and forecasts, and capital planning. Oversee and develop standards of care and standards of practice, direct fiscal management, and quality improvement activities.

Evaluate associate performance and provide timely feedback and opportunities for improvement. Partner with human resources business partner to address associate relations and disciplinary issues. Utilize feedback and data from annual survey to improve associate and physician engagement. Create an environment conducive to professional staff growth to promote recruitment, retention, and quality patient care.

Align service goals and objectives to support department and hospital strategies. Proactively develop quality indicators and quality improvements for service line/ department. Incorporate department protocols for specific patient populations in planning practice and documentation. Design and evaluate processes to improve systems and patient care results across the continuum of care.

Develop and monitor budgets for the appropriate use of human and material resources. Monitor financial performance and identifies and implements strategies to reduce costs and improve quality of care/service.

Determine the appropriate staff mix for department and develops processes to screen, interview, hire, train, and maintain the competency of all department staff. Ensure on going staff development. Manage and resolves human resource, employee and department safety, and risk management issues.

Develop, implement, and monitor departmental policy and procedures which support the organization's goals and business objectives and ensures they are met.

Your experience

We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:

Bachelor's Degree from an accredited school of nursing.

Minimum of three (3) years progressive nurse leadership.

Minimum of five (5) years of clinical RN experience.

Current license as a Registered Nurse in the state of practice.

Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS-HCP) certification upon hire or obtained within 60 days of hire with prior approval.

Experience in Neuro Science and/or Adult Medical Surgical, preferred.

Your next move

Now that you know more about being a Nurse Manager Neuro Surgical Trauma on our team we hope you'll join us. At SCL Health you'll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.

Our facilities do not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, or age in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs, services or activities, or on the basis of sex (gender) in health programs and activities