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Logan Health RN - Float Pool in Kalispell, Montana

Job Description Summary:

Are you looking to grow in your nursing skill set?

Do you like the challenge of working with various patient types and nursing teams? The Float Pool may be the place for you!

Float Pool team RNs are cross-trained, supporting multiple departments in our organization.

Float Pool RN -

· Available to work - Day, Evening & Night Shift

○ Work variable shifts in units for which they are oriented and competent

· Paid $6.00 per hour in addition to base wage

We are currently recruiting for:

· Critical Care

· Medical Surgical Units

Provides professional nursing care to patients on each assigned unit, which will vary each day. This care shall be rendered, in a safe and effective manner that is consistent with policies and procedures, and as recognized by the Montana Board of Nursing and the facility in which the shift is conducted.

Qualifications:

  • Current Montana RN license or a multi-state compact license with authorization to practice nursing within the state of Montana; required.

  • Must be adaptable to various inpatient settings, which are determined based on skills, experience, and/or certifications.

  • Experience, competency, and certifications as required by units qualified to float.

  • Applicable certifications required:

  • BLS, ACLS, TNCC & PALS preferred or must successfully obtain within twelve (12) months of hire.

  • BSN degree preferred. National Certification in emergency care and/or critical care (CEN, CCRN, or PCCN) preferred

  • Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented, a self-starter, possess critical thinking skills and be able to set priorities and function as part of a team as well as independently.

  • Commitment to working in a team environment and maintaining confidentiality as needed.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with various audiences.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to manage sensitive and confidential situations with tact, professionalism, and diplomacy.

  • Possess and maintain computer skills to include working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and ability to learn other software as needed.

    Job Specific Duties:

  • Exhibits a commitment to professionalism, civility, teamwork, and customer service while undertaking all tasks and interactions with others.

  • Exhibits knowledge of policies and procedures as they relate to the RN’s specific job duties, patient care population being served, and safety.

  • Operates and maintains equipment to departmental standards and exhibits an understanding of the processes for removing a malfunctioning piece of equipment from service.

  • Maintains age-appropriate nursing standards of care and executes appropriate physician orders.

  • While executing patient care, exhibits knowledge of and maintains the patient’s right to diversity, privacy, and confidentiality.

  • Performs a comprehensive assessment of patient on admission and at regular intervals appropriate for the condition of the patient and/or as ordered by the physician/provider.

  • Performs administration of medications, treatments, physician/provider specified care, and intravenous therapy to patients, in compliance with hospital and nursing policies and procedures.

  • Performs reassessment of patient(s) to monitor status, identify changes in vital signs, lab work or status, implement interventions as ordered or defined, and to evaluate patient responses to treatment or therapy in compliance with hospital and nursing policies and procedures.

  • Communicates all appropriate and critical changes in the patient’s condition, status and findings to the appropriate physician/provider in a timely manner or as defined by policies and procedures and/or physician/provider orders. Communication between members of the healthcare team is conducted using SBAR format.

  • Documents all clinical findings and required regulatory mandates in the chart in compliance with hospital and nursing policies and procedures or as defined by regulatory requirements.

  • Completes and demonstrates competency/currency in required yearly unit competencies and educational requirements. Competencies may be required in assigned facilities annually. Complies with and maintains regulatory compliance requirements as defined for the nursing care on the unit/facility and according to organizational standards.

The above essential functions are representative of major duties of positions in this job classification. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs. Other duties may be assigned similar to the above consistent with knowledge, skills and abilities required for the job. Not all of the duties may be assigned to a position.

Maintains regular and consistent attendance as scheduled by department leadership.

Shift:

Variable - 12 Hours (United States of America)

Schedule Details:

Please know schedules and shifts are subject to change based on patient care and department/organizational needs.

Schedule:

Logan Health operates 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Schedules are set to accommodate the requirements of the position and the needs of the organization and may be adjusted as needed.

Notice of Pre-Employment Screening Requirements

If you receive a job offer, please note all offers are contingent upon passing a pre-employment screening, which includes:

  • Criminal background check

  • Reference checks

  • Drug Screening

  • Health and Immunizations Screening

  • Physical Demand Review/Screening

Equal Opportunity Employer

Logan Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA/M-F/Vet/Disability). We encourage all qualified individuals to apply for employment. We do not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on protected veteran status, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable law. If you require accommodation to complete the application, testing or interview process, please notify Human Resources.

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