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Logan Health RN Residency - October 2024 - New Graduate Cohort in Kalispell, Montana

Job Description Summary:

New Graduate RN Residency - Turning Degrees Into Careers!

Sign On Bonus - $7,500 for October 21, 2024 Cohort!

Welcome to the New Graduate RN Residency Program at Logan Health in beautiful Northwest Montana.

Logan Health New Graduate RN Residency Program is accredited as a Practice Transition Program by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation in Practice Transition Programs.

Please visit to learn more.

In addition to completing the online application, please attach the following documents:

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume

For any questions about the application, interview process, or the Residency program email:

Logan Health Medical Center New Graduate RNs have a base wage starting at $34.21* per hour.

Logan Health Critical Access Hospital New Graduate RNs have a base wage starting at $32.00* per hour.

*Additional shift differential pay for night and weekend shifts.

Logan Health takes great pride in offering its employees a comprehensive benefits package that promotes wellness and work-life balance.This includes:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision

  • Employer Paid Life Insurance and AD&D

  • FSA or HSA

  • Voluntary Benefits - Additional Life/ AD&D, Critical Illness, Legal Protection, Identity Theft/ Privacy Protection, and Pet Insurance

  • Earned Time Bank (ETB) – ETB includes vacation, sick-time, holidays.

  • Continued Illness Bank (CIB) – Can be used for personal injury, illness, or approved leave of absence.

  • Logan Health Fitness Center – Waived registration fee and 50% off monthly membership fees.

  • Kid Kare Learning Center – Located in Kalispell and dedicated to caring for the children of Logan Health Employees ages 6 weeks to 6 years; availability and daily rate based on child’s age.

  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) – Free 24/7 confidential emotional support, as well as legal, financial, and work-life guidance.

  • 401K Retirement Savings Plan (Traditional or Roth) – Logan Health has a 200% match on the employee’s first 3% contribution; fully vested after two years of continuous service.

  • Tuition Reimbursement – Up to $3,500 annually for future approved academic courses, eligible after 1 year of employment.

This position provides entry-level professional nursing care to patients under the supervision of a designated preceptor. This care shall be rendered in a safe and effective manner that is consistent with Logan Health’s (LH) policies and procedures.


  • Current Montana RN License or a multi state compact license with authorization to practice nursing within the state of Montana; required at the start of the program or prior to direct patient care .

  • BSN degree preferred.

  • Must have graduated from an accredited school of nursing and have completed at least 250 clinical hours during their education.

  • Must have graduated from an accredited nursing school within one (1) year of start of the Nurse Residency class, or nurses returning to the profession must have completed a refresher course prior to acceptance.

  • Current BLS required.

  • Must successfully complete all steps in the Nurse Residency Program application process.

  • Additional potential requirements for assignment to specialty areas:

  • Possess one (1) of the following is preferred:

  • Prior working experience in the specialty area.

  • Externship with 90+ hours’ in the specialty area. The externship must be above and beyond the standard clinical.

  • Additional certification requirements vary by specialty and must be successfully obtained by designated timeframe after hire. Examples of certification include, but may not be limited to; ACLS, PALS, ENPC.

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

  • Maintains knowledge of policies and procedures as they relate to the RN’s specific job duties, patient care and safety. Complies with and maintains regulatory compliance requirements as defined for the nursing care on the unit and according to LH standards.

  • Operates and maintains equipment to departmental standards.

  • Maintains nursing standards of care and executes appropriate physician/provider orders. While executing patient care, demonstrates knowledge of and maintains patient rights 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.

  • Administers medications, treatments, physician/provider specified care and intravenous therapy to patients in compliance with LH and nursing policies and procedures.

  • Completes reassessment of patient(s) to monitor status, identifies changes in vital signs, lab work or status, and implements interventions as ordered and/or defined. Evaluates patient responses to treatment and/or therapy in compliance with LH and nursing policies and procedures.

  • Communicates appropriate and critical changes in patient condition, status, and findings to the appropriate physician/provider in a timely manner and/or as defined by policies and procedures and/or physician/provider orders.

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

  • Completes and demonstrates competency/currency in unit specific required annual competencies and educational requirements as defined.

  • Exhibits knowledge of staffing standards and a demonstrated commitment to cost containment with all resources.

  • Possesses a knowledge and understanding of and adheres to all Nurse Residency Program requirements.

  • 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.


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.


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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