Provide professional nursing care to patients on the Outpatient Infusion unit during his/her assigned shift. This care shall be rendered in a safe and effective manner that is consistent with KRMC’s policies and procedures.
*A demonstrated commitment to professionalism, civility, teamwork and customer service while undertaking all tasks and interactions with others.
* Knowledge of policies and procedures as they relate to the RN’s specific job duties, patient care and safety.
*The ability to operate and maintain equipment to departmental standards.
*The ability to maintain nursing standards of care, and execute appropriate physician orders. While executing patient care, demonstrates knowledge of and maintains the patient’s right to diversity, privacy and confidentiality.
*Must perform a comprehensive assessment of patient on admission and at regular intervals appropriate for the condition of the patient or as ordered by the physician/provider.
*Administer medications, treatments, physician/provider specified care and intravenous therapy to patients in compliance with hospital and nursing policies and procedures.
*Reassess the patient to monitor status, identify changes in vital signs, lab work and implement interventions as ordered or defined. Assess and evaluate the patient responses to treatment or therapy in compliance with hospital and nursing policies and procedures.
*Communicate 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.
*Document in the chart all clinical findings in an accurate and timely manner as required by regulatory mandates to maintain compliance with hospital and nursing policies and procedures or as defined by regulatory requirements.
*Demonstrate competency/currency in Outpatient Infusion specific competencies within 60-days of Outpatient Infusion Unit employment. Completes and demonstrates competency/currency in Outpatient Infusion specific required unit competencies and educational requirements as defined by the Infusion Unit department manager and CNO.
Knowledge of staffing standards and a demonstrated commitment to cost containment with all resources.
The ability to comply with and to maintain regulatory compliance requirements as defined for the nursing care on the unit and according to hospital standards.
Our Commitment to Equality
We are an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment. 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.
Current Montana RN License.
Current Healthcare Provider CPR certification.
BSN degree preferred, or must be able to obtain within 5 years of employment.
ONS Bio/Chemotherapy and/or APOHN (Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses) provider status required within 6 months of hire.
One year of previous Medical/Surgical and or Oncology Care experience required.
Experience with all types of IV access preferred.
Chemotherapy experience preferred.
Current PALS, PEARS, or ENPC preferred. National Certification in Oncology Nursing or CRNI preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Great benefits including tuition reimbursement, 401K, paid time off, childcare.
Internal Number: 2021-10324
About Logan Health
Logan Health represents a family of health care services designed to meet the needs of communities across Montana and their seasonal visitors. Headquartered at Logan Health Medical Center in Kalispell, the hospital system also consists of a wide array of primary and specialty care clinics across the state. With over 4,000 employees and 500 medical staff members, Logan Health has a service area of 40,000 square miles that consists of over 600,000 people. In total, the organization has 354 total beds and specializes in cancer care, cardiovascular and pulmonary care, neuroscience and spine care, orthopedics, surgical care, pediatric specialty care and behavioral health. In an average year, Logan Health sees 33,000 patients in their emergency room, conducts 18,000 surgeries and delivers over 1,200 babies.