Providence Health & Services RN Clinic - Primary Care Clinic in Polson, Montana
Providence is calling a Registered Nurse (RN) Clinic (Primary Care Clinic, Day Shift, 0.75 FTE) to Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson, Montana. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
In this position you will:
Assist physicians in office procedures including but not limited to: maintaining timely flow of patients, pelvic exams, physicals, medication/ immunization administration, prescription management, phlebotomy, vision screening, hearing screening, blood sugar monitoring, lacerations/wound/suture removal care, splints/dressings/cast application and removal, pathology specimen preparation, urinary catheterization, surgical procedures, endoscopy procedures, ECG's, event monitoring, oximetry, CLIA waived laboratory test, breath alcohol/drug screen urine/heel densitometry testing, breathing treatments, through cultures, anticipate emergent or urgent patient situations and possible performs emergency CPR, patient treatment education
Clean and maintain exam and treatment rooms with necessary instruments and supplies. Prepare and maintain supplies and equipment for patient exams, treatments, procedures including disinfecting of instruments
Screen, assess, monitor, document, and interpret patients' environmental needs
Order and maintain office supplies
Prepare patients for examinations and treatments. Take patient histories, vital signs, fills out the medication flow sheet, assess medication allergies/adverse reactions and anticipate the needs for that patient's visit. Instruct patients in collection of laboratory samples and tests
Telephone Assessment: Screen telephone calls for referral to physician. Discuss with patient and/or family members regarding medications, treatment instructions, lab/x-ray/ECG reports, treatment preparations and follow-up management
When applicable, float to other nursing and non-nursing service areas
Report and document any unusual patient or administrative occurrence that may have an effect on the patient’s and/or staff’s well being
Team player whose contributions to the group are relied upon for smooth operations. Influence co-workers in decision making and problem solving for the betterment of the group practice
Document appropriate information clearly, accurately, and independently in the patient's medical record
Maintain patient files, record and other information. Post dictation, test results, patient reports and correspondence in accordance with clinic chart order policies
Oversee appointment bookings and assist with scheduling and re-scheduling of patient appointments, referrals, tests, treatments, pre-authorization of services, and hospital services
Participate in professional development activities to keep current with health care trends and practices.•Provides clear, concise, pertinent patient reports/information
Required qualifications for this position include:
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
Current Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in Montana State
Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from the following authorized governing bodies: American Heart Association (AHA) - (BLS Provider), American Red Cross (ARC) - (BLS for Health Care Provider), or Military Training Network (MTN) – (Healthcare Provider) within 6 months of hire
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Additional certification in related field
1 year professional nursing experience in a clinic setting
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence St. Joseph Medical Center is a 22-bed critical access hospital in beautiful northwest Montana employing nearly 250 employees, including physicians. With expanding services, building renovations and outstanding technology, our community hospital is the heart of medical care in Polson, Montana and the large, sparsely populated surrounding area. We have close ties to Providence St. Patrick Hospital and Health Sciences Center, Providence's tertiary center located 66 miles away in Missoula.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Clinic/Ambulatory Care Nursing
Req ID: 278082