RN – Observation Unit
Pacific Medical Centers
 Missoula, MT

Providence is calling a Registered Nurse (RN) (Observation Unit, Day Shift, 0.825 FTE, Rotating Call Required) to Providence St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all â especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Assess, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate patientsâ care.
  • Effectively advocate for ethical and holistic care by partnering in care planning to promote the autonomy, dignity, rights, values and beliefs of those we serve.
  • Foster a learning environment for patient/families, nursing, and other members of the healthcare team including students.
  • Be accountable for safety, identify and correct problems, and integrate evidence, and best practice into nursing care.
  • Engage in ongoing professional development.
  • Lead and coordinate teams, appropriately delegate, coordinate care and collaborate with others as equal members of the inter-professional care team to integrate nursing knowledge.

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Nursing degree/diploma required upon hire
  • All Registered Nurses without a Bachelor's of Nursing (BSN) degree or higher must obtain a BSN within 3 years of hire. RNs with 20 years of RN experience will not be required to obtain a BSN
  • Unencumbered Registered Nurse (RN) license in state(s) of hire, and wherever care is delivered. If RN holds a multistate license through the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), the RN must adhere to the requirements of licensure in the new state(s) of hire
  • Current 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) â (Healthcare Provider) upon hire
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification upon hire
  • 12 months acute care experience working with the patient population similar to department of hire or completion of the specialty residency at St. Patrick Hospital

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelorâs degree in nursing upon hire
  • National Certification in area of specialty

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana has more than 250 licensed beds and serves patients from 17 counties. We have been recognized as a Thomson Reuters Top 100 Hospital and among many other awards, have earned the Premier Award for Quality award repeatedly. Missoula is halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Park. It is a university city of 65,000, surrounded by big sky, scenic mountains, forests and renowned rivers.