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If you require accommodation to complete the application, testing or interview process, please call 271-3211.
Director of Nursing - Long Term Care *****SIGN ON BONUS $13,000 with 3 year Commitment!*****
Full-time position (Referral Bonus #3)
The Director of Nursing is responsible for the supervision of care of all residents within the Extended Care facility and works with Administration and Management in supporting the needs of the organization. This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: developing and implementing nursing service objectives, policies and procedures; monitoring Federal and State guidelines and requirements; revising policies and procedures as applicable and monitoring ongoing staff development programs. Education/Experience: Current State of Montana Registered Nursing License. Comprehensive knowledge of nursing and healthcare practices and techniques associated with the care required by long-term care residents. 2 yrs experience successfully managing and mentoring extended care operations and employees.
RN - Long Term Care *****SIGN ON BONUS $9,000 with 3 year Commitment*****
Full-time position (Referral Bonus #3) ****New Grads are Welcome to Apply!****
Manages individualized, goal-directed nursing care through use of the nursing process and the principles of primary nursing in accordance with department and hospital policies and procedures. Supervises and participates in the activities of the Long Term Care Department to assure the deliverance of quality care, promotion of comfort, maintenance of functional abilities and respect for patient's dignity. Job requirements: Current state licensure. Attends continuing education programs in order to maintain licensure, and CPR certification.
CNA - Long Term Care *****SIGN ON BONUS $3,000 with 2 year Commitment*****
Full & Part-time Positions (Referral Bonus #3)
Our Extended Care facility has openings for CNA’s as a vital contributor to the care of our residents. Our CNA’s perform routine personal resident care activities to promote comfort, maintain functional ability and contribute to the overall resident care program; all completed under the direction of the resident’s care plan. We have full-time and part-time positions available. Job Requirements: Must have current Montana License and BLS certifications.
Director of Quality and Infection Control
Responsible for establishing mission, vision, planning, direction, assessment and leadership for effective infection prevention and quality control programs system-wide for hospital, clinic, outpatient services, and other system entities in the areas of surveillance, reporting, prevention and control of infections including related regulatory compliance, accreditation standard compliance and quality/performance improvement. Facilitates compliance with requirements of Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Department of Public Health. Oversees facility Quality Improvement Plan. Provides clinical education leadership for PMC. Develops and ensures quality standards and competencies for nursing practice. Oversees employee health program. Applicant needs to be an Infection Preventionist, or obtain it within a designated time frame.
Provides clinical dietetic services to multiple sectors of Pondera Medical Center, including completion of medical nutrition therapy assessments for patients in Acute Care, Extended Care and Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation. Consults with patients regarding individualized nutritional needs for, during and after hospitalization or rehabilitation stays. Consults with providers, nurses and other appropriate personnel in the areas of normal and therapeutic nutrition. Is responsible for providing education services, maintain the functionality of outpatient nutrition therapy services.
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in food and nutrition or dietetics. One to three years’ nutritional experience in a clinical setting, care of patients/individuals with diabetes and direct management/supervision experience strongly preferred. State Nutritionist’s License and Commission on Dietetic Registration required. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics registration preferred and certification by the National Certification Board for Diabetic Educators (CDE) beneficial.
Patient Access Clerk
Under the direction of the Director of Finance, the patient access clerk performs a variety of duties in accordance with established hospital procedures and will be responsible for efficient and orderly admission of patients for hospital based outpatient testing or procedures. Answers inquires and provides information to the general public, patients, visitors, and other interested parties regarding activities, location of departments, offices and employees within the organization. Position requires interaction with patients, employees and department managers.
Part-time position (Referral Bonus #3)
Prepares and cooks meals for patients, residents, employees and visitors; working from established recipes, formulas and menu cycles.
Under the direction of the department manager, performs interpretive patient care, and technical functions to insure proper radiologic diagnosis of patients. Must be competent in performing all radiologic exams, and competent or willing to learn all Computerized Tomography (CT) exams. Must have a working knowledge of computers and be proficient with or willing to learn a PACS (Picture Archival and Communication System), and EMR (Electronic Medical Record). Required to rotate call with other imaging staff members. Technical Skills: Anatomy, Basic computer skills. Other qualifications/certificate/license: Must possess current ARRT Certification and Montana State license, Maintains current CME's.
Full-time position (Referral Bonus #3)
Plans and administers occupational therapy program to facilitate rehabilitation for patients. Plans therapy program according to needs of individual patient. Involves such activities as manual arts and crafts, homemaking skills, and participates in a variety of activities designed to help patients regain physical or mental functioning or adjust to their handicaps. Job Requirements: Bachelor of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy and Certification by the Board of Registry of the American Occupational Therapy Association or equivalent.
The Dietary Aide is responsible for preparing drinks, supplements, snacks, serving meals, delivering patient/resident trays, and assisting with dishes.
Clinical Lab Scientist
The CLS performs laboratory procedures using a variety of automated and non-automated technologies. Evaluates the accuracy and validity of patient test results and reports the information correctly. Performs, monitors, and evaluates quality control for all tests; maintains laboratory equipment through preventative maintenance and troubleshooting according to the established protocols. Complete documentation as required in each department. Organizes, performs and results tests to meet expected turnaround times. Participates in performance improvement projects, procedure writing and revisions, and training of new employees/student or other projects assigned. Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Laboratory Science or related science. Technical Skills: Routine duties include primarily laboratory-related conditions to include noise from equipment, ringing telephones, interruptions to work from staff and customers. Daily functions may include exposure to infectious body fluids, hazardous chemicals, fumes, needles/syringes, moving mechanical parts. Most functions require us of protective gear, such as gloves, lab coat and face shields. Other Qualifications/Certificate/License: Montana State license as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS).
The Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for managing the individualized patient care by promoting and restoring patients' health through the nursing process; collaborating with physicians and multidisciplinary team members; providing physical and psychological support to patients, friends, and families; and supervising assigned team members. Education/Experience: Current Montana license. BLS, ACLS required within 6 months of hire; TNCC and PALS within 12 months.
The Compliance Officer oversees the compliance of the entire facility, functioning as an objective body that educates, proactively audits, reviews, and evaluates compliance practices and documents, and works proactively to develop, implement and promote an effective legal compliance program that meets or exceeds healthcare industry standards. The position is responsible for reviewing and developing policies and procedures, and advising management, administration and the Board of Directors regarding possible risks and solutions. The position ensures the employees and Board of Directors achieve high levels of compliance while supporting the positive growth of Pondera Medical Center. The Compliance Officer also oversees the management, internal monitoring and auditing of PMC IT operations, including IT staff operations. In addition, the Compliance Officer also is responsible for grant writing (as assigned), and for the management and oversight of all PMC grant programs, which includes managing overall grant efforts, documenting payments and expenditure, optimizing the grant administration process, preparing progress reports, ensuring compliance with grant regulations, reviewing grant proposals, engaging with grant agencies, educating staff on grant programs, and preparing financial reports.
Pondera Medical Center 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 call 271-3211.