Job details

Location: Billings, MT

Salary:

POSITION TYPE: Hospital Nurse Manager

SPECIALTY UNIT: Hospital

LOCATION: Billings, MT

SHIFT: Fulltime position working weekdays with weekend call, set upon hiring


Job Description:


The Hospital Services Nurse Manager leads an acute dialysis unit in performing high quality patient care while collaborating with physicians and hospital staff to enhance partnerships for our the local Hospital Services program within the Billings acute hemodialysis unit.


Responsibilities:

  • Liaison between hospital administration and area leadership.
  • Primary contact to the medical director and openly communicates with all nephrologists regarding services and care provided.
  • Evaluate and make recommendations to physicians regarding patient care.
  • Supervise nursing activities to ensure patient care is delivered as directed.
  • Collaborate with nurse educator to deploy training and continuing education for all staff members.
  • Mentor Hospital Services staff.
  • Oversee nursing care documentation, including medication and dialysis adjustments.
  • Work with chief equipment technician regarding dialysis equipment maintenance and water treatment practices per industry standards.
  • Communicate with hospital discharge planners, case managers and outpatient dialysis units to ensure smooth care transitions.
  • Manage general nursing budget, making equipment and supply recommendations
  • Maintain working knowledge of industry standards related to renal replacement therapy in hospitals, including ESRD and AKI concepts/principles, regulatory and accreditation standards.
  • Participate in risk management and Quality Assessment Performance Improvement (QAPI) programs, including required audits and regular attendance at DCI QAPI and governing body meetings.
  • Contribute to hospital quality management and infection control departments by providing requested information and attending meetings with hospital liaison
  • Additional duties as requested.


Requirements:

  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must meet specialty-specific competency requirements per the job description.
  • Demonstrates competency in basic EKG.
  • Clinical knowledge and decision-making ability.
  • Teamwork along with a strong work ethic and a positive attitude are required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing to provide excellent customer service.
  • Basic computer literacy.


Education/Training:

  • Current MT RN license required.
  • Accredited nursing degree required.
  • Six months dialysis nursing experience in a hospital setting required; 12 months preferred.
  • Critical care nursing and supervisory experience preferred.


Job Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Direct Deposit
  • 401K
  • Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision benefits.
  • Life and long-term care insurance provided at no additional expense to employee
  • Paid time off (PTO) including holidays.
  • Extended Sick Bank (ESB) in addition to PTO.
  • Education Assistance.
  • Employee Discount Program.
  • Wellness Program.
  • Excellent room for growth and advancement.



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