Job Listing Detail
Listing Number: 9361-13A
- Applications must be received by Midnight Mountain Time on the closing date.
For more information contact:
Public Health and Human Services
P.O. Box 250
Columbia Falls , MT
TTY: Montana Relay Service at 711
Local Montana Job Service Workforce
Public Health and Human Services
Mt State Veterans Home
State Application Required:
$25.80 - $25.80
Additional Salary Information:
The Montana Veterans’ Home is a Medicare/Medicaid and Veterans’ Administration certified facility that has been providing services to Veterans since 1896. Admission is for honorably discharged veterans who qualify for skilled/intermediate nursing care or domiciliary self-care living. Spouses of veterans may be admitted on a space-available basis.
This position provides nursing care to ensure veterans are safe and healthy. Other responsibilities include: 1) Assessing, planning, implementing, and documenting nursing care for residents; 2) Administering prescribed medications and treatments; and 3) Providing guidance and assistance to LPNs and CNAs as necessary.
Successful applicant(s) will be subject to:
Criminal History Background Check
A. Resident Care (80%)
B. Interdisciplinary Team (15%)
- Assesses, plans, implements, and documents nursing care for residents following accepted nursing standard practices.
- Completes residents' assessments as needed.
- Collaborates with healthcare providers to assess, initate, implement, or evaluate resident care plans.
- Monitors, documents, and reports symptoms or changes in residents' health and well-being.
- Administers prescribed medications and treatments following professional standards and controlled substance regulations.
- Reponds to emergencies by contacting appropriate staff and initiates proper intervention.
- Provides individual counseling, and educates residents and family members about healthcare needs.
C. Other Duties as Assigned (5%)
- Establishes compassion environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to residents, families, and friends.
- Assures quality of care by adhering to professional standards and participating with the quality assurance program.
- Protects residents and employees by adhering to infection control and safety standards.
- Provides guidance and assistance to LPNs and CNAs as necessary.
Competencies:Required for the first day of work:
- Orients new residents and nursing staff.
- Submits requests for supplies or equipment.
- Coordinates staffing coverage to ensure residents needs are met.
- Provides immediate intervention with inadequate staff performance and refers information to supervisor.
- General knowledge of current professional standards and Montana nursing statues and rules.
- Knowledge of nursing, treatment planning, and medications.
- General knowledge of geriatric resident care.
- Effective time management and problem solving skills.
- Skills with diagnostic instruments such as glucometer, oxygen equipment, electrocardiography.
- Effective written and oral communication skills.
- Ability to maintain resident confidentiality and comply with protected health information.
- Ability to demonstrate compassion and patience.
Supplemental Questions: None Required
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school of nursing.
- Current Montana RN License.
- Two years experience as an RN.
- At least one year geriatric nursing experience preferred.
- Other equivalent combinations of directly related education and experience may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Additional Materials Required: None Required