At Powell Valley Healthcare, providing quality healthcare to our community is our top priority. We are located in the heart of Powell, Wyoming; just 25 miles outside of Cody. We believe in creating positive and safe environments for both our patients and our staff. Being part of our organization means becoming a cornerstone in the patient experience and their care.
Here at PVHC, we offer a wide array of benefits in a way that allows you to choose options and build a package that works best for you. Some of the benefits we offer include:
- Health, dental and vision insurance
- Life insurance
- Long term disability coverage
- PTO – New employees accrue the equivalent of up to twenty days of PTO withing their first calendar year
- EIB (Extended Illness Bank) – Our version of accrued sick leave
- Nine paid holidays which includes two personal holidays
- Tuition Savings Plan
- Opportunities to cash out PTO for personal use, student loan payments, and in-house medical bills
- Tuition reimbursement – up to $5,000 per year
- Fun to be Fit program and Club Dauntless Membership Discount
- HRA – Flex spending accounts
Current Openings: One full-time day position (36 hours per week; 12 hour shifts), One full-time evening position ( 40 hours per week; 8 hour shifts, and two full-time night positions (36 hours per week; 12 hour shifts)
Delivery of safe, efficient, quality patient/resident care through the use of the nursing process which consists of assessment, planning, implementing and evaluation. Initiates, plans and participates in patient/resident and family education. Supervises and guides those who report to him or her and accepts responsibility for care given. Maintains the standards for professional nursing. Works in collaboration with all members of the healthcare team, as well as with the patients/residents, families and visitors.
- Collaborates with IDT to prepare and updates a plan of care for each patient/resident using the nursing process.
- Gathers subjective and objective data through the performance of a nursing history and physical assessment as well as the gathering of information from the chart and other members of the Health Care Team.
- Establishes short and long-term goals and interventions to be used to meet the goals.
- Evaluates patient/resident response to care provided and documents the care and response to care in a concise, legible manner using the format designated by departmental protocols or appropriately in Electronic Medical Record.
- Identifies learning needs of the patient/resident and or family, assess the ability of patient/resident and or family member to learn and readiness.
- Provides educational materials and experiences that will meet the educational, developmental, functional and or ethnic needs of the patient/resident or family.
- Provides an accurate account of patient/resident status to others responsible for the patient’s/resident’s care to help ensure continuity of care.
- Evaluates nursing practice and nursing environment and contributes to the development of high standards to ensure quality care.
- Attends staff meetings and in-services as required by Powell Valley Healthcare and by accrediting agencies. Participates in special projects or assignments.
- Responds to change in patient/resident care assignments and delegates patient/resident care safely and effectively.
- Actively participates in professional development by attending educational programs offered inside and outside of the organization.
- Demonstrates competency in psychosocial and psychomotor aspects of nursing.
- a. Implements nursing actions by either direct care or delegation of that responsibility, based on level of acuity and individual patient/resident need. b. Understands and reacts effectively to unique needs of patients/residents whose age may vary. Implements the plan of care by provision of direct care or by delegation, based on the acuity of the patient/resident, the functional or developmental age of the patient/resident, and by the competencies exhibited by the nurse.
- Other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
- Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. This position may require one year or more of clinical experience in Medical/Surgical nursing or in a special clinical area.
- Registered Nurse, licensed in the State of Wyoming.
- BLS for Healthcare Provider.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
- Add, subtract, multiply, and divide, compute rate, ratio, and percent in order to accurately determine medication dosages and have knowledge of IV rates.
- Knowledgeable in metric and appropriate measurements and can convert from one system to the other as needed.
- Competency in basic computer skills and willingness to learn electronic applications.
- Work with confused or combative patients/residents.
- Read, write, and comprehend instructions, memos, and correspondence.
- Effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization
- Speak and document clearly and concisely.
- Communicate effectively and professionally with members of the Health Care Team.
- Solve practical problems and work under the direction of the licensed nursing staff.
- Demonstrates an awareness of cost effective patient/resident care delivery.
- Regularly lifting or move objects weighing 10 to 50 pounds
- Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
- Reaching, handling, feeling, talking, hearing, stooping, bending, crouching, walking, standing, and working with equipment.
- Subject to inside and possibly outside weather conditions.
- The employee is also subject to exposure to blood and body fluids, proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical shock, exposure to burns and radiant energy, exposure to explosives, exposure to toxic chemicals and biological agents.