Registered Nurse - RN - Lead Float

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Unit Description

Care Site Description
St. James Healthcare is part of SCL Health System, a faith-based, nonprofit health care organization.

Interested in making a difference? Then check us out. Our rich heritage and mission, and our focus on health care delivery that values person-centered care, excellence and accountability are a winning combination as we bring health – and hope – to our patients.

Fast Facts
  • Butte, Mont. (estab. 1881)
  • The only full-service acute care facility in Butte and largest hospital serving a seven-county area
  • 567 associates, 65 medical staff  
  • 98 beds (56 are staffed)
Services & Expertise:
  • 24/7 Emergency Medical Services
  • Cardiac Services
  • Inpatient & Outpatient Surgery
  • Oncology Services
  • Orthopedic Center of Excellence
  • Women’s & Children Services
  • St. James Medical Group

St. James Healthcare provides quality care close to home for the communities that we serve, especially the poor and vulnerable.



Manages individualized, goal directed nursing care through use of the nursing process in accordance with departmental and hospital policies and procedures. Demonstrates knowledge and skill in the care of patients. Care delivery is based on criteria that are both age and population appropriate. A “specialty” may require more specific skills. Documents according to unit and hospital standards of practice. Collaborates with other healthcare team members, leadership, and medical staff to provide safe patient care. Responsible for compliance of regulatory standards and SJH report card items.

ASN degree from accredited program required upon hire*
BSN degree from an accredited program required within 60 months of hire (5 years)*
Current State of Montana Registered Nurse License*
Basic Life Support certification
Advanced Life Support certification required within 9 months of hire
TNCC (RN ICU and ED within 12 months from hire/transfer date – associates currently in ED or ICU RN must obtain TNCC by October 15, 2017)
PALS (RN Float within 9 months)
PALS or ENPC (RN 5th and RN ICU within 9 months)

Upon hire, any nurse with only an ASN degree must become enrolled in a BSN program within three (3) months and must be consistently working toward a BSN degree after enrollment. All ASN nurses must complete a BSN degree within sixty (60) months from the nurse’s date of hire. Failure to obtain a BSN degree within that time frame may result in suspension or termination of employment. Any nurse who takes legally protected leave during the 60-month completion period may have the period extended by a comparable amount of time. Nurses employed by the Hospital as of September 1, 2014 with only an ASN/ADN, will be exempt from this requirement.

RN clinical experience with high acuity, multiple critical care patient populations
National Certification in area of practice
RN Clinical experience with high acuity, multiple critical care patient populations
One year experience as an RN 
Organization: St. James Healthcare, Butte, MT
Primary Location: MT-Butte
Department: SJB-Nursing Float Personnel
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Night Shift
Job Posting: 5/31/2017 10:57:09 PM
FTE: .9
Job Number: 17003811
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