Granite County Medical Center



Our mission is to deliver optimal care through commitment to excellence, quality, safety, and fiscal responsibility.  We share this commitment and will continue to build and sustain essential medical services for our community for the long-term.  The providers and professionals of the Granite County Hospital District are dedicated, talented people who bring their best skills and efforts to the hospital, clinics and long term care.

Granite County Medical Center Philipsburg, MT 59858
Feb 08, 2020
Part time
Granite County Medical Center JOB DESCRIPTION   Activities Aide POSITION:  Activities Aide   DEPARTMENT:  Hospital/Nursing Home   ACCOUNTABLE TO: Activities Director   SUMMARY OF WORK:  The Activities Aide position is designed to enhance the quality of life for residents and patients of the Granite County Medical Center.  Primary responsibilities implementation of individualized resident activities designed to optimize quality of life and maintain social, physical and spiritual level of function. JOB CHARACTERISTICS:   Nature of Work:  This position performs group and individual related tasks in an indoor and outdoor environment during normal business hours of GCMC.  Work is occasionally required beyond normal business hours to meet resident/patient needs.  Information handled by this position is sensitive in nature and confidentiality is required.   Personal Contacts:  Contact with the public occurs on a continuing basis through telephone and personal visits.  Coordination with fellow staff on a regular basis is required for optimal delivery of patient/resident care services.   Supervision Received:  Supervision is provided on a daily/weekly basis through face-to-face meetings, email, telephone and written memos.   Essential Job Duties:   Communicated to staff, resident, families and colleagues. Provide therapeutic activities, which meet the individual interests and needs of each patient. Provide a variety of activities which meet the physical, social, mental, emotional, and/or spiritual needs of patients while providing an atmosphere of fun and enjoyment. Individualize activities to meet the needs of a variety of levels of cognitive and physical function as represented in the resident/patient milieu. Plan a variety of meaningful activities that are goal and outcome directed such as craft projects that can be shared with family members, sold at community craft fairs, writing letters with residents to be sent to families etc... Implement special events for residents that recognize life milestones, changes of season, holidays and religious celebrations.  A minimum of 6 events per year is expected. Implement outings for residents appropriate to their level of cognitive and physical function. Minimum of one a month during non-winter months. Act as a liaison to and work collaboratively with the greater community to plan activities that bring resident and community together.  Examples include classes taught by community members, events that bring community and residents together, collaboration with the school system, collaboration with local businesses etc... Document individualized activities care-plans for each resident/patient. Be cognizant of and comply with all state, federal and facility policies and procedures. Order and maintain supplies for use in the Activity Program. Provide materials and training to support resident interaction with other members of the GCMC health care team such as nursing assistants. Actively seek new ideas to improve the activities department, quality and variety of programming offered.   Utilizes computer, web resources, books, magazines, workshops and activities director network.     Experience/Knowledge/Education/Specialized Training Required:   Able to communicate with staff, residents and families and colleagues. Able to follow oral and written instructions. Qualified activities professional that is licensed or registered and eligible for certification by a recognized accrediting body on or after October1, 1990, OR has completed a training course approve by the state of Montana. Ability to work with elderly patients. Genuine enthusiasm. A self-motivated, creative, and positive personality. Willingness to learn new ideas and skills. Sense of humor-ability to gracefully handle success and failure. Ability to work with staff, family members, and community. Possess patience, good organizational skills, assertiveness, and be a conscientious person. Present a professional appearance. Be available for training, including overnight out of town events. Be flexible in working hours so that weekend or evening events may be provided.      Material/Equipment Directly Used:   Telephone Fax Copier Computer Printer Activities supplies   Physical and Environmental Requirements:   Balance as required to maintain physical equilibrium to prevent falling of self, others, or of objects being carried. Able to stand and sit for extended periods of time.  Able to walk and use stairs. Able to reach, stoop, kneel, push/pull, lift, and crouch.  Have fine motor ability, adequate for manipulating small objects successfully. Will be exposed to inside and outside environmental conditions. Ability to perform essential function of the jobs with or without reasonable accommodations. Manual dexterity in order to operate relevant equipment. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds using appropriate techniques. Tasks and procedures performed are at high risk for blood borne pathogen exposure.
Granite County Medical Center Philipsburg, MT 59858
Feb 08, 2020
Full time
Paradise Out Your Backdoor! CEO/DON needed in a great community! Granite County Hospital District in beautiful Southwestern Montana is seeking a CEO/DON to provide vision, leadership and administration for its 25-bed and two outpatient clinics, critical access hospital. Applicants should hold a bachelors degree in health or hospital administration, business administration or a related field, have at least three years of senior-level management and leadership experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be a graduate of an accredited Nursing School with an unencumbered license. Should have experience with construction and project management and possess strong physician relations and physician-practice management skills. For confidential consideration, please apply online at www.gcmedcenter.org. All online applications should include a CV, five professional references, and a letter of interest. Contact Jaime Bancroft, HR Manager, at 406-859-3271 or jaime.bancroft@granitecmc.org for additional information. The CEO/DON position will work in conjunction with the Medical Director, Providers and department heads of GCMC to maintain optimal patient care and provide Medical Services to Granite County. This position will be accountable to Hospital District Board.   Qualifications 1. Must be a graduate of an accredited Nursing School with an unencumbered license. Bachelors degree preferred. 2. Must be licensed in Montana and remain current with continuing education requirements for the position. 3. Must have 3 years of management experience in a Critical Access Hospital setting.
Granite County Medical Center Philipsburg, MT 59858
Feb 08, 2020
Full time
Join our CNA Team Today! As a CNA you are responsible for the delivery of care to hospital and extended care patients. The goal is to provide care to assist patients to reach their full potential. You are a collaborative part of the healthcare team working with nurses, therapists, providers, and doctors. Working as a CNA can be the first step in your healthcare carrier. REQUIREMENTS • Certification as a CNA in good standing with the State of Montana • The ability to work well under pressure, while establishing priorities • Excellent communication skills are a must We offer full time, part time, and per diem (fill in) work.
Granite County Medical Center Philipsburg, MT 59858
Feb 08, 2020
Full time
Job Duties:    -The lab technician will be expected to work full time with Laboratory Supervisor -24 hour coverage in addition to any call time coverage, and to be available according to the call back policy.  -Schedule is 7 days on, 7 days off. 7 day work week is 5 work days with on-call coverage for 2 days and after hours. performing laboratory tests in order to produce reliable and precise data to support scientific investigations; carrying out routine tasks accurately and following strict methodologies to carry out analyses; preparing specimens and samples; constructing, maintaining and operating standard laboratory equipment, for example centrifuges, titrators, pipetting machines and pH meters; ensuring the laboratory is well-stocked and resourced; recording and sometimes interpreting results to present to senior colleagues; using computers and performing mathematical calculations for the preparation of graphs; keeping up to date with technical developments, especially those which can save time and improve reliability; demonstrating practical procedures if working in education; conducting searches on identified topics relevant to the research; following and ensuring strict safety procedures and safety checks.   Education, Training and Experience:   -Must meet the requirements for a clinical laboratory technician as noted in the current rules pertaining to clinical laboratory science practitioners in the State of Montana.  -Requirements under CLIA regulations that must be met -Regulations that concern continuing education must also be met All patients testing by the clinical laboratory technician will be under the supervision of the laboratory supervisor. -All results will be checked within 24 hours, either by telephone, in person, or by electronic means.  -Must posses a current MT CLT license.   Key Responsibilities:   To perform specific tests in areas mentioned above.  See the lab QA manual for the list of tests which each lab employee is authorized by the lab director to perform.  The testing includes calibration, actual testing procedures, preparation of reagents, internal and external quality control, and reporting of results.  The testing of the laboratory technician is expected and required to be performed accurately, precisely, and dependably 100% of the time. To forward samples to appropriate labs when tests are ordered that are not in this facility. Keep accurate records on all patient test results and all quality control. Provide periodic preventive maintenance on all laboratory equipment, instruments, etc. To insure that the laboratory is neat, clean, and in efficient running order at all times and to provide a safe working environment. To keep abreast of recent technical developments in lab medicine and acquire 14 hours of continuing education per year. To generally assist and cooperate with the laboratory supervisor in providing the best possible functioning of the laboratory and in turning out reliable and cost effective work.   Worker Traits:  Aptitudes: Numerical ability required to calculate tests results using standard formulas, and to measure accurate quantities of samples and reagents.  Form perception required to notice pertinent details of specimens under microscopic study.  Color discrimination required to stain slides and distinguish various colors and shades of colors of specimens.  Neatness and attention to details a must.   Interests:  A preference for scientific and technical activities required the patient perform a great variety of lab tests and to keep abreast of the latest innovations in methods of testing. Temperament:  Keen judgment to evaluate information against measurable criteria in the performance of tests.  Must be able to perform under extreme stress at times.  Laboratory testing requires precise and accurate job performance carried out according to established laboratory procedures.   Physical Demands and Working Conditions:     Work is not physically demanding but mentally demanding and stressful.  Excellent visual acuity required and good manual dexterity.  Technologist is constantly exposed to infectious materials and caustic chemicals and poisons, which require extreme care in handling.  The technician should be familiar with the contents of this department's OSHA manual, which contains the written Exposure Control Program, Hazard Communication Program and the Material Safety Data Sheets for the chemicals that are found in this laboratory.  Safety procedures such as gloves, lab coats, safety goggles, splash shields, etc., are available and must be used by the technician when appropriate.   Evaluation of the work performance by the laboratory supervisor, in accordance to policies of the facility and also in accordance with the CLIA regulations, in regard to when the evaluations are done and what is evaluated.
Granite County Medical Center Philipsburg, MT 59858
Feb 08, 2020
Full time
CNA Training available with CNA Positions available upon completion with 1 year contract Class will be 2 weeks long. Each applicant must complete two floor shifts equaling 8 hour shifts. Hours will be 9:00 a.m. to 5:oo p.m. with a 1/2 hour lunch break. Class is limited to 6 individuals. Applicants will be screened prior to approval for the class. 1 year contract to GCMC required Testing is available in Butte for $95.00   Questions can be directed to Yolonda Schulz at yolonda.schulz@granitecmc.org
Granite County Medical Center Philipsburg, MT 59858
Feb 08, 2020
Full time
Granite County Medical Center POSITION: Radiology Department Head and CT Tech DEPARTMENT: Hospital ACCOUNTABLE TO: CEO SUMMARY OF WORK: The Radiology Department Head is responsible for performing diagnostic imaging examinations on patients as orders by Providers. The Radiology Technician provides direct patient care and is responsible for maintaining excellent customer service at all times. The Radiology Technician participates in the Radiology On-Call schedule to ensure 24/7 radiology coverage at all times. Manages and Performs CT tests. JOB CHARACTERISTICS: Nature of Work: This position performs radiology related tasks in an indoor environment during normal business hours and scheduled on-call time of GCMC. Work required being available at all time per on call schedule. This may require being called in at all hours of the day. Information handled by this position is sensitive in nature and confidentiality is required. Personal Contacts: Contact with the public occurs on a continuing basis through telephone and personal visits. Coordination with fellow staff on a regular basis is required for optimal delivery of patient/resident care services. Supervision Received: Supervision is provided on a daily/weekly basis through face-to-face meetings, email, telephone and written memos. Essential Job Duties: 1. Greets radiology patients, completes required documentation and acquires images as ordered by the Provider and within the scope of certification. 2. Documents radiology tasks in a timely and accurate manner. 3. Completes all documentation and tasks necessary to obtain radiologist interpretation of diagnostic images in a timely manner. 4. Operated the computerized equipment to take the images and process them. 5. Manages preventative maintenance for radiology and related equipment. 6. Protects the patient by shielding exposed areas that do not need to be imaged. 7. Maintains compliance with HIPAA regulations at all times. 8. Be available to GCMC per the on-call schedule. Secondary Job Duties: 1. Actively participates in staff meetings, provides suggestions for quality improvement, assists in implementation of solutions. 2. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Administrator. Job Requirements: Meet all health requirements required by law. Excellent communication skills. Excellent clinical skills, computer skill, and knowledge of radiology technique. Ability to work well under pressure, establish priorities and adapt to change. Experience/Knowledge/Education/Specialized Training Required: 1. Minimum certification as a limited permit holder for radiology. 2. Healthcare CPR-Trained within the past two years. 3. Minimum 1 year of radiology experience in a healthcare setting. 4. Ability to comply with HIPPA regulations. Material/Equipment Directly Used: Radiology equipment, two-way radio, telephone pager, fax/copier/word processor/printer. Must have the knowledge to operated a computer. Physical and Environmental Requirements: 1. Balance as required to maintain physical equilibrium to prevent falling of self, others, or of objects being carried. 2. Able to stand and sit for extended periods of time. Able to walk and use stairs. 3. Able to reach, stoop, kneel, push/pull, lift, and crouch. Have fine motor ability, adequate for manipulating small objects successfully. 4. Able to feel, hear, see, smell, and speak. 5. Will be exposed to inside and outside environmental conditions. 6. Ability to perform essential function of the jobs with or without reasonable accommodations. 7. Manual dexterity in order to operate relevant equipment. 8. Ability to lift up to 5 0 pounds using appropriate techniques. 9. Tasks and procedures performed are at high risk for blood borne pathogen exposure. #ZR
Granite County Medical Center Philipsburg, MT 59858
Feb 08, 2020
Part time
Granite County Medical Center POSITION: Radiology Technician On-Call DEPARTMENT: Hospital ACCOUNTABLE TO: Radiology Department Director SUMMARY OF WORK: The Radiology Technician On-Call is responsible for performing diagnostic imaging examinations on patients as orders by Providers. The Radiology Technician On-Call provides direct patient care and is responsible for maintaining excellent customer service at all times. The Radiology Technician On-Call participates in the Radiology On-Call schedule to ensure 24/7 radiology coverage at all times. JOB CHARACTERISTICS: Nature of Work: This position performs radiology related tasks in an indoor environment during normal business hours and scheduled on-call time of GCMC. Work required being available at all time per on call schedule. This may require being called in at all hours of the day. Information handled by this position is sensitive in nature and confidentiality is required. Personal Contacts: Contact with the public occurs on a continuing basis through telephone and personal visits. Coordination with fellow staff on a regular basis is required for optimal delivery of patient/resident care services. Supervision Received: Supervision is provided on a daily/weekly basis through face-to-face meetings, email, telephone and written memos. Essential Job Duties: 1. Greets radiology patients, completes required documentation and acquires images as ordered by the Provider and within the scope of certification. 2. Documents radiology tasks in a timely and accurate manner. 3. Completes all documentation and tasks necessary to obtain radiologist interpretation of diagnostic images in a timely manner. 4. Operated the computerized equipment to take the images and process them. 5. Manages preventative maintenance for radiology and related equipment. 6. Protects the patient by shielding exposed areas that do not need to be imaged. 7. Maintains compliance with HIPAA regulations at all times. 8. Be available to GCMC per the on-call schedule. Secondary Job Duties: 1. Actively participates in staff meetings, provides suggestions for quality improvement, assists in implementation of solutions. 2. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Administrator. Job Requirements: Meet all health requirements required by law. Excellent communication skills. Excellent clinical skills, computer skill, and knowledge of radiology technique. Ability to work well under pressure, establish priorities and adapt to change. Experience/Knowledge/Education/Specialized Training Required: 1. Minimum certification as a limited permit holder for radiology. 2. Healthcare CPR-Trained within the past two years. 3. Minimum 1 year of radiology experience in a healthcare setting. 4. Ability to comply with HIPPA regulations. Material/Equipment Directly Used: Radiology equipment, two-way radio, telephone pager, fax/copier/word processor/printer. Must have the knowledge to operated a computer. Physical and Environmental Requirements: 1. Balance as required to maintain physical equilibrium to prevent falling of self, others, or of objects being carried. 2. Able to stand and sit for extended periods of time. Able to walk and use stairs. 3. Able to reach, stoop, kneel, push/pull, lift, and crouch. Have fine motor ability, adequate for manipulating small objects successfully. 4. Able to feel, hear, see, smell, and speak. 5. Will be exposed to inside and outside environmental conditions. 6. Ability to perform essential function of the jobs with or without reasonable accommodations. 7. Manual dexterity in order to operate relevant equipment. 8. Ability to lift up to 5 0 pounds using appropriate techniques. 9. Tasks and procedures performed are at high risk for blood borne pathogen exposure. #ZR
Granite County Medical Center Philipsburg, MT 59858
Feb 08, 2020
Full time
Flexible schedule Competitive wages and benefits SUMMARY OF WORK: Responsible for the overall supervision and management of care delivered to residents of the nursing home and patients of the hospital. Establishes, reviews, revises resident care plans to ensure appropriate, high quality, individualized care. Monitors resident/patient conditions, responds appropriately and in a timely manner to changes of condition. Maintains communication with resident/patient, family and responsible parties to ensure care being delivered is appropriate and meets the individualized needs of the resident/patient. Works collaboratively with the Medication Treatment Nurse to ensure patient safety at all times. Acts as first responder to Emergency Room. JOB CHARACTERISTICS: Nature of Work: This position performs nursing and supervisory related tasks in an indoor environment during normal business hours of GCMC, Day and Night Shift. Work is occasionally required beyond normal business hours to meet resident/patient needs. Information handled by this position is sensitive in nature and confidentiality is required. Personal Contacts: Contact with the public occurs on a continuing basis through telephone and personal visits. Coordination with fellow staff on a regular basis is required for optimal delivery of patient/resident care services. Supervision Received: Supervision is provided on a daily/weekly basis through face-to-face meetings, email, telephone and written memos. Essential Job Duties: 1. Complete new resident/patient admissions in a timely manner, including required assessment, documentation and coordination of services with interdisciplinary personnel. 2. Ensure Physician Orders are written in a complete manner for all new admissions or transfers within the facility. 3. Work collaboratively with nursing assistants to complete resident skin checks, minimum of once weekly, in a timely manner. 4. Participate in weekly review teams as assigned. 5. Establish, monitor and revise resident/patient care plan as needed to ensure quality, safe and individualized resident/patient care. 6. Supervises nursing assistants to ensure individualized patient care is completed in a timely, gentle, respectful manner. 7. Monitor and update CNA flow-sheets as needed to be consistent with residents' needs and the resident care plan. 8. Make daily rounds as needed to assess and assure resident welfare, comfort, monitor for any change of condition. 9. Monitor for and process Physician orders in a timely manner consistent with facility protocols. 10. Work collaboratively with the Medication Treatment Nurse to ensure appropriate resident supervision in the dining room at all times. Ensure adequate numbers of staff are available to assist residents with dining. 11. Work collaboratively with the Medication Treatment Nurse and Nursing Assistants to assign breaks and meal periods so that there is a minimum of one nurse and two nursing assistants on the floor at all times. 12. Monitor weights recorded on resident weight record; review nutrition at risk tracking and dietary recommendations and implement appropriate follow-up. 13. Monitor daily bowel sheet, implement treatments as needed and appropriate according to facility protocols. 14. Participate in resident Care Conferences. 15. Conduct daily report in a timely and efficient manner to ensure appropriate and safe patient care. 16. Investigate complaints/concerns of residents and take appropriate action. 17. Ensure that universal precautions are used throughout the facility. 18. Accompany and assist physician on rounds. 19. Act as first responder to the Emergency Room. 20. Participate in orientation of newly hired personnel. 21. Maintain positive employee relations through regular, clear communication to staff informed of resident/patient condition or changes in policies or procedures affecting patient care or patient care areas. 22. Documents incidents that are observed or have been reported in a timely manner. 23. Assist DON with incident and other investigations as needed. 24. May assume responsibility of the nursing department in the absence of the DON. 25. Communicates observations/concerns regarding quality of care or patient/resident safety to Director or Nursing or Administrator. 26. Is an active participant in Quality Improvement initiatives. 27. Occasional on-call for nursing is required. On-call reimbursement as approved by GCMC. Secondary Job Duties: 1. Participates in staff education in areas of expertise related to quality patient/resident care and safety. 2. Actively participates in staff meetings, provides suggestions for quality improvement, assists in implementation of solutions. 3. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Nursing. Job Requirements: Meet all health requirements required by law. Excellent communication and supervisory skills. Excellent clinical skills and knowledge of nursing process. Ability to work well under pressure, establish priorities and adapt to change. Experience/Knowledge/Education/Specialized Training Required: 1. Licensed Practical or Registered Nurse with current licensure and in good standing in the State of Montana. ACLS, and PALS required within 6 months of hire. TNCC certification preferred. 2. CPR-Trained within the past two years. 3. Minimum 1 year of nursing/direct patient care experience in a hospital or long term care setting. Material/Equipment Directly Used: Sphygmomanometer, stethoscope, ear thermometer, two-way radio, telephone pager, fax/copier/word processor/printer, medical supplies/equipment, IV equipment, suction equipment, oxygen administration equipment, internal feeding equipment, oximeter. Physical and Environmental Requirements: 1. Balance as required to maintain physical equilibrium to prevent falling of self, others, or of objects being carried. 2. Able to stand and sit for extended periods of time. Able to walk and use stairs. 3. Able to reach, stoop, kneel, push/pull, lift, and crouch. Have fine motor ability, adequate for manipulating small objects successfully. 4. Able to feel, hear, see, smell, and speak. 5. Will be exposed to inside and outside environmental conditions. 6. Ability to perform essential function of the jobs with or without reasonable accommodations. 7. Manual dexterity in order to operate relevant equipment. 8. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds using appropriate techniques. 9. Tasks and procedures performed are at high risk for blood borne pathogen exposure.