Registered Nurse - RN - New Graduate Cohort

SCL Health
Butte, MT
Post Date:
December 11, 2019
Job Status:


Are an RN with less than one (1) year of acute care experience or are in your final semester of an accredited nursing program and would like to be considered for employment as a Registered Nurse at St. James Healthcare. We welcome your application to our posting for the RN-New Graduate Residency Program. Our February Cohort will begin on February 7, 2020. Qualified applicants must be in the Butte area at least one week before start date, hold a MT RN license, and available for pre-hire appointments.

Your compassion is tangible: whether your patient is 18 or 85, they feel it in the hand they hold. Families feel it in your prayers. Colleagues feel it in your support.

You know when to move quickly. When to sit quietly. When to laugh loudly.

Youre great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.


St. James Healthcare  is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 98-bed hospital is the only full-service acute care facility in Butte, and were the largest hospital serving a seven-county area. Our mission is to bring health and hope to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other.

Benefits  are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.


We are offering a retention bonus and relocation assistance for this cohort. Up to $10,500 available, if applicable! We are also offering a student loan forgiveness of up to $15,000

Were proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn. And instead of placing blame well learn and grow together.

Units hiring for the February 2020 Cohort:

3rd Floor Medical Unit:
The medical floor is a 26 bed unit that provides exceptional care to adult patients.  The most common diagnosis on the medical floor are patients with respiratory, cardiac, and sepsis diagnosis.  In addition to the medical patients this unit provides care to observation patients who are hospitalized for a shorter period of time.  

5th Floor Surgical Unit:
Fifth floor is a 26 bed surgical floor that provides great care to orthopedic, urology and general surgery patients.  5th floor also provides exceptional care to pediatric patients.  The most commonly admitted diagnoses for pediatric patients are respiratory distress, dehydration, pneumonia, sepsis, and


Your day

As a Registered Nurse you know that every day is different, which is why you need to know how to:
Foster continuity and quality of care with the best interest and well-being of patients and their families in mind
Assess a patients medical and psychological status upon admission

Assist in developing individualized treatment plans
Comply with evaluation, treatment and documentation guidelines
Oversee care delivered by LPNs and/or CNAs
Participate in clinical team conferences
Continually expand your knowledge
Help improve our facility and safety programs
Follow hospital, regulatory and professional guidelines, policies and procedures
Communicate compassionately and effectively

Your experience

We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:
ASN from an accredited program
BSN degree from an accredited program within 48 months of hire, required.
Current Montana RN license
Current BLS certification
PALS or ENPC within 9 months of hire for 5th floor RNs

Your next move

Now that you know more about being a Registered Nurse New Graduate on our team we hope youll join us. At St. James Healthcare youll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place. This exciting opportunity will support the new nurse through the transition from the role of advanced beginner to that of competent nurse.


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