Jan 04, 2022

Medical Surgical Temp RN $50 Hourly with additional 20% differential

  • SCL Health
  • Billings, MT, USA
General Nursing Surgery

Job Description


St. Vincent Healthcare is seeking Registered Nurses to fill temporary staffing needs.  $50/Hour + 20% differential.  Travel stipend available when applicable.


You commit to working for a temporary period of time, up to one year and have current experience of at least 2 years in an inpatient hospital setting.

You are able to work a minimum one shift per week which are 12 hour shifts with day and night rotation (may be more depending on the needs of the department)

You are assigned to a specific department or unit yet may float to other departments within the specialty (Neuro Surgical Trauma, Medical Oncology Palliative Care, Medical Surgical, Observation, Ortho Medical Trauma)    

Cardiac Telemetry

Our 32 bed unit treats patients with cardiac problems such as chest pain, open heart surgery, and recovery post stent/angiogram.  Our patients receive continuous observation, monitoring and specialized care from an excellent team that works well together.  

Medical Surgical

Our 18 bed Medical Surgical Inpatient Unit provides care for patients with diagnoses such as COPD, cellulitis, pneumonia, renal failure, wounds and DKA.  We may also take post-surgical short stay patients. 

Medical Oncology Palliative Care

Our 32 bed unit serves 80% medical patients, 15% oncology and 5% hospice and/or palliative care patients.  

Neuro Surgical Trauma

Our 28-bed unit has a wide variety of diagnoses, including strokes, TBI, spinal cord injuries, Parkinson’s, MS, and aneurysm to name a few.  We take most trauma cases, along with bariatric, GYN, urology and other surgical cases.  We are Joint Commission Stroke Certified and have our Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation. 


We are a 15 Bed Unit with patients having chest pain, CHF, abdominal pain, COPD, cellulitis, stroke, ETOH, etc.  We take several medicated drips. We also take post-surgical short stay patients and cath lab patients. 

Ortho Medical Trauma

Our busy 45 bed unit with 18 beds dedicated to total joint replacement patients and 27 beds designated for general orthopedic, orthopedic trauma spine and M/S patients. This is a unit with a short length of stay performing over 1300 joint replacements and increasingly complex orthopedic trauma cases.  


St. Vincent Healthcare is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 286-bed level II trauma center has provided care in Montana and the surrounding area since 1898, and our 30-clinic network ensures community needs are met. We offer comprehensive, specialty care, including a “hospital within a hospital” specifically for children, and are proud to extend SCL Health’s missions by treating the poor, the vulnerable, our community 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, we’ve 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. 


Together we’ll align mission and careers, values and workplace.

We'll encourage joy and honor each other's dignity.

Your day 

As a Temporary Medical Surgical Nurse you know that every day is different, which is why you need to know how to:    

  • Evaluate health status through the ongoing collection and assessment of health data

  • Perform health teaching and health counseling

  • Review and monitor therapy and treatment plans

  • Execute delegated medical functions 

Your experience 

We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:  

  • Are not a current St. Vincent associate and have not been employed St. Vincent within the past 90 days

  • ASN/ADN from an accredited program

  • At least 2 year of inpatient medical surgical RN experience, required

  • Current RN license to practice nursing in the state of Montana 

  • Current BLS within 60 days of hire 

Your next move 

Now that you know more about being a Temporary Medical Surgical Nurse on our team we hope you’ll join us. At SCL Health you’ll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.