Altru Health System

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Altru Health System 1200 South Columbia Road Grand Forks North Dakota 58201 United States
Mar 18, 2019
Part-time
The Nursing Assistant works under the direction of a licensed nurse in the provision of direct patient care including the admission and discharge process. The Nursing Assistant assists or performs procedures according to physician order and nursing delegation, based on validation and skill level. The position identifies changes in patient's condition and communicates these changes to the Nurse immediately. Provides assistance with basic cares, transporting and patient transfers.  Requirements:     Title Credentialing Body Timeframe When Needed Required/Preferred Nurse Aide North Dakota Department of Health Within 4 Months of Start Date Required Basic Life Support American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue Within 2 Months of Start Date Required       Physical Demands Activity Frequency Sit Occasionally (5-33%) Stand Frequently (34-66%) Walk Frequently (34-66%) Stoop/Bend Frequently (34-66%) Reach Frequently (34-66%) Climb Not Applicable Crawl Not Applicable Squat/Crouch/Kneel Occasionally (5-33%) Twist Occasionally (5-33%) Handle/Finger/Feel Frequently (34-66%) See Frequently (34-66%) Hear Frequently (34-66%)     Weight Demands Activity Amount Lift - Floor to Waist Level Medium (20-40 pounds) Carry Medium (20-40 pounds) Push/Pull Medium (20-40 pounds) Slide/Transfer Medium (20-40 pounds)       
Altru Health System Altru Clinic- Devils Lake Devils Lake North Dakota 58301 United States
Mar 17, 2019
Full-time
  JOB SUMMARY Altru Health System is committed to achieving Organizational Excellence and expects each employee to actively participate in the achievement of the departmental goals associated with the 5 Pillars of Excellence – Service, Quality, People, Finance and Growth.   The Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner obtains comprehensive medical histories and performs physical examinations and assessments; orders appropriate diagnostic tests; analyzes data results of patient examinations and diagnostic tests to correctly diagnose and manage patients; collaborates with physicians, as necessary, to verify diagnosis, identify high-risk situations or alerts to changes in patient’s status and takes appropriate action; provides medical management and/or other interventions for acute and chronic health problems; administers medication; performs procedures according to established methods within the scope of practice; provides appropriate follow-up care and/or referral to other health care resources; provides patient/patient’s family with appropriate education; provides health maintenance and disease management counseling to patients; serves as a liaison and a resource for physicians, health care team members, patients and families; participates in plans for health promotion, prevention and maintenance; completes all charting and documentation and assures appropriate fees/billing codes are used for professional services.   Patients cared for include infants, children, adolescents, adults and geriatric.   KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED :   Physician Assistants Required: •            For those who practice in a North Dakota facility:   Licensed by the NCCPA and the North Dakota State Board of Medical Practice. •            For those who practice in a Minnesota facility:   Licensed by the NCCPA and the Minnesota State Board of Medical Practice. •            Physician Assistants must have or be able to obtain DEA registration, if required by their supervising Physician, within six (6) months from their first day of employment. •            Must complete Altru Health System credentialing process prior to starting practice.   Preferred: •            Additional specialty training, i.e., family medicine, surgery, etc. •            ACLS and PALS certification. •            Previous experience as a Physician Assistant.     Nurse Practitioners Required: •            Certification by a national nursing certifying body in their specific area of nursing practice. •            Nurses who provide nursing care to patients calling from Minnesota will need to be licensed by the Minnesota Board of Nursing or will obtain their Minnesota license within eight (8) weeks from their first day of work (telephone calls from patients calling from Minnesota can not be taken from any nurse unless they have obtained their Minnesota license). •            For those who practice in a Minnesota facility: Licensed by the Minnesota State Board of Nursing. •            Nurse Practitioners must have or be able to obtain DEA registration if required by their supervising Physician within six (6) months from their first day of employment. •            Must complete Altru Health System credentialing process prior to starting practice.   Preferred: •            Additional specialty training, i.e., family medicine, surgery, etc. •            ACLS and PALS certification. •            Previous experience as a Nurse Practitioner.      
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Mar 17, 2019
Full-time
The Nursing Assistant works under the direction of a licensed nurse in the provision of direct patient care including the admission and discharge process. The Nursing Assistant assists or performs procedures according to physician order and nursing delegation, based on validation and skill level. The position identifies changes in patient's condition and communicates these changes to the Nurse immediately. Provides assistance with basic cares, transporting and patient transfers.  Requirements:     Title Credentialing Body Timeframe When Needed Required/Preferred Nurse Aide North Dakota Department of Health Within 4 Months of Start Date Required Basic Life Support American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue Within 2 Months of Start Date Required       Physical Demands Activity Frequency Sit Occasionally (5-33%) Stand Frequently (34-66%) Walk Frequently (34-66%) Stoop/Bend Frequently (34-66%) Reach Frequently (34-66%) Climb Not Applicable Crawl Not Applicable Squat/Crouch/Kneel Occasionally (5-33%) Twist Occasionally (5-33%) Handle/Finger/Feel Frequently (34-66%) See Frequently (34-66%) Hear Frequently (34-66%)     Weight Demands Activity Amount Lift - Floor to Waist Level Medium (20-40 pounds) Carry Medium (20-40 pounds) Push/Pull Medium (20-40 pounds) Slide/Transfer Medium (20-40 pounds)       
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Mar 17, 2019
Full-time
The Nursing Assistant works under the direction of a licensed nurse in the provision of direct patient care including the admission and discharge process. The Nursing Assistant assists or performs procedures according to physician order and nursing delegation, based on validation and skill level. The position identifies changes in patient's condition and communicates these changes to the Nurse immediately. Provides assistance with basic cares, transporting and patient transfers.  Requirements:     Title Credentialing Body Timeframe When Needed Required/Preferred Nurse Aide North Dakota Department of Health Within 4 Months of Start Date Required Basic Life Support American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue Within 2 Months of Start Date Required       Physical Demands Activity Frequency Sit Occasionally (5-33%) Stand Frequently (34-66%) Walk Frequently (34-66%) Stoop/Bend Frequently (34-66%) Reach Frequently (34-66%) Climb Not Applicable Crawl Not Applicable Squat/Crouch/Kneel Occasionally (5-33%) Twist Occasionally (5-33%) Handle/Finger/Feel Frequently (34-66%) See Frequently (34-66%) Hear Frequently (34-66%)     Weight Demands Activity Amount Lift - Floor to Waist Level Medium (20-40 pounds) Carry Medium (20-40 pounds) Push/Pull Medium (20-40 pounds) Slide/Transfer Medium (20-40 pounds)       
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Mar 15, 2019
Full-time
The Environmental Services Hospital transports, monitors and contains waste; performs work in a manner which reduces the risk of transmission of infection to patients, co-workers, and self; ensures that all areas of the “key touch” surfaces in all patient care rooms are kept to standards; cleans office and lounges; communicates with the Lead in charge to ensure cleaning priorities are met; interacts with patients, visitors, and associates in a friendly and efficient manner; completes interior/exterior window washing and spotting of walls and carpets; performs stripping, buffing, and waxing of hard floors in assigned areas; initiates and completes work orders; ensures that biohazard cooler is properly maintained; picks up and transports biohazard waste, and demonstrates the ability to adjust own schedule.   Required: •            Ability to carry out verbal and written instructions. •            Successful completion of the functional assessment for the Environmental Services II job description.   Preferred: •            Able to use a computer. •            Prior cleaning experience.  
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Mar 14, 2019
As needed
The Clinical Laboratory Scientist has an understanding of the underlying scientific principles of laboratory testing as well as the technical, procedural and problem-solving aspects of pre-analytical, analytical and post-analytical testing phases; is capable of performing and interpreting waived, moderate and complex tests, and possesses the knowledge and skill to perform routine phlebotomy for patients in the following age groups:   infant, child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric.   Has a general comprehension of the many factors which affect health and disease and recognizes the importance of proper test selection, the numerous causes of discrepant test results and deviations of test results; correlates laboratory data with pathologic state and age of the patient, determines validity of test results and need for additional tests; has an understanding of quality assurance sufficient to implement, interpret and monitor quality control programs; understands, performs and utilizes troubleshooting, validation, statistical, computer and preventative maintenance techniques to insure proper laboratory operation; has the ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment in dealing with the broad scope of procedural and technical problems; and is able to participate in and may be delegated the responsibility for decisions involving:   quality control/quality assurance programs, investigation and implementation of new procedures, instrument and methodology evaluation, preventive maintenance, safety procedures, reagent purchases, test selection/utilization, research procedures, computer/statistical data.   Additional responsibilities include, providing instruction in theory, technical skills, safety protocols and application of laboratory test procedures.   Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology/Clinical Laboratory Science. •            Has a valid certification by a recognized certifying agency (NCA, ASCP). •            Valid licensure as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS/MT) by the North Dakota Board of Clinical Laboratory Practice.    
Altru Health System Altru Clinic Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Mar 14, 2019
Part-time
Under the direction of the practice manager, the Registration Specialist Clinic will be responsible for answering incoming calls for the clinic, responding to a variety of patient requests and inquires including scheduling appointments for physicians and hospital related appointments and procedures. In addition,the Registration Specialist Clinic will focus on obtaining the required information from the Patient/family to complete registration, complete verification through use of various software, complete Medicare secondary (MSP) questions, and look up current insurance and co-pay information.    Accurately registers patients by collecting and recording demographic, insurance, financial, and clinical data in the computer system. Records and collects necessary patient account documents. Collects self-pay balances, pre-payment amounts, and co-pays per guidelines. Creates accounts for new patients and updates accounts for previous patients to ensure accurate services and account processing.           Interprets physician orders and referrals to determine service needs and schedule patient visits while coordinating appointments with other departments to meet the needs of the patient and provider.    Accurately schedules and registers appointments using the Millennium computer program.                                                    Utilizes appropriate strategies to activate and/or verify the insurance coverage of patients and obtain benefit information. Maintains knowledge of and complies with third-party payers’ requirements for verifying insurance information, obtaining authorizations/pre-certifications, and completing other activities to ensure services are billed and reimbursed appropriately. Reviews Medicare accounts for completed Medicare Secondary Payer Questionnaire (MSPQ).     Modifies work schedule to meet department goals/deadlines and the needs of the department and patients.                                                       Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.   Required: HS diploma or GED Demostrates proficient computer sklls with a high degree of accuracy for a variety of computer tasks Required Demonstrates ability to process complex instructions translating into logical problem-solving steps. Required Demonstrates the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in written format. Required Experience utilizing and developing analytic solutions  
Altru Health System 1200 Columbia Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Mar 12, 2019
Full-time
  The Vascular Technologist assures that a written physician order is received prior to an exam procedure and collects pertinent information. This position reviews exams on Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS), checking for quality and completeness, and completes paperwork and distributes exams for interpretation. The Vascular Technologist efficiently performs all tasks within their designated room and demonstrates regard for patients’ safety and comfort.     Essential Job Functions Title and Description       U - Physician Order Assures that a written physician order is received prior to an exam procedure and collects pertinent information prior to the ultrasound procedure.   U - Reviews Exams Reviews exams on Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS), checking for quality and completeness. Completes proper paperwork and distributes exams for interpretation.   U - Tasks Efficiently performs all tasks within their designated room, including cleaning and stocking their room, cleaning the machine and filter, and deleting exams off the machine daily.   U - Patient Safety Demonstrates regard for patients’ safety and comfort during transportation, immobilization and positioning of patient.   Other Duties Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.   Safety & Compliance Demonstrates understanding and follows infection control policies and procedures according to standard operating procedure. Maintains requirements for age specific competencies for the position and demonstrates the knowledge or principles of growth and developments and the skills necessary to provide patient/customer care/services. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of and compliance with: All pertinent safety, health and environmental policies, procedures and guidelines. Working safely, without causing harm or risk to self, others or property. The work environment safety procedures and prompt reporting of unsafe practices, procedures, accidents, injuries or other safety violations to the Leader. The use of all safety equipment and personal protective equipment.     Behavior Standards   Integrity: We will always do the right thing even when no one is watching. Acknowledge: We will create a welcoming, healing environment. Meaningful: We will provide an exceptional patient experience. Accountable: We will accept responsibility for our actions and behaviors. Listen: We will listen and seek to understand. Team: We will work together to deliver world-class care. Respect: We will treat each other with respect. Understand: We will seek to understand and respond genuinely.     License, Certification & Registration Title Credentialing Body Timeframe When Needed Verified By   Sonographer North Dakota Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Board of Examiners Prior to Start Date HR Primary Sources Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) Within 6 Months of Start Date HR Primary Sources Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue Within 2 Months of Start Date Learning Management System Notes     Education & Experience   Degree/Diploma Program of Study Required/Preferred     Associate's Vascular Technology Preferred   Experience   Experience Required/Preferred   Or A minimum of 1 year of related experience Preferred   Knowledge & Skills Title Required/Preferred   Demonstrates knowledge of equipment and supplies utilized, keeps up to date with changes. Required Demonstrates excellent customer service skills. Required Demonstrates knowledge of medical terminology. Required   Physical Demands Activity Frequency   Sit Frequently (34-66%) Stand Occasionally (5-33%) Walk Frequently (34-66%) Stoop/Bend Frequently (34-66%) Reach Frequently (34-66%) Climb Not Applicable Crawl Rarely (67%) Outdoor Not Applicable Extreme Temperature Not Applicable   Functional Assessment Type   D
Altru Health System 1200 Columbia Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Mar 11, 2019
Full-time
The Ultrasound Technologist assures that a written physician order is received prior to an exam performance and collects pertinent information. This position reviews exams on Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS), checking for quality and completeness, and completes paperwork and distributes exams for interpretation. The Ultrasound Technologist efficiently performs all tasks within their designated room and demonstrates regard for patients’ safety and comfort.     Essential Job Functions Title and Description       U -exams Performs general or vascular ultrasound exams.   U - Physician Order Assures that a written physician order is received prior to an exam procedure and collects pertinent information prior to the ultrasound procedure.     U - Reviews Exams Reviews exams on Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS), checking for quality and completeness. Completes proper paperwork and distributes exams for interpretation.     U - Tasks Efficiently performs all tasks within their designated room, including cleaning and stocking their room, cleaning the machine and filter, and deleting exams off the machine daily.     U - Patient Safety Demonstrates regard for patients’ safety and comfort during transportation, immobilization and positioning of patient.     Safety & Compliance Demonstrates understanding and follows infection control policies and procedures according to standard operating procedure. Maintains requirements for age specific competencies for the position and demonstrates the knowledge or principles of growth and developments and the skills necessary to provide patient/customer care/services. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of and compliance with: All pertinent safety, health and environmental policies, procedures and guidelines. Working safely, without causing harm or risk to self, others or property. The work environment safety procedures and prompt reporting of unsafe practices, procedures, accidents, injuries or other safety violations to the Leader. The use of all safety equipment and personal protective equipment.     Behavior Standards   Integrity: We will always do the right thing even when no one is watching. Acknowledge: We will create a welcoming, healing environment. Meaningful: We will provide an exceptional patient experience. Accountable: We will accept responsibility for our actions and behaviors. Listen: We will listen and seek to understand. Team: We will work together to deliver world-class care. Respect: We will treat each other with respect. Understand: We will seek to understand and respond genuinely.     License, Certification & Registration Title Credentialing Body Timeframe When Needed Verified By   Sonographer North Dakota Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Board of Examiners Prior to Start Date HR Primary Sources Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) Within 6 Months of Start Date HR Primary Sources Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) Within 6 Months of Start Date HR Primary Sources Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue Within 2 Months of Start Date Learning Management System Notes Must be a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer or a Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT)   Education & Experience   Degree/Diploma Program of Study Required/Preferred             Experience   Experience Required/Preferred     A minimum of 1 year of related experience Preferred   Knowledge & Skills Title Required/Preferred   Demonstrates excellent customer service skills. Required Demonstrates the ability to work both with a team and independently with enthusiasm. Required Demonstrates knowledge of equipment and supplies utilized, keeps up to date with changes. Required   Physical Demands Activity Frequency   Sit Frequently (34-66%) Stand Occasionally (5-33%) Walk Frequently (34-66%) Stoop/Bend Frequently (34-66%) Reach Frequently (34-66%) Climb Not Applicable Crawl Rarely (67%) Outdoor Not Applicable Extreme Temperature Not Applicable   Functional Assessment Type   D
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Mar 10, 2019
Part-time
The Vascular Access Resource Nurse collaborates with physicians and mid-levels; performs vascular access assessments on patients; provides patient care maintaining clinical skills; performs pain assessment; demonstrates ability to set up and use equipment required to place a PICC; provides comprehensive PICC care; functions as a resource; monitors patient outcome measurements; identifies, conducts follow-up and takes action on unsatisfactory outcomes, unusual finds, special needs and requests; participates in legal/risk occurrence tracking, follow-up and action; conducts variance analysis and manages achievement of consistent and/or expected clinical outcomes; collaborates with the Case Manager; coordinates communication with patient's allied health professionals and referring health care facilities; initiates professional growth and education opportunities for staff and students and acts as a liaison with Purchasing Department. Patients cared for include- infants, children, adolescent, adults, and geriatric.   Title and Description    Collaborates with physicians regarding the patient’s vascular access needs. Performs vascular access assessments on patients assuring continuity of care and taking action on any requirements not met.  Conducts variance analysis and manages achievement of consistent and/or expected clinical outcomes.  Monitors patient outcome measurements. Identifies, conducts follow-up and takes action on unsatisfactory outcomes, unusual findings, special needs and requests  Coordinates communication with patient’s allied health professionals and referring health care facilities, as needed. Collaborates with the Social Worker and/or Case Manager to facilitate discharge planning with vascular access device.  Provides comprehensive PICC care, including patient assessment, technical placement and appropriate follow-up care.  Participates in legal/risk occurrence tracking, follow-up and action in conjunction with members of the multidisciplinary team. Assures completion of documentation.  Acts as a liaison with the Purchasing Department regarding product selection and product change assuring quality, safety and cost containment.  Functions as a resource to staff and physicians regarding clinical and patient care issues.  Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.  Demonstrates understanding and follows infection control policies and procedures according to standard operating procedure. Maintains requirements for age specific competencies for the position and demonstrates the knowledge or principles of growth and developments and the skills necessary to provide patient/customer care/services. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of and compliance with: •All pertinent safety, health and environmental policies, procedures and guidelines. •Working safely, without causing harm or risk to self, others or property. •The work environment safety procedures and prompt reporting of unsafe practices, procedures, accidents, injuries or other safety violations to the Leader. •The use of all safety equipment and personal protective equipment.  Behavior Standards:  •Integrity: We will always do the right thing even when no one is watching. •Acknowledge: We will create a welcoming, healing environment. •Meaningful: We will provide an exceptional patient experience. •Accountable: We will accept responsibility for our actions and behaviors. •Listen: We will listen and seek to understand. •Team: We will work together to deliver world-class care. •Respect: We will treat each other with respect. •Understand: We will seek to understand and respond genuinely.    License, Certification & Registration Title Credentialing Body Timeframe When Needed Required/Preferred Registered Nurse North Dakota Board of Nursing (NDBON) or Compact State Agreement Prior to Start Date Required Basic Life Support American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue Within 2 Months of Start Date Required  
Altru Health System Altru Clinic Devils Lake Devils Lake North Dakota 58301 United States
Mar 10, 2019
Full-time
The Supervisor of Clinic Nursing is actively involved in daily operations and oversight of clinic nursing staff. This Supervisor develops collaborative working relationships with internal customers and establishes performance standards and works to continually improve the quality of service. The Supervisor conducts staff performance reviews and actively recognizes and rewards staff performance. Meets regulatory and administrative guidelines and supports corporate Mission, Vision, and Values.    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS   Supports and models behaviors consistent with the mission, vision and values of Altru Health System. Performs pain assessment and takes appropriate action according to standard operating procedure. Advises the Manager of significant or unexpected variances, assisting with hiring, disciplinary action and separation of employees. Demonstrates an understanding of the budget while assisting the Manager in keeping within the fiscal constraints. Participates in the development and implementation of administrative policies, procedures, job descriptions and necessary updates. Supervises employee performance and progress and completes performance evaluations of employees within timelines. Assists Clinic Nurse Scheduler and assures appropriate staffing and scheduling of employees i.e., PTO, phone coverage, etc. Provides care, services and instruction, and maintains continuity of care on an “as needed” basis within scope of practice, functions as a resource for the staff and physicians regarding procedures, patient care and customer issues. Identifies, conducts follow-up and takes action on unsatisfactory outcomes, customer services issues, unusual findings, specials needs and requests and reports issues to the Manager and Altru Risk Manager, as required. Reviews patient and customer satisfaction surveys, follows-up with patient and families regarding customer complaints and works towards resolution of problems, concerns and dissatisfaction. Assists in providing professional growth and educational opportunities to staff and coordinates educational efforts in conjunction with the Learning and Organizational Development Department. Responsible for the On-Boarding process for incoming clinic nursing staff as needed. Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization. KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Required:   Registered Nurse licensed by the North Dakota Board of Nursing or licensed through the “Compact State Agreement.” Nurses assigned to contact or provide care for Minnesota residents must obtain a Minnesota license from the Minnesota Board of Nursing prior to making contact. A minimum of three (3) years of experience in a health care setting. Demonstrates the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in written format. Demonstrates the ability to be outwardly engaging, approachable and flexible. Demonstrates the ability to motivate people and identify, coordinate and apply resources effectively to achieve desired outcomes. Successful completion of the functional assessment. Preferred:   Previous clinic and/or supervisory experience.  
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Mar 10, 2019
Part-time
The Environmental Services Clinic / Offices performs specific job task assignments; cleans offices and lounges; informs appropriate individual of problems encountered with repairs or calibration of equipment; cleans restrooms / showers; communicates with the Lead in charge; completes interior / exterior window washing and spotting of walls and carpets, and interacts with patients, visitors and associates in friendly and efficient manner. Requirements:  Ability to follow oral instructions. •           Must be able to read and write. •           Successful completion of the functional assessment.   Preferred: •           Able to use a computer. •           Prior cleaning experience.           PHYSICAL DEMANDS:   Standing                            Frequently Sitting                                None Walking                             Constantly Lifting/Carrying                  Medium Work (50# maximum) Pushing/Pulling                 Medium Work (50# maximum) Forward Bending              Constantly Reaching                           Constantly Squat/Crouch/Kneel         Occasionally Climbing                            Rarely Crawling                            Rarely
Altru Health System Devils Lake Devils Lake North Dakota 58301 United States
Mar 07, 2019
Full-time
  Job Summary   Comments The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) performs and documents assessments appropriate to licensure; ensures health history and admission process is completed; ensures that intervention or referrals are made; identifies discharge planning/education needs; provides patient care; administers medications utilizing the 6 Rights and according to licensure; identifies significant changes or high risk situations; completes all documentation; performs personal cares; demonstrates knowledge and use of equipment; communicates patient progress, and adjusts own workload. Patients cared for include children, adolescents, adults and geriatric.     Essential Job Functions Title and Description   Assists the registered nurse or other licensed practitioner in the identification of patient needs, priorities of care and goals based on patient's age, ethnic origin, economic status, lifestyle, creed or philosophical beliefs. Contributes to the evaluation of the plan of care by gathering, observing, recording, and communicating patient responses to nursing interventions. Modifies the plan of care in collaboration with licensed practitioner.   Demonstrates competency and ability to carry out department specific functions in accordance to the department's standards of care, policies and procedures. Performs other duties as assigned to meet the needs of the department/organization.   Functions as a member of the multidisciplinary team, contributing to the implementation of an integrated patient-centered care plan.   May assign or delegate the responsibility for performance of nursing interventions to other persons for which that person has the necessary skills and competence to accomplish safely.   Identifies the early warning signs of a change in a patient's condition and reports appropriately. Implements nursing interventions and prescribed medical regimens in a timely and safe manner and documents nursing care provided accurately and timely.   Collaborates and communicates relevant and timely patient information with patients/families and other multidisciplinary team members to ensure quality and continuity of care.   Reports the patient's self-report/symptoms of pain promptly according to standard operating procedure.   Participates in the health education approved by a licensed practitioner.   Assists in the discharge planning, appropriate education and counseling based on identified needs to optimize patient/family understanding.   Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.   Demonstrates understanding and follows infection control policies and procedures according to standard operating procedure. Maintains requirements for age specific competencies for the position and demonstrates the knowledge or principles of growth and developments and the skills necessary to provide patient/customer care/services. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of and compliance with: All pertinent safety, health and environmental policies, procedures and guidelines. Working safely, without causing harm or risk to self, others or property. The work environment safety procedures and prompt reporting of unsafe practices, procedures, accidents, injuries or other safety violations to the Leader. The use of all safety equipment and personal protective equipment.     Behavior Standards   Integrity: We will always do the right thing even when no one is watching. Acknowledge: We will create a welcoming, healing environment. Meaningful: We will provide an exceptional patient experience. Accountable: We will accept responsibility for our actions and behaviors. Listen: We will listen and seek to understand. Team: We will work together to deliver world-class care. Respect: We will treat each other with respect. Understand: We will seek to understand and respond genuinely.     License, Certification & Registration Title Credentialing Body Timeframe When Needed Verified By   Licensed Practical Nurse North Dakota Board of Nursing (NDBON) or Compact State Agreement Prior to Start Date HR Primary Sources Licensed Practical Nurse Minnesota Board of Nursing Within 2 Months of Start Date HR Primary Sources Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue Within 2 Months of Start Date Learning Management System
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Mar 07, 2019
Full-time
  Job Summary   Comments The Registered Nurse provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the organization. The nurse maintains the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on the assigned unit. The nurse facilitates the coordination of patient care within the interdisciplinary care team and provides patient education to assure safe patient discharge.     Essential Job Functions Title and Description   Demonstrates competency and ability to carry out department specific functions in accordance to the department's standards of care, policies and procedures. Performs other duties as assigned to meet the needs of the department/organization.   Develops a plan of care based on assessment that reflects the patient's physical, psychological, social, educational, developmental and rehabilitative needs based on patient's age, ethnic origin, economic status, lifestyle, creed or philosophical beliefs.   Assesses the patient's condition and nursing needs, sets goals, and prescribes appropriate nursing actions to meet those goals and the physical, psychological, social, and rehabilitative needs of the patient, including discharge planning.   Assesses, intervenes, and reassesses the patient's self-report/symptoms of pain promptly and takes appropriate action according to standard operating procedure.   Identifies the early warning signs of a change in a patient's condition and responds appropriately to a deteriorating patient, including contacting responsible clinicians as indicated by standard operating procedure. Assists with or institutes emergency measures for sudden adverse developments in patient conditions.   Reports pertinent observations and reactions regarding patients to the appropriate multidisciplinary team member and records those observations accurately and concisely. Ensures that intervention or referrals are made promptly. Completes and submits all incident reports (patient, visitor, staff) prior to the completion of each shift.   Establishes and maintains communication and utilizes educational opportunities with patients and other significant individuals.   As early as possible, begins discharge planning, appropriate education and counseling based on identified needs to optimize patient/family understanding. Evaluates and documents according to standard operating procedure.   Assigns or delegates, within the scope of practice, education and experience, the responsibility for performance of nursing interventions to other persons for which that person has the necessary skills and competence to accomplish safely.   Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.   Demonstrates understanding and follows infection control policies and procedures according to standard operating procedure. Maintains requirements for age specific competencies for the position and demonstrates the knowledge or principles of growth and developments and the skills necessary to provide patient/customer care/services. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of and compliance with: All pertinent safety, health and environmental policies, procedures and guidelines. Working safely, without causing harm or risk to self, others or property. The work environment safety procedures and prompt reporting of unsafe practices, procedures, accidents, injuries or other safety violations to the Leader. The use of all safety equipment and personal protective equipment.       License, Certification & Registration Title Credentialing Body Timeframe When Needed Required/Preferred Registered Nurse North Dakota Board of Nursing (NDBON) or Compact State Agreement Prior to Start Date Required Basic Life Support American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue Within 2 Months of Start Date Required   Education & Experience   Degree/Diploma Program of Study Required/Preferred           Experience Required/Preferred         Knowledge & Skills Title Required/Preferred Demonstrates the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in written format. Required
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Mar 06, 2019
Other
Note to students: Application Deadline: March 22, 2019 Hourly rate: $10 Start Date: June 10, 2019 (June 10-12 is required New Employee Orientation and June 13/14 Nurse Aide Orientation) Applicants must be at least 16 years of age and a junior or senior during the 2019/2020 school year at a Grand Forks high school. The required packet must also be completed at your school's career office. The School to Career position can be a position in any of the following: Central Sterile, IT Service Center Support, Nurse Aide/HUC, Inpatient Therapy Aide, Outpatient Therapy Aide, Nurse Aide. The School to Career position may involve 1 or more of the essential job functions below depending on the position.     Essential Job Functions Title and Description   StC - Central Sterile Tech Central Sterile Technician: Performs decontaminating and sterilization procedures. Inventories, assembles and distributes supplies and instrumentation for surgery cases. Performs rounds to clinic and inpatient nursing areas. Delivers supplies and surgical instrumentation and reprocesses equipment.   STC - ITSC IT Service Center: Assists the IT Service Center staff in a variety of PC and PC peripheral deployment, maintenance, and troubleshooting. Demonstrates knowledge of configuring PCs, problem-solving of Operating System and hardware issues, and proper cable management. Completes assigned tasks with a focus on quality, safety, and customer service.   StC - HUC HUC/Nurse Assistant: Functions as the nursing unit receptionist and customer service associate to patients, families, customers, and staff. Completes physician order processing and facilitates physician order communication to nursing staff and ancillary departments. Obtains, maintains and completes all required reports and performs chart initiation, chart maintenance, and chart assembly.   StC - Nurse Assistant Nurse Assistant: Assists with personal care/comforts. Demonstrates knowledge of location and use of basic and special equipment, i.e., dine maps, wheelchairs, IV poles/pumps, etc. Performs equipment cleaning, monitoring and set-up. Maintains unit organization by stocking supply areas. Ensures that all client requests are being appropriately and adequately addressed in a timely fashion.   StC - PMTS Physical Medicine and Therapy Services (PMTS) Support Associate: Assists with activities of daily living (ADL) training in accordance with Standards of Care. Demonstrates knowledge of location and use of basic and special equipment, i.e., walkers, wheelchairs, crutches, O2 – portable and wall, and etc. Performs equipment cleaning, adjusting, and set-up. Assists with proper transferring, weight-bearing, and self-care techniques and precautions correlating to surgical procedures and co-existing diagnosis. Assists with gait, reinforcing proper patterns and sequencing.   StC - Changes Reports any changes observed in condition or behavior to Supervisor.   Other Duties Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.   Safety & Compliance Demonstrates understanding and follows infection control policies and procedures according to standard operating procedure. Maintains requirements for age specific competencies for the position and demonstrates the knowledge or principles of growth and developments and the skills necessary to provide patient/customer care/services. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of and compliance with: All pertinent safety, health and environmental policies, procedures and guidelines. Working safely, without causing harm or risk to self, others or property. The work environment safety procedures and prompt reporting of unsafe practices, procedures, accidents, injuries or other safety violations to the Leader. The use of all safety equipment and personal protective equipment.     Behavior Standards   Integrity: We will always do the right thing even when no one is watching. Acknowledge: We will create a welcoming, healing environment. Meaningful: We will provide an exceptional patient experience. Accountable: We will accept responsibility for our actions and behaviors. Listen: We will listen and seek to understand. Team: We will work together to deliver world-class care. Respect: We will treat each other with respect. Understand: We will seek to understand and respond genuinely.     License, Certification & Registration Title Credentialing Body Timeframe When Needed Verified By   Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue Within 2 Months of Start Date Learning Management System Notes Must be at least 16 years old and entering junior or senior year in high school. Must obtain Nursing Aide or Certified Nursing Assistant license within 4 months of start date if working as a HUC or Nursing Assistant. BLS is required for all positions but Central Sterile and IT Service Center Support. Must have completed Grand Forks High School course 16641 – Computer Hardware & Operating Systems - prior to start for IT Service Center Support.   Education & Experience   Degree/Diploma Program of Study Required/Preferred             Experience   Experience Required/Preferred           Knowledge & Skills Title Required/Preferred   Previous experience with Altru’s Volunteer Services program. Preferred Medical Careers class or course work leading to a career in the field of healthcare. Preferred   Physical Demands Activity Frequency   Sit Occasionally (5-33%) Stand Frequently (34-66%) Walk Frequently (34-66%) Stoop/Bend Frequently (34-66%) Reach Frequently (34-66%) Climb Occasionally (5-33%) Crawl Rarely (   Weight Demands Activity Amount   Lift - Floor to Waist Level Medium (20-40 pounds) Carry Medium (20-40 pounds) Push/Pull Medium (20-40 pounds) Slide/Transfer Medium (20-40 pounds)   Working Conditions Condition Frequency   Indoor Continuously (>67%) Outdoor Not Applicable Extreme Temperature Not Applicable   Functional Assessment Type   D  
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Mar 05, 2019
Full-time
The Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) provides evaluative and mental health services to the patients/family of the inpatient unit. This position conducts patient/family assessments, short-term therapy, group therapy sessions, and referrals. Maintains knowledge of psychiatric medications and identifies significant changes or high-risk situations.     Essential Job Functions Title and Description         Completes social history, initial and ongoing assessments of patients, develops treatment plan and reviews assessment information and treatment plan with each patient.     Provides individual, couple, family or group therapy using a variety of therapeutic approaches.     Communicates with patient, families, agencies and other appropriate individuals regarding the results of screenings, assessments, recommendations, plan of care and other information deemed necessary to facilitate access to care.     Identifies professional and organizational issues and trends, suggesting action and facilitating change and participates in restructuring of processes and services.     Makes contact with referral sources, providers and other caregivers and assures communication and coordination exists regarding patient care. Collaborates with community resources to deliver services that promote quality outcomes and continuity of care.     Makes contact with the courts and assures communication and documentation exists regarding committals, emergency holds, guardianship and tribal issues.     Identifies, conducts follow-up and takes action on unsatisfactory outcomes, unusual findings, special needs and requests.     Ensures that intervention, treatment or referrals are made according to standard operating procedure.     Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.   Safety & Compliance Demonstrates understanding and follows infection control policies and procedures according to standard operating procedure. Maintains requirements for age specific competencies for the position and demonstrates the knowledge or principles of growth and developments and the skills necessary to provide patient/customer care/services. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of and compliance with: All pertinent safety, health and environmental policies, procedures and guidelines. Working safely, without causing harm or risk to self, others or property. The work environment safety procedures and prompt reporting of unsafe practices, procedures, accidents, injuries or other safety violations to the Leader. The use of all safety equipment and personal protective equipment.   Program Effectiveness Monitors program effectiveness by evaluating, initiating and participating in restructuring of current and new programs.     Behavior Standards   Integrity: We will always do the right thing even when no one is watching. Acknowledge: We will create a welcoming, healing environment. Meaningful: We will provide an exceptional patient experience. Accountable: We will accept responsibility for our actions and behaviors. Listen: We will listen and seek to understand. Team: We will work together to deliver world-class care. Respect: We will treat each other with respect. Understand: We will seek to understand and respond genuinely.     License, Certification & Registration Title Credentialing Body Timeframe When Needed Verified By   Licensed Certified Social Worker (LCSW) North Dakota Board of Social Work Examiners Prior to Start Date HR Primary Sources Licensed Certified Social Worker (LCSW) Minnesota Board of Social Work Within 12 Months of Start Date HR Primary Sources Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue Within 2 Months of Start Date Learning Management System Notes     Education & Experience   Degree/Diploma Program of Study Required/Preferred     Master's Social Work Required   Experience   Experience Required/Preferred     A minimum of 3 years of related experience Preferred   Knowledge & Skills Title Required/Preferred         Physical Demands Activity Frequency   Sit Frequently (34-66%) Stand Occasionally (5-33%) Walk Occasionally (5-33%) Stoop/Bend Occasionally (5-33%) Reach Frequently (34-66%) Climb Rarely (   Weight Demands Activity Amount   Lift - Floor to Waist Level Sedentary (   Functional Assessment Type   Not Applicable
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Mar 03, 2019
Part-time
The OB Technician assists in the admission process; collects data which includes the patient’s vital signs and portions of the admission record; collects information from the patient and/or family on the patient’s individual and educational needs; identifies changes in patient’s condition; schedules tests, therapies and procedures; performs procedures; assists physicians or other professionals with procedures; maintains a sterile field; provides patient teaching; performs personal cares and comforts; takes baby photos; transports and/or transfers patients; performs equipment set-up, maintenance, operation and cleaning per established guidelines; assists with the discharge process; handles patient expirations; completes all documentation; processes patient charge items and completes order entry and verification; maintains a clean and orderly physical environment and demonstrates the ability to prioritize workload. Patients cared for include those in the following age groups: children from early gestation on through adolescence and child bearing women. Successful completion of a surgical technician program that provides preparation for assisting with c-section procedures. • Certified by the North Dakota State Department of Health as a Certified Nursing Assistant or registered by North Dakota Board of Nursing as a Nursing Assistant or must obtain within the first four (4) months of employment.
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Mar 03, 2019
Full-time
  Job Summary   The Patient Safety Attendant provides a safe patient environment by direct observation and offers diversional activities. The attendant keeps track of patient's behavior and reports the patient's condition to the assigned nurse.   Essential Job Functions Title and Description   Directly observes patient to maintain patient safety.   Provides a safe environment for patients allowing the nurse to fulfill their duties.   Creates diversion activities for patient to keep patient from acting out. Offers time, place and person orientation.   Reports patient’s condition to patient’s assigned nurse.   Transports and/or transfers patients within the unit.   Identifies high risk situations and takes appropriate action according to standard operating procedure.   Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.   Demonstrates understanding and follows infection control policies and procedures according to standard operating procedure. Maintains requirements for age specific competencies for the position and demonstrates the knowledge or principles of growth and developments and the skills necessary to provide patient/customer care/services. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of and compliance with: All pertinent safety, health and environmental policies, procedures and guidelines. Working safely, without causing harm or risk to self, others or property. The work environment safety procedures and prompt reporting of unsafe practices, procedures, accidents, injuries or other safety violations to the Leader. The use of all safety equipment and personal protective equipment.     Behavior Standards   Integrity: We will always do the right thing even when no one is watching. Acknowledge: We will create a welcoming, healing environment. Meaningful: We will provide an exceptional patient experience. Accountable: We will accept responsibility for our actions and behaviors. Listen: We will listen and seek to understand. Team: We will work together to deliver world-class care. Respect: We will treat each other with respect. Understand: We will seek to understand and respond genuinely.   License, Certification & Registration Title Credentialing Body             Timeframe When  Needed        Verified By   Basic Life Support (BLS)                          American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue                    Within 2 Months of Start Date               Learning Management System   Education & Experience     Experience Required/Preferred     A minimum of 1 year of related experience         Preferred Physical Demands Activity Frequency   Sit Frequently (34-66%) Stand Frequently (34-66%) Walk Frequently (34-66%) Stoop/Bend Frequently (34-66%) Reach Frequently (34-66%) Climb Rarely (67%) Weight Demands Activity Amount   Lift - Floor to Waist Level Light (10-20 pounds) Carry Light (10-20 pounds) Push/Pull Light (10-20 pounds) Slide/Transfer Light (10-20 pounds)