Altru Health System

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Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Jan 16, 2019
Full-time
The Respiratory Therapist performs and documents evaluation and patient assessment; provides diagnostic and therapeutic treatment and physician assistance; provides appropriate patient education, family teaching and support; identifies significant changes in patient's condition; completes all documentation; disassembles, cleans and assembles Respiratory Care equipment and performs preventive maintenance, and processes patient charges.  Patients cared for include those in the following age groups:  infant, children, adolescent, adult and geriatric.  Required: •           Licensed by the North DakotaStateBoard of Respiratory Care. •           Registered Respiratory Therapist Credential prior to start date.   
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Jan 16, 2019
Part-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
Jan 15, 2019
Full-time
The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) obtains chief complaint from patients; identifies significant changes or high risk situations in patient’s condition and takes appropriate actions; prepares patients for exams and assists with procedures; administers medications; demonstrates proficient skill in equipment used; provides appropriate education and documents response; takes accurate and complete phone messages; completes all documentation; assists with the discharge process; transports and/or transfers patients; notifies Manager/Supervisor of any potential problems; demonstrates the ability to adjust own schedule to meet fluctuation in workload, and is committed to ensuring an exceptional patient/family experience.  Patients cared for include infants, children, adolescents, adults and geriatric.     Primary Job Duties: -      Obtains chief complaint from patients using information from patient/patient’s family. -      Identifies significant changes or high-risk situations in patient’s condition and takes appropriate actions as evidenced in reporting and documentation. -      Prepares patients for exams and assists with procedures and tests according to standard operating procedure. -      Administers medication in accordance with established protocols and standards. -           Demonstrates proficient skill in equipment used for assigned area.-      Provides patient/patient’s family with appropriate education based on identified needs to optimize patient/patient’s family understanding and documents response according to standard operating procedure. -      Takes accurate and complete phone messages and relays information in a prompt manner. -      Completes all documentation according to standard operating procedure. -      Assists with the discharge process according to standard operating procedure. -      Transports and/or transfers patients within or outside of the department according to standard operating procedure. -      Notifies Manager/Supervisor of any potential problems in regard to patient complaints, unsatisfactory outcomes, special needs or requests. -      Demonstrates the ability to adjust own schedule to meet fluctuation in workload and communicates this information to appropriate staff. -      Completes charges for care/procedures done by the provider according to standard operating procedure.  Required: •           Licensed Practical Nurse. •           Licensed by the North Dakota Board of Nursing or licensed by a member of the “Compact State Agreement”. •           Nurses assigned to contact Minnesota residents mustobtain a Minnesota license from the Minnesota Board of Nursing prior to making contact. •           Successful completion of the functional assessment.   Preferred: •           One to two years clinical nursing experience, preferably in a clinic setting.       
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Jan 15, 2019
Other
The Phlebotomist demonstrates a working knowledge of clinical laboratory terminology and requirements; maintains a minimal miss and re-draw rate; performs patient identification and specimen labeling; provides complete, legible documentation; demonstrates knowledge and understanding of phlebotomy processes and techniques; performs, interprets and reports bedside testing; organizes and prioritizes workload and processes specimen requests; performs quality assurance processes; recognizes problems, takes appropriate action, documents problems and corrective action; actively communicates throughout the shift and manages priority requests to ensure effective department workflow and maintains service area cleanliness and supply inventory. Patients cared for include infants, children, adolescents, adult and geriatric. Required: High school graduate or equivalent. Preferred:   Previous phlebotomy experience.  Six (6) months medical experience related to patient care
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Jan 14, 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 4440 S Washington ST Grand Forks North Dakota 58201 United States
Jan 14, 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.   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.     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 Registered Nurse Minnesota Board of Nursing Within 2 Months of Start Date Required Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue Within 2 Months of Start Date Required
Altru Health System 1001 7th Street Northeast Devils Lake North Dakota 58301 United States
Jan 14, 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 Roseau Roseau Minnesota 56751 United States
Jan 14, 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 1300 S. Columbia RD Grand Forks North Dakota 58201 United States
Jan 14, 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 960 So Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58201 United States
Jan 12, 2019
Full-time
The Radiation Therapist treats cancer patients using x-rays. They are responsible for setting up the patients in the correct treatment position to deliver radiation precisely to the targeted area.     Essential Job Functions Title and Description     RT - Treatments Delivers radiation therapy treatments according to physician prescription and standard operating procedures and completes all required documentation.   RT - Positioning Executes the precise positioning of the patient with respect to radiation beam and treatment area.   RT - Complications Observes and assesses patient for clinical changes and reports signs of complications.   RT - Principles Applies principles of basic radiation physics, radiation interactions and radiation protection, i.e., wears radiation film badge.   RT - Quality Completes Quality Assurance tracking, records results and assists in maintaining records.   Pain Assessment Performs pain assessment and takes appropriate action according to standard operating procedure.   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   Radiation Therapy - Certification American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) Prior to 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 Radiation Therapy - Certification North Dakota Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Board of Examiners Prior to Start Date HR Primary Sources   Education & Experience   Degree/Diploma Program of Study Required/Preferred     Diploma Radiation Therapy Required   Experience   Experience Required/Preferred     A minimum of 1 year of related experience Preferred   Knowledge & Skills Title Required/Preferred         Physical Demands Activity Frequency   Sit Occasionally (5-33%) Stand Occasionally (5-33%) 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 Frequently (34-66%) 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)   Working Conditions Condition Frequency   Indoor Continuously (>67%) Outdoor Not Applicable Extreme Temperature Not Applicable   Functional Assessment Type   D  
Altru Health System Altru CLinic Crookston Crookston Minnesota 56716 United States
Jan 11, 2019
Full-time
    This position is located at Altru Clinic - Crookston, MN, which is located 30 miles east of Grand Forks, ND. The Patient Access Specialist gathers necessary insurance and demographic information from patients. They use their expertise to translate the information provided by the patient/guarantor into the computer system with the result of an accurate claim submission. May be responsible for some or all of the following: insurance verification, prior authorization, pre-certification, referrals, second opinion management, insurance assignments and/or workers compensation authorizations.   ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Patient Access Specialist Supports and models behaviors consistent with the mission, vision and values of Altru Health System. Answers phone and provides excellent customer service. Ensures and adheres to strict confidentiality when handling patient charts, records, and scheduling information. Accurately registers patients into the EPIC system 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. 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. Creates accounts for new patients and update accounts for previous patients to ensure accurate services and account processing. Utilizes appropriate strategies to activate and/or verify the insurance coverage of patients and obtain benefit information such as co-payment, and co-insurance amounts 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 MSPQ. Modifies work schedule to meet department goals/deadlines and the needs of the department and patients. Completes bed placements for patient admitted to the hospital. (Hospital positions only.) Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization. Required:   High school diploma or GED. One year of applicable experience, preferably in healthcare or customer service environment. Demonstrates proficient computer skills with a high degree of accuracy for a variety of computer-related tasks. Must complete Orientation and Training courses upon hire, HBI Orientation Level I course within 60 days of hire, and HBI Orientation Level II courses by 1stcommon review period. Completes HBI medical terminology course within 6 months of hire. Preferred:   Knowledge in medical terminology. Past experience in a clerical health care setting. Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree from accredited institution 
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Jan 11, 2019
Full-time
The Financial Counselor evaluates, develops, and implements action plans to arrange payment of outstanding balances; performs account analysis and educates guarantors’ assists guarantors to maximize prompt payment and minimize bad debt; receives and responds to patient, professional and clinical inquiries; acts as the primary contact for customers, clinical and support staff; manages all incoming internal and external customer phone calls, e-mails, and written correspondence; addresses patient complaints, financial concerns and other issues in a courteous and professional manner; reviews, verifies and evaluates demographic and third party payer information; processes assigned computer generated bills; files Workers Compensation interventions and liability liens; posts payments and/or adjustments; reviews assigned inpatient admissions and visits patient and/or family members on floors to obtain required information, and provides notary public services. Required: •            Associate Degree from a business or technical college with emphasis in business/accounting or office skills, or equivalent work experience. •            Knowledge of state and federal medical assistance programs.         •            Demonstrated capabilities in problem solving, organizational and time management skills. •            Demonstrated ability to utilize data and reports. •            Basic understanding of health care and medical billing terminology, insurance billing, coding, registration process, patient pricing and collection cycles. •            Excellent verbal and written communication and listening skills including telephone skills and e-mail etiquette. •            Demonstrates effectively multi-tasking capabilities within job and projects while maintaining a positive, professional, and customer service based attitude. •            Ability to work cooperatively with a variety of individuals and groups and maintain a high degree of confidentiality, utilizing discretion and good judgment.   Preferred: •            Experience with office computer software packages, including spreadsheets and word processing; proficient typing skills.      
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Jan 11, 2019
Full-time
The Financial Counselor evaluates, develops, and implements action plans to arrange payment of outstanding balances; performs account analysis and educates guarantors’ assists guarantors to maximize prompt payment and minimize bad debt; receives and responds to patient, professional and clinical inquiries; acts as the primary contact for customers, clinical and support staff; manages all incoming internal and external customer phone calls, e-mails, and written correspondence; addresses patient complaints, financial concerns and other issues in a courteous and professional manner; reviews, verifies and evaluates demographic and third party payer information; processes assigned computer generated bills; files Workers Compensation interventions and liability liens; posts payments and/or adjustments; reviews assigned inpatient admissions and visits patient and/or family members on floors to obtain required information, and provides notary public services. Required: •            Associate Degree from a business or technical college with emphasis in business/accounting or office skills, or equivalent work experience. •            Knowledge of state and federal medical assistance programs.         •            Demonstrated capabilities in problem solving, organizational and time management skills. •            Demonstrated ability to utilize data and reports. •            Basic understanding of health care and medical billing terminology, insurance billing, coding, registration process, patient pricing and collection cycles. •            Excellent verbal and written communication and listening skills including telephone skills and e-mail etiquette. •            Demonstrates effectively multi-tasking capabilities within job and projects while maintaining a positive, professional, and customer service based attitude. •            Ability to work cooperatively with a variety of individuals and groups and maintain a high degree of confidentiality, utilizing discretion and good judgment.   Preferred: •            Experience with office computer software packages, including spreadsheets and word processing; proficient typing skills.      
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Jan 10, 2019
Full-time
  Job Summary     The position manages, develops, and oversees daily operations including achieving operating and capital budgets, coding for maximum reimbursement, appropriate billing practices and service delivery to stakeholders. Position oversees all human resource functions to include hiring, training, performance reviews and recognition and reward. Develops and champions department performance and behavioral standards and works to continually improve quality of services. Ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements and holds leaders and staff accountable for meeting goals. Utilizes and applies quality process improvement principles in achieving administrative responsibilities.     Essential Job Functions   Develops and meets capital and operating budget targets. Seeks out operational efficiencies and involves employees and physicians in workforce redesign as appropriate to better serve the patient as well as create a workplace that employees can function at their highest competency and productivity. Teaches and engages employees in department financial improvement and performance.   Contributes to and supports short and long-range goals for departments/division and is responsible for measurable outcomes and effective use of resources. Supports program and service development in response to both internal and external stakeholders. Analyzes department-related data and develops appropriate action plans to resolve variances from goals.   Recruits, develops, retains and leads a talented team of leadership and staff committed to accomplishing the goals of Altru Health System. Oversees all human resource activities including recruitment, retention, performance reviews and disciplinary actions. Develops, revises and implements administrative policies, procedures, guidelines and job descriptions. Acts as a mentor and promotes professional growth of employees. Takes responsibility for personal growth and development and meets all system education requirements.   Builds consensus with the Medical Staff, working in cooperation and collaboration with physicians, advance practice providers, and/or Department Chairs on related strategy and program initiatives.   Practices process improvement principles and oversees improvement of the quality of the services and patient care provided. Maintains competency in all organizational, department standards relevant to services provided and ensures compliance. Manages processes to ensure all regulatory standards are met as well as works to prevent potential legal risk to Altru Health System as appropriate. Accesses internal resources to assist in adhering to standards as well as ensures staff understands expectations.   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 Verfied By   Registered Nurse North Dakota Board of Nursing (NDBON) or Compact State Agreement Prior to Start Date HR Primary Sources Registered 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   Education & Experience   Degree/Diploma Program of Study        Required/Preferred     Bachelor's Nursing             Preferred   Master's Business   Or Master's Heathcare Administration   Or Master's Related Field             Preferred   Experience Required/Preferred     A minimum of 3 years of related experience       Required
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Jan 09, 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
Jan 09, 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 1300 S. Columbia RD Grand Forks North Dakota 58201 United States
Jan 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.   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.     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 Registered Nurse Minnesota Board of Nursing Within 2 Months of Start Date Required Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue Within 2 Months of Start Date Required
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Jan 07, 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 Grand Forks Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Jan 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.   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.     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 Registered Nurse Minnesota Board of Nursing Within 2 Months of Start Date Required Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue Within 2 Months of Start Date Required
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Jan 04, 2019
As needed
This position works only as needed, covering vacations, illnesses, emergencies, and is not regularly scheduled.  It does not receive benefits; in lieu of benefits, it receives an additional 15% flex differential. The Neurodiagnostic tech performs EEG’s, EMG’s and Neurological tests within their scope of practice. The neurodiagnostic tech works with a variety of ages from newborn to the elderly.  They work to ensure that physicians are notified when tests are complete and that tests get read in a timely manner.   ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Supports and models behaviors consistent with the mission, vision and values of Altru Health System. Demonstrates positive interpersonal skills with patients, patient’s families, laboratory staff, physicians, and other members of the hospital staff. Explains the test procedure to the patient and family members present. Takes appropriate patient history according to standard operating procedures. Performs EEG, EMG, NCV and Evoked Potentials tests and troubleshoots methodology to obtain optimal recordings according to standard operating procedures. Demonstrates the ability to troubleshoot equipment problems and repair them or report them promptly to the appropriate person. Recognizes artifact (patient or environmental).  Documents, eliminates, or takes proper measures to monitor artifact or excessive stimulus artifact in order to obtain optimal responses, i.e., EMG’s, NCV’s, EEG’s and Evoked Potentials. Maintains knowledge of neuroanatomy and physiology, basic electronics and electrical safety.  General knowledge of EEG instrumentation, pattern recognition, and various medical and pharmacological conditions that influence the EEG. Identifies high risk situations and takes appropriate action as demonstrated in reporting and documentation. Demonstrates knowledge, setup location and use of equipment for assigned area.  Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization. KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Required: Associate’s Degree in a medical field. Preferred: Previous experience.  Certification as a Technologist by the American Board of Registration of Electroencephalograph.