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Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Jul 18, 2019
Full-time
Job Summary  The RN Patient Care Coordinator’s (PCC) focus is on the day to day coordination of the unit. The PCC works to help provide adequate staffing while acting as the first resource to staff. The PCC works closely with the interdisciplinary team to help manage each patient’s stay. This position is also responsible for rounding with physicians and helping to keep the lines of communication open. Essential Job Functions   Performs daily rounds on all patients assuring quality customer service by coordinating and taking action on any requirements not met. 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. 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. Communicates with referring facilities or agencies regarding patient’s care. Monitors patient outcome measurements. Identifies, conducts follow-up and takes action on unsatisfactory outcomes, unusual findings, special needs and requests. Collaborates with team, referral sources and family members to obtain a holistic view of the patient through assessment of the physical, mental and emotional status. Determines the post-hospital needs and collaborating with physicians and members of the multidisciplinary team. Communicates with staff and Nursing Administration regarding bed availability and staffing needs. Performs pain assessment 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. License, Certification & Registration Registered Nurse - North Dakota Board of Nursing (NDBON) or Compact State Agreement; Prior to Start Date Registered Nurse - Minnesota Board of Nursing; Within 6 Months of Start Date Basic Life Support (BLS) - American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue; Within 2 Months of Start Date Education & Experience A minimum of 3 years of related experience is preferred
Altru Health System 312 International Drive Red Lake Falls Minnesota 56750 United States
Jul 15, 2019
As needed
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 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Jul 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
Jul 15, 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 1001 7th St NE Devils Lake North Dakota 58301 United States
Jul 15, 2019
As needed
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 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Jul 15, 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 Applications Analyst II develops procedures and converts these procedures into applications, programs and queries required for computer solutions. The Applications Analyst II also implements purchased software for the solution of well‑defined, routine business problems. Those in this position continue to work under the guidance of senior staff members.   Primary Responsibilities: ·          Learns user functions, organization and role in the enterprise to the extent required. ·          Tests and implements systems, upgrades to systems and custom programming as required. ·          Coordinates and arranges all aspects of internal and external training. ·          Creates ad hoc reporting, downloads, enhancements and development support as needed. ·          Ensure that all client requests are being appropriately and adequately addressed in a timely fashion. ·          Demonstrates an overall working knowledge of the systems, infrastructure and applications supported by IS Division. ·          Efficiently manages own time so that multiple tasks can be coordinated and are completed in a timely fashion. ·          Effectively manages projects so that projects are completed on time with the desired result. ·          Participates in on-call rotation: ensures that after hours coverage of customer support is maintained per department policies and procedures. Responds to calls in a timely manner. Takes responsibility for the problems reported and sees to it that a fix is provided to which the customer is kept informed and agrees. ·          Solves problems independently, and if necessary, refers problems to other IS staff or appropriate vendor in a timely fashion.   Secondary Responsibilities: ·          Advise appropriate personnel on the implications of new, revised or existing systems that can be applied to a problem. ·          Perform necessary investigation, analysis, and evaluation to determine and recommend project feasibility. ·          Participates in user consulting, systems analysis, general systems design, vendor contracts and detail system design. ·          Clearly explains system functions to users and co-workers, both in ad-hoc and formal situation. Successfully communicates appropriate information to the user or co-worker so the student can accomplish the desired tasks.   The term customer(s) includes all of the following: patients, families, physicians, referral sources, co-workers and the community.   KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED :   Required: •            Four (4) year degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent work experience. •            One (1) year experience in programming and implementation of computer systems.   Preferred: •            Familiarity with existing software and operating systems. •            Ability to do programming, debugging and troubleshooting and some system analysis. •            Effective written and oral communication skills.   •            Ability to effectively work with people in other departments and/or outside of the enterprise. •            Knowledge of health care environment and applications.  
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Jul 15, 2019
Part-time
The Linen Services Associate is responsible for receiving clean linen; assembling and wrapping surgical packs; operating sewing machine; hand folding linens; loading linen buckets; loading distribution carts; delivering exchange carts; processing patient laundry at the Rehab Center; and, manual picking up soiled linen. Requirements: Must be able to read and write. •            Must be able to stand for long periods of time and do lifting. •            Successful completion of the functional assessment for the Linen Services Associate job description.   Preferred: •            High school diploma.
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Jul 15, 2019
Full-time
  Job Summary The optometric assistant will assist in the flow of patients in and out of the Eye Department. This will include pre and post visit eye testing as requested by the providers, as well as rooming patients and taking vitals. The optometric assistant will become proficient in using the eye testing equipment as well as maintaining supplies throughout the department. They will work directly with the nursing staff and providers to keep the patient flow moving so that patients are cared for in a positive and efficient manner. Essential Job Functions   Contributes to the assessment of the health status of patients, including interactions with patient's family members by collecting basic subjective and objective data from observations and interviews, including taking vital signs and reporting and recording appropriately. Answers telephone, routes calls and takes accurate and complete phone messages for the provider and relays information in a prompt manner.   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. Prepares rooms and patients for exams and assists with procedures, per provider request. Demonstrates knowledge of location, set-up and use of equipment used for assigned area. Reports the patient's self-report/symptoms of pain promptly according to standard operating procedure. 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 Verified By   Nurse Aide Minnesota Board of Nursing Within 4 Months of Start Date Learning Management System Nurse Aide North Dakota Board of Health Within 4 Months of Start Date Learning Management System 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
Jul 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
Jul 15, 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 725 Hamline St Grand Forks North Dakota 58201 United States
Jul 14, 2019
Full-time
Hours Worked: Mon-Fri 8:00am-5:00pm; 40 hr/wk Job Summary 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 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.   License, Certification & Registration Licensed Practical Nurse - North Dakota Board of Nursing (NDBON) or Compact State Agreement; Prior to Start Date Licensed Practical Nurse - Minnesota Board of Nursing; Within 6 Months of Start Date Basic Life Support (BLS) - American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue; Within 2 Months of Start Date
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Jul 11, 2019
Full-time
Must have ND Medical Imaging License and be credentialed through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist prior to start date. The Diagnostic Radiology Technologist educates patients on the radiology procedure and ensures patients feel comfortable and safe. The Diagnostic Radiology Technologist performs all radiographic procedures and monitors the patient. Demonstrates understanding of Computer Radiology (CR) principles and Digital Radiography (DR) principles, selects proper technical factors and operated equipment to produce quality radiographs, utilizing all radiation safety devices. Reviews images for quality and completeness according to standard operating procedures and provider’s preference, i.e., proper labeling, collimation, etc. Prepares and administers IV and oral contrast under the direction of a Radiologist/Radiologist Assistant. Provides individualized patient care and comfort essential to the procedure as well as provides the patient and family with appropriate education to optimize their understanding within scope of responsibility. Monitors patient for comfort and safety.   Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Jun 27, 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.   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
Jun 27, 2019
As needed
The Inpatient Social Worker screens and assesses psychosocial needs; identifies discharge planning/teaching needs; provides information and referrals to patients/families regarding resources and services; develops and coordinates discharge plan and arranges post-discharge services; coordinates/participates in formal and informal interdisciplinary staffings; assists with patient transfer; documents assessment, interventions and plan; acts as a resource person; provides support counseling and monitors and evaluates social work program effectiveness. Patients cared for include those in the following age groups: infancy, childhood, adolescent, adult and geriatric. Required: • Four (4) year degree in Social Work. • Licensure required by the North Dakota Board of Social Work Examiners. • One year of experience in a medical setting.
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Jun 27, 2019
Full-time
  Job Summary     The NICU Respiratory Therapist performs and documents evaluations and patient assessments. This position provides diagnostic and therapeutic treatment and appropriate education. The therapist identifies significant changes in patient's condition and documents appropriately.   Essential Job Functions   Provides diagnostic and therapeutic treatment and physician assistance. Performs and documents evaluation and patient assessment which correlates to the patient diagnosis. Reviews medical records and care plans and modifies the plan of care based on patient's progress.   Provides appropriate patient education, family teaching and support which correlate to the patient and family needs. Documents appropriately. Identifies significant changes in patient's condition and takes appropriate action, as evidenced in reporting, staffing and documentation. Communicates pertinent information to appropriate caregivers. Documents appropriately. Performs pain assessment and takes appropriate action according to standard operating procedure. Completes all documentation, including order entry, verification, electronic medical record (EMR), medication charting, patient safety/incident variance reports, equipment repair tags, etc. according to standard operating procedure. Processes patient charges. Runs and verifies reports as needed. Disassembles, cleans, assembles respiratory equipment and performs preventative maintenance according to standard operating procedure. Properly tags equipment in need of preventative maintenance, safety check or repair and notified appropriate department and/or delivers equipment to them. 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 Verified By   Respiratory Therapist - Registered ND State Board of Respiratory Care Prior to Start Date HR Primary Sources Basic Life Support (BLS) AHA or ARC CPR for Prof. Rescue Within 2 Months of Start Date Learning Management System Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Altru Health System Within 5 Months of Start Date Learning Management System Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Altru Health System Within 5 Months of Start Date Learning Management System
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Jun 25, 2019
Full-time
  Job Summary     This position has responsibility for multiple departments. Achieving a high level of autonomy with the department’s professional staff, the Manager champions the behavior standards and motivates units to achieve strategic initiatives.     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.   Job Dimension & Assigned Areas   Leader will have direct accountability for managing resources through proper budgeting, planning, utilization, evaluation and corrective action in accordance with established policies, procedures and practices for the following assigned departments and/or other primary areas of responsibility: Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Surgical Critical Care Unit (SCCU)     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 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 6 Months of Start Date    Required   Education & Experience   Degree/Diploma Program of Study Required/Preferred     Bachelor's Nursing Preferred   Master's Business 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
Jun 23, 2019
Full-time
Job Summary 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   Performs daily rounds on all patients assuring quality customer service by coordinating and taking action on any requirements not met. 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 Registered Nurse - North Dakota Board of Nursing (NDBON) or Compact State Agreement; Prior to Start Date Basic Life Support (BLS) - American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue; Within 2 Months of Start Date
Altru Health System 1380 S. Columbia Rd. Grand Forks North Dakota 58201 United States
Jun 20, 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
Jun 09, 2019
Full-time
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. Required: •           Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology or Clinical Laboratory Science. •           Valid licensure as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS/MT)or Specialist by the North Dakota Board of Clinical Laboratory Practice.  (Provisional license acceptable.)    The Medical Laboratory Technician has a working comprehension of the theoretical, technical and procedural aspects of pre-analytical, analytical and post-analytical phases of laboratory testing; correlates laboratory tests to disease processes and patient age and understands basic physiology, recognizing appropriate test selection and abnormal test results; comprehends and follows procedural guidelines in performance of waived, moderate and highly complex laboratory tests to include:  quality control monitoring, computer applications, instrumentation troubleshooting and specimen collection and processing requirements.  Possesses the knowledge and skill to perform phlebotomy for patients in the following age groups:  infant, child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric; and recognizes the existence of procedural and technical problems and takes corrective action according to pre-determined criteria.  Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing technical instruction in laboratory processes, performing general supervision duties as qualified, performing supervised research, instrument/methodology evaluation and procedure drafting, and communicating information to customers and other care providers.  Required: •           Associate Degree in Medical Laboratory Technician/Clinical Laboratory Technician. •           Valid licensure as a Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT/CLT) by the North Dakota Board of Clinical Laboratory Practice.  (Provisional license acceptable.)     
Altru Health System 1001 7th Street Northeast Devils Lake North Dakota 58301 United States
Jun 02, 2019
Part-time
The Diagnostic Radiology Technologist is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating, supervising, and documenting the Radiology care of patients including those in the following age groups: infancy, childhood, adolescent, adult, and geriatric. The Diagnostic Radiology Technologist performs exams in accordance with standard operating procedures and assists in training of x-ray students. Required: Graduate of approved school of Radiologic Technology and registry eligible (ARRT-R).