Altru Health System

152 job(s) at Altru Health System

Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Aug 13, 2018
Full-time
The Construction Coordinator is a key liaison with all the staff, architects, engineers, contractors, etc. and provides a comprehensive overview of the construction process. The coordinator assists in creating the design and functionality of the project, while assuring construction projects are appropriately coordinated and the contractor maintains the building drawings and manuals. The Construction Coordinator estimates and maintains the costs of the project and assures the compliance and safety standards are being met.   Essential Job Functions: Assures construction projects are appropriately coordinated with all stakeholders, including users, Plant and Facility staff, architects/engineers, contractors, regulatory agencies, etc.                      Estimates construction costs and maintains estimate database. Oversees contractor procurement and payment process including construction contracts, bidding/negotiation, payment and construction permits. Coordinates project closeout and commissioning.                             Assists architects through design reviews, value engineering, etc. Assures all new construction complies with Joint Commission Environment of Care standards.                             Assures quality and safety compliance including quality assurance plan, testing and inspection. Oversees construction schedules and process.    Oversees all construction documentation. Assures contractor maintains construction as-built drawings and O&M Manuals.    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.   Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Construction Management or related field. Minimum of two years related experience.                               
Altru Health System Altru Clinic- Devils Lake Devils Lake North Dakota 58301 United States
Aug 10, 2018
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
Aug 10, 2018
Part-time
  Job Summary   The Patient Safety Attendant provides a safe patient environment by direct observation and offers diversional activities. The attendant keeps track of patient's behavior and reports the patient's condition to the assigned nurse.   Essential Job Functions Title and Description   Directly observes patient to maintain patient safety.   Provides a safe environment for patients allowing the nurse to fulfill their duties.   Creates diversion activities for patient to keep patient from acting out. Offers time, place and person orientation.   Reports patient’s condition to patient’s assigned nurse.   Transports and/or transfers patients within the unit.   Identifies high risk situations and takes appropriate action according to standard operating procedure.   Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.   Demonstrates understanding and follows infection control policies and procedures according to standard operating procedure. Maintains requirements for age specific competencies for the position and demonstrates the knowledge or principles of growth and developments and the skills necessary to provide patient/customer care/services. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of and compliance with: All pertinent safety, health and environmental policies, procedures and guidelines. Working safely, without causing harm or risk to self, others or property. The work environment safety procedures and prompt reporting of unsafe practices, procedures, accidents, injuries or other safety violations to the Leader. The use of all safety equipment and personal protective equipment.     Behavior Standards   Integrity: We will always do the right thing even when no one is watching. Acknowledge: We will create a welcoming, healing environment. Meaningful: We will provide an exceptional patient experience. Accountable: We will accept responsibility for our actions and behaviors. Listen: We will listen and seek to understand. Team: We will work together to deliver world-class care. Respect: We will treat each other with respect. Understand: We will seek to understand and respond genuinely.   License, Certification & Registration Title Credentialing Body             Timeframe When  Needed        Verified By   Basic Life Support (BLS)                          American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue                    Within 2 Months of Start Date               Learning Management System   Education & Experience     Experience Required/Preferred     A minimum of 1 year of related experience         Preferred Physical Demands Activity Frequency   Sit Frequently (34-66%) Stand Frequently (34-66%) Walk Frequently (34-66%) Stoop/Bend Frequently (34-66%) Reach Frequently (34-66%) Climb Rarely (67%) Weight Demands Activity Amount   Lift - Floor to Waist Level Light (10-20 pounds) Carry Light (10-20 pounds) Push/Pull Light (10-20 pounds) Slide/Transfer Light (10-20 pounds)
Altru Health System Altru Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Aug 10, 2018
Full-time
  JOB SUMMARY Altru Health System is committed to achieving Organizational Excellence and expects each employee to actively participate in the achievement of the departmental goals associated with the 5 Pillars of Excellence – Service, Quality, People, Finance and Growth.   The Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner obtains comprehensive medical histories and performs physical examinations and assessments; orders appropriate diagnostic tests; analyzes data results of patient examinations and diagnostic tests to correctly diagnose and manage patients; collaborates with physicians, as necessary, to verify diagnosis, identify high-risk situations or alerts to changes in patient’s status and takes appropriate action; provides medical management and/or other interventions for acute and chronic health problems; administers medication; performs procedures according to established methods within the scope of practice; provides appropriate follow-up care and/or referral to other health care resources; provides patient/patient’s family with appropriate education; provides health maintenance and disease management counseling to patients; serves as a liaison and a resource for physicians, health care team members, patients and families; participates in plans for health promotion, prevention and maintenance; completes all charting and documentation and assures appropriate fees/billing codes are used for professional services.   Patients cared for include infants, children, adolescents, adults and geriatric.   KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED :   Physician Assistants Required: •            For those who practice in a North Dakota facility:   Licensed by the NCCPA and the North Dakota State Board of Medical Practice. •            For those who practice in a Minnesota facility:   Licensed by the NCCPA and the Minnesota State Board of Medical Practice. •            Physician Assistants must have or be able to obtain DEA registration, if required by their supervising Physician, within six (6) months from their first day of employment. •            Must complete Altru Health System credentialing process prior to starting practice.   Preferred: •            Additional specialty training, i.e., family medicine, surgery, etc. •            ACLS and PALS certification. •            Previous experience as a Physician Assistant.     Nurse Practitioners Required: •            Certification by a national nursing certifying body in their specific area of nursing practice. •            Nurses who provide nursing care to patients calling from Minnesota will need to be licensed by the Minnesota Board of Nursing or will obtain their Minnesota license within eight (8) weeks from their first day of work (telephone calls from patients calling from Minnesota can not be taken from any nurse unless they have obtained their Minnesota license). •            For those who practice in a Minnesota facility: Licensed by the Minnesota State Board of Nursing. •            Nurse Practitioners must have or be able to obtain DEA registration if required by their supervising Physician within six (6) months from their first day of employment. •            Must complete Altru Health System credentialing process prior to starting practice.   Preferred: •            Additional specialty training, i.e., family medicine, surgery, etc. •            ACLS and PALS certification. •            Previous experience as a Nurse Practitioner.      
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Aug 09, 2018
Part-time
The Nursing Assistant works under the direction of a licensed nurse in the provision of direct patient care including the admission and discharge process. The Nursing Assistant assists or performs procedures according to physician order and nursing delegation, based on validation and skill level. The position identifies changes in patient's condition and communicates these changes to the Nurse immediately. Provides assistance with basic cares, transporting and patient transfers.  Requirements:   Title Credentialing Body Timeframe When Needed Required/Preferred Nurse Aide North Dakota Department of Health Within 4 Months of Start Date Required Basic Life Support American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue Within 2 Months of Start Date Required     Physical Demands Activity Frequency Sit Occasionally (5-33%) Stand Frequently (34-66%) Walk Frequently (34-66%) Stoop/Bend Frequently (34-66%) Reach Frequently (34-66%) Climb Not Applicable Crawl Not Applicable Squat/Crouch/Kneel Occasionally (5-33%) Twist Occasionally (5-33%) Handle/Finger/Feel Frequently (34-66%) See Frequently (34-66%) Hear Frequently (34-66%)     Weight Demands Activity Amount Lift - Floor to Waist Level Medium (20-40 pounds) Carry Medium (20-40 pounds) Push/Pull Medium (20-40 pounds) Slide/Transfer Medium (20-40 pounds)       
Altru Health System Altru clinic devils lake Devils Lake North Dakota 58301 United States
Aug 09, 2018
Full-time
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
Aug 09, 2018
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
Aug 09, 2018
Full-time
The Lean Analyst supports the adoptions of Lean principles by conducting observations, collecting data, monitoring data, and distributing data for value streams, rapid process improvement events and kaizen events. The Analyst facilitates Kaizen events, 5S, Standard Work, and 5 Why's. The position maintains and distributes metrics in the form of value stream metrics or the Accountability Wall. Builds collaborative working relationships to support Lean principles.     Essential Job Functions Title and Description   {comp_title} {comp_text}   Coord - KPO Logisitics Coordinates Kaizen Promotion Office event logistics for value streams, rapid process improvement workshops, kaizen events, and educational sessions. Facilitates lean work within the organization as assigned, which includes partnering with the facilitation of improvement events led by the Kaizen Promotion Office.   Coord - Events Completes observation, data collection, data monitoring, data reporting, and lean standard operation tools supporting improvement events and projects led by the Kaizen Promotion Office.   Coord - Communication Communicates Lean Management through maintaining the Accountability Wall. Serves as a resource for 5S and standard work.   Coord - Process Improvement Practices process improvement principles and oversees improvement of quality of the services and patient care provided. Manages processes to ensure all regulatory standards are met as well as works to prevent potential legal risk as appropriate.   Coord - Reports Prepares, analyzes, and distributes value stream dashboards and reports. Works with Process Owners and Lean Facilitators to compile progress report and action plan to present at value stream sponsor team meetings.   Coord - Liaison Serves as a liaison of lean methodology to assist Altru Health System leaders in completion of department kaizen plans. Supports leaders in auditing of standard work.   Coord - Current Trends Stays current and practices lean trends in healthcare supporting the implementation of evidence based best practices.   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   Lean Certification: Green and/or Black Belt   Preferred Employee Provides HR a Copy Notes     Education & Experience   Degree/Diploma Program of Study Required/Preferred     Bachelor's Healthcare   Or Bachelor's Business   Or Bachelor's Related Field Required   Experience   Experience Required/Preferred           Knowledge & Skills Title Required/Preferred   Demonstrates the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in written format. Required Demonstrates strong data analytical ability. Required Demonstrates strong change management skills and ideally has successfully led large scale change. Preferred Experience with application of lean/lean six sigma. Preferred   Physical Demands Activity Frequency   Sit Frequently (34-66%) Stand Occasionally (5-33%) Walk Occasionally (5-33%) Stoop/Bend Occasionally (5-33%) Reach Frequently (34-66%) Climb 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%)  
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Aug 09, 2018
Part-time
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
Aug 09, 2018
Full-time
The Digital Specialist supports the execution of Altru's digital experience plan by analyzing and providing insight to the user experience across all digital channels and ensuring the functionality of all digital platforms. This position optimizes digital paid media campaigns to meet marketing objectives. Key job functions also include developing and executing online reputation management and lead nurturing processes. Strong analytical skills will be needed to audit SEO performance and user engagement and to recommend improvements to ensure all digital platforms are adhering to best practices. This fast-paced position will be part of a team of marketing, public relations, communications, and digital professionals.     Essential Job Functions             Experience Supports the execution of the digital experience plan, for both internal and external audiences. Analyzes and provides insight to the user experience across all digital channels.   Management Ensures the functionality of all digital platforms, resolves technical issues, and maintains websites’ content. Optimizes content management and performance across all digital platforms.   Objectives Optimizes digital paid media campaigns through appropriate channels to meet marketing objectives.   Reputation Develops and executes online reputation management process.   Nurturing Process Develops and executes lead nurturing processes through email, content and social channels or through email marketing and coordinate appropriate content supporting marketing strategies.   Engagement Researches and implements digital technologies to enhance the user experience. Ensure all technologies to engage with the brand are convenient, seamless and consumer-centric.   Improvement Audits SEO performance and user engagement, executes best practices to improve. Applies knowledge in analyzing digital metrics, creates performance reports, and provides recommendations for improvement.   Best Practices Recommends best practices for advanced communication technologies that support the consumer needs of our expanding service area.   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                 Education & Experience   Degree/Diploma Program of Study Required/Preferred     Bachelor's Graphic Design Required Or Bachelor's Marketing Required Or Bachelor's Related Field Required And/Or Master's Related Field Preferred   Experience   Experience Required/Preferred     A minimum of 3 years of related experience Preferred   Knowledge & Skills Title Required/Preferred   Knowledgable in social media marketing sites, marketing automation software, JavaScript, HTML, etc. Required Knowledgeable in Google AdWords, Google Trends, and Google Analytics. Required Demonstrates strong data analytical ability. Required Demonstrates the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in written format. Required   Physical Demands Activity Frequency   Sit Frequently (34-66%) Stand Rarely (67%) See Continuously (>67%) Hear Continuously (>67%)  
Altru Health System Truyu Grand Forks North Dakota 58201 United States
Aug 03, 2018
Part-time
  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     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. License, Certification & Registration Title Credentialing Body Timeframe When Needed Required/Preferred Licensed Practical Nurse North Dakota Board of Nursing (NDBON) or Compact State Agreement Prior to Start Date Required Basic Life Support American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue Within 2 Months of Start Date Required
Altru Health System Altru Clinic Devils Lake Devils Lake North Dakota 58301 United States
Aug 03, 2018
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
Aug 03, 2018
Full-time
The Respiratory Therapist Disease Management Educator 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.  Collaborates with social worker and hospital patient navigator to establish discharge planning goals.  Maintains knowledge of reimbursement for COPD admissions.  Patients cared for include those in the following age groups:  infant, children, adolescent, adult and geriatric.   Essential Job Functions: Performs and documents evaluation and patient assessment which correlates to the patient diagnosis.  Reviews medical records and Care Plans daily; modifies the Plan of Care based on patient’s progress according to standard operating procedures and Respiratory Care’s patient driven protocols. Provides diagnostic and therapeutic treatment and physician assistance according to Respiratory Care’s standard operating procedure. Provides appropriate patient education, family teaching and support which correlate to the patient and family needs according to standard operating procedure.  Documents all patient teaching to include but not limited to: Burden of disease Disease pathophysiology Treatment guidelines Proper use of inhalers (all products) and methods to teach patients proper use How to coach patients on importance of adherence How to properly perform spirometry with basic interpretation Smoking cessation Risk factor reduction Phone call follow-up post discharge with- in 24hours to review personal goals and assist with newly developed hindrances if applicable, follow-up in 48 hours from first 24 hour call, to assure follow-up appointment is made with PCP, then with-in 30, 60, 90, 120,150, 185 days post discharge from hospital. Identifies significant changes in patient’s condition and takes appropriate actions, as evidenced in reporting, staffing and documentation.  Communicates pertinent information to appropriate caregivers.  Documents patient’s needs and/or issues on the interdisciplinary Care Plan and focus note as appropriate. Completes all documentation, including order entry, verification, electronic medical record (EMR), medication charting, patient safety/incident variance reports, equipment repair tags, and missed therapies tracking form, according to standard operating procedure. Processes patient charges according to standard operating procedures. Assigns self to patients’ treatment team in EMR, checks work list for due and overdue meds, treatments and therapies, checks respiratory folder in EMR frequently throughout shift for new patients and new orders, and notifies appropriate therapist of new orders for them.  Performs pain assessment and takes appropriate action according to standard operating procedure.     Required: Registered Respiratory Therapist.  Two (2) year degree program NAEBC Certified or the ability to become certified as Asthma Educator Certificate of Completion of AARC- COPD Foundation’s, COPD Educator Course Health Coach Training Excellent presentation, coaching and interpersonal skills Mayo Clinics’ Tobacco Treatment Specialist Certification A minimum of two (2) years clinical experience.   
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Aug 02, 2018
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)         AHA. or ARC 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
Aug 01, 2018
Full-time
  Job Summary   The Panel Specialist contributes to the success of the patient centered health care model of care that originates within primary care clinics by ensuring overall quality patient care. The specialist ensures overall treatment plans are cost efficient, patient plans are understandable for all involved, processes are streamlined for patients, and care is fully supported by the entire care team.   Essential Job Functions   Handles patient appointment reminder duties as they may relate to upcoming preventative and chronic disease needs.   Serves as a patient care liaison by closely interacting with the entire patient care team and appropriate external providers and agencies involved in the care plan.   Reviews patient medical records for accuracy and to ensure they accurately reflect the correct primary care physician/home location.   Completes prior authorization paperwork for medications and follows up on paperwork. Generates, completes and submits other paperwork and fulfills other clerical duties.   Actively participates in the patient referral process by initiating these appointments within the Altru Health System, as well as external providers and agencies, as appropriate. Tracks these appointments, follows-up on them and works to ensure the process is as stream-lined and as cost-effective as possible for the patient.   Monitors care opportunity reports for accuracy and works to resolve any issues/problems in a timely manner.   Assist with Transitional Care Management by working with patients post hospital and post ED visits.   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 Medical Assistant - Registered North Dakota Board of Health Prior to Start Date HR Primary Sources Notes
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Jul 31, 2018
Part-time
Under the direction of the practice manager, the Registration Specialist Clinic will be responsible for answering incoming calls for the clinic, responding to a variety of patient requests and inquires including scheduling appointments for physicians and hospital related appointments and procedures. In addition,the Registration Specialist Clinic will focus on obtaining the required information from the Patient/family to complete registration, complete verification through use of various software, complete Medicare secondary (MSP) questions, and look up current insurance and co-pay information.    Accurately registers patients by collecting and recording demographic, insurance, financial, and clinical data in the computer system. Records and collects necessary patient account documents. Collects self-pay balances, pre-payment amounts, and co-pays per guidelines. Creates accounts for new patients and updates accounts for previous patients to ensure accurate services and account processing.           Interprets physician orders and referrals to determine service needs and schedule patient visits while coordinating appointments with other departments to meet the needs of the patient and provider.    Accurately schedules and registers appointments using the Millennium computer program.                                                    Utilizes appropriate strategies to activate and/or verify the insurance coverage of patients and obtain benefit information. Maintains knowledge of and complies with third-party payers’ requirements for verifying insurance information, obtaining authorizations/pre-certifications, and completing other activities to ensure services are billed and reimbursed appropriately. Reviews Medicare accounts for completed Medicare Secondary Payer Questionnaire (MSPQ).     Modifies work schedule to meet department goals/deadlines and the needs of the department and patients.                                                       Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.   Required: HS diploma or GED Demostrates proficient computer sklls with a high degree of accuracy for a variety of computer tasks Required Demonstrates ability to process complex instructions translating into logical problem-solving steps. Required Demonstrates the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in written format. Required Experience utilizing and developing analytic solutions  
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Jul 31, 2018
Full-time
Applicants need to have an electrical / electronics background for this specific position. The Maintenance Technician II recommends to the Maintenance Supervisor changes to preventive maintenance tasks to include time, frequency, material, procedures and if an item should be repaired or replaced; informs the Supply Coordinator of materials needed and cost of labor to complete assigned projects/tasks and plans out and delegates work to be accomplished.   In addition the Maintenance Tech II completes scheduled preventive tasks in accordance with manufacturer’s recommendations or department procedures; initiates and completes work orders, parts requests and p.m.’s; informs owning department on status of equipment or work orders; repairs, replaces or installs equipment in estimated time frame; signs off discrepancies on round sheets as they are completed in the departments; informs the Maintenance Planner/Scheduler when starting and completing work tasks; operates and maintains grounds equipment; operates high voltage generator sets at Altru facilities; maintains work areas and equipment in a clean, safe and orderly manner and sets goals. Requirements: High school graduate or equivalent. •            Minimum of one (1) year experience in health care maintenance/plant services. •            Successful completion of functional assessment
Altru Health System Altru Clinic-Devils Lake Devils Lake North Dakota 58301 United States
Jul 27, 2018
Full-time
  JOB SUMMARY Altru Health System is committed to achieving Organizational Excellence and expects each employee to actively participate in the achievement of the departmental goals associated with the 5 Pillars of Excellence – Service, Quality, People, Finance and Growth.   The Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner obtains comprehensive medical histories and performs physical examinations and assessments; orders appropriate diagnostic tests; analyzes data results of patient examinations and diagnostic tests to correctly diagnose and manage patients; collaborates with physicians, as necessary, to verify diagnosis, identify high-risk situations or alerts to changes in patient’s status and takes appropriate action; provides medical management and/or other interventions for acute and chronic health problems; administers medication; performs procedures according to established methods within the scope of practice; provides appropriate follow-up care and/or referral to other health care resources; provides patient/patient’s family with appropriate education; provides health maintenance and disease management counseling to patients; serves as a liaison and a resource for physicians, health care team members, patients and families; participates in plans for health promotion, prevention and maintenance; completes all charting and documentation and assures appropriate fees/billing codes are used for professional services.   Patients cared for include infants, children, adolescents, adults and geriatric.   KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED :   Physician Assistants Required: •            For those who practice in a North Dakota facility:   Licensed by the NCCPA and the North Dakota State Board of Medical Practice. •            For those who practice in a Minnesota facility:   Licensed by the NCCPA and the Minnesota State Board of Medical Practice. •            Physician Assistants must have or be able to obtain DEA registration, if required by their supervising Physician, within six (6) months from their first day of employment. •            Must complete Altru Health System credentialing process prior to starting practice.   Preferred: •            Additional specialty training, i.e., family medicine, surgery, etc. •            ACLS and PALS certification. •            Previous experience as a Physician Assistant.     Nurse Practitioners Required: •            Certification by a national nursing certifying body in their specific area of nursing practice. •            Nurses who provide nursing care to patients calling from Minnesota will need to be licensed by the Minnesota Board of Nursing or will obtain their Minnesota license within eight (8) weeks from their first day of work (telephone calls from patients calling from Minnesota can not be taken from any nurse unless they have obtained their Minnesota license). •            For those who practice in a Minnesota facility: Licensed by the Minnesota State Board of Nursing. •            Nurse Practitioners must have or be able to obtain DEA registration if required by their supervising Physician within six (6) months from their first day of employment. •            Must complete Altru Health System credentialing process prior to starting practice.   Preferred: •            Additional specialty training, i.e., family medicine, surgery, etc. •            ACLS and PALS certification. •            Previous experience as a Nurse Practitioner.      
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Jul 27, 2018
Full-time
The Manager of Pharmacy Operations exists to ensure the best utilization and compliance with pharmacy expertise in all decisions regarding medication use through effective communication, collaboration, and teamwork in the hospital pharmacy and with peers. The Pharmacy Operations Manager will participate in the system planning and implementation of all components of the medication-use process. 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 DEPARTMENTS Manager 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: Hospital Inpatient and Outpatient Pharmacy Operations   ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Supports and models behaviors consistent with the mission, vision and values of Altru Health System. Develops and implements short and long-range goals for the Hospital Inpatient and Outpatient Pharmacy services and is responsible for measurable outcomes and effective use of resources. Responsible for program and service development in response to both internal and external stakeholders.    Functions as a resource to physicians and staff in the main hospital, south campus, and regional clinics. Maintains appropriate patient and medication records in compliance with state and federal regulations and department policies and procedures.  Oversees medication use protocols in collaboration with Nursing Practices and Nursing Leadership. 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. Recruits, develops, retains and leads a talented team of management and staff committed to accomplishing the goals of the Pharmacy. 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 with physicians on related strategy and program initiatives Practices process improvement principles and oversee improvement of 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.   BEHAVIOR STANDARDS As an Altru employee we contribute to our culture each day and demonstrate that culture through the experience we create for each other, our patients and their families, and referring physicians. Key to creating a culture that delivers high quality and reliable care is having a core set of behavior standards. Our standards, represented by acronym I AM ALTRU, remind us every day to commit to and live those standards.    I ntegrity:  We will always do the right thing even when no one is watching. A cknowledge: We will create a welcoming, healing environment. M eaningful: We will provide an exceptional patient experience. A ccountable: We will accept responsibility for our actions and behaviors. L isten:  We will listen and seek to understand. T eam:  We will work together to deliver world-class care. R espect: We will treat each other with respect. U nderstand: We will seek to understand and respond genuinely.   KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Required: Licensure as required by the North Dakota Board of Pharmacy. Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy. Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of management/supervisory experience in health care setting or equivalent. Minimum of five (5) years of experience as a Pharmacist in a hospital or health system setting. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of organization’s operations as well as involvement in strategic planning processes. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in written format. Preferred: PharmD Degree Masters Business Administration, Health Care Administration or health related field. Minnesota Licensure 
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Jul 26, 2018
Full-time
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