Altru Health System

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Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Feb 18, 2019
Full-time
  Job Summary   Comments The Registered Nurse provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the organization. The nurse maintains the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on the assigned unit. The nurse facilitates the coordination of patient care within the interdisciplinary care team and provides patient education to assure safe patient discharge.     Essential Job Functions Title and Description   Demonstrates competency and ability to carry out department specific functions in accordance to the department's standards of care, policies and procedures. Performs other duties as assigned to meet the needs of the department/organization.   Develops a plan of care based on assessment that reflects the patient's physical, psychological, social, educational, developmental and rehabilitative needs based on patient's age, ethnic origin, economic status, lifestyle, creed or philosophical beliefs.   Assesses the patient's condition and nursing needs, sets goals, and prescribes appropriate nursing actions to meet those goals and the physical, psychological, social, and rehabilitative needs of the patient, including discharge planning.   Assesses, intervenes, and reassesses the patient's self-report/symptoms of pain promptly and takes appropriate action according to standard operating procedure.   Identifies the early warning signs of a change in a patient's condition and responds appropriately to a deteriorating patient, including contacting responsible clinicians as indicated by standard operating procedure. Assists with or institutes emergency measures for sudden adverse developments in patient conditions.   Reports pertinent observations and reactions regarding patients to the appropriate multidisciplinary team member and records those observations accurately and concisely. Ensures that intervention or referrals are made promptly. Completes and submits all incident reports (patient, visitor, staff) prior to the completion of each shift.   Establishes and maintains communication and utilizes educational opportunities with patients and other significant individuals.   As early as possible, begins discharge planning, appropriate education and counseling based on identified needs to optimize patient/family understanding. Evaluates and documents according to standard operating procedure.   Assigns or delegates, within the scope of practice, education and experience, the responsibility for performance of nursing interventions to other persons for which that person has the necessary skills and competence to accomplish safely.   Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.   Demonstrates understanding and follows infection control policies and procedures according to standard operating procedure. Maintains requirements for age specific competencies for the position and demonstrates the knowledge or principles of growth and developments and the skills necessary to provide patient/customer care/services. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of and compliance with: All pertinent safety, health and environmental policies, procedures and guidelines. Working safely, without causing harm or risk to self, others or property. The work environment safety procedures and prompt reporting of unsafe practices, procedures, accidents, injuries or other safety violations to the Leader. The use of all safety equipment and personal protective equipment.     License, Certification & Registration Title Credentialing Body Timeframe When Needed Required/Preferred Registered Nurse North Dakota Board of Nursing (NDBON) or Compact State Agreement Prior to Start Date Required Basic Life Support American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue Within 2 Months of Start Date Required   Education & Experience   Degree/Diploma Program of Study Required/Preferred           Experience Required/Preferred         Knowledge & Skills Title Required/Preferred Demonstrates the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in written format. Required
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Feb 18, 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
Feb 17, 2019
Full-time
The Access Control Analyst is responsible for the analysis, design, and deployment of the physical access control for employees, volunteers, and contractors within existing and new applications utilizing access management solutions and Genetec platforms. This position maintains, monitors, and supports access control, video surveillance, audits door alarms, and works with cross-functional teams across Altru Health System to support the assessment of new security technologies.This position is responsible for working with the Safety & Security Manager to develop layers of access, reports for security sensitive areas, monitor burglar and door alarms, and evaluate the effectiveness of other physical security measures.    Essential Job Functions Builds, maintains, and manages the physical security systems, including the electronic access control system and building key management program. Monitors alarm systems and initiates investigations and action as needed.                            Troubleshoots and resolves issues and problems that develop with the access control system and monitors Access Control modules through remote access on a 24/7 basis to solve critical issues.                            Works closely with the Safety & Security Manager, administrators, and other leaders to continuously review and revise access control policies to maintain secure buildings and grounds.                            Oversees and monitors physical security measures for effectiveness including developing plans to review lists of active ID badges for appropriate levels of access.                            Coordinates with Human Resources to edit, design, replace and manufacture identification badges for employees, contractors, vendors, locums and others working in Altru Health System locations.    Works with vendors to coordinate the installation security technologies and configures and designs the various network interfaces. Coordinates the security technology installation on construction projects.                            Trains contracted security staff and other facilities personnel on the key emergency functions and operations of the access control system. Trains appropriate staff on the operation of various security technologies (panic alarms, lockdown functions, video camera use, etc.).                            Assists in conducting and evaluating all drills and emergency exercises.    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: Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice, Information Systems or related field; Security Center 5.x Omnicast Technical Certification and Security Center 5.x Synergis Technical Certification    within 2 months of start date; demonstrates ability to process complex instructions translating into logical problem-solving steps; demonstrates proficient computer skills with a high degree of accuracy for computer tasks; demonstrates strong data analytical ability; demonstrates excellent customer service skills.  
Altru Health System Altru Clinic Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Feb 17, 2019
Full-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 Altru Clinic Devils Lake Devils Lake North Dakota 58301 United States
Feb 17, 2019
Other
The Patient Access Representative ensures hospital and clinic patients are registered according to procedure; obtains patient consents; generates patient accounts; collects payments and maintains and balances cash drawer; completes insurance verification; is cross trained into other Patient Access areas and has a general knowledge of duties in those areas; completes Medicare Secondary Payor (MSP) questions; plans, coordinates and communicates operating information to physicians; schedules, coordinates and cancel appointments, and assists in the screening of phone calls from residency program applicants.  Essential Job Functions: Ensures hospital and clinic patients are registered according to standard operating procedure, i.e., collects patient/guarantor address, date of birth, insurance information, etc. Obtains patient consents and appropriately documents signature on file. Generates patient accounts based on referral or correspondence from Branch Clinic or area provider.  Collects payments and maintains and balances cash drawer according to standard operating procedure or directs patient to appropriate area regarding payments for services. Completes insurance verification by looking up current insurance and co-pay information using third party eligibility screens or systems in computer. Is cross trained into other Patient Access areas as needed and has a general knowledge of Patient Access Representative duties in those areas. Completes Medicare Secondary Payor (MSP) questions in compliance with Medicare regulations, and works all the work lists/work queues daily according to standard operating procedure. Plans, coordinates and communicates operating information to physicians (residents) during tenure, as needed. Schedules, coordinates and cancels appointments for patients according to standard operating procedure. Orders and routes charts for physician offices upon request according to standard operating procedure, i.e., chart numbers, date of birth or address. Assists Medical Records in locating charts according to standard operating procedure.      12.  Sorts charts, mail and papers and distributes to proper personnel  Required: •           High school diploma or the equivalent. •           Demonstrates proficient computer skills with a high degree of accuracy for a variety of computer-related tasks.   Preferred: •           Knowledge in medical terminology. •           Past experience in a clerical health care setting. •           Experience in Windows based applications.  .
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Feb 15, 2019
Full-time
  The Coder is responsible for coding diseases, procedures, and operations for professional and facility services within Altru Health System. This position serves as a resource for staff for documentation and coding issues. The Coder monitors daily activity reports to assure all encounters are being coded, and performs documentation review and audits to validate coding efforts.   Essential Job Functions Title and Description       Coder Accred - Coding Utilizes the electronic medical record to code diseases, procedures, and operations with the current diagnosis and procedure classifications for both professional and facility services.   Coder Accred - Resources Accesses designated resources such as coding initiatives, local medical review policies, HCPCS, Coders Desk Reference, etc. to research appropriate codes for adherence with coding guidelines.   Coder Accred - Partners Partners with providers for quality, optimum coding by engaging in on-going feedback on updated coding criteria and guidelines.     Coder Accred - Guidelines Communicates current procedure and diagnosis coding guidelines with providers. Serves as a resource regarding documentation and coding issues.   Coder Accred - Denials Assists Business Office staff in the resolution of coding related denials guidelines and take corrective action for claim resubmission for reimbursement.   Coder Accred - Daily Activity Monitors daily activity reports to assure all encounters are being coded and submitted for billing.   Coder Accred - Documentation Performs documentation review and audits to validate coding. Works with physicians and leaders to interpret coding data reports and trends.   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   Certified Coding Associate (CCA) American Health Information Mgmt. (AHIMA) Within 24 Months of Start Date HR Primary Sources Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) American Health Information Mgmt. (AHIMA) Within 24 Months of Start Date HR Primary Sources Certified Coding Specialist - Physician Based (CCS-P) American Health Information Mgmt. (AHIMA) Within 24 Months of Start Date HR Primary Sources Certified Professional Coder-Hospital Outpatient (CPC-H) American Health Information Mgmt. (AHIMA) Within 24 Months of Start Date HR Primary Sources Certified Provider Credentialing Specialist (CPCS) American Health Information Mgmt. (AHIMA) Within 24 Months of Start Date HR Primary Sources Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) American Health Information Mgmt. (AHIMA) Within 24 Months of Start Date HR Primary Sources Notes May be certified in one of the above.   Education & Experience   Degree/Diploma Program of Study Required/Preferred             Experience   Experience Required/Preferred           Knowledge & Skills Title Required/Preferred   Demonstrates knowledge of CPT, ICD-10, HCPCS, and revenue codes. Required   Physical Demands Activity Frequency   Sit Continuously (>67%) Stand Frequently (34-66%) Walk Occasionally (5-33%) Stoop/Bend Occasionally (5-33%) Reach Frequently (34-66%) Climb Not Applicable Crawl Not Applicable Squat/Crouch/Kneel Rarely (67%) See Continuously (>67%) Hear Continuously (>67%)   Weight Demands Activity Amount   Lift - Floor to Waist Level Sedentary (   Functional Assessment Type   Not Applicable  
Altru Health System 1200 Columbia Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Feb 15, 2019
Full-time
The Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) provides evaluative and mental health services to the patients/family of the inpatient unit. This position conducts patient/family assessments, short-term therapy, group therapy sessions, and referrals. Maintains knowledge of psychiatric medications and identifies significant changes or high-risk situations.     Essential Job Functions Title and Description       SW - assessment Completes social history, initial and ongoing assessments of patients, develops treatment plan and reviews assessment information and treatment plan with each patient.   CSW - Group Therapy Provides individual, couple, family or group therapy using a variety of therapeutic approaches.   SW - Communication Communicates with patient, families, agencies and other appropriate individuals regarding the results of screenings, assessments, recommendations, plan of care and other information deemed necessary to facilitate access to care.   CSW - Analysis Identifies professional and organizational issues and trends, suggesting action and facilitating change and participates in restructuring of processes and services.   Referrals Makes contact with referral sources, providers and other caregivers and assures communication and coordination exists regarding patient care. Collaborates with community resources to deliver services that promote quality outcomes and continuity of care.   SW - courts Makes contact with the courts and assures communication and documentation exists regarding committals, emergency holds, guardianship and tribal issues.   CSW - Follow -up Identifies, conducts follow-up and takes action on unsatisfactory outcomes, unusual findings, special needs and requests.   CSW - To do Ensures that intervention, treatment or referrals are made according to standard operating procedure.   Other Duties Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.   Safety & Compliance Demonstrates understanding and follows infection control policies and procedures according to standard operating procedure. Maintains requirements for age specific competencies for the position and demonstrates the knowledge or principles of growth and developments and the skills necessary to provide patient/customer care/services. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of and compliance with: All pertinent safety, health and environmental policies, procedures and guidelines. Working safely, without causing harm or risk to self, others or property. The work environment safety procedures and prompt reporting of unsafe practices, procedures, accidents, injuries or other safety violations to the Leader. The use of all safety equipment and personal protective equipment.   Program Effectiveness Monitors program effectiveness by evaluating, initiating and participating in restructuring of current and new programs.     Behavior Standards   Integrity: We will always do the right thing even when no one is watching. Acknowledge: We will create a welcoming, healing environment. Meaningful: We will provide an exceptional patient experience. Accountable: We will accept responsibility for our actions and behaviors. Listen: We will listen and seek to understand. Team: We will work together to deliver world-class care. Respect: We will treat each other with respect. Understand: We will seek to understand and respond genuinely.     License, Certification & Registration Title Credentialing Body Timeframe When Needed Verified By   Licensed Certified Social Worker (LCSW) North Dakota Board of Social Work Examiners Prior to Start Date HR Primary Sources Licensed Certified Social Worker (LCSW) Minnesota Board of Social Work Within 12 Months of Start Date HR Primary Sources Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue Within 2 Months of Start Date Learning Management System Notes     Education & Experience   Degree/Diploma Program of Study Required/Preferred     Master's Social Work Required   Experience   Experience Required/Preferred     A minimum of 3 years of related experience Preferred   Knowledge & Skills Title Required/Preferred         Physical Demands Activity Frequency   Sit Frequently (34-66%) Stand Occasionally (5-33%) Walk Occasionally (5-33%) Stoop/Bend Occasionally (5-33%) Reach Frequently (34-66%) Climb Rarely (   Weight Demands Activity Amount   Lift - Floor to Waist Level Sedentary (   Functional Assessment Type   Not Applicable  
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Feb 14, 2019
Full-time
    The Coder is responsible for coding diseases, procedures, and operations for professional and facility services within Altru Health System. This position serves as a resource for staff for documentation and coding issues. The Coder monitors daily activity reports to assure all encounters are being coded, and performs documentation review and audits to validate coding efforts.   Essential Job Functions Title and Description       Coder Accred - Coding Utilizes the electronic medical record to code diseases, procedures, and operations with the current diagnosis and procedure classifications for both professional and facility services.   Coder Accred - Resources Accesses designated resources such as coding initiatives, local medical review policies, HCPCS, Coders Desk Reference, etc. to research appropriate codes for adherence with coding guidelines.   Coder Accred - Partners Partners with providers for quality, optimum coding by engaging in on-going feedback on updated coding criteria and guidelines.   Coder Accred - Guidelines Communicates current procedure and diagnosis coding guidelines with providers. Serves as a resource regarding documentation and coding issues.     Coder Accred - Denials Assists Business Office staff in the resolution of coding related denials guidelines and take corrective action for claim resubmission for reimbursement.   Coder Accred - Daily Activity Monitors daily activity reports to assure all encounters are being coded and submitted for billing.   Coder Accred - Documentation Performs documentation review and audits to validate coding. Works with physicians and leaders to interpret coding data reports and trends.   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   Certified Coding Associate (CCA) American Health Information Mgmt. (AHIMA) Within 24 Months of Start Date HR Primary Sources Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) American Health Information Mgmt. (AHIMA) Within 24 Months of Start Date HR Primary Sources Certified Coding Specialist - Physician Based (CCS-P) American Health Information Mgmt. (AHIMA) Within 24 Months of Start Date HR Primary Sources Certified Professional Coder-Hospital Outpatient (CPC-H) American Health Information Mgmt. (AHIMA) Within 24 Months of Start Date HR Primary Sources Certified Provider Credentialing Specialist (CPCS) American Health Information Mgmt. (AHIMA) Within 24 Months of Start Date HR Primary Sources Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) American Health Information Mgmt. (AHIMA) Within 24 Months of Start Date HR Primary Sources Notes May be certified in one of the above.   Education & Experience   Degree/Diploma Program of Study Required/Preferred           Experience   Experience Required/Preferred         Knowledge & Skills Title Required/Preferred   Demonstrates knowledge of CPT, ICD-10, HCPCS, and revenue codes. Required Physical Demands Activity Frequency   Sit Continuously (>67%) Stand Frequently (34-66%) Walk Occasionally (5-33%) Stoop/Bend Occasionally (5-33%) Reach Frequently (34-66%) Climb Not Applicable Crawl Not Applicable Squat/Crouch/Kneel Rarely (67%) See Continuously (>67%) Hear Continuously (>67%)   Weight Demands Activity Amount   Lift - Floor to Waist Level Sedentary (   Functional Assessment Type   Not Applicable  
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Feb 14, 2019
Full-time
  Job Summary   Comments The Registered Nurse provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the organization. The nurse maintains the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on the assigned unit. The nurse facilitates the coordination of patient care within the interdisciplinary care team and provides patient education to assure safe patient discharge.     Essential Job Functions Title and Description   Demonstrates competency and ability to carry out department specific functions in accordance to the department's standards of care, policies and procedures. 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
Feb 12, 2019
Full-time
  Job Summary   The Pilot in Command (PIC) oversees and is directly responsible for the safe and efficient transport of all crew members, patients, and other riders by Pilatus PC-12 fixed-wing aircraft. The PIC will ensure compliance with all applicable Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Aviation Institute of Maintenance (AIM), and Ground Operations Manager (GOM) regulations and guidelines before, during, and after all phases of transport. The PIC will ensure that all organizational policies and procedures are followed. The PIC maintains the knowledge and skills necessary to provide for the safe fixed-wing transport of patients and assists in the coordination of their logistical movements.   Essential Job Functions   Directly responsible for the safe and efficient transport of all crew members, patients, and other riders by Pilatus PC-12 fixed-wing aircraft. Demonstrates ability to function as a member of the flight crew and ensures the safety of the crew, patients, and other passengers during transport. Serves as a safety officer for specialty teams conducting transport of neonatal patients by fixed-wing aircraft. Assists medical crew in the movement of medical equipment and loading/unloading of patients and riders.   Actively assesses flight conditions while on duty and promptly notifies crew and dispatch of any changes in operational status. Identifies the early warning signs of a change in flight or aircraft operational conditions and responds appropriately to continue or abort transport. Assigns or delegates the performance of applicable tasks during operational emergencies to crew members for which that person has the necessary skills and competence to accomplish safely.   Immediately completes shift handoff report at the aircraft with off coming PIC when first coming on duty. Completes and documents thorough walk around of aircraft at the start of each shift. Conducts safety and operational briefings with on duty medical crew when coming on shift and anytime there is a change in operational status/ability. Conducts safety and operation briefings with specialty transport team (i.e. NICU Team) prior to conducting a transport. Completes all required documentation as designated during the duty period. Completes and submits all incident reports (operational, safety, staff) prior to the completion of each shift.   Demonstrates ongoing competency in the assigned airframe. Participates in company meetings, ongoing education, checkoff’s, and any other training required by regulatory agencies or the organization. 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.   Establishes and maintains communication and utilizes educational opportunities with crew and other significant individuals.   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   Commercial Single Engine Land Certification Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Prior to Start Date Employee Provides HR a Copy Instrument Rating Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Prior to Start Date Employee Provides HR a Copy Second Class Medical Certificate Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Prior to Start Date Employee Provides HR a Copy Driver's License with Acceptable Driving Record Drivers License - Current State Licensed Prior to Start Date HR Primary Sources Notes -Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) Minimum Standards (Preferred) -2500 hours Total Time (2000 hours in category) -Minimum 1000 hours PIC -Minimum of 50 hours in Type  -500+ hours of cross country time (preferred) -100+ hours in Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) conditions (preferred) -100+ hours of night time (preferred) -Previous air medical transport experience (preferred)     Experience Required/Preferred     A minimum of 3 years of related experience       Preferred   Knowledge & Skills Title Required/Preferred   Demonstrates the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in written format. Required Demonstrates the ability to think and act critically while adapting to changing conditions. Required
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Feb 12, 2019
Full-time
  Job Summary   The Flight Paramedic provides direct patient care during the transport of patients by fixed-wing airplane and ground ambulance in accordance with established policies, procedures, and patient care guidelines of the organization and works within the established scope of practice of the designated governing EMS body. The Flight Paramedic maintains the knowledge and skills necessary to provide critical care appropriate for the patients served and facilitates the coordination of patient care with our partners in the region.   Essential Job Functions   Responds to requests for and conducts patient transports in fixed-wing aircraft and ground ambulances. Provides high quality critical care in accordance with the patient care guidelines established by the organization. Demonstrates ability to function as a member of the flight crew and ensure the safety of the crew, patients, and other passengers during transport. Serves as a resource and safety officer for specialty teams conducting transport of neonatal patients by fixed-wing aircraft and ground ambulance.   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.   Assesses, intervenes, and reassesses the patient's condition promptly and takes appropriate action in accordance with patient care guidelines.   Assists Pilot in Command (PIC) with any emergency measures/procedures for sudden adverse developments in aircraft operational conditions as directed by the PIC. Participates in PIC shift change safety and operational briefings while on duty. Completes all required documentation prior to the end of duty period.   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.   Assigns or delegates, within the scope of practice, education, and experience, the responsibility for performance of patient care interventions to other persons for which that person has the necessary skills and competence to accomplish safely.   Demonstrates ongoing competency in the use and routine maintenance of all medical equipment, procedures, and supplies utilized. Works within established scope of practice applicable to the governing body of the state of transport.   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   Paramedic National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Prior to Start Date HR Primary Sources Paramedic North Dakota Board of Health Prior to Start Date HR Primary Sources Paramedic Minnesota Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board Prior to Start Date HR Primary Sources Paramedic South Dakota Board of Medical Examiners Within 6 Months of Start Date HR Primary Sources Paramedic Montana Board of Medical Examiners Within 6 Months of Start Date HR Primary Sources BLS and ACLS Certified American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue Prior to Start Date Learning Management System Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue Prior to Start Date Learning Management System Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Altru Health System Within 6 Months of Start Date HR Primary Sources Driver's License with Acceptable Driving Record Drivers License - Current State Licensed Prior to Start Date HR Primary Sources Notes Advanced Provider International Trauma Life Support (ITLS), Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS), Transport Professional Advanced Trauma Course (TPATC), Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), or other Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) Approved Advanced Trauma Course prior to Start Date. Flight Paramedic Certification (FP-C) or Critical Care Paramedic Certification (CCP-C) required within 24 months of start date       Experience Required/Preferred     A minimum of 3 years of related experience      Preferred Knowledge & Skills Title Required/Preferred   Demonstrates the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in written format. Required Able to manage noninvasive positive pressure ventiation and positive pressure ventiation. Required Experience with maintenance and titration of vasoactive medications and sedation/pain management. Required
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Feb 12, 2019
Full-time
  Job Summary   The Pilot in Command (PIC) oversees and is directly responsible for the safe and efficient transport of all crew members, patients, and other riders by Pilatus PC-12 fixed-wing aircraft. The PIC will ensure compliance with all applicable Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Aviation Institute of Maintenance (AIM), and Ground Operations Manager (GOM) regulations and guidelines before, during, and after all phases of transport. The PIC will ensure that all organizational policies and procedures are followed. The PIC maintains the knowledge and skills necessary to provide for the safe fixed-wing transport of patients and assists in the coordination of their logistical movements.   Essential Job Functions   Directly responsible for the safe and efficient transport of all crew members, patients, and other riders by Pilatus PC-12 fixed-wing aircraft. Demonstrates ability to function as a member of the flight crew and ensures the safety of the crew, patients, and other passengers during transport. Serves as a safety officer for specialty teams conducting transport of neonatal patients by fixed-wing aircraft. Assists medical crew in the movement of medical equipment and loading/unloading of patients and riders.   Actively assesses flight conditions while on duty and promptly notifies crew and dispatch of any changes in operational status. Identifies the early warning signs of a change in flight or aircraft operational conditions and responds appropriately to continue or abort transport. Assigns or delegates the performance of applicable tasks during operational emergencies to crew members for which that person has the necessary skills and competence to accomplish safely.   Immediately completes shift handoff report at the aircraft with off coming PIC when first coming on duty. Completes and documents thorough walk around of aircraft at the start of each shift. Conducts safety and operational briefings with on duty medical crew when coming on shift and anytime there is a change in operational status/ability. Conducts safety and operation briefings with specialty transport team (i.e. NICU Team) prior to conducting a transport. Completes all required documentation as designated during the duty period. Completes and submits all incident reports (operational, safety, staff) prior to the completion of each shift.   Demonstrates ongoing competency in the assigned airframe. Participates in company meetings, ongoing education, checkoff’s, and any other training required by regulatory agencies or the organization. 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.   Establishes and maintains communication and utilizes educational opportunities with crew and other significant individuals.   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   Commercial Single Engine Land Certification Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Prior to Start Date Employee Provides HR a Copy Instrument Rating Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Prior to Start Date Employee Provides HR a Copy Second Class Medical Certificate Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Prior to Start Date Employee Provides HR a Copy Driver's License with Acceptable Driving Record Drivers License - Current State Licensed Prior to Start Date HR Primary Sources Notes -Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) Minimum Standards (Preferred) -2500 hours Total Time (2000 hours in category) -Minimum 1000 hours PIC -Minimum of 50 hours in Type  -500+ hours of cross country time (preferred) -100+ hours in Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) conditions (preferred) -100+ hours of night time (preferred) -Previous air medical transport experience (preferred)     Experience Required/Preferred     A minimum of 3 years of related experience       Preferred   Knowledge & Skills Title Required/Preferred   Demonstrates the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in written format. Required Demonstrates the ability to think and act critically while adapting to changing conditions. Required
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Feb 12, 2019
Full-time
  Job Summary   The Pilot in Command (PIC) oversees and is directly responsible for the safe and efficient transport of all crew members, patients, and other riders by Pilatus PC-12 fixed-wing aircraft. The PIC will ensure compliance with all applicable Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Aviation Institute of Maintenance (AIM), and Ground Operations Manager (GOM) regulations and guidelines before, during, and after all phases of transport. The PIC will ensure that all organizational policies and procedures are followed. The PIC maintains the knowledge and skills necessary to provide for the safe fixed-wing transport of patients and assists in the coordination of their logistical movements.   Essential Job Functions   Directly responsible for the safe and efficient transport of all crew members, patients, and other riders by Pilatus PC-12 fixed-wing aircraft. Demonstrates ability to function as a member of the flight crew and ensures the safety of the crew, patients, and other passengers during transport. Serves as a safety officer for specialty teams conducting transport of neonatal patients by fixed-wing aircraft. Assists medical crew in the movement of medical equipment and loading/unloading of patients and riders.   Actively assesses flight conditions while on duty and promptly notifies crew and dispatch of any changes in operational status. Identifies the early warning signs of a change in flight or aircraft operational conditions and responds appropriately to continue or abort transport. Assigns or delegates the performance of applicable tasks during operational emergencies to crew members for which that person has the necessary skills and competence to accomplish safely.   Immediately completes shift handoff report at the aircraft with off coming PIC when first coming on duty. Completes and documents thorough walk around of aircraft at the start of each shift. Conducts safety and operational briefings with on duty medical crew when coming on shift and anytime there is a change in operational status/ability. Conducts safety and operation briefings with specialty transport team (i.e. NICU Team) prior to conducting a transport. Completes all required documentation as designated during the duty period. Completes and submits all incident reports (operational, safety, staff) prior to the completion of each shift.   Demonstrates ongoing competency in the assigned airframe. Participates in company meetings, ongoing education, checkoff’s, and any other training required by regulatory agencies or the organization. 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.   Establishes and maintains communication and utilizes educational opportunities with crew and other significant individuals.   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   Commercial Single Engine Land Certification Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Prior to Start Date Employee Provides HR a Copy Instrument Rating Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Prior to Start Date Employee Provides HR a Copy Second Class Medical Certificate Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Prior to Start Date Employee Provides HR a Copy Driver's License with Acceptable Driving Record Drivers License - Current State Licensed Prior to Start Date HR Primary Sources Notes -Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) Minimum Standards (Preferred) -2500 hours Total Time (2000 hours in category) -Minimum 1000 hours PIC -Minimum of 50 hours in Type  -500+ hours of cross country time (preferred) -100+ hours in Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) conditions (preferred) -100+ hours of night time (preferred) -Previous air medical transport experience (preferred)     Experience Required/Preferred     A minimum of 3 years of related experience       Preferred   Knowledge & Skills Title Required/Preferred   Demonstrates the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in written format. Required Demonstrates the ability to think and act critically while adapting to changing conditions. Required
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Feb 12, 2019
Full-time
  Job Summary   The Flight Paramedic provides direct patient care during the transport of patients by fixed-wing airplane and ground ambulance in accordance with established policies, procedures, and patient care guidelines of the organization and works within the established scope of practice of the designated governing EMS body. The Flight Paramedic maintains the knowledge and skills necessary to provide critical care appropriate for the patients served and facilitates the coordination of patient care with our partners in the region.   Essential Job Functions   Responds to requests for and conducts patient transports in fixed-wing aircraft and ground ambulances. Provides high quality critical care in accordance with the patient care guidelines established by the organization. Demonstrates ability to function as a member of the flight crew and ensure the safety of the crew, patients, and other passengers during transport. Serves as a resource and safety officer for specialty teams conducting transport of neonatal patients by fixed-wing aircraft and ground ambulance.   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.   Assesses, intervenes, and reassesses the patient's condition promptly and takes appropriate action in accordance with patient care guidelines.   Assists Pilot in Command (PIC) with any emergency measures/procedures for sudden adverse developments in aircraft operational conditions as directed by the PIC. Participates in PIC shift change safety and operational briefings while on duty. Completes all required documentation prior to the end of duty period.   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.   Assigns or delegates, within the scope of practice, education, and experience, the responsibility for performance of patient care interventions to other persons for which that person has the necessary skills and competence to accomplish safely.   Demonstrates ongoing competency in the use and routine maintenance of all medical equipment, procedures, and supplies utilized. Works within established scope of practice applicable to the governing body of the state of transport.   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   Paramedic National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Prior to Start Date HR Primary Sources Paramedic North Dakota Board of Health Prior to Start Date HR Primary Sources Paramedic Minnesota Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board Prior to Start Date HR Primary Sources Paramedic South Dakota Board of Medical Examiners Within 6 Months of Start Date HR Primary Sources Paramedic Montana Board of Medical Examiners Within 6 Months of Start Date HR Primary Sources BLS and ACLS Certified American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue Prior to Start Date Learning Management System Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue Prior to Start Date Learning Management System Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Altru Health System Within 6 Months of Start Date HR Primary Sources Driver's License with Acceptable Driving Record Drivers License - Current State Licensed Prior to Start Date HR Primary Sources Notes Advanced Provider International Trauma Life Support (ITLS), Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS), Transport Professional Advanced Trauma Course (TPATC), Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), or other Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) Approved Advanced Trauma Course prior to Start Date. Flight Paramedic Certification (FP-C) or Critical Care Paramedic Certification (CCP-C) required within 24 months of start date       Experience Required/Preferred     A minimum of 3 years of related experience      Preferred Knowledge & Skills Title Required/Preferred   Demonstrates the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in written format. Required Able to manage noninvasive positive pressure ventiation and positive pressure ventiation. Required Experience with maintenance and titration of vasoactive medications and sedation/pain management. Required
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Feb 12, 2019
Full-time
  Job Summary   The Flight Paramedic provides direct patient care during the transport of patients by fixed-wing airplane and ground ambulance in accordance with established policies, procedures, and patient care guidelines of the organization and works within the established scope of practice of the designated governing EMS body. The Flight Paramedic maintains the knowledge and skills necessary to provide critical care appropriate for the patients served and facilitates the coordination of patient care with our partners in the region.   Essential Job Functions   Responds to requests for and conducts patient transports in fixed-wing aircraft and ground ambulances. Provides high quality critical care in accordance with the patient care guidelines established by the organization. Demonstrates ability to function as a member of the flight crew and ensure the safety of the crew, patients, and other passengers during transport. Serves as a resource and safety officer for specialty teams conducting transport of neonatal patients by fixed-wing aircraft and ground ambulance.   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.   Assesses, intervenes, and reassesses the patient's condition promptly and takes appropriate action in accordance with patient care guidelines.   Assists Pilot in Command (PIC) with any emergency measures/procedures for sudden adverse developments in aircraft operational conditions as directed by the PIC. Participates in PIC shift change safety and operational briefings while on duty. Completes all required documentation prior to the end of duty period.   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.   Assigns or delegates, within the scope of practice, education, and experience, the responsibility for performance of patient care interventions to other persons for which that person has the necessary skills and competence to accomplish safely.   Demonstrates ongoing competency in the use and routine maintenance of all medical equipment, procedures, and supplies utilized. Works within established scope of practice applicable to the governing body of the state of transport.   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   Paramedic National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Prior to Start Date HR Primary Sources Paramedic North Dakota Board of Health Prior to Start Date HR Primary Sources Paramedic Minnesota Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board Prior to Start Date HR Primary Sources Paramedic South Dakota Board of Medical Examiners Within 6 Months of Start Date HR Primary Sources Paramedic Montana Board of Medical Examiners Within 6 Months of Start Date HR Primary Sources BLS and ACLS Certified American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue Prior to Start Date Learning Management System Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue Prior to Start Date Learning Management System Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Altru Health System Within 6 Months of Start Date HR Primary Sources Driver's License with Acceptable Driving Record Drivers License - Current State Licensed Prior to Start Date HR Primary Sources Notes Advanced Provider International Trauma Life Support (ITLS), Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS), Transport Professional Advanced Trauma Course (TPATC), Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), or other Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) Approved Advanced Trauma Course prior to Start Date. Flight Paramedic Certification (FP-C) or Critical Care Paramedic Certification (CCP-C) required within 24 months of start date       Experience Required/Preferred     A minimum of 3 years of related experience      Preferred Knowledge & Skills Title Required/Preferred   Demonstrates the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in written format. Required Able to manage noninvasive positive pressure ventiation and positive pressure ventiation. Required Experience with maintenance and titration of vasoactive medications and sedation/pain management. Required
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Feb 12, 2019
Full-time
  Job Summary   The Flight Nurse provides direct nursing care during the transport of patients by fixed-wing airplane and ground ambulance in accordance with established policies, procedures, and patient care guidelines of the organization and works within the established scope of practice of the designated governing nursing body. The Flight Nurse maintains the knowledge and skills necessary to provide critical care appropriate for the patients served and facilitates the coordination of patient care with our partners in the region.   Essential Job Functions     Responds to requests for and conducts patient transports in fixed-wing aircraft and ground ambulances. Provides high quality critical care in accordance with the patient care guidelines established by the organization. Demonstrates ability to function as a member of the flight crew and ensure the safety of the crew, patients, and other passengers during transport. Serves as a resource and safety officer for specialty teams conducting transport of neonatal patients by fixed-wing aircraft and ground ambulance.   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.   Assesses, intervenes, and reassesses the patient's condition promptly and takes appropriate action in accordance with patient care guidelines.   Assists Pilot in Command (PIC) with any emergency measures/procedures for sudden adverse developments in aircraft operational conditions as directed by the PIC. Participates in PIC shift change safety and operational briefings while on duty. Completes all required documentation prior to the end of duty period.   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.   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.   Demonstrates ongoing competency in the use and routine maintenance of all medical equipment, procedures, and supplies utilized. Works within established scope of practice applicable to the governing body of the state of transport.   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   Registered Nurse North Dakota Board of Nursing (NDBON) or Compact State Agreement Prior to Start Date HR Primary Sources Registered Nurse Minnesota Board of Nursing Prior to Start Date HR Primary Sources Registered Nurse Montana Board of Nursing Within 6 Months of Start Date HR Primary Sources Registered Nurse South Dakota Board of Nursing Within 6 Months of Start Date HR Primary Sources Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue Prior to Start Date Learning Management System Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Altru Health System Prior to Start Date Learning Management System Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue Prior to Start Date Learning Management System Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Altru Health System Within 6 Months of Start Date Learning Management System Driver's License with Acceptable Driving Record Drivers License - Current State Licensed Prior to Start Date HR Primary Sources Notes Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC), Transport Professional Advanced Trauma Course (TPATC), Transport Nurse Advanced Trauma Course (TNATC) or other Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) approved advanced trauma course required prior to start.  Certified Flight Registered Nurse (CFRN), Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN), or Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) within 24 months of hire.         Experience Required/Preferred     A minimum of 3 years of related experience       Preferred   Knowledge & Skills Title Required/Preferred   Demonstrates the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in written format. Required Able to manage noninvasive positive pressure ventiation and positive pressure ventiation. Required Experience with maintenance and titration of vasoactive medications and sedation/pain management. Required
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Feb 12, 2019
Full-time
  Job Summary   The Pilot in Command (PIC) oversees and is directly responsible for the safe and efficient transport of all crew members, patients, and other riders by Pilatus PC-12 fixed-wing aircraft. The PIC will ensure compliance with all applicable Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Aviation Institute of Maintenance (AIM), and Ground Operations Manager (GOM) regulations and guidelines before, during, and after all phases of transport. The PIC will ensure that all organizational policies and procedures are followed. The PIC maintains the knowledge and skills necessary to provide for the safe fixed-wing transport of patients and assists in the coordination of their logistical movements.   Essential Job Functions   Directly responsible for the safe and efficient transport of all crew members, patients, and other riders by Pilatus PC-12 fixed-wing aircraft. Demonstrates ability to function as a member of the flight crew and ensures the safety of the crew, patients, and other passengers during transport. Serves as a safety officer for specialty teams conducting transport of neonatal patients by fixed-wing aircraft. Assists medical crew in the movement of medical equipment and loading/unloading of patients and riders.   Actively assesses flight conditions while on duty and promptly notifies crew and dispatch of any changes in operational status. Identifies the early warning signs of a change in flight or aircraft operational conditions and responds appropriately to continue or abort transport. Assigns or delegates the performance of applicable tasks during operational emergencies to crew members for which that person has the necessary skills and competence to accomplish safely.   Immediately completes shift handoff report at the aircraft with off coming PIC when first coming on duty. Completes and documents thorough walk around of aircraft at the start of each shift. Conducts safety and operational briefings with on duty medical crew when coming on shift and anytime there is a change in operational status/ability. Conducts safety and operation briefings with specialty transport team (i.e. NICU Team) prior to conducting a transport. Completes all required documentation as designated during the duty period. Completes and submits all incident reports (operational, safety, staff) prior to the completion of each shift.   Demonstrates ongoing competency in the assigned airframe. Participates in company meetings, ongoing education, checkoff’s, and any other training required by regulatory agencies or the organization. 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.   Establishes and maintains communication and utilizes educational opportunities with crew and other significant individuals.   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   Commercial Single Engine Land Certification Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Prior to Start Date Employee Provides HR a Copy Instrument Rating Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Prior to Start Date Employee Provides HR a Copy Second Class Medical Certificate Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Prior to Start Date Employee Provides HR a Copy Driver's License with Acceptable Driving Record Drivers License - Current State Licensed Prior to Start Date HR Primary Sources Notes -Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) Minimum Standards (Preferred) -2500 hours Total Time (2000 hours in category) -Minimum 1000 hours PIC -Minimum of 50 hours in Type  -500+ hours of cross country time (preferred) -100+ hours in Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) conditions (preferred) -100+ hours of night time (preferred) -Previous air medical transport experience (preferred)     Experience Required/Preferred     A minimum of 3 years of related experience       Preferred   Knowledge & Skills Title Required/Preferred   Demonstrates the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in written format. Required Demonstrates the ability to think and act critically while adapting to changing conditions. Required
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Feb 12, 2019
Full-time
  Job Summary   The Aircraft Maintenance Technician (AMT) provides direct support to the safety of the Altru Care Flight operation by conducting and overseeing the general and preventative maintenance on the aircraft. The AMT will be responsible to ensure all performed aircraft maintenance is in compliance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and manufacturer airworthiness standards, approved company operations specifications, and all applicable company policies and procedures.   Essential Job Functions   Performs and oversees the third party performance of maintenance on company aircraft. Ensures all performed maintenance on the aircraft, whether by self or third party, is in compliance with FAA and manufacturer airworthiness standards, approved company operations specifications, and all applicable company policies and procedures. Completes and maintains all aircraft maintenance records to established FAA and company standards and time requirements. Ensures safety is the primary focus of all work performed.   Responds timely to maintenance events and requests for inspection by crew or program management. On call availability to support flight operations as established with management. Ensures that intervention or referrals are made promptly. Completes and submits all incident reports (equipment, vendor, staff) timely   Demonstrates ongoing competency in the use and routine maintenance of all company assigned tooling. Maintains requirements for 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.   Participates in company meetings, ongoing education, airframe/powerplant specific training, and other management directed training as required. Serves as an educational and training resource to company management and crew members. Establishes and maintains communication and utilizes educational opportunities with company staff and other significant individuals.   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   Valid FAA Airframe and Powerplant Certificate (AP Mechanic) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Prior to Start Date Employee Provides HR a Copy Driver's License with Acceptable Driving Record Drivers License - Current State Licensed Prior to Start Date HR Primary Sources AP Mechanic with Inspection Authorization Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Preferred Employee Provides HR a Copy       Experience Required/Preferred     A minimum of 3 years of related experience         Required Knowledge & Skills Title Required/Preferred   Demonstrates the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in written format. Required Demonstrates the ability to think and act critically while adapting to changing conditions. Required