Altru Health System

85 job(s) at Altru Health System

Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Apr 16, 2019
Other
  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
Apr 16, 2019
Full-time
The Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist/Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist prepares the Cath Lab for Cardiac Cath Lab procedures; assesses and fulfills patient needs; performs hemodynamic and control room duties; completes patient catheterization report; correlates the analysis of invasive and non-invasive tests; performs Cardiac Cath Lab procedures maintaining proper sterile technique; performs stress tests; practices radiation safety; transports patients and adjusts own work schedule to meet fluctuation in patient workload.  Patients cared for include: adult and geriatric.   Essential Job Functions: Prepares the Cardiac Cath Lab for procedures according to standard operating procedures, i.e., proper supplies, equipment set-up, etc. Assesses and fulfills patient needs based on physical observation and direct communication with patient and nurse. Performs hemodynamic and control room duties maintaining a working knowledge of equipment and uses equipment according to standard operating procedures. Completes patient catheterization report by obtaining pertinent patient information and interpreting hemodynamic data, i.e., procedure log sheet, charge form, etc. Correlates the analysis of invasive and noninvasive tests to recognize need for additional intervention and reports pertinent findings to Physician. Performs Cardiac Cath Lab procedures according to standard operating procedures, i.e., maintaining proper sterile technique, etc. Performs stress tests according to standard operating procedures, i.e., patient preparation, test performances, etc. Practices radiation safety in order to protect both staff members and the patient. Transports patients within and outside the department as required by treatment or patient needs according to standard operating procedure. Demonstrates the ability to adjust own work schedule to meet fluctuations in patient workload. Performs pain assessment and takes appropriate action according to standard operating procedure. Requirements: •           Applicants must meet one (1) of the following two listed qualifications:                   1.   Graduate of a cardiovascular training program.                        2.   Currently or previously employed in the field of Cardiovascular Technology. •           Successful completion of the functional assessment.   Preferred: •           Past experience as a Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist - Certified. •           Cardiac monitoring experience. •           Registered by the Cardiovascular Credentialing International.     
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Apr 15, 2019
Full-time
The Diagnostic Radiology Technologist educates patients on the radiology procedure and ensures patients feel comfortable and safe. The Diagnostic Radiology Technologist performs all radiographic procedures and monitors the patient. Demonstrates understanding of Computer Radiology (CR) principles and Digital Radiography (DR) principles, selects proper technical factors and operated equipment to produce quality radiographs, utilizing all radiation safety devices. Reviews images for quality and completeness according to standard operating procedures and provider’s preference, i.e., proper labeling, collimation, etc.          Prepares and administers IV and oral contrast under the direction of a Radiologist/Radiologist Assistant.         Provides individualized patient care and comfort essential to the procedure as well as provides the patient and family with appropriate education to optimize their understanding within scope of responsibility. Monitors patient for comfort and safety.    Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.                            
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Apr 15, 2019
Full-time
The Health Unit Coordinator (HUC)/Nursing Aide performs clerical duties including chart preparation, follow up appointments, and assisting with patient care as directed by RN or LPN, including patient transportation/escort to pharmacy or discharge. The HUC/Nursing Aide assists with answering telephone calls and messages at nurse's station. Functions as the nursing unit receptionist to patients, families, external customers, internal customers, and staff. Functions as the customer service associate for the nursing unit. Assists to meet the patients and family needs. Completes service recovery and follow up. Advises charge nurses, Supervisors or Manager of unsatisfactory outcomes and patient concerns. Facilitates department flow. Performs chart completion and ensures that all necessary chart forms are available. Maintains paper chart forms and prepares forms for entry into electronic medical record. Completes charge entry, charge review, lost charge tracking and patient account maintenance. Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Apr 15, 2019
As needed
The Pharmacist Student (PharmD Candidate or Pharmacist Intern) performs all essential functions throughout the pharmacy. The student coordinates delivery of controlled and non-controlled medications throughout the organization. Performs inventory control and maintenance, as well as assists pharmacists and pharmacy technicians as needed. The pharmacy student may also be asked to provide patient consultation, as required by the pharmacist, and other patient-care activities. Pharmacy Students are responsible for record-keeping and other clerical and environmental duties within the pharmacy, among other duties. Must have Intern License through the North Dakota Board of Pharmacy.
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Apr 15, 2019
Full-time
The Ultrasound Technologist is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating, supervising, and documenting the care of patients including those in the following age groups: infancy, childhood, adolescent, adult, and geriatric. The Ultrasound Technologist performs exams in accordance with standard operating procedures. The Ultrasound Technologist problem-solves issues for evening and weekend coverage and represents Ultrasound on assigned committees.
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Apr 15, 2019
Full-time
  JOB SUMMARY Altru Health System is committed to achieving Organizational Excellence and expects each employee to actively participate in the achievement of the departmental goals associated with the 5 Pillars of Excellence – Service, Quality, People, Finance and Growth.   The Health Unit Coordinator/Tele Tech performs assigned daily tasks; completes order transcription, order computer entry and order communication; obtains, maintains, and completes all required reports, and performs report related processes, chart entry, chart maintenance and filing; performs chart and procedural admission, transfer and discharge procedures; manages requests by priority from the nurse call system, telephone system, fax system, internal and external customers and staff; monitors telemetry central and detects, records, and reports any rhythm changes, and prepares rhythm strips, keeps telemetry kardex and records current, and communicates accurate and thorough information.       KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED :   Required: •            High school graduate or the equivalent. •            Education beyond high school in a health care field of study, (i.e., Medical secretary, Health Unit Coordinator, Certified or Registered Nurse Assistant, etc.) or equivalent experience in a health care related area.  
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Apr 14, 2019
As needed
The Phlebotomist/Office Night Support demonstrates a working knowledge of clinical laboratory terminology and requirements; organizes and prioritizes activities to accomplish workload; serves as a receptionist by greeting patients/customers; retrieves, sorts and routes specimens; ensures that all patient orders are released in the system; ensures that all paperwork and information related to death/autopsy are completed; actively communicates throughout the shift and manages priority requests; demonstrates a working knowledge of equipment and supplies; 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 point-of-care testing; is aware of and participates in service area quality improvement initiatives; recognizes problems, troubleshoots, takes corrective action according to determined criteria, documents problems and all corrective actions taken and notifies Supervisors.   Patients cared for include infants, children, adolescents, adult and geriatric.   Requirements: High school graduate or equivalent. •            Six (6) months medical experience related to patient care.   Preferred: •            Previous phlebotomy experience.    
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Apr 14, 2019
Full-time
The Phlebotomist/Office Night Support demonstrates a working knowledge of clinical laboratory terminology and requirements; organizes and prioritizes activities to accomplish workload; serves as a receptionist by greeting patients/customers; retrieves, sorts and routes specimens; ensures that all patient orders are released in the system; ensures that all paperwork and information related to death/autopsy are completed; actively communicates throughout the shift and manages priority requests; demonstrates a working knowledge of equipment and supplies; 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 point-of-care testing; is aware of and participates in service area quality improvement initiatives; recognizes problems, troubleshoots, takes corrective action according to determined criteria, documents problems and all corrective actions taken and notifies Supervisors.   Patients cared for include infants, children, adolescents, adult and geriatric.   Requirements: High school graduate or equivalent. •            Six (6) months medical experience related to patient care.   Preferred: •            Previous phlebotomy experience.    
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Apr 14, 2019
Part-time
The Guest Home Associate assists families with checking in and out of the Sunshine Hospitality Home.  Answers phones and responds to inquires.  Assists with other duties such as mail delivery and donation organization. Essential Job Functions Greets and registers families checking in / out. Answers phones and responds to inquiries.  Responds to family questions and requests. Ensures that rooms are clean and ready for arriving families. Sorts and delivers mail, incoming donations, and deliveries. Performs other duties as assigned and 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 knowledge of 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 rish to self, others or property; the work environment safety procedures and prompt reporting of unsafe procedures / practices, accidents, injuries or other safety violations to the Leader; the use of all safety equipment and personal protective equipment. Requirements:  Demonstrates ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in written format; demonstrates ability to use software programs.  
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Apr 14, 2019
Full-time
The Supervisor Life Safety manages the Life Safety program. Uses a systematic process of analyzing, planning, implementing and evaluating to ensure organizational compliance of its policies, procedures and practices with all federal, local and state laws and regulations. This position ensures consistent practices and compliance with Joint Commission accreditation standards. Essential Job Functions Advises Manager of significant and/or unexpected variances. Demonstrates an understanding of the budget and assists the Manager in keeping within fiscal parameters. Assists the Manager in requests for capital expenditures. Develops and implements short term goals 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.                         Participates in the development and implementation of policies, procedures, and job descriptions. Serves as a resource for staff and physicians regarding policies, procedures, and practices. Carries out the hiring process for Manager-approved positions. Provides information and makes recommendations to the Manager on disciplinary action and separation related decisions. Promotes continuous staff participation in the performance review process.                         Completes reporting and record keeping requirements accurately and within established timelines. Monitors services for efficiency and accuracy by evaluating, initiating and participating in restructuring of current and new procedures, services, and/or programs.     Carries out time and attendance responsibilities according to established procedure. Coordinates staffing and scheduling duties in accordance with established procedure and practices.  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 Architecture, General Engineering, or Fire Protection; minimum of 4 years related experience; demonstrates ability to communicate both verbally and in written format.
Altru Health System Altru Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Apr 14, 2019
Full-time
  Job Summary     The Nurse Practitioner collaborates with physicians, as necessary, to verify diagnosis, identify high-risk situations or alerts to changes in patient's status and takes appropriate action. The assistant administers medication and performs procedures within the scope of practice. This position provides patient/patient's family with appropriate education and follow-up care and/or referral to other health care resources.   Essential Job Functions   Obtains comprehensive medical histories, performs physical examinations/assessments and initiates admission orders as appropriate. Provides patient/patient’s family with appropriate education based on the patient’s condition and identifies needs in order to optimize understanding. Provides health maintenance and disease management counseling to patients.   Provides medical management and/or other interventions for acute and chronic health problems. Implements a plan of care and performs procedures according to the Advanced Practitioner’s education, training, experience and competencies. Refers patient to specialists and/or therapists when appropriate and in a timely manner, ensuring continuity of care. Orders and interprets lab studies and diagnostic tests to evaluate the effectiveness of treatment as appropriate. Notifies patients promptly of test results. Collaborates with physicians, as necessary, to verify diagnosis, identify high-risk situations, or alerts to changes in patient’s status and takes appropriate action. Writes orders for prescription medication under the established protocol. Serves as a liaison and a resource for physician, health care team members, patients and families. Participates in plans for health promotion, prevention and maintenance for the Altru Health System, the community and region. 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   Nurse Practitioner North Dakota Board of Nursing (NDBON) or Compact State Agreement Prior to Start Date HR Primary Sources Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue Within 2 Months of Start Date Learning Management System Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue Preferred   Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue Preferred  
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Apr 14, 2019
Part-time
The Guest Home Associate assists families with checking in and out of the Sunshine Hospitality Home. Answers phones and responds to inquiries. Assists with other duties such as mail delivery and donation organization. Essential Job Functions Greets and registers families checking in/out. Answers phones and responds to inquiries. Responds to family questions and requests. Ensures that rooms are clean and ready for arriving families. Sorts and delivers mail, incoming donations and deliveries.                         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: Demonstrates the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in written format; demonstrates ability to use various software programs.  
Altru Health System Altru Professional Center Grand Forks North Dakota 58201 United States
Apr 14, 2019
Full-time
The Medical Laboratory Scientist demonstrates critical thinking skills and independent judgment. The MLS understands the underlying scientific principles and technical elements of laboratory testing and result interpretation, as well as technical, procedural, and problem-solving aspects of pre-analytical, analytical, and post-analytical processes. The MLS is capable of performing and interpreting waived, moderate, and high complexity testing, and possesses skills to perform routine phlebotomy for patients of all age groups. The MLS interprets quality control values, troubleshoots and resolves QC failures, participates in additional quality assurance activities, and operates and maintains laboratory instrumentation. The MLS recognizes procedural and technical problems, troubleshoots and takes corrective action, and notifies Supervisor/Manager/Laboratory Medical Director as appropriate. Essential Job Functions According to standard operating procedure: demonstrates knowledge of criteria to interpret acceptability of specimens received for testing, communicates correct specimen collection, transportation requirements, and specimen unacceptability issues to caregiver assuring that document id is completed, maintains clear and concise specimen identification throughout the entire analytical process.       Utilizes all available technologies to record and retrieve data in the daily work flow following standard operating procedure.       Performs, interprets, and reports tests for which the individual has been validated according to standard operating procedures. Demonstrates knowledge and skills to interpret the various clinical presentations of disease and technical elements of testing. Applies such knowledge in conjunction with the laboratory test findings to affect a timely and accurate diagnostic result.        Organizes and prioritizes workload to maximize individual and departmental productivity. Ensures workload completion according to established guidelines. Performs simultaneous tasks, assists other staff with work related activities, and communicates with appropriate individuals as necessary.             Interprets QC values. Investigates and troubleshoots QC failures according to predetermined criteria. Notifies the next level of authority as necessary and documents all action taken. Participates in additional Quality Assurance activities as assigned.        Demonstrates knowledge of laboratory instrumentation sufficient to operate, maintain, and perform limited repairs. Recognizes the need for major repair or replacement. Documents maintenance and repair activities.       Recognizes procedural or technical problems, troubleshoots and exercises initiative and independent judgment in taking corrective action. Documents problems and all corrective action taken and notifies Manager/Pathologist/Supervisor as appropriate of problems in a timely manner. Remains accessible to Lab staff by providing on-site consultation to resolve technical problems in accordance with policies and procedures established. Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization. Requirements: Licensed as Medical Lab Scientist, Clinical Lab Scientist or Medical Technologist through the Amercian Society of Clinical Pathologist (ASCP); licensed as above through the North Dakota Board of Clinical Lab Practice -- provisional permit is acceptable. Salary range for MT / CLS: 24.02-30.02 / hour.   The Medical Laboratory Technician understands basic scientific principles and technical elements of laboratory testing and result interpretation, as well as technical, procedural, and problem-solving aspects of pre-analytical, analytical, and post-analytical processes. The MLT is capable of performing and interpreting waived, moderate, and high complexity testing, and possesses skills to perform routine phlebotomy for patients of all age groups. The MLT interprets quality control values; troubleshoots and resolves QC failures according to predetermined criteria; participates in additional quality assurance activities; operates and maintains laboratory instrumentation. The MLT recognizes procedural and technical problems, troubleshoots and takes corrective action according to predetermined criteria, and notifies Supervisor/Manager/Laboratory Medical Director as appropriate. Essential Job Functions According to standard operating procedure: demonstrates knowledge of criteria to interpret acceptability of specimens received for testing; communicates correct specimen collection, transport requirements, and specimen unacceptability issues to caregiver assuring that documentation id is completed; maintains clear and concise specimen identification throughout the entire analytical process.                                                 Utilizes all available technologies to record and retrieve data in the daily work flow following standard operating procedure. Performs, interprets, and reports tests for which the individual has been validated according to standard operating procedures. Demonstrates knowledge and skills to interpret the various clinical presentations of disease and technical elements of testing. Applies such knowledge in conjunction with the laboratory test findings to affect a timely and accurate diagnostic result.                         Organizes and prioritizes workload to maximize individual and departmental productivity. Ensures workload completion according to established guidelines. Performs simultaneous tasks, assists other staff with work related activities, and communicates with appropriate individuals as necessary.          Interprets QC values. Investigates and troubleshoots QC failures according to predetermined criteria. Notifies the next level of authority as necessary and documents all action taken. Participates in additional Quality Assurance activities as assigned.      Demonstrates knowledge of laboratory instrumentation sufficient to operate, maintain, and perform limited repairs. Recognizes the need for major repair or replacement. Documents maintenance and repair activities.   Recognizes procedural or technical problems, troubleshoots, and takes corrective action according to predetermined criteria. Documents problems and all correction active taken. Notifies Supervisor/Manager/Pathologist as appropriate.   Remains accessible to Lab staff by providing on-site consultation to resolve technical problems in accordance with policies and procedures established.        Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department / organization.                Requirements:  License as Medical Lab Technician or Clinical Lab Technician through the ND Board of Clinical Lab Practice.  Salary range for MLT / CLT: $18.82-23.52 / hour.                                        
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Apr 14, 2019
Part-time
The Guest Home Associate assists families with checking in and out of the Sunshine Hospitaility Home.  Answers phone and responds to injuries.  Assists with other duties such as mail delivery and donation organization. Essential Job Functions Greets and reigsters families checking in / out. Answers phones and responds to inquiries.  Responds to family questions and requests. Ensures that rooms are clean and ready for arriving families. Sorts and delivers mail, incoming donations and deliveries. Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department / organization.   Requirements:  Demonstrates ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in written format; demonstrates ability to use various software programs.
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Apr 14, 2019
As needed
The Laboratory Assistant organizes and prioritizes workload; performs data entry and retrieval and completes documentation; processes laboratory and patient reports; retrieves, opens, sorts and processes specimens; verifies patient identification and information; assures accurate specimen labeling; answers phones promptly and courteously and maintains a neat and orderly work area. Patients cared for include those in the following age groups: infant, children, adolescents, adult and geriatric. Requirements: High school graduate or equivalent; Computer and keyboarding skills; Six month to one year of experience in laboratory or medically related training/field with knowledge of medical terminology.
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Apr 14, 2019
Part-time
The Laboratory Assistant organizes and prioritizes workload; performs data entry and retrieval and completes documentation; processes laboratory and patient reports; retrieves, opens, sorts and processes specimens; verifies patient identification and information; assures accurate specimen labeling; answers phones promptly and courteously and maintains a neat and orderly work area. Patients cared for include those in the following age groups: infant, children, adolescents, adult and geriatric. High school graduate or equivalent. „h Computer and keyboarding skills. „h Six month to one year of experience in laboratory or medically related training/field with knowledge of medical terminology.
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Apr 11, 2019
Full-time
  Job Summary The Anesthetist performs a complete preanesthetic assessment and appropriate care according to patient diagnosis and physician orders. This position formulates the plan of care around the patient's response to the anesthetic. The Anesthetist provides education and corrective action as needed for the patient. Essential Job Functions   Provides anesthesia care which is appropriate to the patient diagnosis, age and physician orders, following the CRNA Scope of Practice. Performs a thorough and complete preanesthetic assessment according to standard operating procedure.   Obtains informed consent for the planned anesthetic intervention from the patient or legal guardian and documents this on the patient record. Provides education regarding anesthesia care and evaluates the patient’s response. Formulates, implements and adjusts the anesthesia plan of care to adapt to the patient’s response to the anesthetic, initiating corrective actions as required. Completes all documentation according to standard operating procedure. Identifies high risk situations and takes appropriate action according to standard operating procedure. Performs pain assessment and takes appropriate action according to standard operating procedure. Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization. Demonstrates understanding and follows infection control policies and procedures according to standard operating procedure. Maintains requirements for age specific competencies for the position and demonstrates the knowledge or principles of growth and developments and the skills necessary to provide patient/customer care/services. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of and compliance with: All pertinent safety, health and environmental policies, procedures and guidelines. Working safely, without causing harm or risk to self, others or property. The work environment safety procedures and prompt reporting of unsafe practices, procedures, accidents, injuries or other safety violations to the Leader. The use of all safety equipment and personal protective equipment.   License, Certification & Registration 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 Advanced Practice Registered Nurse North Dakota Board of Nursing (NDBON) or Compact State Agreement Prior to Start Date HR Primary Sources Registered Nurse Anesthetist - Certified North Dakota Association of Nurse Anesthetists Prior to Start Date HR Primary Sources Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue Within 2 Months of Start Date Learning Management System Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue Within 2 Months of Start Date Learning Management System Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue Within 2 Months of Start Date Learning Management System   Education & Experience   Degree/Diploma Program of Study Required/Preferred     Master's Nursing Required     Experience Required/Preferred     A minimum of 1 year of related experience Preferred   Knowledge & Skills Title Required/Preferred   Ability to work with several different patient care units and level of care providers. Required
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Apr 10, 2019
As needed
Look no further for the perfect OB Tech position! Altru OB Technicians perform a vast array of duties, from performing procedures to taking baby photos! Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Collecting data from the patient and the patient's family, providing patient teaching, assisting with the admin/discharge process; transports and/or transfers patients; performs equipment set-up, maintenance, operation and cleaning per established guidelines; assists with the discharge process; handles patient expirations; completes all documentation; processes patient charge items and completes order entry and verification; maintains a clean and orderly physical environment and demonstrates the ability to prioritize workload. *To be a viable candidate, you must have complted a surgical technician program that provides preparation for assisting with c-section procedures.* • Certified by the North Dakota State Department of Health as a Certified Nursing Assistant or registered by North Dakota Board of Nursing as a Nursing Assistant or must obtain within the first four (4) months of employment.
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Apr 08, 2019
Full-time
The Clinical Laboratory Scientist has an understanding of the underlying scientific principles of laboratory testing as well as the technical, procedural and problem-solving aspects of pre-analytical, analytical and post-analytical testing phases; is capable of performing and interpreting waived, moderate and complex tests, and possesses the knowledge and skill to perform routine phlebotomy for patients in the following age groups:   infant, child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric.   Has a general comprehension of the many factors which affect health and disease and recognizes the importance of proper test selection, the numerous causes of discrepant test results and deviations of test results; correlates laboratory data with pathologic state and age of the patient, determines validity of test results and need for additional tests; has an understanding of quality assurance sufficient to implement, interpret and monitor quality control programs; understands, performs and utilizes troubleshooting, validation, statistical, computer and preventative maintenance techniques to insure proper laboratory operation; has the ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment in dealing with the broad scope of procedural and technical problems; and is able to participate in and may be delegated the responsibility for decisions involving:   quality control/quality assurance programs, investigation and implementation of new procedures, instrument and methodology evaluation, preventive maintenance, safety procedures, reagent purchases, test selection/utilization, research procedures, computer/statistical data.   Additional responsibilities include, providing instruction in theory, technical skills, safety protocols and application of laboratory test procedures.   Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology/Clinical Laboratory Science. •            Has a valid certification by a recognized certifying agency (NCA, ASCP). •            Valid licensure as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS/MT) by the North Dakota Board of Clinical Laboratory Practice.