Altru Health System

94 job(s) at Altru Health System

Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Aug 15, 2019
Full-time
Job Summary The Registered Nurse provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the organization. The nurse maintains the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on the assigned unit. The nurse facilitates the coordination of patient care within the interdisciplinary care team and provides patient education to assure safe patient discharge.  Essential Job Functions   Performs daily rounds on all patients assuring quality customer service by coordinating and taking action on any requirements not met. Develops a plan of care based on assessment that reflects the patient's physical, psychological, social, educational, developmental and rehabilitative needs based on patient's age, ethnic origin, economic status, lifestyle, creed or philosophical beliefs. Assesses the patient's condition and nursing needs, sets goals, and prescribes appropriate nursing actions to meet those goals and the physical, psychological, social, and rehabilitative needs of the patient, including discharge planning. Assesses, intervenes, and reassesses the patient's self-report/symptoms of pain promptly and takes appropriate action according to standard operating procedure. Identifies the early warning signs of a change in a patient's condition and responds appropriately to a deteriorating patient, including contacting responsible clinicians as indicated by standard operating procedure. Assists with or institutes emergency measures for sudden adverse developments in patient conditions. Reports pertinent observations and reactions regarding patients to the appropriate multidisciplinary team member and records those observations accurately and concisely. Ensures that intervention or referrals are made promptly. Completes and submits all incident reports (patient, visitor, staff) prior to the completion of each shift. Establishes and maintains communication and utilizes educational opportunities with patients and other significant individuals. As early as possible, begins discharge planning, appropriate education and counseling based on identified needs to optimize patient/family understanding. Evaluates and documents according to standard operating procedure. Assigns or delegates, within the scope of practice, education and experience, the responsibility for performance of nursing interventions to other persons for which that person has the necessary skills and competence to accomplish safely. Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.  Demonstrates understanding and follows infection control policies and procedures according to standard operating procedure. Maintains requirements for age specific competencies for the position and demonstrates the knowledge or principles of growth and developments and the skills necessary to provide patient/customer care/services. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of and compliance with: All pertinent safety, health and environmental policies, procedures and guidelines. Working safely, without causing harm or risk to self, others or property. The work environment safety procedures and prompt reporting of unsafe practices, procedures, accidents, injuries or other safety violations to the Leader The use of all safety equipment and personal protective equipment. License, Certification & Registration Registered Nurse - North Dakota Board of Nursing (NDBON) or Compact State Agreement; Prior to Start Date Basic Life Support (BLS) - American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue; Within 2 Months of Start Date
Altru Health System Yorhom Medical Essentials Grand Forks North Dakota 58201 United States
Aug 13, 2019
Full-time
Job Summary     The Home Respiratory Therapist is responsible for providing instruction, assessment, follow-up and on call services to patients using respiratory equipment, such as apnea monitors, oxygen, ventilators, etc. in the home setting. The Home Respiratory Therapist is also responsible for occasionally delivering and providing instruction to customers receiving other items of durable medical equipment. They also participate in formal, as well as informal marketing of all products and services.   Essential Job Functions   Demonstrates knowledge and capability of care and monitoring all rental equipment including tracking of inventory. Provides initial instruction to patients regarding proper use and care of medical equipment and supplies. Responsible for intake, education, and follow-up for customers. Contacts physicians or appropriate individuals when problems or concerns develop, or for discontinuation orders.   Initiates and completes all paperwork, including admissions, education and set up. Prepares charts for daily appointments. Obtains signed orders from physician for any changes or discontinuation of orders. Provides input and development of applicable marketing plans and participates in marketing activities. Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization. Demonstrates understanding and follows infection control policies and procedures according to standard operating procedure. Maintains requirements for age specific competencies for the position and demonstrates the knowledge or principles of growth and developments and the skills necessary to provide patient/customer care/services. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of and compliance with: All pertinent safety, health and environmental policies, procedures and guidelines. Working safely, without causing harm or risk to self, others or property. The work environment safety procedures and prompt reporting of unsafe practices, procedures, accidents, injuries or other safety violations to the Leader. The use of all safety equipment and personal protective equipment.   License, Certification & Registration Title Credentialing Body Timeframe When Needed Verified By   Respiratory Therapist - Registered North Dakota State Board of Respiratory Care Prior to Start Date HR Primary Sources Respiratory Therapist - Registered Minnesota Board of Medical Practice Within 12 Months of Start Date HR Primary Sources Driver's License with Acceptable Driving Record Drivers License - Current State Licensed Prior to Start Date Employee Provides HR a Copy Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue Within 2 Months of Start Date Learning Management System
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Aug 12, 2019
Part-time
Job Summary The Nursing Assistant works under the direction of a licensed nurse in the provision of direct patient care, including the admission and discharge process. The Nursing Assistant assists or performs procedures according to physician order and nursing delegation, based on validation and skill level. The position identifies changes in patient's condition and communicates these changes to the Nurse immediately. Provides assistance with basic cares, transporting and patient transfers.  Essential Job Functions Contributes to and assists in implementing plan of care 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. 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. Contributes to the assessment of the health status of patients, including interactions with patient's family members by collecting basic subjective and objective data from observations and interviews, including taking vital signs and reporting and recording appropriately. Identifies basic signs and symptoms of deviations from normal health status and provides basic information which licensed nurses use in identification of problems and needs. Reports the patient's self-report/symptoms of pain promptly 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 Nursing Assistant (NA)- North Dakota Department of Health; Prior to Start Date Basic Life Support (BLS) - American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue; Within 2 Months of Start Date
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Aug 12, 2019
Full-time
Job Summary The Nursing Assistant works under the direction of a licensed nurse in the provision of direct patient care, including the admission and discharge process. The Nursing Assistant assists or performs procedures according to physician order and nursing delegation, based on validation and skill level. The position identifies changes in patient's condition and communicates these changes to the Nurse immediately. Provides assistance with basic cares, transporting and patient transfers.  Essential Job Functions Contributes to and assists in implementing plan of care 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. 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. Contributes to the assessment of the health status of patients, including interactions with patient's family members by collecting basic subjective and objective data from observations and interviews, including taking vital signs and reporting and recording appropriately. Identifies basic signs and symptoms of deviations from normal health status and provides basic information which licensed nurses use in identification of problems and needs. Reports the patient's self-report/symptoms of pain promptly 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 Nursing Assistant (NA)- North Dakota Department of Health; Prior to Start Date Basic Life Support (BLS) - American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue; Within 2 Months of Start Date
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Aug 12, 2019
Full-time
Job Summary The Nursing Assistant works under the direction of a licensed nurse in the provision of direct patient care, including the admission and discharge process. The Nursing Assistant assists or performs procedures according to physician order and nursing delegation, based on validation and skill level. The position identifies changes in patient's condition and communicates these changes to the Nurse immediately. Provides assistance with basic cares, transporting and patient transfers.  Essential Job Functions Contributes to and assists in implementing plan of care 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. 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. Contributes to the assessment of the health status of patients, including interactions with patient's family members by collecting basic subjective and objective data from observations and interviews, including taking vital signs and reporting and recording appropriately. Identifies basic signs and symptoms of deviations from normal health status and provides basic information which licensed nurses use in identification of problems and needs. Reports the patient's self-report/symptoms of pain promptly 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 Nursing Assistant (NA)- North Dakota Department of Health; Prior to Start Date Basic Life Support (BLS) - American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue; Within 2 Months of Start Date
Altru Health System Altru Cancer Center Grand Forks North Dakota 58201 United States
Aug 11, 2019
Full-time
  JOB SUMMARY Altru Health System is committed to achieving Organizational Excellence and expects each employee to actively participate in the achievement of the departmental goals associated with the 5 Pillars of Excellence – Service, Quality, People, Finance and Growth.   The Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner obtains comprehensive medical histories and performs physical examinations and assessments; orders appropriate diagnostic tests; analyzes data results of patient examinations and diagnostic tests to correctly diagnose and manage patients; collaborates with physicians, as necessary, to verify diagnosis, identify high-risk situations or alerts to changes in patient’s status and takes appropriate action; provides medical management and/or other interventions for acute and chronic health problems; administers medication; performs procedures according to established methods within the scope of practice; provides appropriate follow-up care and/or referral to other health care resources; provides patient/patient’s family with appropriate education; provides health maintenance and disease management counseling to patients; serves as a liaison and a resource for physicians, health care team members, patients and families; participates in plans for health promotion, prevention and maintenance; completes all charting and documentation and assures appropriate fees/billing codes are used for professional services.   Patients cared for include infants, children, adolescents, adults and geriatric.   KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED :   Physician Assistants Required: •            For those who practice in a North Dakota facility:   Licensed by the NCCPA and the North Dakota State Board of Medical Practice. •            For those who practice in a Minnesota facility:   Licensed by the NCCPA and the Minnesota State Board of Medical Practice. •            Physician Assistants must have or be able to obtain DEA registration, if required by their supervising Physician, within six (6) months from their first day of employment. •            Must complete Altru Health System credentialing process prior to starting practice.   Preferred: •            Additional specialty training, i.e., family medicine, surgery, etc. •            ACLS and PALS certification. •            Previous experience as a Physician Assistant.     Nurse Practitioners Required: •            Certification by a national nursing certifying body in their specific area of nursing practice. •            Nurses who provide nursing care to patients calling from Minnesota will need to be licensed by the Minnesota Board of Nursing or will obtain their Minnesota license within eight (8) weeks from their first day of work (telephone calls from patients calling from Minnesota can not be taken from any nurse unless they have obtained their Minnesota license). •            For those who practice in a Minnesota facility: Licensed by the Minnesota State Board of Nursing. •            Nurse Practitioners must have or be able to obtain DEA registration if required by their supervising Physician within six (6) months from their first day of employment. •            Must complete Altru Health System credentialing process prior to starting practice.   Preferred: •            Additional specialty training, i.e., family medicine, surgery, etc. •            ACLS and PALS certification. •            Previous experience as a Nurse Practitioner.      
Altru Health System 1200 South Columbia Road Grand Forks North Dakota 58201 United States
Aug 11, 2019
Part-time
Job Summary The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) performs and documents assessments appropriate to licensure; ensures health history and admission process is completed; ensures that intervention or referrals are made; identifies discharge planning/education needs; provides patient care; administers medications utilizing the 6 Rights and according to licensure; identifies significant changes or high risk situations; completes all documentation; performs personal cares; demonstrates knowledge and use of equipment; communicates patient progress, and adjusts own workload. Patients cared for include children, adolescents, adults and geriatric. Essential Job Functions Assists the registered nurse or other licensed practitioner in the identification of patient needs, priorities of care and goals based on patient's age, ethnic origin, economic status, lifestyle, creed or philosophical beliefs. Contributes to the evaluation of the plan of care by gathering, observing, recording, and communicating patient responses to nursing interventions. Modifies the plan of care in collaboration with licensed practitioner. Demonstrates competency and ability to carry out department specific functions in accordance to the department's standards of care, policies and procedures. Performs other duties as assigned to meet the needs of the department/organization. Functions as a member of the multidisciplinary team, contributing to the implementation of an integrated patient-centered care plan. May assign or delegate the responsibility for performance of nursing interventions to other persons for which that person has the necessary skills and competence to accomplish safely. Identifies the early warning signs of a change in a patient's condition and reports appropriately. Implements nursing interventions and prescribed medical regimens in a timely and safe manner and documents nursing care provided accurately and timely. Collaborates and communicates relevant and timely patient information with patients/families and other multidisciplinary team members to ensure quality and continuity of care. Reports the patient's self-report/symptoms of pain promptly according to standard operating procedure. Participates in the health education approved by a licensed practitioner. Assists in the discharge planning, appropriate education and counseling based on identified needs to optimize patient/family understanding Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization. Demonstrates understanding and follows infection control policies and procedures according to standard operating procedure. Maintains requirements for age specific competencies for the position and demonstrates the knowledge or principles of growth and developments and the skills necessary to provide patient/customer care/services. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of and compliance with: All pertinent safety, health and environmental policies, procedures and guidelines. Working safely, without causing harm or risk to self, others or property. The work environment safety procedures and prompt reporting of unsafe practices, procedures, accidents, injuries or other safety violations to the Leader The use of all safety equipment and personal protective equipment.   License, Certification & Registration Licensed Practical Nurse - North Dakota Board of Nursing (NDBON) or Compact State Agreement; Prior to Start Date Licensed Practical Nurse - Minnesota Board of Nursing; Within 6 Months of Start Date Basic Life Support (BLS) - American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue; Within 2 Months of Start Date
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Aug 10, 2019
Full-time
The Health Unit Coordinator (HUC) performs clerical duties including chart preparation, follow up appointments, and assisting with patient care as directed by RN or LPN.  This includes patient transportation/escort to pharmacy or discharge. The HUC assists with answering telephone calls and messages at nurse's station.     ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Supports and models behaviors consistent with the mission, vision and values of Altru Health System. Schedules appointments. Completes data entry in a timely manner and according to standard operating procedures, i.e., clinical circumstances. Obtains, maintains, and completes all computer reports. Communicates orders to the nurse and ancillary departments according to standard operating procedure. Identifies and communicates patient issues to the nurse or identified caregiver. Facilitates department flow. Ensures that all necessary chart forms are available, i.e., individual forms and downtime documents. Demonstrates knowledge of and ability to manage the nurse call system by answering call lights courteously and relaying information according to priority. Performs chart completion according to standard operating procedure. Receives and directs all patients, visitors, and professionals ensuring that their needs are met in a courteous and timely manner. Triages customer calls and requests by notifying the appropriate staff member.  Maintains excellent telephone etiquette. Ensures distribution of communication as assigned/requested, i.e., interdepartmental faxes, requests to post, mail, etc. Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.   BEHAVIOR STANDARDS As an Altru employee we contribute to our culture each day and demonstrate that culture through the experience we create for each other, our patients and their families, and referring physicians. Key to creating a culture that delivers high quality and reliable care is having a core set of behavior standards. Our standards, represented by the acronym I AM ALTRU, remind us every day to commit to and live those standards.    I ntegrity:  We will always do the right thing even when no one is watching. A cknowledge: We will create a welcoming, healing environment. M eaningful: We will provide an exceptional patient experience. A ccountable: We will accept responsibility for our actions and behaviors. L isten:  We will listen and seek to understand. T eam:  We will work together to deliver world-class care. R espect: We will treat each other with respect. U nderstand: We will seek to understand and respond genuinely.     
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Aug 10, 2019
Full-time
The Maintenance Technician II recommends to the Maintenance Supervisor changes to preventive maintenance tasks to include time, frequency, material, procedures and if an item should be repaired or replaced; informs the Supply Coordinator of materials needed and cost of labor to complete assigned projects/tasks and plans out and delegates work to be accomplished.   In addition the Maintenance Tech II completes scheduled preventive tasks in accordance with manufacturer’s recommendations or department procedures; initiates and completes work orders, parts requests and p.m.’s; informs owning department on status of equipment or work orders; repairs, replaces or installs equipment in estimated time frame; signs off discrepancies on round sheets as they are completed in the departments; informs the Maintenance Planner/Scheduler when starting and completing work tasks; operates and maintains grounds equipment; operates high voltage generator sets at Altru facilities; maintains work areas and equipment in a clean, safe and orderly manner and sets goals. Requirements: •            Minimum of one (1) year experience in health care maintenance/plant services. •            Successful completion of functional assessment
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206 United States
Aug 10, 2019
Full-time
The Sales Associate is responsible for all things customer service including promptly greeting and directing customers. The Sales Associate is responsible for pharmacy mail outs and delivery coordination and analysis of customer inquiries. The position seeks pharmacist or pharmacy technician, as required for clinical and pharmacy-specific inquiries or tasks. The Sales Associate is responsible for end of day drawer balancing, OTC inventory, and maintains all pharmacy filing, per law, and organizes storage of records.   ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Supports and models behaviors consistent with the mission, vision and values of Altru Health System. Greet and ring up customers. Prepares and coordinates all deliveries and mail-out orders. Maintains OTC inventory. Files pharmacy records. Maintains pharmacy storage area in an organized fashion. Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.   BEHAVIOR STANDARDS As an Altru employee we contribute to our culture each day and demonstrate that culture through the experience we create for each other, our patients and their families, and referring physicians. Key to creating a culture that delivers high quality and reliable care is having a core set of behavior standards. Our standards, represented by the acronym I AM ALTRU, remind us every day to commit to and live those standards.    I ntegrity:  We will always do the right thing even when no one is watching. A cknowledge: We will create a welcoming, healing environment. M eaningful: We will provide an exceptional patient experience. A ccountable: We will accept responsibility for our actions and behaviors. L isten:  We will listen and seek to understand. T eam:  We will work together to deliver world-class care. R espect: We will treat each other with respect. U nderstand: We will seek to understand and respond genuinely.     
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Aug 10, 2019
Full-time
The Admit/Discharge Coordinator preforms all the essential job functions as the Hospital Admitting Specialist along with assuring that staffing is complete for each shift, creating pending admissions as needed, assures patients are placed in the most appropriate accommodation, facilitate proper placement within the unit, and checks the bed planning tools while resolving scheduling discrepancies according to standard operating procedure. The Hospital Admit/Discharge Coordinator also monitors bed planning system of pending admits, discharges, and transfers in a structured format and reports all information on shift exchange or end of day. The Admit/Discharge Coordinator, under the direct supervision of the Hospital Admitting Supervisor, helps to accurately schedule patient discharge orders and procedures while updating demographic and insurance information, completing pre-registration, accurately registering patients for their appointments, and completes insurance verification while remaining positive, cooperative and supportive to patients, families and fellow colleagues. This position also promotes good public relations and stays customer focused at all times to ensure patients and their families’ needs are met. A minimum of one year of related experience is required.  
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Aug 10, 2019
Full-time
The Patient Account Representative processes assigned computer generated bills; demonstrates the ability to utilize data and reports; counsels and advises customers; initiates collection activities; initiates and carries out collection follow-up; posts payments and/or adjustments on assigned accounts; reviews and/or processes credit balance accounts; responds to all internal and external requests requiring explanations of insurance benefits, payments, claim submission, billing and general business office procedures; reviews assigned inpatient admissions; visits patient and/or family members on floors to obtain required information; communicates with Insurance Clerks, Quality Management, Benefit Clerks and appropriate departments; edits insurance information; assists with ground/air ambulance transfer financial approvals, renal HCFA forms completion and documentation, and estimate formations and provides Notary Public services. Required: • One (1) year Business school or equivalent experience. • Two (2) years experience in credit/collections and third party claim preparation using a computerized system.
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Aug 10, 2019
Full-time
The Endoscopy Technician assists the medical team using endoscopes to diagnose or treat patients with gastrointestinal problems. The Technician interacts with patients, and helps physicians and nurses that specialize in gastrointestinal medicine by preparing the room and equipment, and assisting during endoscopy procedures. The Endoscopy Technician handles specimens collected, assists with transport of patients and assists with ordering of supplies and management of inventory. This position sets up and tests endoscopes and special instruments for each case. Sets up and test endoscopes and special instruments for each case.   Endo Tech - Troubleshoots Inspects endoscopes daily, assessing for any potential problems with endoscopes and equipment. Troubleshoots equipment and communicates any concerns to the Supervisor and Biomedical Engineering.     Endo Tech - Procedure Assists the RN and physician during diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, i.e., assisting with manual massage, setting up cautery, assisting with biopsies, etc. Adds patient's name into Stryker.     Endo Tech - Disinfectant Level Completes bedside cleaning of scopes after procedures and transports scopes to Central Sterile Department for cleaning.     Endo Tech - Equipment Monitors supply inventory and orders and restocks rooms as needed. Monitors CO2 tanks and exchanges empty tanks as needed.
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Aug 10, 2019
Full-time
The Food Service Worker (Special Functions, Delivery, Stock, Dishwashers, Cafeteria Servers, Cashiers, Preps) prepares and delivers food for customers, special functions, and service areas; sets up functions and serves customers visiting the cafeteria; orders needed supplies; monitors and reports any deviation of refrigerator or freezer temperatures, and collects and records dish machine temperatures; prepares tube feedings; assists with patient trays; completes documentation in the carex/vision; delivers trays to patients, sets up trays and unwraps food items, and notifies nurse if patient requires additional assistance.   Required: •            Ability to carry out verbal and written instructions.   Preferred:   •            Food service experience. •            Experience using a cash register      
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Aug 10, 2019
Full-time
The Hospital Admitting Specialist accurately schedules patient appointments and procedures and updates demographic and insurance information, completes pre-registration during scheduling of discharge appointments, accurately registers patients for their admission, collects insurance co-pay and procedural pre-pays, and completes insurance verification. This position also promotes good public relations and stays customer focused at all times to ensure patients and their families’ needs are met. They remain positive, cooperative and supportive to patients, families and fellow colleagues. The Hospital Admitting Specialist follows HIPAA, payer, and other regulations and documents all pertinent information as required in the various essential job functions. The Hospital Admitting Specialist is responsible for answering incoming calls and responding to a variety of patient requests and inquires including scheduling appointments for physicians and hospital related appointments and procedures.    Essential Job Functions: Ensure and adhere to strict confidentiality when handling patient charts, records, and scheduling information.                           Accurately registers patients into the EPIC system by collecting and recording demographic, insurance, financial, and clinical data in the computer system. Record and collect necessary patient account documents. Collect self-pay balances, pre-payment amounts, and co-pays per guidelines.Cover both Hospital Admitting registration desk, ER admitting desk, and Urgent check in desk and complete in room registration and scheduling. Visit patient rooms to ensure all necessary registration documents have been signed. Create accounts for new patients and update accounts for previous to ensure accurate services and account processing. Interpret 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.      Utilize appropriate strategies to activate and/or verify the insurance coverage of patients and obtain benefit information such as co-payment, and co-insurance amounts. Maintain 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. Review Medicare accounts for completed MSPQ.   Complete bed placement for patients admitted into the hospital.                            Modify 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.                            Requirements:  Minimum one year related experience; demonstrates ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in written format; demonstrates proficient computer skills with high degree of accuracy; demonstrates knowledge of medical terminology.  
Altru Health System 1200 S. Columbia Rd. Grand Forks North Dakota 58206 United States
Aug 10, 2019
Full-time
The Retail Pharmacist is responsible for assessing and monitoring patient needs and progress regarding drug therapy, providing education and information to patients, families, staff, physicians, and community, filling and verifying medication orders, and for assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating and documenting the care of patients, including those in the following age groups: infancy, childhood, adolescent, adult and geriatric. Requirements: Five year college degree in Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy. Licensure required by North Dakota Board of Pharmacy. New graduates must have a current Pharmacist Intern license and will obtain a North Dakota license within six (6) weeks from start of employment. An out-of-state Clinical Pharm.D. must have a valid temporary certificate by the state of North Dakota and will obtain a North Dakota license within six (6) weeks from start of employment.
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58201 United States
Aug 10, 2019
Full-time
The Massage Therapist advises the Manager of significant and unexpected variances; demonstrates an understanding of the budget while assisting the Manager in keeping within the fiscal constraints; promotes the Peer Review/Peer Input Process; performs professional and safe massage therapy services to clients, assists the Business Office with payments and tracking; identifies, conducts follow-up and takes action on unsatisfactory outcomes, customer service issues, unusual findings, special needs and requests; identifies professional and organizational issues and trends; follows preventive maintenance plan; assists with the marketing and promoting of massage therapy, Health & Fitness Center and Rehab Outpatient Therapy Services; represents Altru Health System in educating our internal and external audiences, and maintains and revises forms, procedures and tracking systems.   Patients cared for include:   children, adolescents, adults and geriatric. Requirements: Certified and Licensed in the state of North Dakota as a Massage Therapist.           •            Demonstrated ability to be outwardly engaging, approachable and flexible. •            Demonstrated ability to motivate people and identify, coordinate and apply resources effectively to achieve desired outcomes. •            Valid driver's license. •            Successful completion of the functional assessment.   Preferred: •            Past experience in providing massage therapy services.    
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Aug 10, 2019
Part-time
The Environmental Services Hospital transports, monitors and contains waste; performs work in a manner which reduces the risk of transmission of infection to patients, co-workers, and self; ensures that all areas of the “key touch” surfaces in all patient care rooms are kept to standards; cleans office and lounges; communicates with the Lead in charge to ensure cleaning priorities are met; interacts with patients, visitors, and associates in a friendly and efficient manner; completes interior/exterior window washing and spotting of walls and carpets; performs stripping, buffing, and waxing of hard floors in assigned areas; initiates and completes work orders; ensures that biohazard cooler is properly maintained; picks up and transports biohazard waste, and demonstrates the ability to adjust own schedule.   Required: •            Ability to carry out verbal and written instructions. •            Successful completion of the functional assessment for the Environmental Services II job description.   Preferred: •            Able to use a computer. •            Prior cleaning experience.  
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Aug 10, 2019
Part-time
The Greeter provides assistance to our patients and guests entering or exiting Altru Hospital and/or Altru Clinic by opening doors, providing direction, providing wheelchairs, and other assistance as necessary. Responsible for monitoring front driveways so that it remains open and accessible for patients and guests. Transports patients to their cars or other clinics. Patients cared for include infants, children, adolescents, adults and geriatric. High school or GED equivalent. Valid drivers license free of citations. Ability to communicate with and assist patients and guests. Physically able to lift in excess of 25 pounds numerous times per shift.
Altru Health System 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
Aug 10, 2019
Full-time
  Job Summary The Senior Financial Analyst has primary responsibility for establishing and maintaining an integrated decision support and analysis process to contribute to effective decision-making. Position is responsible for performing retrospective and concurrent service, cost and product analysis and performance assessments that could result in operational improvement recommendations. Accountabilities include identifying gaps in clinical, operational and financial performance through financial and cost analysis to support efficient delivery of high quality patient care. This position will design and implement data collection tools and develop and maintain analytical reports utilizing standard report formats created in conjunction with Finance and/or Decision Support Leadership to support monitoring of clinical, operational and financial goals. Position will work in collaboration with finance, decision support, and quality to investigate and respond to quality, cost, and revenue issues. Position will assist leadership with annual capital and operational budget development, contract evaluation, and tracking maintenance on equipment. Position will meet regularly with leadership to review, track, and trend budget variances and help develop action plans as needed. Position will matrix to Finance Division as appropriate to utilize all tools and systems available to support leadership. Essential Job Functions   Conducts comprehensive operational and financial analysis through creation of data collection tools, maintains standardized reporting, and gathers data from other internal sources to monitor quality, revenue and supply data and provides assessments. Develops ad-hoc financial analysis and special reports as directed. Works with division and department leaders to accomplish system and department level annual operational and financial goals by providing comprehensive analysis and recommendations that inform and support decision-making to improve clinical, operational and financial performance. Prepares dashboards by assimilating data from multiple sources and data warehouses and presents findings to multi-disciplinary groups.   Participates in analysis of requests for new services, procedures, products, supplies, technologies and equipment in terms of cost/benefit and financial feasibility. Maintains current and accurate equipment listing. Prepares a 5-10 year capital project plan in coordination with Finance and participates in annual budgeting process for division. Develops strong working relationship with Finance Department. Participates with leadership in work-flow improvement and workforce redesign involving employees and physicians to ensure all employees can function at their highest competency and productivity. Teaches and engages employees in department and division operational and financial performance improvements. Participates in internal analyst group and other teams as appropriate. Maintains competency in all organizational, department and outside agency safety standards relevant to services provided and ensures compliance. Manages processes to ensure all regulatory standards are met as well as works to prevent potential legal risk to Altru Health System as appropriate. 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.   Education & Experience   Degree/Diploma Program of Study Required/Preferred     Bachelor's Finance   Or Bachelor's Related Field Required   Master's Business   Or Master's Healthcare Preferred   Experience Required/Preferred     A minimum of 5 years of related experience     Required   Knowledge & Skills Title Required/Preferred   Demonstrates the ability to use various software programs. Required Demonstrates the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in written format. Required Demonstrates the ability to multitask and be detail-oriented. Required Experience with data visualization software such as Tableau. Preferred