RN - OR
Company: CHI St. Alexius Bismarck
Posted on: April 5, 2021
Overview: Since 1885, CHI St. Alexius Health has been dedicated
to leading health care in this region by enriching the lives of
patients through the highest quality of care. We seek to continue
our tradition of success and innovation with individuals dedicated
to delivering the highest level of expertise and quality. Together
we can continue to grow and support the legacy of CHI St. Alexius
Health for many years to come. CHI St. Alexius Health is a regional
health network with a tertiary hospital in Bismarck, the system
also consists of critical access hospitals (CAHs) in Carrington,
Dickinson, Devils Lake, Garrison, Turtle Lake, Washburn and
Williston and numerous clinics and outpatient services. CHI St.
Alexius Health manages four CAHs in North Dakota - Elgin, Linton,
and Wishek, as well as Mobridge Regional Medical Center in
Mobridge, S. D. CHI St. Alexius Health offers a comprehensive line
of inpatient and outpatient medical services, including: a Level II
Trauma Center, primary and specialty physician clinics, home health
and hospice services, durable medical equipment services, a fitness
and human performance center and ancillary services throughout
western and central North Dakota. CHI St. Alexius Health is part of
CommonSpirit Health, a nonprofit, Catholic health system dedicated
to advancing health for all people. It was created in February 2019
through the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity
Health. CommonSpirit Health is committed to creating healthier
communities, delivering exceptional patient care, and ensuring
every person has access to quality health care.
Works under the general supervision of the Clinical Coordinator.
The RN assesses, plans, implements, evaluates, and supervises
individual patient care on a nursing unit according to policies and
procedures while maintaining standards of the State Nurse Practice
Act. All the criteria-based duties and standards within this
document will be performed according to the policies, procedures
and guidelines of the Medical Center.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional,
psychological, and spiritual support to patients, friends, and
- Assures quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards;
measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and standards;
making or recommending necessary nursing, state nurse practice act,
and other governing agency regulations.
- Meets the educational needs of patient/family/co-workers
utilizing principles of teaching/learning. Maintains safe and clean
working environment by complying with procedures, adjustments;
following hospital and nursing division's philosophies and
standards of care set by state board of rules, and regulations;
calling for assistance from health care support personnel.
- Protects patients and employees by adhering to
infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration
and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
- Documents patient care services by charting in patient and
- Maintains a cooperative relationship among health care teams by
communicating information; responding to requests; building
rapport; participating in team problem-solving methods.
- Successfully completes the defined job specific competencies,
including competencies for age specific, as appropriate.
Education: Nursing degree from an approved school of nursing.
Licensure: Licensed to practice registered nursing in the state of
ND or in a compact state. Graduate Nurse (G.N.) must practice under
the supervision of a registered nurse while the work authorization
to practice is valid.
Skills: Working knowledge of basic clinical skills in delivery of
Basic Life Support Certification within 480hours of employment and
meets recertification as required.
Interpersonal Skills: Good Communication skills necessary because
of constant communication, both oral and written, with patients,
families, visitors and medical center staff.
Accountable for own conduct and promotes and supports positive
working relationships among staff, between other disciplines,
departments, visitors and patients.
Hours of Work: Rotating shift work or straight evenings or nights.
Rotating holidays and weekends may be required.
Other: Works under the following conditions: potential exposure to
mechanical, chemical, electrical and infectious environmental
CommonSpirit Health participates in E-verify.
Associated topics: care unit, ccu, hospice, maternal, neonatal,
psychatric, psychiatric, registed, registered nurse,
Keywords: CHI St. Alexius Bismarck, Bismarck , RN - OR, Healthcare , Bismarck, North Dakota
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