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
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
supervision of the Heart and Vascular Manager, manages the day to
day operations and activities of the Heart and Vascular Center to
assure objectives are met. Supervises staff to assess, plan,
implement, evaluate and supervise individual patient care in all
areas of the Heart & Vascular Center in accordance with the mission
and philosophy of St. Alexius Medical Center while maintaining
standards of the State Nurse Practice Act.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Scope of
Practice and Professional Issues:
- Acts as a role model through support of the
Medical Center's mission and values by promoting and enhancing the
Journey Beyond Excellence expectations.
- Maintains nursing guidelines by writing and
updating policies and procedures.
- Assures quality of care by establishing
hospital and nursing division's standards of care; enforcing
adherence to state board of nursing and state nurse practice act
requirements and to other governing agency regulations; measuring
health outcomes against standards; recommending
- Collaborates with leadership to maintain staff
by recruiting and selecting nurses and auxiliary staff while
overseeing the orientation process.
- Maintains nursing staff job results by
coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning,
monitoring, and appraising job results.
- Resolves patient needs by utilizing
multidisciplinary team strategies.
- Maintains a cooperative relationship among
health care teams by communicating information; responding to
requests; building rapport; participating in team problem-solving
- Evaluates the documentation of the patient
care process and performs quality improvement (QI) as
- Successfully completes the 4 defined job
specific competencies, including competencies for age specific, as
appropriate. May exceed by completing an additional 2 or more
competencies deemed for area selected for that fiscal
- Takes action to achieve personal goals from
- Participates in various teaching and/or
learning opportunities in order to further personal knowledge and
to assist in expanding the knowledge of others.
- Successfully implements established department
goals of the Heart and Vascular Center.
- Assists the Director in conducting / analyzing
necessary budgets and hiring of new staff members.
Graduate of an approved program in
nursing. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) required.
Licensed to practice resisted
nursing in the state of North Dakota or a compact.
Two (2) years of nursing
experience, two (2) years supervisory or managerial experience
Skills: Ability to work with infants, pediatrics,
adolescents, adults, and geriatrics. Effective supervisory
knowledge of clinical skills in delivery of patient care.
Working knowledge of
computers and data entry.
Skills: Ability to communicate effectively both orally
and in writing as there is constant communication 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, families,
visitors and patients. Maintains confidentiality.
Basic Life Support (BLS) with re-certification as
Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) with re-certification as require