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 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.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Adheres to St. Alexius Medical Center mission, values, and
Journey Beyond Excellence expectations to foster a compassionate,
healing environment providing physiological, emotional,
psychological, and spiritual support to patients, families, and
quality of care by adhering to St. Alexius Medical Center policies,
philosophies and standards of care regulated by ND State Board of
Nursing, the ND nurse practice act, and other governing agency
- Utilizes the
nursing process, including planning, assessment, intervention, and
evaluation, to develop and implement a comprehensive plan of care
for the patient and family focused on optimal patient
- Meets the
educational needs of patient/family/co-workers utilizing principles
and current professional literature to achieve positive learning
outcomes. Protects patients and employees by adhering to
infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration
and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
nursing care with respect based on knowledge of staff
qualifications/competencies and individual patient care needs.
patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies
and protocols, mediation administration and storage procedures, and
controlled substance regulations.
patient care services by charting in patient and department records
following HIPAA regulations and St. Alexius Medical Center
- Maintains a
cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating
information; responding to requests; building rapport;
participating in multidisciplinary problem-solving.
completes the defined job specific competencies, including
competencies for age specific, as appropriate.
Education: Nursing degree from an approved school
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 clinical skills in
delivery of patient care. Basic Life Support Certification within
the orientation period and meets re-certification as required.
Interpersonal Skills: Good communication skills
are necessary because of the 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, families, visitors, and patients.
Other: Works under the following conditions:
potential exposure to mechanical, chemical, and infectious
environmental hazards. Able to respond and perform effectively in
emergency and stressful situations. Advanced Cardiovascular Life
Support (ACLS) and Trauma Nurse Care Course (TNCC) required within