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RN - Primary Care Clinics

Company: CHI St. Alexius Bismarck
Location: Bismarck
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Job Description:

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.


Responsibilities

The Registered Nurse (RN) plays a key role in the delivery of patient care. The RN plans, implements, and evaluates individual patient care documents in the clinic according to established practice, protocols, policies and procedures. The RN assists physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants in clinical duties to ensure patients and families receive the highest quality care and knowledge promoting patient wellness. The RN will practice nursing in accordance with the North Dakota Nurse Practice Act.  

                                                                                                   

Essential Key Job Responsibilities

  1. Adheres to and acts as a role model through support of 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 visitors.
  2. Assures 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 regulations.
  3. Prepares the patient(s) for their clinic visit and documents accordingly.
  4. Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
  1. Works in all areas of the Clinics, filling in for absences and assisting the nursing staff as needed
  2. Maintains a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information, responding to requests, building rapport, participating in team problem-solving methods.
  3. Utilizes the nursing process to assist in developing and implementing a comprehensive plan of care for the patient/family which promotes optimal patient outcomes.
  4. Meets the educational needs of coworkers and patient/family utilizing principles of teaching/learning
  5. Delegates nursing care based on scope of practice, knowledge of staff qualifications/competency and patient care requirements
  6. Successfully completes the defined job specific competencies, including competency for age specifics, department goals and objectives per performance appraisal
  7. Cross train to perform patient registration and laboratory (phlebotomy and waived testing) processes as needed per clinic efficiencies.
  8. Complete cross trained duties to include applicable training to maintain proficiency.

Qualifications

Required Education for Staff Job Levels

Bachelor’s degree in nursing

 

Required Minimum Experience

Licensed to practice nursing in the state of ND or in a compact state

Basic life support certified

 

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

1.      Knowledge of the principles and skills needed for practical nursing to provide patient care and treatment. 

2.      Knowledge of examination, diagnostic and treatment room procedures

3.      Knowledge of medications and their effects on patients

4.      Skilled in the administration of medications, vaccines and treatments as directed

5.      Skilled in taking vital signs

6.      Skilled in the use of various types of medical equipment used for examination and treatment purposes

7.      Maintains quality control standards

8.      Recognizes problems and recommends solutions

9.      Possesses sufficient computer skills to navigate through multiple programs of data entry

 

PREFERRED Education and/or Experience

Prefer 1-2 years of clinic or hospital or experience. 

ACLS and PALS certification optional  

 

Keywords: CHI St. Alexius Bismarck, Bismarck , RN - Primary Care Clinics, Other , Bismarck, North Dakota

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