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RN - Outpatient Behavioral Health

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

Job Description:


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 officially announced the formation of its regional health care system on April 19, 2016. The system is the largest health care delivery system in central and western North Dakota and is comprised of a tertiary hospital in Bismarck, and 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 five CAHs in North Dakota - Ashley, Elgin, Linton, and Wishek, as well as Mobridge Regional Medical Center in Mobridge, S.D.     


Provides services using assessment, planning, implementation and evaluating individual patient care in the Partial Hospitalization Program 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 policies, procedures and guidelines within this document, Partial Hospitalization Program and St. Alexius Medical Center.



  • 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 visitors.
  • 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
  • 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 outcomes,
  • 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.
  • Delegates nursing care with respect based on knowledge of staff qualifications/competencies and individual patient care needs.
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, mediation administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
  • Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records following HIPAA regulations and St. Alexius Medical Center policy.
  • Maintains a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information; responding to requests; building rapport; participating in multidisciplinary problem-solving.
  • Successfully completes the defined job specific competencies, including competencies for age specific, as appropriate.


Education: Nursing degree from an approved School of Nursing.
Licensure: License to practice professional nursing in the State of North Dakota

Experience: One year preferably in a mental health setting

Skills: Working knowledge of basic clinical skills in delivery of patient care.   Must be able to communicate, maintain records, and develop reports.  Must be able to use a computer, keyboard and telephone.

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.  Promotes and supports positive working relationships among staff, between other disciplines, departments, families, visitors, and patients.  Maintains confidentiality

Physical Effort:  Ability to move light weights.  Ability to move freely throughout the medical center.  Ability to implement non-violent crisis intervention skills

Hours of Work:  Days and evenings, depending on program assignment.  Variable work hours as need arises.
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt/Exempt

Other:  Limited exposure to blood-borne pathogens.  Limited exposure to infectious diseases. Able to perform effectively in emergency and stressful situations.


Join us at Catholic Health Initiatives, and become a part of our faith-based health system.



Keywords: CHI St. Alexius Bismarck, Bismarck , RN - Outpatient Behavioral Health, Other , Bismarck, North Dakota

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