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CommonSpirit Health RN - Dialysis - Dickinson in Bismarck, North Dakota

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

Works under the supervision of the Hemodialysis Clinical Coordinator of Regional Renal Services. 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 of the criteria-based duties and standards within this document will be performed according to policies, procedures and guidelines within this document and the Medical Center.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Adheres to 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 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.

  • 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, medication 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.

Qualifications

Education: Nursing degree from an approved school of nursing. Bachelors of Science preferred.

Licensure: Licensed to practice registered nursing in the state of North Dakota 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.

Experience: No previous experience required.

Skills: Working knowledge of basic clinical skills in delivery of patient care.

Certification: 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. Maintains confidentiality.

Physical Effort: Safe levels of physical effort will not exceed:

Lifting: (between knuckle and shoulder height) up to 30 lbs.

Carrying: (between hip and shoulder height for a distance up to 28 feet) up to 40 lbs.

Pulling: initial forces up to 50 lbs. of force.

Pushing: initial forces up to 45 lbs. of force or sustained forces 15-20 lbs.

Hours of Work: Flexible days. Rotating holidays and weekends.

Exemption Status: Non-Exempt

Other: Works under the following conditions: Potential exposure to mechanical, chemical, electrical and infectious environmental hazards. Must be able to perform effectively in emergency and stressful situations.

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Requisition ID 2021-149523

Employment Type Full Time

Department Renal Dialysis

Hours / Pay Period 72

Facility CHI St. Alexius Bismarck

Shift Day

Standard Hours M-S

Work Schedule Varies

Location ND-Bismarck

Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Healthâ„¢ is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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