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Registered Nurse

Company Name:
Altru Health System
Registered Nurse
Department: Women and Children
Salary: $24.02 - 30.02
Schedule: Part time or full time (optional)
Shift: Rotating shifts
Hours: 24 hrs/wk; 8 hr D/E/N shifts; every 3rd weekend.
Contact Information: Contact: Kristi Stoltman
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Address:
PO Box 6002
Grand Forks, ND 58206-6002
Job Details: - Refer to Job Summary for Qualifications
JOB SUMMARY
Altru Health System is committed to achieving Organizational Excellence and expects each employee to actively participate in the achievement of the departmental goals associated with the 5 Pillars of Excellence - Service, Quality, People, Finance and Growth.
The Registered Nurse performs assessment and provides patient chare which is appropriate to the patient diagnosis, symptoms, physician orders and health history; documents all assessments and care as patient condition requires; identifies and oversees significant changes or high risk situations in patient's condition and takes appropriate actions; as early as possible, begins discharge planning, appropriate education and counseling based on identified needs; performs and/or assists with procedures, procedure scheduling and equipment use; collaborates with physicians and multidisciplinary team on a daily basis; assesses, identifies and communicates with Nursing Administration unit staffing needs for the current and oncoming shifts; assigns admit/transfers based on patient acuity level, nurse/patient ration and staff skill level; assists with coordination and preparation of transfer/transport, and functions as a transport team member. Patients cared for include infants, children, adolescents and adults.
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED:
Required:
o Registered Nurse.
o Licensed by the North Dakota Board of Nursing (if a resident ofNorth Dakotaor changing residence for longer than 30 days) or licensed by a member of the "Compact State Agreement" if not a North Dakota resident. (If changing residence from aCompactStatetoNorth Dakota, will need to obtain aNorth Dakotalicense within 30 working days of obtaining new residency.)
o Nurses who provide nursing care to patients calling from Minnesota will need to be licensed by the Minnesota Board of Nursing or will obtain their Minnesota license withineight (8) weeksfrom their first day of work (telephone calls from patients calling from Minnesota can not be taken from any nurse unless they have obtained their Minnesota license).
o NICU Registered Nursesmust obtain aMinnesotalicense within six (6) months from their first day of work.
Preferred:
o Experience in a hospital setting.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Standing Frequently
Sitting Occasionally
Walking Frequently
Lifting/Carrying Medium Work (50# maximum)
Pushing/Pulling Medium Work (50# maximum)
Forward Bending Frequently
Reaching Frequently
Squat/Crouch/Kneel Occasionally
Climbing None
Crawling Rarely
Trunk Rotation Frequently

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