Catholic Health Initiatives Nurse Practitioner Needed for a New Urgent Care Clinic in Bismarck, ND! in Bismarck, North Dakota

As a local leader in healthcare, CHI St. Alexius Health is expanding our service offerings to include modern urgent care. Urgent care provides an additional opportunity for CHI St. Alexius Health to build long term relationships. The clinics are designed to make an impression with stand-up reception kiosks that put us eye to eye with the patients and colorful waiting rooms that offer Wi-Fi and charging stations. CHI St. Alexius Health believes that offering quick, quality, and convenient healthcare will benefit both the community and our healthcare family.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing direct patient care to assigned patients within an urgent care setting. This is a professional level position working under limited direction yet in coordination with an APN lead. Typical work scenarios require specialized knowledge, critical thinking, good judgment based upon the principles of biological, physiological, behavioral, and sociological sciences skills, as well as strong customer service skills. Internal contacts include medical staff and management throughout the clinic and health system. External contacts include patients, physicians, outside medical staff, and community resource services.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Performs and provides treatments for minor acute illness, patient examinations, making initial assessment, initiating treatment and referring to appropriate center of care when applicable.

  • Determines abnormal conditions by administering or ordering diagnostic tests, such as x-rays, electrocardiograms, and laboratory studies; interpreting test results.

  • Performs therapeutic procedures by administering injections and immunizations; suturing; managing wounds and infections.

  • Instructs and counsels patients by describing therapeutic regimens; giving normal growth and development information and promoting wellness and health maintenance.

  • Develops and implements patient management plans, records progress notes, and assists in provision of continuity of care. May be required to supervise ancillary staff.

  • Demonstrates good organizational skills in coordinating services with co-workers and other departments/services. Responds to stressful situations in a calm and rational manner and cooperates with all to facilitate integration of services.

  • Behaves in a professional and empathetic manner to build trust, comfort, understanding, and relationships with patients and the secondary guest(s) and in-line with Studer Principles.

  • Prescribes pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens as appropriate to assessed medical conditions and refers patients to specialists and to relevant patient care options as appropriate.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Required

  • Education:Successful completion of the American Nursing Association National Certification Test for Advanced Practice as a Family Nurse Practitioner

  • BA or BS in related field

  • Master of Science in nursing

  • Licensed by the State

  • Prescription authority licensure in state

  • Experience: Two (2) year of experience as an ANP in a family practice, urgent care, or related field; other relevant experience (ie. RN experience) will be considered

Preferred

  • Knowledge of national medical best practices within an urgent care setting

  • Knowledge of communications skills with ability to listen actively and respond to fellow employees/customers in a timely, competent manner both verbally and non-verbally

  • Knowledge of and skill in the use of personal computers and related systems and software

  • Knowledge of department policies and established confidentiality policies

  • Skill in effective interpersonal, oral, and written communications

  • Skill in correct grammar and spelling

  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure

  • Ability to work independently and take initiative

  • Ability to willingly accept responsibility

  • Ability to set priorities and use good judgment

  • Ability to meet organization and departmental appearance standards on the job

CHI St. Alexius Health was honored as one of "America's 50 Best Hospitals" by Becker's Hospital Review and the "Best Hospital in North Dakota for 2017-18".

We are especially interested in candidates that demonstrate a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism, and adhere to and exhibits our core values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence. This is an excellent opportunity to step in to a very busy, established practice.

A career with Catholic Health Initiatives means working for a financially solid, physician-led organization, practicing with an outstanding collegial team, and the assurance that you’re working for an organization committed to work-life balance.

Our Invitation to You – Come discover why more than 4000 physicians and providers choose to call Catholic Health Initiatives home. If you’re passionate about patient care and like what we stand for, take a moment to explore this exceptional opportunity we welcome your interest by email or call to Carol Koller at 701-530-7621 or send an email with your CV to cmkoller@primecare.org.

CHI St. Alexius Health 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. In addition, CHI St. Alexius Health manages five CAHs in North Dakota- Ashley, Elgin, Linton, and Wishek, as well as Mobridge Regional Medical Center in Mobridge, SD. CHI St. Alexius Health also owns and operates outpatient clinics in Mandan and Minot.

CHI St. Alexius Health – Bismarck, is a 306-bed, full-service, acute care medical center offering a full line of inpatient and outpatient medical services, including primary and specialty physician clinics; home health and hospice services; durable medical equipment services and a fitness and human performance center. Since our founding in 1885, CHI St. Alexius Health has been dedicated to serving the residents of central and western North Dakota, northern South Dakota and eastern Montana.

CHI St. Alexius Health is a Roman Catholic organization whose sponsors are the Sisters of St. Benedict of the Annunciation Monastery, in Bismarck, ND and as an organization we follow the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services as promulgated by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. CHI St. Alexius Health is proud of its stellar reputation as a caring, high quality medical center and of its many awards for clinical excellence, customer satisfaction and community service, but we are even more proud of our dedication to our mission.

Throughout its history, CHI St. Alexius Health has proudly served central and western North Dakota. Our ever-expanding lists of medical program, services and providers play an important role in the overall health and well-being of the 355,000 residents in our central and western North Dakota service area.

Bismarck, the capital of North Dakota and is located along the majestic Missouri River, is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream and is renowned for year-round outdoor recreation – hunting, fishing, golfing, hiking, skiing, and an assortment of winter sports. Coupled with a major river system and dozens of lakes, water sports and recreation opportunities are endless. For those that love the city, residents enjoy a wide range of museums, performing arts, great dining, shopping and entertainment theaters and restaurants.

Widely known as a region that is business friendly, a growing oil and energy sector, manufacturing and agriculture – the region enjoys an extraordinary low unemployment. Coupled with a regional airport, a vast assortment of affordable homes in terrific neighborhoods, the lowest crime rates in the country, exceptional public and private schools, colleges, universities – and the small-town charm that is a hallmark of this area – you and your family will find this a wonderful place to call home.

Catholic Health Initiatives, a nonprofit, faith-based health system formed in 1996 through the consolidation of four Catholic health systems, expresses its mission each day by creating and nurturing healthy communities in the hundreds of sites across the nation where we provide care. One of the nation’s largest nonprofit health systems, Englewood, Colo.-based CHI operates in 17 states and comprises 100 hospitals, including three academic health centers and major teaching hospitals as well as 30 critical-access facilities; community health-services organizations; accredited nursing colleges; home-health agencies; living communities; and other facilities and services that span the inpatient and outpatient continuum of care. In fiscal year 2017, CHI provided more than $1.2 billion in financial assistance and community benefit for programs and services for the poor, free clinics, education and research. Financial assistance and community benefit totaled approximately $2.1 billion with the inclusion of the unpaid costs of Medicare. The health system, which generated operating revenues of $15.5 billion in fiscal year 2017, has total assets of approximately $22 billion. Learn more at www.catholichealthinitiatives.org

Our Core Values – Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence

Consistent with our Core Values, Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled Employers. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected characteristic.

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers and support a drug-free environment.

Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health are combining to form a new, nonprofit Catholic health system focused on creating healthier communities. With no geographic overlap in hospital service areas, the combination brings together two leading health systems, allowing the organizations to expand their mission of service and create a healthier future for people and communities across 28 states.

The new health system will build a stronger operational and financial foundation to expand access to quality care, build upon complementary resources and capabilities, and reinvest in critical areas to accelerate improvements in care delivery that promote the shift from sick-care to well-care.

We will continue building upon our shared healing ministry of providing quality health care for all people with compassion. With strong leadership, sound strategic direction, commitment to ministry, and thoughtful stewardship, the new system will be positioned to create a healthier future for our people and communities.

Who is Catholic Health Initiatives?

Catholic Health Initiatives, a nonprofit, faith-based health system formed in 1996 through the consolidation of four Catholic health systems, expresses its mission each day by creating and nurturing healthy communities. One of the largest health systems in the nation, Englewood, Colorado-based Catholic Health Initiatives operates in 17 states with 100 hospitals, including two academic health centers and major teaching hospitals as well as 30 critical-access facilities; community health services organizations; nursing colleges; home health agencies; senior living communities; and other facilities and services. In fiscal year (FY) 2017, Catholic Health Initiatives provided $2.1 billion in charity care, community benefit, and unpaid cost of government programs.

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers and support a drug-free work environment.