Heart of America Medical Center

Heart of America Medical Center provides crucial medical services to more than 13,000 people within a 50-mile radius of Rugby, North Dakota.

Founded in 1905 by a group of dedicated ministers, our efforts are sustained by Good Samaritan Hospital Association, a non-denominational, non-profit organization supported by 27 area member churches.

The quality of life in North Dakota's small towns is one of the world's best-kept secrets. Not only are the people friendly, well-educated and industrious, North Dakota small towns offer surprising amenities, tremendous community spirit and a great quality of life.

Heart of America Medical Center and Long Term Care, Heart of America Johnson Clinics' main clinic, and Haaland Estates assisted living and basic care facility are located in Rugby. Heart of America Johnson Clinics operates satellite offices in Dunseith, Maddock and Towner.

Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Oct 22, 2021
Education:                   High School Graduate (or equivalent) Experience:                 Prior / Current EMS experience (desired)             Certification:               Required:                                                       Current ND EMT certification (minimum)                                                 Current BLS Healthcare Provider CPR Provider                                                 ICS 100, 200, 700 & 800 (within 6 months of employment)                                                 Emergency Vehicle Operator Course (within 6 months of                                                                  employment) Skills:                          Demonstrates written and oral communication skills. Must maintain a valid North Dakota driver’s license and maintain insurability with GSHA’s insurance carrier. Summary TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  EMT a.       Primary work in EMS patient care and education. b.      May assist in other areas...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Oct 22, 2021
Must be registered by the N.D. State Board of Pharmacy as a Registered Pharmacy Technician, or be registration eligible.  Completion of a ND State Board of Pharmacy technician training program is required.   JOB REQUIREMENTS: Responsible for safeguarding the privacy and security of protected health information (PHI) in any form including electronic, written or oral.  Accountability for Safety. Responsible to maintain a positive professional role throughout the facility and community. Summary JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:  Accurately interprets profiles and fills initial medication orders. Accurately refills medication orders and unit dose medication drawers.  Properly labels all medications according to policy and law. Correctly prepares IV admixtures using the required aseptic technique and labels such admixtures completely and accurately. Assists the Director in maintaining the necessary files and records. Assists the Director in the maintenance of Schedule II-V and pricing...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Oct 22, 2021
Education:                   High School Graduate (or equivalent)             Certification:               Required:                                                       Current BLS Healthcare Provider CPR Provider                                                 ICS 100, 200, 700 & 800 (within 3 months of employment)                                                 Emergency Vehicle Operator Course (within 6 months of employment) Skills:                          Demonstrates written and oral communication skills. Must maintain a valid North Dakota driver’s license and maintain insurability with GSHA’s insurance carrier. Summary RESPONSIBILITIES:   I.          Hardwiring Excellence – responsible to know and adhere to evidence based leadership to achieve excellence.             Non-Management & Management Personnel: 1.                  Standards of Behavior 2.                  Key Words at Key Times – AIDET   II.        Professional attitude, leadership role and...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Oct 13, 2021
At least a BS Degree from an accredited school of Physical Therapy.  Licensed to practice in the state of ND and maintains continuing education requirements.  Experience not required but previous clinical experience preferred.  Mature, caring individual with the ability to work along with others.  Must be in good physical condition. Summary Hardwiring Excellence – responsible to know and adhere to evidence based leadership to achieve excellence.      1. Standards of Behavior      2. Key Words at Key Times – AIDET Professional attitude, leadership role and team member abilities.  Maintains a positive professional role throughout the facility and community. Exhibits a positive professional approach when dealing with the public and demonstrates solution oriented involvement with problems of the facility, staff and patients. Attendance and involvement in management meetings, CQI and voluntary groups/committees. Good communication with subordinates and peers Shows initiative and...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Oct 13, 2021
High School diploma or equivalent (need not be licensed by the State of N.D. to do phlebotomy or waived tests). Computer basics, typing, spelling, and legible hand writing. Must maintain poise and skill in dealing with people by telephone and in person.  Should be able to prioritize duties. Successfully completes Orientation period. Summary  MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The Phlebotomist is able to perform Waived testing as well as collect and prepare specimens and to prepare for transport specimens for testing elsewhere.  The Phlebotomist is responsible to the Medical Technician/Technologist as well as to the General Supervisor, Technical Consultant and ultimately to the Director. Collects laboratory specimens according to proper specimen collection procedures . Maintains STRICT patient & specimen identification standards to ensure accurate, efficient processing of specimens Utilizes the Epic/Beaker computer system to receive patient orders from test requisitions,...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Oct 01, 2021
Must be a graduate of an accredited Radiology School.  Must be registered as a current member of the ARRT, or registry eligible. Excellent communication, interpersonal, and patient service skills. Good analytical and problem-solving skills. JOB REQUIREMENTS: Safeguarding the privacy and security of protected health information (PHI) in any form including electronic, written, or verbal. Professional attitude, leadership role and team member abilities.  Maintain a positive      professional role throughout the facility and community. Familiarizes self with and adheres to all facility and department safety policies and procedures. Summary JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Performing the day-to-day exams of the Radiology  This includes X-ray, CT, and EKG exams. To be knowledgeable and proficient in the areas of x-ray, CT and EKG exams. If additional training is necessary, technologist must be willing to attend educational classes and/or training within the area of need. This includes the need...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Sep 27, 2021
Must be at least 18 years of age, hold a high school diploma (or equivalent) with at least one year of experience in a child care or similar setting. Have the ability to speak, read and write English. Must be able to perform physical activities such as, but not limited to, lifting children or heavy items (up to 50 lbs. unassisted), bending, standing, climbing or walking and pass a work tolerance examination. Must pass criminal background check and complete the department-approved basic child care course within the first three months of employment. Must complete a minimum of thirteen hours of department-approved training related to child care yearly. Must possess maturity, good judgment and like working with children and their parents. Summary RESPONSIBILITIES: I. Hardwiring Excellence- responsible to know and adhere to evidence based leadership to achieve excellence. Non-Management & Management Personnel: Standards of Behavior Key Words at Key Times- AIDET Management...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Sep 22, 2021
High School or its equivalent is desirable.  Previous experience helpful.   Kindness, tactfulness, consideration, and confidentiality in dealing with residents/patients and co-workers is required. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:   Requires corrected vision and normal hearing range.  Must be able to distinguish letters, numbers, symbols, and colors.  Requires full range of body motion, manual and finger dexterity, eye-hand coordination.  Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time,  Must be able to lift and carry items weighing 50 pounds, pull or push carts weighing 100-200 pounds, will do frequent bending, stooping, and stretching during work shift.  Requires working under stressful conditions and a rapid work flow setting. Summary JOB SUMMARY: Loads, operates, and cleans the dish machine and maintains sanitary condition in the dishroom area.  Works with tray aides in some serving of food duties.  Will work with various cleaners, soaps, and sanitizers with...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Sep 10, 2021
Must possess a positive feeling for the elderly and be able to work well with them.  Good communication skills. High school education.  Certified Nursing Assistant certification (training available). Experience preferred but not required.  Summary JOB REQUIREMENTS: Hardwiring Excellence.  Responsible to know and adhere to evidence based  leadership to achieve excellence. Professional attitude.  Possess team member abilities.  Maintains a positive professional role throughout the facility and community. Safeguarding the privacy and security of Protected Health Information (PHI) in any form including electronic, written or oral. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist resident in performing personal hygiene to include baths, showers     or sponge bathing. Offer resident minimal assistance with ADL’s.  Encourage resident to   remain as independent as possible, while understanding some days may require added assistance. Perform resident foot soaks and provides nail care. Monitor resident hair...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Sep 03, 2021
High School or GED is preferred. Previous experience would be preferred. Kindness, tactfulness, consideration, and confidentiality in dealing with residents/patients and co-workers is required. Summary JOB REQUIREMENTS: Follow Sanitation, Safety and Hygiene Standards Accountability for Safety Self-Improvement Responsible for safeguarding the privacy and security of protected health information (PHI) in any form including electronic, written or oral. Professional attitude, leadership role and team member abilities. Maintains a positive professional role throughout the facility and community. Work all locations within Good Samaritan Hospital Association. Ability to work beyond normal working hours and on weekends and holidays when necessary. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Transfers supplies from kitchen to floor area assuring all items are available for timely, accurate and efficient meal service. Prepares food and non-food items in advance; wrapped flatware, milks, juices, thickened...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Sep 03, 2021
High School or GED is preferred. Use established work procedures and routines. Able to lift 50 pounds and stand/walk for 8 hours. Participates in infection control cleaning procedures. Summary JOB REQUIREMENTS: Professional attitude, leadership role and team member abilities. Maintains a positive professional role throughout the facility and community. Safeguarding the privacy and security of protected health information (PHI) in any form including electronic, written or verbal. Familiarizes self with and adheres to all facility and department safety Policies and procedures. Completes all required annual safety training. work all locations within Good Samaritan Hospital Association.    JOB REPONSIBILITIES: Practice universal precautions, wear gloves and protective clothing as needed, good hand washing and good personal hygiene. Infectious waste and linen in proper colored liners, and blood spills cleaned according to policy. Observe safety and confidentiality, policies, etc....
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Aug 18, 2021
High school graduate required. BLS certification required.  Geriatric experience with knowledge of swingbed preferred. 1-2 years’ experience in hospital setting preferred. Skilled with critical thinking and problem-solving skills to overcome each challenge that may occur. Customer Service Communication and computer skills. Excellent organizational skills, ability to prioritize, and comfortable working independently as well as with others. Work with various types of people under stressful situations. Summary JOB REQUIREMENTS: Hardwiring Excellence – Responsible for knowing and adhering to evidence-based leadership to achieve excellence. Professional attitude, leadership role capabilities, and team member abilities. Maintains a positive professional role throughout the facility and community. Familiarizes self with and adheres to all facility and department safety policies and procedures. Promotes a culture of safety. Safeguarding the privacy and security of protected health...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Aug 04, 2021
High School Diploma or GED equivalent required. 1-2 years marketing or relevant experience preferred. Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills Ability to be self-directed Excellent writing skills Summary JOB REQUIREMENTs: Hardwiring Excellence – responsible to know and adhere to evidence based leadership to achieve excellence. Professional attitude, leadership role and team member abilities.  Maintains a positive professional role throughout the facility and community. Familiarizes self with and adheres to all facility and department safety policies and procedures. Promotes a culture of safety to improve employee safety. Safeguarding the privacy and security of protected health information (PHI) in any form including electronic, written or oral.   JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Organize and establish a Capital Campaign for GSHA. Organize and establish a long term plan for all Foundation funds. Assist with planning all aspects of the capital campaign launch and other campaign...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Aug 04, 2021
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.  Must have a current ND license.  Advance preparations in surgical nursing and operating techniques.  Minimum of 1 year operating room experience.  Supervisory experience preferred.  BLS/ACLS certified. Summary   JOB REQUIREMENTS: Familiarizes self with and adheres to all facility and department safety policies and procedures. Safeguarding the privacy and security of protected health information (PHI) in any form including electronic, written or oral. Hardwiring Excellence – responsible to know and adhere to evidence based leadership to achieve excellence.         JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for direct supervision of nursing activities in OR, outpatient, recovery room and CSR in accordance with policies set by HAMC. Responsible to develop, review and revise policies and procedures. Plan assignment of staff and schedule surgical cases. Conducts in-services for personnel for ongoing education. Participates in quality...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Jul 30, 2021
State Approved, Certificate Paramedic program Graduate Paramedic Current ND Paramedic license Current ACLS Provider (Advanced Cardiac Life Support), PALS Provider (Pediatric Advanced Life Support), BLS Healthcare Provider CPR Provider, ICS 100, 200, 700 & 800 Emergency Vehicle Operator Course (within 6 months of employment) AHA BLS CPR Instructor (within 1 year of employment) Demonstrates written and oral communication skills. Must maintain a valid North Dakota driver’s license and maintain insurability with GSHA’s insurance carrier. Summary JOB REQUIREMENTS: Professional attitude, leadership role and team member abilities. Maintains a positive professional role throughout the facility and community. Responsible for safeguarding the privacy and security of protected health information (PHI) in any form including electronic, written or oral. Accountable for safety. Hardwiring Excellence – responsible to know and adhere to evidence based leadership to achieve excellence....
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Jul 30, 2021
Must be literate, mature and caring Must be possess positive communication skills and enjoy working with people.  BLS certification required.  CNA License required  Summary RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides quality patient care and therapeutic measures Orient admissions to room initiating admissions assessment Answer call lights promptly Assists in providing for patient safety and comfort Gathers temperature, pulse, blood pressure, respirations and weights on patients Functions within parameters of BLS certification Provides treatments as required Maintains intakes/outputs, record, documents on patient record Documents vitals at designated time Communicates with coworkers and leaders regarding patient status Maintain professional confidence concerning patient information Follows appropriate lines of authority in communication Daily baths Give bath demonstrations to mothers and assist with mother's return demonstration Do apical pulses, respirations and temperatures every shift or as...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Jul 26, 2021
RN or LPN with a current North Dakota Licensure, BLS Certification required.  Must possess good assessment, documentation, and communication skills.   TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting residents, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination.  Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time.  Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 50 pounds.  Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.  Requires working under stressful conditions or working irregular hours.  Requires some exposure to communicable diseases or bodily fluids.  Must be able to distinguish letters, symbols, and colors.     Summary RESPONSIBILITIES  1.    Supervises and provides guidance for staff working under their charge. 2.    Provides ongoing evaluation of other staff with implementation of the disciplinary process as indicated. 3.    Provides input for staff education. 4.    Communicates with nursing...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Jul 26, 2021
Graduation from an accredited nursing program with current ND licensure.   BLS certification required.  Must be able to lift approximately 50 pounds.   If required to use a hospital vehicle, employee must maintain a valid North Dakota driver’s license and maintain insurability with GSHA’s insurance carrier. Summary RESPONSIBILITIES:   I.          Hardwiring Excellence – responsible to know and adhere to evidence based leadership to achieve excellence. II.        Professional attitude, leadership role and team member abilities.  Maintains a positive professional role throughout the facility and community. III.       Accountability for Safety IV.       Safeguarding the privacy and security of protected health information (PHI) in any form including electronic, written or oral. VI.       Professionalism/Leadership: STANDARDS: .  a.       Responsible for the management of patient care provided to assigned patients b.      Determines patient classification level as Team...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Jul 26, 2021
Education: Master’s degree from an accredited nurse practitioner program specializing in the field of psychiatry; or psychiatric nurse practitioner specialty program accreditation, current North Dakota nurse practitioner license, current unrestricted North Dakota DEA license -or eligible, BLS healthcare provider CPR, and a valid driver's license.   Experience: 1 year post-graduate experience preferred; experience in healthcare setting preferred.   JOB SUMMARY:  The psychiatric nurse practitioner, under the direction of the medical director, and/or clinic manager is a nurse practitioner who possesses additional clinical and didactic education to function at an advanced level of nursing practice. The nurse practitioner will be clinically competent in physical diagnosis, psychosocial assessment, and management of health illness needs to provide direct patient care and education to patient, family, and staff. The psychiatric nurse practitioner will provide direct clinical services...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Jul 26, 2021
The Preventative Maintenance Technician must be a high school graduate and college courses relating to the position are helpful but not necessary. Must have at least five years experience in building maintenance.  Heavy lifting of 75 pounds or more is a normal requirement of this job.  Maintain a valid North Dakota Driver’s License and maintain insurability with the facilities insurance carrier. Summary JOB REQUIREMENTS: ·         Safeguarding the privacy and security of protected health information (PHI) in any form including electronic, written or verbal. Professional attitude, leadership role and team member abilities.  Maintains a positive professional role throughout the facility and community. Familiarizes self with and adheres to all facility and department safety policies and procedures. ·         Ability to work beyond normal working hours and on weekends and holidays when necessary.   RESPONSIBILITIES: Make routine visual and listening inspections of plant...