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
Apr 21, 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.             Non-Management & Management Personnel: 1.                  Standards of Behavior: Adheres to HAMC”S Standards of Behavior and shows an effort towards continuous improvement of personal performance in all areas. 2.                  Key Words at Key Times – AIDET: Incorporates AIDET & keywords into daily attitudes and actions. II.        Professional attitude, leadership role and team member abilities.  Maintains a positive professional role throughout the facility and community.             STANDARDS: 1....
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Apr 16, 2021
Required: •           Qualified as a Respiratory Therapist •           Valid driver’s license.   Preferred: •           Experience in medical equipment delivery. Summary   Participates in marketing activities; responds to product inquiries; inputs into the computer and documents inventory numbers of equipment sold or rented; tracks items in need of preventive maintenance, conducts preventive maintenance or contacts Biomed; warehouses inventory and inputs to Purchasing staff on items needed; delivers items; receives requests on deliveries; provides instruction for operation of Durable Medical Equipment items; obtains paperwork to ensure maximum reimbursement potential; identifies other patient needs; cleans all returned rental equipment; services equipment; provides maintenance of delivery vehicles; remains knowledgeable of products available for rent or sale; utilizes appropriate resources to develop product knowledge and communicates with Purchasing staff regarding product...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Apr 16, 2021
Assists the profession staff, residents, and families by transporting residents to indoor and outdoor visits during viral or infectious outbreaks when families are not allowed access to resident rooms. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work takes place in the Long Term Care area. Transporter will move residents by wheelchair to designated location for family visits, assist families to visit location, and monitor visits for adherence to regulation or resident needs. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires full range of motion, standing, and walking for moderate distances. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. Must be able to push a wheelchair or broda chair. Requirements QUALIFICATIONS ·         Must be literate, mature, and caring. ·         Must possess positive communication skills and enjoy working with people. Summary JOB REQUIREMENTS: ·         Hardwiring Excellence - responsible to know and adhere to evidence based leadership to achieve excellence. ·...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Apr 16, 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...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Apr 16, 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
Apr 16, 2021
Must be a graduate of an accredited School of Occupational Therapy, and licensed in the state of ND and maintain continuing education requirements of at least 20 contact hours within the 24 months prior to the renewal of licensure. Licensed with NBCOT.  Must have completed at least six months of field work.  Mature, caring, organized individual with demonstrable management skills. Must possess a valid ND driver’s license and must maintain insurability with the facility insurance carrier.  Summary JOB REQUIREMENTS: Responsible for safeguarding the privacy of protected health information (PHI). 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 within the facility and/or the department.   JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Demonstrates an...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Apr 16, 2021
Education:                   High School Graduate (or equivalent)                                                 State Approved, Certificate Paramedic program             Experience:                 Graduate Paramedic             Certification:               Required:       Current ND Paramedic license Current ACLS Provider (Advanced Cardiac Life Support)                                                 Current PALS Provider (Pediatric Advanced Life Support)                                                 Current 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) Skills:                          Demonstrates written and oral communication skills. Must maintain a valid North Dakota driver’s license...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Apr 16, 2021
General Information Job Title: Medical Laboratory Technologist Location: 800 SOUTH MAIN AVE RUGBY, ND, 58368 United States Base Pay: $25.00 - $28.00 / Hour Contact Information Name: Deb Knain Phone: 701-776-5455 ext 2347 Email: dknain@hamc.com Description JOB SUMMARY The Med Tech provides lab analysis and reporting of test results in the Clinical lab. The Med Tech also assists with all lab duties as needed or assigned.   TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:       The work area is mainly in the lab department, but may require the drawing of blood in ICU, Acute Unit, LTC, ER, Surgery, Haaland Estates and the Clinic(s).  Age of patients varies from neonatal to geriatrics.  The department is staffed 12 hours per week day, 8 hours per weekend day with call after regular hours, during the week and/or weekends.   TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Requires full range of body motion, occasional lifting and/or transporting of patients.  Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range and good...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Apr 16, 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. ·         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 liquids, supplements, adaptive equipment, and...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Apr 16, 2021
Must possess a positive feeling for the elderly and be able to work well with them.  Must possess good assessment, documentation and communication skills.  High school education.  Graduate of an approved Licensed Practical Nursing Program.   BLS Certification required.  Must have a current ND driver’s license and be insurable by facilities insurance carrier.  Experience preferred but not required.  Summary RESPONSIBILITIES: I.                   Hardwiring Excellence.  Responsible to know and adhere to evidence based leadership to achieve excellence. STANDARDS:                         1.                  Standards of Behavior                         2.                  Key Words at Key Times – AIDET   II.                Professional attitude, leadership role and team member abilities.  Maintains a positive professional role throughout the facility and community. STANDARDS:                         1.                  Exhibits a positive professional approach when dealing...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Apr 16, 2021
General Information Job Title: Medical Laboratory Technician Location: 800 SOUTH MAIN AVE RUGBY, ND, 58368 United States Base Pay: $18.00 - $21.00 / Hour Contact Information Name: Deb Knain Phone: 701-776-5455 ext 2347 Email: dknain@hamc.com Description JOB SUMMARY The Medical laboratory technician position assigned to the Laboratory is provide laboratory analysis.   TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:       The work area is mainly in the lab department, but may require drawing in ICU, Acute Unit, LTNC, ER, Surgery, and the Clinic.  Age of patients varies from neonatal to geriatrics.  The department is staffed 12 hours per week day, 8 hours per weekend day with call after regular hours, during the week and/or weekends.   TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:   Requires full range of body motion, occasional lifting and/or transporting of patients.  Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range and good eye-hand coordination.  Requires working under stressful conditions at times and...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Apr 16, 2021
Use established work procedures and routines.  Must be able to follow directions.  Able to lift 50 pounds.  Participates in infection control cleaning procedures. Summary JOB SUMMARY:  Assigned to a specific unit or floor and is responsible for maintaining that area in a prescribed manner daily.  Person is to keep assigned area free from offensive odors, provide a sanitary, safe area and keep patient/resident rooms clean and orderly.
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Apr 16, 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 Implement State Licensing regulations for the center. Maintain a safe, healthy and educational environment. Adapting daily routines to meet the interest and needs of the individual child and the group. Maintaining and scheduling weekly and...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Apr 16, 2021
·         Certification as a dietary manager preferred. ·         Ability to meet State requirements for food service managers or dietary managers. ·         Two years’ experience in foodservice management. ·         Prior experience in healthcare foodservice preferred. Summary JOB REQUIREMENTS: 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. ·         Ability to work beyond normal working hours and on weekends and holidays when necessary.   JOB RESPONSIBILITES: ·         Recruit, interview, hire, train, coach, evaluate, reward, discipline, and when necessary, terminate employees working in the Food and Nutrition Services department. ·         Develop work schedules to ensure adequate staff to...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Apr 16, 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
Apr 16, 2021
Must be literate, mature and caring, must be possess positive communication skills and enjoy working with people.  BLS certification required. Must be able to lift 50 pounds.  If required to use a hospital vehicle, the employee must maintain a valid North Dakota driver’s license and maintain insurability with GSHA’s insurance carrier Summary Job Responsibility: 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...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Apr 16, 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...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Apr 16, 2021
High School or GED is preferred. Specialized training in food preparation preferred.  One year experience of quantity food preparation preferred. On the job training will be given. Kindness, tactfulness, consideration, and confidentiality in dealing with residents/patients and co-workers is required. Summary JOB REQUIREMENTS: Accountability for safety Self-Improvement 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. ·         Ability to work beyond normal working hours and on weekends and holidays when necessary.   JOB RESPONSIBILTIES: Prepares food as indicated on menus, including therapeutic and mechanically altered diets, making changes only when supplies are unavailable.  Looks ahead on menu to determine needs for advance thawing and...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Apr 16, 2021
RN or LPN with a current North Dakota Licensure, BLS Certification required.  Must possess good assessment, documentation, and communication skills.   JOB SUMMARY: Participates in each phase of the nursing process in caring for the residents on Long Term Care.  Responsible for planning, organizing, and providing direct care to assigned residents.  Safely sets up, administers and monitors medications provided to residents in the Long Term Care setting.  Provides supervision and support to the CNAs and other staff members working under his/her charge.   TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work takes place on 2A and 3A of the Long Term Care Facility.  Units are staffed 24 hours per day with RNs, LPNs, CNAs, Bathaides, Bedmakers, Dining Room Assistants, and Ward Clerks.  Team members are involved in management and/or delivery of resident care to adolescent, adult, and/or geriatric residents.   TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Apr 16, 2021
Hold at least one of the following. ·         A bachelor’s degree in the field of early childhood education or child development. ·         A bachelor’s degree with at least six months of experience in a child care center or similar setting. ·         An associate's degree in the field of early childhood education or child development with at least six months of experience in a child care center or similar setting. ·         An associate's degree with at least one year of experience in a child care center or similar setting. ·         A teaching certificate in elementary education with at least six months of experience in a child care center or similar setting. ·         Certification from a Montessori teacher training program with at least one year of experience in a Montessori school, child care center, or similar setting. Summary JOB REQUIREMENTS: Hardwiring Excellence – responsible to know and adhere to evidence based leadership to achieve excellence. Professional...