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
Aug 07, 2020
General Information Job Title: Tray Aide - HAMC Location: 800 SOUTH MAIN AVE RUGBY, ND, 58368 United States Employee Type: Non-Exempt PT Contact Information Name: Ron Biggs Phone: 701-776-5455 x2220 Email: rbiggs@hamc.com Description Full and Part Time available  TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:     Will work in a well lit area, kitchen will be warm and humid.  Will work with other dietary staff and some contact with nursing staff, residents, and family when in the dining area of the nursing home.  Will be scheduled for weekend shifts and works some holidays. 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,...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Aug 07, 2020
General Information Job Title: RN - Haaland Estates Location: 800 SOUTH MAIN AVE RUGBY, ND, 58368 United States Contact Information Name: Kelly Clements Phone: 701-776-5203 Email: kclements@hamc.com Description   JOB TITLE: RN                                                  Department:   Nursing – Haaland Estates           Responsible to: Director of Nursing                    QUALIFICATIONS: Must possess a positive feeling for the elderly and be able to work well with them.  Must possess good assessment, documentation and communication/leadership skills.  High school education.  Graduate of an approved Registered 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.    JOB SUMMARY: Duties include resident admission process and orientation of new residents.  Perform various nursing duties as ordered by provider, to include distribution of medications...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Aug 07, 2020
General Information Job Title: RN or LPN - Rugby Clinic Location: 800 SOUTH MAIN AVE RUGBY, ND, 58368 United States Employee Type: Non-Exempt FT Contact Information Name: Sharon Harmel Phone: 701-776-5261 Email: sharmel@hamc.com Description QUALIFICATIONS:  Valid LPN or RN license in North Dakota from an accredited program.  One year of experience preferred.  Familiarity with a medical practice required.  Knowledge of the principles and skills needed for nursing to provide patient care and treatment.  Knowledge of examination, diagnostic and treatment room procedures.  Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care.  Knowledge of medications and their side effects on patients.  Knowledge of patient education principles to assist in developing self care programs.  Knowledge of common safety hazards and recommending solutions to such hazards.  Skill in administering a variety of treatments and medications as directed.  Skill in using various equipment for...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Aug 07, 2020
General Information Job Title: RN (PRN)- Hospice Location: 800 SOUTH MAIN AVE RUGBY, ND, 58368 United States Contact Information Name: Rebecca Hershey Phone: 701-776-5455 ext 2259 Email: rhershey@hamc.com Description JOB DESCRIPTION       JOB TITLE: Registered Nurse (RN)/PRN                                    DEPARTMENT: Home Care Services (Hospice and Lifeline)         Responsible to: Director of Home Care Services                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          QUALIFICATIONS:  Must be a registered nurse and be licensed to practice in the state of North Dakota, with  3 - 5 years of...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Aug 07, 2020
General Information Job Title: Respiratory Therapist/Durable Medical Equipment Technician Location: 800 SOUTH MAIN AVE RUGBY, ND, 58368 United States Manage Others: No Contact Information Name: Sarah Christenson Phone: 701-776-5455 x 2253 Email: schristenson@hamc.com Description RESPONSIBILITES:  1.     Responds to all product inquiries no later than the following workday.   2.     Inputs into the computer and documents inventory numbers of equipment being rented or sold according to standard operating procedure.   3.     Tracks items within inventory regarding need for preventive maintenance, conducts preventive maintenance on assigned equipment and contacts appropriate Biomedical staff to ensure that preventive maintenance checks are performed according to standard operating procedure. 4.     Keeps inventory stored in an orderly fashion and ensures area is kept clean at all times according to regulatory and standard operating procedures.   5.     Delivers all items to...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Aug 07, 2020
General Information Job Title: Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Location: 800 SOUTH MAIN AVE RUGBY, ND, 58368 United States Contact Information Name: Jodi Schaan Phone: 701-776-5455 ext. 2814 Email: jschaan@hamc.com Description JOB TITLE: Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner NAME:  ______________ Department: Clinic                                           Responsible to: Clinic Manager                     QUALIFICATIONS:  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...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Aug 07, 2020
General Information Job Title: Paramedic Location: 800 SOUTH MAIN AVE RUGBY, ND, 58368 United States Contact Information Name: Cameron Thornberg Phone: 701-776-5261 Email: cameron@hamc.com Description JOB SUMMARY: The primary duties of the Paramedic are for the delivery of emergency patient care. They must be competent in trauma and medical situations, both pre-hospital and in the clinical setting. They will provide ALS level care on ambulance transports and ALS intercepts to all regional ambulance services, as requested. Safe operation of ambulances and response vehicles as stipulated by EMS department policies and ND laws & regulations. Will work in clinical setting under the supervision of the Medical Staff and in other areas of the facilities following state rules and regulations. They will assist the EMS Director or their designee with educational needs of the EMS department and the affiliated services and service area residents.   AGES OF POPULATION SERVED:...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Aug 07, 2020
General Information Job Title: Physical Therapist Location: 800 SOUTH MAIN AVE RUGBY, ND, 58368 United States Employee Type: Non-Exempt FT Contact Information Name: Alli Rognlien Phone: 701-776-5455 ext 2499 Email: arognlien@hamc.com Description TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work takes place primarily in the Physical Therapy Department, but may also take place on Acute Care, ICU, Swing Bed, or Long Term Care.  May involve working at outpatient clinics, contract sites or in a patients home.  The therapy department is a clean, well-lit, climate controlled environment.  The department is staffed 10 hours per day with weekend treatment as necessary.  A wide variety of patient ages, conditions, and personalities are seen as well as a variety of treatments done.   TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires full range of body motion, standing, and walking during majority of work hours.  Must be able to lift 50 pounds and be able to transfer 175 pounds safely.  A significant amount of bending,...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Aug 07, 2020
General Information Job Title: OR Director Location: 800 SOUTH MAIN AVE RUGBY, ND, 58368 United States Employee Type: Non-Exempt FT Minimum Experience: 1 Year Contact Information Name: Florine Seil Phone: 701-776-5455 ext. 2329 Email: surgery@hamc.com Description JOB SUMMARY:  Directs and supervises nursing and related activities of the operating room, recovery room, surgical outpatient and CSR.  Plan assignment of staff, conduct orientation and in-service training, and budgeting and capital expenditures.   TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Possible frequent exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, radiation, and other conditions common to a surgical environment.   TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Requires full range of body motion including, handling and lifting patients.  Manual and finger dexterity and hand-eye coordination necessary.  Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time.  Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.  Correct vision and hearing within...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Aug 07, 2020
General Information Job Title: Medical Laboratory Technologist Location: 800 SOUTH MAIN AVE RUGBY, ND, 58368 United States 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 eye-hand coordination.  Requires...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Aug 07, 2020
General Information Job Title: Maintenance Technician Location: 800 SOUTH MAIN AVE RUGBY, ND, 58368 United States Employee Type: Non-Exempt FT Contact Information Name: Ron Biggs Phone: 701-776-5455 ext 2220 Email: rbiggs@hamc.com Description TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Frequent exposure to communicable disease, bodily fluids, as well as sharps, hazardous materials, and other conditions common to the operation of a physical plant and a health care facility.   TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Requires full range of body motion in handling and lifting supplies and equipment, along with bending, stooping, and stretching in the performance of the maintenance and installation of equipment.  Manual and finger dexterity along with eye-hand coordination is needed in said work.  Requires lifting and carrying up to 75 pounds.  Requires the ability to distinguish letters or symbols with ordering supplies and inventories, as well as reading blue prints and schematics.  Requires vision and...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Aug 07, 2020
General Information Job Title: Medical Laboratory Technician Location: 800 SOUTH MAIN AVE RUGBY, ND, 58368 United States 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 exposure to communicable diseases,...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Aug 07, 2020
General Information Job Title: LPN - Haaland Estates Location: 800 SOUTH MAIN AVE RUGBY, ND, 58368 United States Contact Information Name: Kelly Clements Phone: 701-776-5203 Email: kclements@hamc.com Description   JOB TITLE: Licensed Practical Nurse              Department:   Nursing – Haaland Estates           Responsible to: Director of Nursing                    QUALIFICATIONS: 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.    JOB SUMMARY: Duties include resident admission process and orientation of new residents.  Perform various nursing duties as ordered by provider, to include distribution of medications and treatments....
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Aug 07, 2020
General Information Job Title: Lead Teacher, Child Care- Kids Next Door Daycare Location: 800 SOUTH MAIN AVE RUGBY, ND, 58368 United States Employee Type: Non-Exempt FT Required Degree: NONE Manage Others: No Contact Information Name: Amy Peterschick Phone: 701-776-5455 ext 2342 Email: apeterschick@hamc.com Description JOB SUMMARY:  Under direction, assists in the coordination of the daily operations of Kids next door child care center; Implement State licensing regulation and program handbooks; implement and maintain an appropriate learning environment for the children; supervise and train the caregivers; and work in the classroom doing breaks and on an as needed basis. Maintain a safe, orderly and sanitary environment. Planning and implementing activities that meet the physical, intellectual, emotional, and social needs of their students.       TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Position requires daily contact with employees, children in the child care center, and parents of the...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Aug 07, 2020
General Information Job Title: Housekeeper - HAMC Location: 800 SOUTH MAIN AVE RUGBY, ND, 58368 United States Employee Type: Non-Exempt FT Contact Information Name: Ron Biggs Phone: 701-776-5455 ext 2220 Email: rbiggs@hamc.com Description TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Frequent exposure to communicable diseases, hazardous materials, and other conditions common to a health care environment.   TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Requires full range of body motion in handling and lifting housekeeping supplies and laundry, along with bending, stooping, and stretching in the distribution of linen.  Manual and finger dexterity along with eye-hand coordination are needed in facility housekeeping.  Requires lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds.  Requires the ability to distinguish letters or symbols with ordering supplies and inventories.  Requires vision and hearing to normal range in the communication with staff and with facility inspections.  Requires providing for the hospital environment....
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Aug 07, 2020
General Information Job Title: Family Visit Transporter Location: 800 SOUTH MAIN AVE RUGBY, ND, 58368 United States Employee Type: Temp Contact Information Name: Rebecca Hershey Phone: 701-776-5455 ext. 2259 Email: rhershey@hamc.com Description JOB SUMMARY 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...
EMT
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Aug 07, 2020
General Information Job Title: EMT Location: 800 SOUTH MAIN AVE RUGBY, ND, 58368 United States Manage Others: No Contact Information Name: Cameron Thornberg Phone: 701-776-5261 Email: cameron@hamc.com Description JOB SUMMARY:  The primary duties of the EMT are for the delivery of emergency patient care. They must be competent in trauma and medical situations, both pre-hospital and in the clinical setting. They will provide BLS level care on ambulance transports, as requested. Safe operation of ambulances and response vehicles as stipulated by EMS department policies and ND laws & regulations. Will work in clinical setting under the supervision of the Medical Staff and in other areas of the facilities following state rules and regulations. They will assist the EMS Director or the Education Coordinator with educational needs of the EMS department and the affiliated services and service area residents. Requirements QUALIFICATIONS:              Education:                   High...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Aug 07, 2020
General Information Job Title: Dishwasher Location: 800 SOUTH MAIN AVE RUGBY, ND, 58368 United States Employee Type: Non-Exempt FT Required Degree: NONE Manage Others: No Contact Information Name: Ron Biggs Phone: 701-776-5455 ext 2220 Email: rbiggs@hamc.com Description 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 dishwashing, and cleaning. Requirements QUALIFICATIONS:   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...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Aug 07, 2020
General Information Job Title: Dietary Services Manager Location: 800 SOUTH MAIN AVE RUGBY, ND, 58368 United States Employee Type: Exempt - FT Contact Information Name: Ron Biggs Phone: 701-776-5455 ext 2220 Email: rbiggs@hamc.com Description Major Duties and Responsibilities Overseeing the budget and purchasing of food and supplies, and food preparation, services, and storage. Maintaining a clean and sanitary environment. Overseeing safe and timely meal preparation, including the provision of meals and/or supplements in accordance with residents’ needs, preferences, and care plan. Monitoring regular and therapeutic diets, including texture of foods and liquids to meet the specialized needs of residents. Participating in QAPI activities when food and nutrition services are involved.   Dietary Manager Assigned Tasks v  Recruit, interview, hire, train, coach, evaluate, reward, discipline, and when necessary, terminate employees working in the Food and Nutrition Services...
Heart of America Medical Center Rugby, ND
Aug 07, 2020
General Information Job Title: Cook - HAMC Location: 800 SOUTH MAIN AVE RUGBY, ND, 58368 United States Employee Type: Non-Exempt FT Contact Information Name: Ron Biggs Phone: 701-776-5455 x2220 Email: rbiggs@hamc.com Description TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:   Will work in a well lit area; kitchen will be warm and humid.  Will work with some cleaners and sanitizers.  Works with other dietary staff.  Will be scheduled for weekend shifts and works some holidays. 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 50-60 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...