Glacial Ridge Health System



Our Family Medicine Care Team—physicians to certified nurse practitioners and healthcare staff—is committed to providing personalized, compassionate and comprehensive healthcare to patients of all ages—newborns, pediatrics, adults, and elders. In addition to family medicine and emergency medicine, specialists on-staff include internal medicine, orthopedics, podiatry, optometry, bariatrics, OB/GYN, respiratory therapy, PT, ST, OT, and CRNA. Glacial Ridge Hospital is a not-for-profit, 22-bed Critical Access, Trauma Level IV hospital located serving Pope County and portions of the four adjoining counties. GRHS includes: hospital, 3 medical centers, eye center, ambulance service, homecare, hospice, EMS training, and wellness center.

 


Awards

Designations/Accreditations

  • Acute Stroke Ready Hospital by the state of Minnesota Stroke System (MDH) – June 2014
  • Advanced Life Support and Basic Life Support Licensed Glacial Ridge Ambulance – MN Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board (EMSRB)
  • American Board of Bariatric Medicine (ABBM) Certified – Medical Weight Loss Clinic
  • American College of Radiology (ACR) Accredited Mammography Facility
  • Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) Certified
  • Critical Access Hospital – MDH: Office of Rural Health and Primary Care (ORHPC)
  • Healthland Premier Site for Electronic Medical Records
  • Level IV Trauma Center – MDH: MN Statewide Trauma System – Glacial Ridge Hospital
  • Meaningful Use Vanguard (MUV) Member – Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC)
  • Medicare Certified – Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) – Glacial Ridge Hospital, Glacial Ridge Homecare/Hospice
  • Pink Ribbon Facility
  • Rural Health Clinic – MDH: Office of Rural Health and Primary Care (ORHPC) -Brooten Medical Center, Glenwood Medical Center
  • Stage 1 of Meaningful Use of a certified EMR – Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) – August 2011
  • We Honor Veterans Partner Level II – Department of Veterans Affairs – Glacial Ridge Hospice

Awards

  • Performance Leadership 2015 – Top Quartile Nationally – iVantage Health Analytics and the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health (NOSORH) – Nov 2015
  • MDH FluSafe 2014-2015 Red Ribbon Level – Sep 2015
  • March of Dimes Early Elective Delivery Recognition - 2014
  • MDH FluSafe 2013-2014 Red Ribbon Level – Aug 2014
  • MDH FluSafe 2012-2013 Red Ribbon Level – Aug 2013
  • MDH FluSafe 2011-2012 Red Ribbon Level - Aug 2012
  • MHA Safe Site Procedure Program Patient Safety Excellence Award - June 2012
  • MDH Excellence in Recognition of Parentage Award - May 2012
  • MDH Data Quality in Birth Registration Award - May 2012
  • Joint Commission Resources Bronze Award for Employee Flu Vaccination Challenge - 2011-12
  • MHA Safe Account Procedure Program Patient Safety Excellence Award - Feb 2012
  • American Heart Association Heartsaver Hero Award - Sept 2011
  • MDH Timeliness Perfection in Birth Registration Award - Apr 2011
  • MDH Excellence in Birth Registration Award - Apr 2011, Apr 2009
  • Joint Commission Resources Silver Award recognition for Employee Flu Vaccination Challenge - 2009-10
  • MHA Safe Count Campaign Patient Safety Excellence Award - Jan 2009
  • Joint Commission Resources recognition for successful Employee Flu Vaccination Challenge - 2008-09
  • MHA Safe From Falls Campaign Patient Safety Excellence Award - Oct 2008
Glacial Ridge Health System Glenwood, MN, USA
Feb 12, 2020
Full time
Glacial Ridge Hospital is seeking compassionate and energetic individuals to be a vital link between our patients, nurses, and other facility staff. CNAs assist patients with basic daily cares and perform duties delegated by Charge Nurse or DON. Basic Qualifications: Completion of a Nursing Assistant program and pass certification exam. Must be able to observe and recognize symptoms in patients and adequately communicate these symptoms to the nurse in charge of the unit or the nurse caring for the patient. Must have patience and tact in dealing with patients and their families. Must show a genuine interest in the bedside care of patients, with much emphasis on the completeness of this care. Must meet physical requirements of the job. Must receive annual influenza vaccine. Duties & Responsibilities: To give safe and effective bedside care in accordance with the philosophy of the Nursing Department. Recognize and report significant data regarding patient’s condition to nurse in charge of the unit. Assume responsibility for the housekeeping of unit as to bedside units, supply closets, equipment, etc. Provide for continual self-growth by participating in in-service education programs. Participate in programs that enable a safe and pleasant atmosphere for patients, employees and visitors (safety programs, infection control, etc.). Assist with orientation for new Nursing Assistants. Other duties as assigned. Performance Standards: To provide patients with care that meets or exceeds standards set by the organization. To be a team player, to be a self-starter. Regular attendance is necessary for continued employment. Schedule: Part-Time and Full-Time positions are available Days, evenings, nights and weekend/holiday rotation (all shifts currently available)
Glacial Ridge Health System Glenwood, MN
Jan 29, 2020
Full time
Experience the ideal work/life balance by joining our committed group of physicians and physician assistants in the beautiful lakes area. Physicians and employees give the health system high marks for career satisfaction and quality of care provided. For an ER physician assistant seeking clinical autonomy, a block schedule, supportive administration, and skilled medical staff, this is an excellent opportunity. The recently remodeled clinics and hospital includes a state-of-the-art surgical suite and Emergency Department with advanced technology. With an MRI, CT and other up-to-date equipment, our physicians, physician assistants, and expanding group of visiting specialists are able to provide high-quality care right here. Immediate access to POCUS specialists in the ED 24/7 is available through the latest technological advances including Telestroke, eEmergency, and ePharmacy. Glacial Ridge Hosptial has eICU as well. The 22-bed Critical Access Hospital is designated as a Level IV Trauma Center and Acute Stroke Ready Hospital serving nearly 15,000 residents of Pope County and neighboring areas. Glacial Ridge Hospital maintains a 5-star patient experience rating. The integrated health system is comprised of three clinics with one attached to the hospital, an ambulance service, homecare and hospice services, a family eye center, and wellness center. Basic Qualifications: Must have a medical degree from an accredited school. Must be licensed or eligible to be licensed in the state of MN. Minimum of 3 years emergency department experience, CAQ-EM, or EM Residency is preferred. Ability to work autonomously and willingness to acquire POCUS and advanced airway management skills. Schedule: Employed full-time or part-time with 12- or 24-hour shifts; no call Block schedule averaging 36 hours per week How to Apply: Call Kirk Stensrud, CEO, at  320.634.4521  to discuss the opportunity Mail CV to: Kirk Stensrud, CEO, 10 Fourth Ave SE, Glenwood, MN 56334 Apply Online
Glacial Ridge Health System Glenwood, MN
Jan 29, 2020
Full time
Glacial Ridge Health System is seeking a LPN Procedure Nurse to join our growing surgical team. LPN Procedure Nurse will assist with patient care and routine duties. Ensure proper care of technical equipment used in the endoscopic procedures. This position will also assist outreach physicians with patient care. Basic Qualifications: Special training in the principles of endoscopy. Must be very conscientious about doing work carefully and accurately. Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as excellent interpersonal skills with patients, staff and other health care professionals. Must meet physical requirements of job. Must receive annual influenza vaccine. Duties & Responsibilities: Assist in the care, preparation and maintenance endoscopic equipment. Responsible for arranging for repair of endoscopes and obtaining loaner equipment as needed. Responsible for arranging and ordering supplies in GI outreach. Responsible for accurate specimen handling and labeling. Assist with post-anesthesia recovery and admitting patients as directed. Provide direct patient care in a friendly and inviting manner. Work with minimal supervision during job duties. Assist in patient preparation for cystoscopy. High level disinfect equipment for ENT clinic. Check supplies for outdating. Responsible for keeping decontamination room and reprocessing room stocked and well organized. Responsible for training new staff to the endoscopy area. Check preventive maintenance schedule and do required procedures. Responsible for maintaining supplies and testing defibrillator cart. Work directly with vendors for new products and supplies. Maintain quality records and logs. Other duties as assigned. Performance Standards: To provide for an overall safe and productive environment that meets or exceeds standards set by the organization. To be a team player, to be a self-starter. Regular attendance is necessary for continued employment. Schedule: Part-Time or Full-Time Days 1:6 weekends/holidays in rotation How to Apply: Apply Online Download, print, and mail completed application or resume to: Dana Gorghuber, HR Manager, 10 Fourth Ave SE, Glenwood, MN 56334
Glacial Ridge Health System Glenwood, MN
Jan 29, 2020
Full time
Glenwood Medical Center is seeking a full-time LPN or Medical Assistant to work with a family medicine physician. All clinic LPNs and Medical Assistants are cross-trained with other clinic staff and may work at Brooten Medical Center and Starbuck Medical Center as needed to help cover vacations, etc. Basic Description: Assist physicians and nurse practitioners with patient care as needed within the scope of your license. Maintain a high standard of quality healthcare, and inform and support patients. Basic Qualifications: Current LPN or Medical Assistant license. Current State License in good standing. Clinic experience optimal. Must meet physical requirements of the job. Must adhere to HIPAA requirements. Experience in a clinic setting preferred but not required. Duties and Responsibilities: Clean, prepare and restock exam rooms. Direct patients to exam rooms and monitor vitals. Assess patients as to severity of complaint or injury and the expediency to which should be seen by a physician. Assist physician with procedures as directed. Administer medications and allergy shots as ordered. Direct patients to other locations within the facility as needed. Complete all request slips. Schedule mammograms, CT scans, ultrasounds, surgery, or any outpatient procedures as directed by the physician. Perform hearing and tympanogram tests for individuals and companies; UA collection for routine and company drug screens; ear washes; BPV’s; EKG’s; immunizations; dressing changes. Send reports of pap smears, mammogram results or any follow-up calls (including Labs) to patients under the direction of the physician. Explain procedures and preparation to patient. Clean instruments and package for sterilization. Intercede and screen phone calls for physician or nurse practitioner. Record prescription refills in patient charts. Organize and control sample medications. Take inventory of stock supplies and recorder as necessary. Set up referral appointments with other clinics and physicians. May have to draw blood from patients, take x-rays, do audiology testing. If this is directed, employee will be provided support and training to accomplish these duties. Other duties as assigned. Performance Standards: To provide patients with the quality care they deserve and expect in a courteous and concerned atmosphere. To get along with co-workers and do the best job possible. Regular attendance is necessary for continued employment. Must receive annual influenza vaccine. Schedule: Full-Time Weekend rotation at Glenwood Medical Center’s Walk-In Clinic. How to Apply: Apply Online Download, print, and mail completed application or resume to: Dana Gorghuber, HR Manager, 10 Fourth Ave SE, Glenwood, MN 56334
Glacial Ridge Health System Glenwood, MN
Jan 29, 2020
Full time
Glacial Ridge Hospital is seeking Surgical Technologists to assist surgeons, registered nurses, and other members of the surgical team in the operating room. Work with the surgical team to achieve a high degree of accuracy in a fast-paced environment. Maintain a high degree of patient safety and strict infection control procedures. Positions include full-time, part-time, and/or casual employment. Basic Qualifications: Completion of a certificate program in surgical technology. Certification from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting preferred. Two years of experience in a similar position preferred. Special training in the principles of sterilization. Ability to monitor yourself, others, and machines to ensure proper performance. Consistent ability to coordinate tasks and actions with a team. Excellent active listening and interpersonal communication skills. Must be very conscientious about doing work carefully and accurately. Must meet physical requirements of the job including persistent arm-hand steadiness, and manual dexterity. Must receive annual influenza vaccine. Duties & Responsibilities: Maintain the sterile field throughout surgical procedures. Assist the surgical team with scrubbing in and putting on gowns and gloves. Pass surgical instruments to surgeons as needed during surgical procedures. Hold retractors and complete additional tasks at surgeon’s request during procedures. Handle tissue specimens obtained for laboratory analysis. Count sponges, rags, needles, sharps, and instruments before, during, and after procedures. Assist with sterile processing of instrumentation when on call. Clean, organize and restock the operating room following surgical procedures. Prepare patients for surgical procedures. Offer technical assistance to the surgical team: surgeons, nurses, and CRNA’s. Assist in other areas of the hospital as trained and directed. Performance Standards: To provide an overall safe and productive environment that meets or exceeds standards set by the organization. To be a team player, to be a self-starter. To be able to tolerate extended periods of standing while assisting during surgery. Regular attendance is necessary for continued employment. Schedule: Full-Time or Part-Time How to Apply: Apply Online Download, print, and mail completed application or resume to: Dana Gorghuber, HR Manager, 10 Fourth Ave SE, Glenwood, MN 56334