CHI St. Alexius Health Carrington is proud to be a 2020 Top 20 Critical Access Hospital in the United States. Serving central North Dakota since 1916, the Carrington location includes a 25-bed Critical Access Hospital, Level V Trauma Center, rural health clinic and outpatient services. Clinic patients can also be seen in the New Rockford, ND, clinic location for convenient care.
We strive to deliver safe, quality, compassionate healthcare close to home for you and your loved ones. In doing so, we have had the privilege of being named:
The Paramedic provides professional and compassionate care to a variety of patients encountered in a multidisciplinary pre-hospital/hospital setting. Patient population groups include children, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics, occasionally dealing with multiple patients or population groups simultaneously. The Paramedic performs and documents assessments and treatments; individualizes patient care and ensures that interventions are made appropriately and according to policy; identifies needs that may include supervising the transfer of patients to a different facility or level of care. The Paramedic provides direct patient care; administers medications utilizing the five (5) Patient Rights; identifies significant changes or high risk situations; completes all documentation in a timely manner; demonstrates knowledge and use of equipment encountered in the ambulance department or in hospital; communicates patient status at transfer of care; adjusts own workload as needed; assess, identifies, and communicates staffing needs to Coordinator or adjusts staffing needs to current situation. She/He is responsible for the supervision, safety of EMT’s, staff, and bystanders, and coordinates the patient care with ancillary departments involved in either direct or indirect patient care. Treatment is accomplished through the guidelines established by the Standing Orders, Medical Director and ND State Guidelines.
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