Nursing | Nursing

Welcome to the Trinity Health Nursing site!

Trinity Nurses are among the best of the best. To be a Trinity Health nurse, you must be committed to the patients we serve, to lifelong learning, to excellence, and to our community! Our mission is to excel at meeting the needs of the whole person through the provision of quality healthcare and health related services.

We are pleased to share links to the North Dakota Board of Nursing, to professional nursing organizations, and to our partners in education. Please feel free to contact us with questions, comments, or if you would like more information on how to join the wonderful nurses at Trinity Health.

Karen L. Zimmerman, RN, MSN Chief Nursing Officer/Vice President

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Nursing Mission

To provide exceptional care to the community utilizing evidence based and professional standards to optimize health and wellness while assuring patient comfort, respect, and dignity.


  • Integrity - A personal belief that as individuals we uphold our principles and conduct ourselves with honor.
  • Accountability - In recognizing our responsibilities we will be accountable for all that we do.
  • Passion - Personal commitment to make a difference in providing care for others.
  • Respect - A regard for the uniqueness of the human spirit and the dignity of others.
  • Team Work - Recognizing the value in and contribution from each part of the whole.

ServiceFIRST Principles

  • Focus
  • Identify
  • Respond
  • Satisfy
  • Take Ownership

Education - Scholarships - Development

Nursing Now

Our professional nursing newsletter focusing on the nursing and events at Trinity Health and around the world.

Academic Collaboration

Trinity Health collaborates with Minot State University and the Dakota Nurse Program which includes Williston State College (Williston and Minot), Dakota College - Bottineau, Fort Berthold Community College - New Town and Lake Region State College - Devil's Lake.

Trinity works with the above institutes of higer learning to extend our clinical arena as a clinical site for training and education for the nursing students. Nursing students are also invited to participate in education fairs where they bring a topic to educate hospital staff about, to participate in immunization and blood pressure clinics.

There are quarterly collaborative meetings that include Trinity, Minot State University, and Dakota College-Bottineau. The nursing leadership of these entities meets to discuss specific items related to nursing, nursing students, and clinical rotations. Our nursing research council is built on collaboration between Trinity Health and Minot State University to assist with initiating research to advance evidence based practice.