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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Adult C Unit

Company: Avera Behavioral Health Center
Location: Garretson
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

**$3,000 Sign-On Bonus** -

Join the LPN Nursing team at Avera!

Love Where You Work: - Work at Avera where current employees rate their satisfaction at 94%. Join a team where the career opportunities are endless.

Culture: -Be part of a multidisciplinary team built on teamwork, with compassion and the goal of Moving Health Forward for you and our patients. Work where you matter.

You Belong at Avera: - Competitive pay, free health insurance, and options for: Student Loan Repayment Program, sign-on bonuses, various shifts and career growth opportunities.


Avera is currently seeking Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) looking to deliver the best possible nursing care in Avera's patient-focused settings.

Why is Behavioral Health important?

The Avera Behavioral Health Adult C Unit is designed to be a structured, therapeutic environment for adults to learn to understand their diagnosis, develop a Crisis Response Plan, use healthy coping skills and set and complete goals.

You will enjoy this Behavioral Health setting if you are Nurse that:

  • Enjoys patient focused care with a team that is dedicated to quality patient outcomes
  • Likes working with the Adult population
  • Has a passion for helping patients with Anxiety, Depression, and Personality Disorders and Suicidal behavior.
  • Appreciates an active, challenging care environment that requires critical thinking.
  • Values autonomous professional nursing practice.
  • Possesses motivation to help create and deliver high-quality patient care in an energizing team environment.

    Position Highlights:

    • The Adult C Unit is a 26 bed unit
    • Opportunity to meet 60+ coworkers and work in a positive environment.
    • Opportunity to change the lives of your patients.
    • 1 LPN -for 7-8 patient ratio
    • Flexible scheduling program
    • Student Loan Repayment: This Registered Nurse (RN) position may be eligible for -Avera's -Student Loan Repayment Program, which helps you pay off your loans and save money. Each month an extra payment of $167 (up to $10,000) from -Avera -will help pay down your principal balance faster.
    • Positive Work Environment: -Be part of an organization where we practice the mission in our daily operations and demonstrate our pride by delivering excellent care. We consider our team like a family, not just co-workers.
    • Career Growth: You have the opportunity to go beyond licensure and employment requirements and become nationally certified.

      Job Summary

      • The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides for the delivery of professional nursing care under the supervision of the provider.
      • If you have a passion and desire to enrich lives and touch the hearts of patients, consider joining our team in providing compassionate, high quality care and services within a caring Christian culture.

        Education and/or Experience

        • Graduate from a CCNE or NLN accredited nursing program is strongly preferred. Graduate from an approved -nursing program is acceptable.


          • Must have current Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license in the State of South Dakota and/or meeting the requirements of Multi-state licensure required.

            Work Schedule

            • Hours:

              • Varied Shifts
              • Every 3rd weekend and holiday


                The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience. -

                • $22.50 - $31.25 per hour


                  What Makes Avera Special?

Keywords: Avera Behavioral Health Center, Sioux Falls , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Adult C Unit, Healthcare , Garretson, South Dakota

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