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Registered Nurse (RN) - Neuro Unit

Company: Avera McKennan Hospital
Location: Baltic
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

Join the RN Nursing team at Avera!

Magnet Recognized: - Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center has received consecutive ANCC Magnet re-designations for meeting rigorous standards for nursing excellence and job satisfaction.

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.

If you are a nurse that is---

  • Empowered by seeing your patients improve through direct personal care
  • Enjoys building strong patient relationships through collaboration with families and care teams
  • Engaged in technological change
  • Autonomous
  • Motivated to help create and deliver high-quality patient care in an energizing team environment

    Then this is the role for YOU!!


    Position Highlights:

    We've got your back AND your brain! - The Avera Brain and Spine Institute provides high level specialty care to acutely & critically ill or injured patients with brain, back, and central nervous system disorders. - Neuroscience is one of the most difficult specialties to master; this work will be diverse, challenging and will offer a rewarding work environment. These skills provide a foundation for nurses wanting to eventually advance or broaden their profession skills and experience.

    The Brain & Spine and Neurocritical Care units care for patients with varying acuity across the neurological continuum of care. This unique area has versatile team members that work with all patient populations. Get the best of all areas of hospital nursing with experience in med surg, acute, and critical care - all in one department!

    • Student Loan Repayment: This Registered Nurse (RN) position is 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.
    • Career Growth: You have the opportunity to go beyond licensure and employment requirements and become nationally certified.
    • Brain & Spine and Neurocritial Care units care for patients with varying acuity across the neurological continuum of care. This unique area has versatile team members that work with all patient populations. Get the best of all areas of hospital nursing!

      Job Summary

      The Department of Nursing at Avera McKennan requires all nurses to practice at a competent level of nursing care and demonstrate a competent and professional level of behavior in his/her role as a RN. The American Nurses Associations (ANA) scope and standards of practice are exemplified within the position description. - The Registered Nurse is responsible for utilizing the nursing process to provide nursing care for the patient. - He/she assumes responsibility and accountability for his/her individual actions and outcomes of patient care delivered on his/her shift.

      Education and/or Experience

      • Graduate from a CCNE or NLN accredited nursing program is strongly preferred.
      • Graduate from an approved nursing program is acceptable.
      • Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred. - -



        • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of South Dakota and/or meeting the requirements of multi-state licensure required.
        • Strongly encouraged to complete life-saving education specific to specialty area.
        • Certification in specialty preferred


          Work Schedule

          • Hours:

            • 7a-7:30p, 7p-7:30a; varied shifts between days/nights
            • This position hires into an immediate every 3rd weekend, every 3rd holiday rotation. Every other weekend rotation is possible, if desired.


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

              • $30.50 - $45.25 per hour
              • Additional, elective incentive options include premiums for straight weekends and/or straight night agreements

                Awards and Affiliations

                • 15 Top Health Systems in 2021 and 2019 by IBM Watson Health based on quality and patient satisfaction data.
                • Forbes list of America's Best-in-State Employers 2019 - No. 1 in South Dakota and in the Top 20 in Minnesota
                • Platinum-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association
                • The Gold Seal of Approval by the Joint Commission
                • Avera McKennan has been designated a MAGNET facility 5-times in a row!!


                  What Makes Avera Special?

                  Why Nursing at Avera?

Keywords: Avera McKennan Hospital, Sioux Falls , Registered Nurse (RN) - Neuro Unit, Healthcare , Baltic, South Dakota

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