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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - New Grads

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

Job Description:

**Only LPN New Grads are eligible to apply** -

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 Adolescent & Child Unit are designed to be a structured and age-appropriate therapeutic environment for adolescents and children to learn to understand problems, use healthy coping skills and set and complete goals.

If you are a nurse that---

  • Enjoys working with children ages 5 to 12 years old and adolescent ages 13 to 17 years old as well as their families.
  • Has a passion helping patients with conditions such as Addiction, Anxiety Disorders, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and Depression or 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.

    This is the role for YOU!!

    Position Highlights:

    • Student Loan Repayment: This LPN 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.
    • Career Growth: You have the opportunity to go beyond licensure and employment requirements and become nationally certified.
    • The adolescent program is expanding to 40 units
    • Child unit is a 14 bed unit
    • Adolescent Residential is an 8 bed unit
    • Opportunity to meet 70+ coworkers
    • Opportunity to change lives of both Adolescent and Children
    • 1 RN for 7-8 patient ratio
    • Self-scheduling program

      Education and/or Experience

      • Graduate from a CCNE or NLN accredited nursing program is strongly preferred. Graduate from an approved nursing program is acceptable.
      • Two years of experience in a patient care setting is preferred.


        • Licensed as a LPN in the State of South Dakota and/or meeting the requirements of Multi-state licensure required. -

          Work Schedule

          • Varied Shifts
          • 48 hours per 2 weeks


            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) - New Grads, Healthcare , Baltic, South Dakota

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