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Registered Nurse (RN) - Senior Unit

Company: Avera Behavioral Health Center Careers
Location: Dell Rapids
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Join the RN 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.

**$6,000 Sign-On Bonus** -

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

Why is Behavioral Health important?

The Senior Unit is a 20 bed unit that provides a welcoming, calming and healing environment to our patients as well as their families. The Senior unit's environment is an active and challenging care environment that requires critical thinking and at the same time values autonomous professional nursing practice.

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

  • This Registered Nurse position is a unique opportunity to get both medical and mental health experience as many of the patients have medical comorbidities requiring medical nursing care as well.
    You will develop important therapeutic skills that could be used in any setting of nursing
  • Enhance interpersonal skills while also performing duties may entail IVs, blood draws, catheter insertions, respiratory treatments, wound care
    Enjoys working with older adults with all different levels of functioning as well as their families.
    Has a passion helping patients with conditions such as Dementia, Depression, Catatonia, Anxiety Disorders, Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder.
    Possesses motivation to help create and deliver high-quality patient care in an energizing team environment.
    Work with a dynamic and comprehensive team that includes: Physicians, Social Workers, Case Management, Patient Care Techs, expressive therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, physical, occupation and speech therapy.
    Student Loan Repayment: This 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.
    Career Growth: You have the opportunity to go beyond licensure and employment requirements and become nationally certified.

    Education and/or Experience

    Graduate of Registered Nursing Education program.


    Must have current RN licensure in the state of South Dakota and or meeting criteria.
    Current CPR, ACLS, PALS, and PALS certification or completion upon next available program.

    Work Schedule

    Varied Shifts
    Every other weekend and holiday involvement
    72 hours per 2 weeks


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

    $31.00 - $46.50 -per hour

Keywords: Avera Behavioral Health Center Careers, Sioux Falls , Registered Nurse (RN) - Senior Unit, Healthcare , Dell Rapids, South Dakota

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