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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Adolescent Unit

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

Job Description:

**This position may be eligible for a 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 Nurse (LPN) who are 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 Units 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.

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

  • Enjoys working with children ages 5 to 12 years old and adolescents ages 13 to 17 years old as well as their families.
  • Has a passion helping patients with conditions such as Depression, Anxiety Disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and Addiction 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:

    • Cross Trained to work in the Adolescent Program and Child Program
    • The adolescent program is a 40 unit
    • Child unit is a 14 bed unit
    • Opportunity to meet 70+ coworkers
    • Opportunity to change lives of both Adolescent and Children
    • Self-scheduling program

      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.

      Career Growth: You have the opportunity to go beyond licensure and employment requirements and become nationally certified

      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

    • 72 hours per 2 weeks


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

      $22.75 -- $31.50 per hour
      $3 SHIFT DIFFERENTIAL is available for hours worked between 7p and 7a, $2 on weekends, and $5 on weekend nights!!


Keywords: Avera Behavioral Health Center Careers, Sioux Falls , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Adolescent Unit, Healthcare , Canton, South Dakota

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