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Registered Nurse (RN) - Addiction Adolescent

Company: Avera Behavioral Health Center Careers
Location: Baltic
Posted on: June 7, 2024

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.


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


About our Programs:

The Avera Adolescent Addiction Care Program is designed to be an age-appropriate residential treatment facility. Residents receive a tailor-made recovery program based on their personal needs with a focus on healthy coping skills.

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:

  • Has a passion for working with adolescents on their addiction recovery path.
  • Is dynamic and flexible
  • Enjoys the ability to work in multiple patient care settings (Addiction Care with cross training to the Child/Adolescent Program)
  • Enjoys patient focused care with a team that is dedicated to quality patients outcomes
  • Has a passion for 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 delivery high-quality patient care in an energizing team environment.

    Position Highlights:

    • This position is cross trained to work in Adolescent Addiction, Adolescent Program and Child Program
    • Adolescent Addition is a 8 bed residential program
    • Adolescent program is a 40 bed 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

      Job Summary

      The R.N.'s purpose is to provide quality nursing care to our patients and to supervise the staff working with the R.N. to coordinate cares with ancillary staff, and to communicate effectively with the physician to ensure quality patient care.

      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. - -

      Work Schedule

    • Varied Shifts
    • PRN


      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) - Addiction Adolescent, Healthcare , Baltic, South Dakota

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