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Registered Nurse (RN) - Recovery

Company: Avera McKennan Hospital Careers
Location: Lennox
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.

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

Avera RN Opportunities:

Student Loan Repayment: -This Registered Nurse (RN) 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.

***This position may be eligible to a $6,000 sign on bonus!!

Are you an experienced nurse looking to work fewer weekends on a unit that is fast paced and cares for all age groups?? Then this new position is right for you!!

-Position Highlights:

20 Pre/Post rooms to admit patients for general surgeries as well as GI, cardiac, and pulmonary procedures. In addition to discharging patients from same day surgeries. Pre/Post nurse patient ratios 1:3-4.
14 PACU bay unit to care for patients of all ages receiving anesthesia. Patient ration of 1:1-2
Self-scheduling with a variety of 8- and 12-hour shifts available.

Examples of shifts include 0500-1330, 0530-1800, 0700-1530, 9-1730, 0800-2030, and 1130-2000

Rotating Day/Night weekends every 5th -weekend.

Night weekend to become -call -only after first 6-12 months.

On call overnights 4 weekdays every 10 weeks.

Unit staffed overnight with dedicated staff to decrease called in time for staff. -

About Recovery:

Our nursing team thrives on collaboration, valuing the importance of teamwork to deliver exceptional patient care.
In our fast-paced environment flexibility and adaptability are crucial as our nursing team collaborates closely to swiftly respond to patient needs and support one another through dynamic challenges.
Our nursing team works in a closely integrated manner with anesthesiologists, CRNAs, and surgeons ensuring seamless patients care from preop to recovery.
Our unit is a fast-paced, close-knit team focused on fostering a supportive and collaborative atmosphere.


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.


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.
Certification in specialty preferred.
Membership in a professional organization preferred.


Keywords: Avera McKennan Hospital Careers, Sioux Falls , Registered Nurse (RN) - Recovery, Healthcare , Lennox, South Dakota

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