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Registered Nurse (RN) - Adolescent Unit

Company: Avera Behavioral Health Center
Location: Sioux Falls
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

$6,000 Sign-On Bonus 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) looking to deliver the best possible nursing care in Avera's patient care setting.

If you are an experienced nurse, this could be an opportunity for you to become a part of a dynamic team in a Magnet hospital that produces great patient outcomes!

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.
      • Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred. Licensure/Certification/Registration
        • 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
        • Strongly encouraged to complete life-saving education specific to specialty area
        • Membership in a professional organization encouraged. Work Schedule
          • Hours:
            • Various Shifts Pay

              The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.
              • $31.00 - $46.50 per hour
              • $3 SHIFT DIFFERENTIAL is available for hours worked between 7p and 7a, $2 on weekends, and $5 on weekend nights What Makes Avera Special?

                Why Nursing at Avera?

Keywords: Avera Behavioral Health Center, Sioux Falls , Registered Nurse (RN) - Adolescent Unit, Healthcare , Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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