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Registered Nurse (RN) - Float Pool - Orthopedic Trauma/Neuro ICU/Rehab/Short Stay

Company: Avera McKennan Hospital
Location: Sioux Falls
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

**This position may be eligible for a $6000 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.

What Makes the Float Pool Special---?

**every 3rd weekend/holiday rotation!!!**

Work/life balance (flexible scheduling): The float pool will offer YOU preferred scheduling and PTO accommodations consistently!!! A lot of autonomy over your schedule.
Safe Patient Ratios: -1 nursing professional: 4-5 patients (this is consistent between all 4-units)

Zero tolerance for workplace violence, this team cares for YOU!!!


Short Stay Unit
Orthopedic Trauma Unit
Brain & Spine (Neuro & Neuro ICU)
Inpatient Rehab

If you are a nurse that---

Wants to know they are practicing in a safe work environment? Then come to the PMR float pool at McKennan! You can expect a consistent patient ratio of 1:4 or 1:5 at most. The leaders here care about YOU, and will do whatever it takes to ensure that ratio remains optimal for your ability to not only care for your patients, but yourself in your practice. Whether it is Short Stay, Ortho, B&S, or Rehab you can expect this to be consistent and honored.
Is looking for an opportunity to be able to care for someone that is a very acute patient, but then also potentially see them progress into lower levels of care, and thereafter potentially home!? Then this is the opportunity for YOU! You can watch patients progress from an ICU Neuro type setting, all the way back to Rehab and thereafter discharge---you will not find this kind of opportunity anywhere else at McKennan!!!
Wants a readily available support, and to be heard? Then this is the float pool for you!!! Mara, Stephanie (Ortho), Elizabeth (Short Stay), Becky and Jill (Rehab), and Kayla and Christine (B&S), as well as your direct leader Maria, are true nursing leaders and are ready to take action to best support you and your patients when needed. Most of the unit supervisors even work 2-3 floor shifts per schedule - they are present, and well-equipped to be practicing nursing professionals alongside YOU.
Thrives on variety, and is adaptable/flexible in the work environment, and is open to a dynamic array of patient types and experiences,

Then this is the role for -YOU!!!

Education and/or Experience

Graduate from a CCNE or NLN accredited nursing program is strongly preferred
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


Registered Nurse - 7a-7:30p, 7p-7:30a - varied shifts

Every 3rd weekend/holiday rotation - weekends are Friday-Sunday
(3) 12-hour shifts per week

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


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

$32.00 - $46.50 -per hour

Awards and Affiliations


Forbes list of America's Best-in-State Employers 2019 - No. 1 in South Dakota and in the Top 20 in Minnesota
Platinum-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association
The Gold Seal of Approval by the Joint Commission
Avera McKennan has been designated a MAGNET facility 5-times in a row!! -




Keywords: Avera McKennan Hospital, Sioux Falls , Registered Nurse (RN) - Float Pool - Orthopedic Trauma/Neuro ICU/Rehab/Short Stay, Healthcare , Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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