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Facility: Vascular Center
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 1305 W 18th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57105,
Shift: 12 Hours - Rotating Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 36.00
This full-time crosstrain RN position gives an RN the
opportunity to learn a variety of different skills in both the
Surgical Cardiovascular and Critical Care units.
This is a 44-bed unit for general, cardiovascular, plastic,
OB/GYN, bariatric and trauma
surgery patients. The nurses focus on all aspects of
preoperative and postoperative care including
cardiac telemetry monitoring. Challenging and fast paced are
phrases frequently used to describe
the surgical cardiovascular unit.
At Sanford Medical Center, the care of critically-ill adult
patients occurs in three separate critical care
units that are covered by the same nursing staff. Critical Care
2000 is a 12-bed pulmonary/medical
critical care unit. Critical Care 3000 is a 15-bed trauma,
surgical and neurocritical care unit. Critical
Care 2800 is a 12-bed acuity adaptable unit for cardiothoracic
and vascular surgery patients.
Acuity adaptable beds allow patients to receive care at all
acuity levels in one environment. For
example, a post-coronary bypass patient can recover after the
operation, receive critical care, transition to telemetry status,
and then be discharged all in one room. The staff in this area is
comprised of a mixed team of critical care nurses and surgical
nurses. Surgical and pulmonary intensivists also work
collaboratively with physicians and this department to facilitate
all interdisciplinary needs.
The units are staffed 24/7 with in-house intensivist services
and daily coverage by three
specialty services: pulmonary, surgical and neurocritical care.
The staff works closely
with the intensivist, surgical critical care team and
neurocritical care team as well as
other members of the interdisciplinary team to provide
The Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for utilizing the
nursing process (assessment, diagnosis, outcomes/planning,
implementation and evaluation) to provide individualized nursing
care to patients. Collaborates with other inter-professional
colleagues, including physicians, to plan, implement and evaluate
care. Demonstrates competency and practices within the full scope
of nursing expertise/knowledge and utilizes appropriate age and
population specific standards as designated in their assigned
clinical setting. Cares for patients in all phases of preventative
care, health maintenance, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up as
patients move along the continuum of care. Responsible for the
planning and coordination of care, patient assessment, patient
education, triage, and various other nursing interventions.
Functions within the scope and standards of nursing practice as
outlined in the Nurse Practice Act and Administrative Rules in
state of practice and licensure. The Sanford Professional Nursing
Practice recognizes the Scope and Standards of Practice and the
Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements as published
by the American Nurses Association as the foundation of nursing
care delivery and professional conduct.
Graduate from an accredited nursing program required, including,
but not limited to, American Association of Colleges of Nursing
(AACN), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN),
and National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education
Accreditation (NLN CNEA). Bachelor’s Degree in nursing
Currently holds an unencumbered RN license with the State Board
of Nursing where the practice of nursing is occurring and/or
possess multistate licensure if in a Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC)
state. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department
specific competencies and certifications.
Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for
qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on
eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental
insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement
plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To
review your benefit eligibility, visit
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Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted
offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background
screening as a condition of employment.
Job Function: Nursing
Req Number: R-50535