Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)


Avera Mary House Long Term Care, Pierre, SD

LTC Nursing


Evening/Night Shift

6:00pm-10:00pm; 2:00pm-10:30pm

Contact: Peggy Laurenz
Email: peggy.laurenz@avera.org


Avera St Mary's Named Top 20 Rural Community Hospital


This position is PRN, which means the hours you work are as needed.


Job Highlights:


  • Enjoy every 3rd weekend and every other holiday off.

Job Summary:


  • Perform nonprofessional direct patient care duties under the supervision of nursing personnel.
  • Assist in maintaining a positive physical, social and psychological environment for the patients.
  • Assist residents with bathing, dressing, grooming and other personal care.
  • Measure and document blood pressure, temperature, pulse and respiration and report any out-of-range vital signs to charge nurse.
  • Reposition bedridden residents and assist with feeding when needed.
  • Review and follow care plans daily.
  • Ensure cleanliness of assigned resident rooms.

Education and Training:


  • Must obtain CNA certificate within 4 months of hire.
  • Ability to read, write and follow oral and written directions and speak and understand English.
  • Must be at least 16 years of age.
  • High School Diploma or GED preferred.