Registered Nurse - Emergency Department


Avera Sacred Heart Hospital, Yankton, SD

Emergency Unit

Full Time

Day/Evening/Night Shift

Varies; 72hrs/2wks

Contact: Sara Kortan

Position Highlights:

·       The Registered Nurse in the Emergency Department coordinates patient care for assigned patients utilizing the nursing process.

·       Requires rapid and accurate assessment, planning, intervention & evaluation of a multitude of acute and chronic health conditions.

·       Requires the ability to solely assess and prioritize the care and interventions of several patients concurrently as well as direct and coordinate other healthcare workers in crisis and/or critical situations.

·       Full time benefits eligible position; 72hrs/2wks

·       Position requires every 3rd weekend and holiday rotation; shift times vary in length (8, 10, or 12hrs); 7P-7A, 7A-7P, or midshift


Education Requirements:

·       Graduate of an accredited registered nursing education program

·       Prefer 6-12 months experience

·       Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred

·       Must have current RN licensure in the state of SD or "multi-state privilege" to practice in SD if residing in a compact state outside of SD

·        Must obtain ACLS certification prior to completing ED orientation, PALS within 6 months, TNCC within 12 months, and ENPC within 24 months