Registered Nurse-Dec 2019 New Grad


Avera McKennan Hospital, Sioux Falls, SD

PMR Admin

Full Time

Day/Night Shift

Varied Shifts; 72hrs/2wks

Be a part of an outstanding organization that has received its fourth consecutive Magnet recognition for nursing excellence!!


If you are a new graduate nurse or 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!

 Position Highlights:

  • Unique position with ability to float between 4 units:
    1. Brain & Spine-focuses on care of adult patients with condition of brain, spine, spinal cord or central nervous system.
    2. Ortho-focuses on care of adult patients with disorders of bone and joint.
    3. Rehab-focuses on patients after an acute illness or acquired disability in the post-acute setting.
    4. Short Stay-focuses on adult patients with acute diverse conditions requiring care for 48 hours or less.
  • Fast paced units with nurse/patient ratio of 1:4-5 (days) and 1:5-6 (nights), which varies by unit. 
  • Opportunities for self-scheduling
  • Advancement opportunities as a Resource Nurse, Clinical Nurse Educator and other Leadership roles.
  • Opportunity to create an Exceptional Difference, Avera McKennan's Professional Nursing Practice Model.

Position Requirements/Specifics:

·         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.
  • Provide care for patients with neurologic, orthopedic, and a variety of acute conditions.
  • Certification in specialty encouraged or opportunity to obtain specialty certification.
  • Membership in a professional organization encouraged.

Avera McKennan Hospital Awards, Recognitions & Affiliations:

  • 100 Top Hospital by Truven Health Analytics
  • HealthCare's Most Wired Winner 2014
  • Magnet Recognized by the American Nurse Credentialing Center
  • American Heart Association Fit-Friendly Worksite Platinum Achievement 2013
  • The Gold Seal of Approval by the Joint Commission


What makes Avera Special?