Registered Nurse-May 2019 New Grad


Avera McKennan Hospital, Sioux Falls, SD

CVS/Pulm Unit

Full Time

Day/Night Shift

Varied Shifts; 72hrs/2wks

If you are a newly graduated nurse or a nurse with experience this could be an opportunity for you to work at a Magnet hospital with a dynamic team that produces great patient outcomes!

 Position Highlights:

  • 35 bed unit, with 16 pulmonary acute beds. 
  • Fast paced unit with 130 total staff, and a patient ratio of 1:4-5 (days) and 1:5-6 (nights). 
  • Opportunities for self-scheduling
  • Advancement opportunities as a Charge Nurse, Resource Nurse, Clinical Nurse Educator and other Leadership roles.
  • Opportunity  to create an Exceptional Difference which is 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 heart and pulmonary illnesses
  • Step-down unit from the ICU
  • Certification in specialty encouraged.
  • 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?