Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - BHS Acute Unit


Avera St Luke's Hospital, Aberdeen, SD

BHS Acute Unit

Full Time

Day/Night Shift

7:00am-7:30pm, 7:00pm-7:30am; 72hrs/2wks

License Required


Avera St. Luke's Named Top 20 Rural Community Hospitals


Avera Named Forbes' Best-in-State Employers List


Job Highlights:


  • Eligible for sign on bonus.

Job Duties:


ยท       Provide care and management of patients with anxiety, depression, mental illness, and detoxification from alcohol and drugs on the inpatient Behavioral Health Unit.

  • Work closely with care team of psychiatrist, nurse practitioners, social workers, chaplaincy, counselors and techs.
  • Coordinate care in collaboration with patients, family, physicians and other nursing staff.
  • Identify patient and family learning needs and develop an educational plan.
  • Demonstrate effective verbal, oral and written communication skills.

Education and Experience:


  • Graduate from an approved and accredited LPN school of nursing.
  • State of South Dakota Nursing License.
  • Previous experience desired, not required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.