Registered Nurse (RN) - Long-term Care

Yankton, SD
Avera Sister James Care Center
Posted 03/01/2024

Join the RN Nursing team at Avera!

Love Where You Work:  Work at Avera where current employees rate their satisfaction at 94%. Join a team where the career opportunities are endless.

Culture:  Be part of a multidisciplinary team built on teamwork, with compassion and the goal of Moving Health Forward for you and our patients. Work where you matter.

You Belong at Avera:  Competitive pay, free health insurance, and options for: Student Loan Repayment Program, sign-on bonuses, various shifts and career growth opportunities.


Avera is currently seeking Registered Nurses (RN) looking to deliver the best possible nursing care in Avera’s patient-focused settings.


Position Highlights:

  • Positive Work Environment: Be part of an organization where we practice the mission in our daily operations and demonstrate our pride by delivering excellent care.
  • Career Growth: Great opportunity to obtain health care experience for those that are looking to further their education in a healthcare related field.
  • Job Satisfaction: Each day you will positively impact each patient you serve with providing direct resident care.

Job Summary

  • The Registered Nurse is accountable for assisting the team by supervising, assessing, administering medications and treatments as directed, to ensure quality care and teamwork in the household, with resident directed care.  This is done in accordance with our policies, procedures, and the state and federal guidelines.
  • Supports the hospital's goal of excellence in patient care in a Christian, caring environment by facilitating positive employee relations and supporting department goals. 
  • Provides exceptional care and service to patients, residents, guests and fellow employees at all times.
  • Performs all duties and responsibilities in such a way as to demonstrate and support the hospital's Catholic heritage and Avera co-sponsorship values of hospitality, compassion and stewardship. 
  • Provides care/service in accordance with regulatory and accrediting agencies standards and Catholic Ethical and Religious Directives

Education &/or Experience

  • Graduate of an accredited school of registered nursing, with an Associate Diploma or B.S. degree preferred.
  • 1 year of long term care experience 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.
  • BLS Certification within 60 days of hire.

Work Schedule

  • PRN, as needed


The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.

  • $31.00 - $46.50 per hour


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