Registered Nurse (RN) - Nursing Home

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

Join the 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.


**This position may be eligible for a sign-on bonus up to $30,000 with a three (3) year commitment.  Must have one (1) year of long-term care experience**


Avera is currently seeking nurses looking to deliver the best possible nursing care in Avera’s patient-focused settings.

Position Highlights:

  • Student Loan Repayment: This RN position is eligible for Avera’s Student Loan Repayment Program, which helps you pay off your loans and save money. Each month an extra payment of $167 (up to $10,000) from Avera will help pay down your principal balance faster.
  • 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: You have the opportunity to go beyond licensure and employment requirements and become nationally certified.

Job Summary

  • The RN will assist the team by supervising, assessing, and administering medications and treatments as directed, to ensure residents receive quality care.
  • Contact physician and establish working relationship and initiates ongoing information exchange.
  • Oversee Med Aides and Certified Nurse Assistants.

Education and/or Experience

  • Graduate of a nursing education program


  • Current RN license to practice in the State of South Dakota.
  • Maintain CPR certification.

Work Schedule

  • 6pm-6:30am; 48 hours every 2 weeks
  • Every third weekend and every third holiday rotation.


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

  • $31.00 - $46.50

What Makes Avera Special?


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