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Avera Queen of Peace

Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU, Mount Vernon, SD

Avera Queen of Peace

Location:Mount Vernon, SD, 57363

Job Description

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.

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

Position Highlights:

  • Positive Work Environment:Supportive and experienced staff working as a team to provide outstanding patient care.

Job Summary:

  • Actively uses the nursing process in goal-focused patient care, demonstrating accountability as an individual and team member.
  • Documents the actions taken to address the plan of care
  • Works closely with the care team to coordinate patient activities for complete patient continuum of care.
  • Provides timely, continuous, age appropriate, collaborative assessment and preparation of patients and families for the next level of care. Provides and documents nursing care to patients of all ages.

Experience & Licensure/Certification

  • Licensed Registered Nurse in South Dakota.
  • Basic Life Support, ACLS and TCAR (trauma care after resuscitation) certification within six months of employment.
  • Previous experience in medical, surgical or pediatric nursing helpful.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of special procedures including but not limited to arterial lines, mechanical ventilators, and administration of thrombolytic and pacemaker.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of rhythm interpretation to assess cardiac needs of patient. Proficient in the use of ACLS algorithms.

Work Schedule

  • 7:00am-7:30pm and 7:00pm-7:30am; 24 hours every 2 weeks
  • Every third weekend
  • Every third holiday
  • Occasional call time


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

  • $31.00- $46.50per hour

What Makes Avera Special?