RN: ONS - Day & Night Shift - New Graduate

Rapid City, SD 57701
Full-time

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This hospital is an integrated health care system with the purpose of helping patients and communities live well. The organization provides community-based health care in more than 20 communities in two states and 32 specialty areas of medicine. As the largest private employer in western South Dakota, this hospital comprises five hospitals, 24 clinic locations and employs nearly 5,000 physicians and caregivers.

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Top Reasons to Love This Job: 1. Beautiful hospital in a beautiful part of the country! 2. Fantastic opportunity for a new nurse to gain immediate, hands-on experience 3. Relocation Assistance, benefits, and shift differentials Top "Must Have Skills for This Job: 1. An RN license or the ability to obtain an RN license 2. The ability to communicate well and build productive relationships with both patients and other members of the healthcare team 3. A desire to experience acute care and provide excellent patient care Tell Me About This Job: Get your nursing career started in a beautiful setting and with people who want to see you succeed. The Orthopedics/Neurology/Surgical (ONS) Unit is a 56-bed unit providing care for a wide range of adult patients and some adolescents. Most patient rooms on ONS are private and have a ceiling lift system in place for patient transfers. The patient population includes those with bone injuries, elective joint replacements, and trauma patients with orthopedic and other injuries. ONS also cares for general surgical patients including abdominal surgery, lung surgery, ear/nose/throat surgery, weight control surgery, and genitourinary surgery. Patients who have had brain or spine surgery, stroke patients, head injury patients, seizure patients, and patients with other neurological diagnoses may also be cared for in the unit. You'll work a combination of 12-hour day and night shifts; initially you'll work 50% weekends and every other holiday, as is expected of all new employees. With added longevity, you'll be able to customize your schedule more.