Veterans Home RN Job at South Dakota State Government, Hot Springs, SD

  • South Dakota State Government
  • Hot Springs, SD

Job Description

Job Description
Job ID: 27171
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs - Michael J Fitzmaurice Veterans Home
Location: Hot Springs
Salary: $33.37- $39.14 per hour, depending on experience.
Pay Grade: N1 - N2
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

This is a full-time position with the Department of Veterans Affairs Michael J Fitzmaurice State Veterans Home. For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, please visit .

The Veterans Home RN is an important and valuable member to the South Dakota Veterans Home by "taking care of America's Heroes" by providing professional nursing services that require the application of basic nursing principles, practices, and techniques that follow established healthcare procedures and standards. Successful candidates work in a long-term care setting at the South Dakota State Veterans Home and operate in a patient care environment where the focus is on the healthcare of individuals. Pay rate and classification level will be determined by combination of education and experience. Responsibilities in the higher classification will be similar; however, complexity and oversight may change.

Potential of reduced tuition for continuing education and some flexibility of shift may be available. Onsite, low-cost housing may be available. The cost is dependent on square footage.

Licenses and Certifications:
Must be licensed and able to work as a registered nurse in South Dakota.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:
Registered Nurse License and associate degree, bachelor degree, or 3-year diploma. New graduates welcome. On-the-job training is available. All certificates and/or tests required for performance at this level must be obtained and/or completed.

Knowledge of:
  • Professional Nursing Theory and practices;
  • recent development in the field of professional nursing applicable to the area of assignment;
  • clinical procedures.
Ability to:
  • keep records;
  • follow instructions;
  • operate a variety of medical equipment;
  • make reports on observations;
  • apply general nursing techniques and practices;
  • maintain a helpful and sympathetic attitude toward patients;
  • communicate effectively;
  • deal effectively with patients and staff.
This position is eligible for Veterans' Preference per ARSD 55:10:02:08.

Successful applicant(s) will be required to undergo a background investigation. An arrest/conviction record will not necessarily bar employment.

Successful applicant(s) will undergo an abuse and neglect screening.

Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of a drug screening.

The State of South Dakota does not sponsor work visas for new or existing employees. All persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and complete an Employment Eligibility Verification, Form I-9. The State of South Dakota as an employer will be using E-Verify to complete employment eligibility verification upon hire.

The State of South Dakota offers $0 premium employee health insurance option plus eleven paid holidays, generous vacation and sick leave accrual, dental, vision, and other insurance options, and retirement benefits. You can view our benefits information at . This position is a member of Class A retirement under SDRS.

Must apply online:
You must apply online, emailed resumes or submissions will not be accepted.
South Dakota Bureau of Human Resources
Telephone: 605.773.3148 Email:

"An Equal Opportunity Employer"

Job Tags

Hourly pay, Holiday work, Full time, Work visa, Shift work,

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