Registered Nurse (Hospital) *$5,000 SIGN-ON BONUS*

Full-Time Registered Nurse (Hospital) *$5,000 SIGN-ON BONUS* at Faulkton Area Medical Center
Available Openings: 1
Apply By: March 29, 2024
Pay Type: Hourly
Compensation: Hourly, Bonus to be awarded following 90 days of successful employment
Education Level: N/A


REPORTS TO: Director of Nursing

WORK HOURS: Variable

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Indoors, physical presence on-site required

WORK PACE: Self-paced, requiring the ability to work quickly and efficiently in an often-times fast pace, emotionally demanding work area.



  • Timely and accurate documentation of patient charts
  • Complete nursing assessments as required every shift on acute care and swing bed patients, and continually on ER patients
  • Participate/facilitate in patient care planning and shift records
  • Accurately and promptly transcribe provider orders
  • Maintain a safe working environment while complying with infection control
  • Implement established nursing policy and procedure, promptly reporting changes in patient conditions that require additional follow-up
  • Distribute medications accurately and safely to patients within required time frame
  • Provide treatments as necessary to individual patients within required time frame
  • Supervise and assign duties for nursing assistants; assist aides as needed
  • Comply with standards established by American Nurses Association
  • Assist in orientating new employees
  • Assist in obtaining extra help as needed
  • Attend 75% of staff meetings
  • Report non-compliance to Director of Nursing
  • Non-compliant employees will receive written reprimand
  • Continued non-compliance will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment


  • Adhere to dress code; appearance must be neat and clean
  • Complete annual/quarterly education requirements in a timely manner
  • Report to work on time and as scheduled
  • Wear identification while on duty
  • Attend annual review
  • Work at maintaining a good rapport and a cooperative working relationship with providers, departments, and staff
  • Represent the organization in a positive and professional manner
  • Ensure compliance with policies and procedures regarding department operations, fire and safety, and infection control
  • Comply with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices
  • Communicate the mission, ethics, and goals of the facility


  • May require work shift of up to 12 hours.
  • Sitting: 1-1/2 hours per 12 hour work shift.
  • Alternates frequently to walking/standing.
  • Standing: 3-4 hours per 12 hour work shift.
  • Alternates frequently with waling and occasionally sitting.
  • Walking: 4-5 hours per 12 hour work shift.
  • Alternates frequently to standing and occasionally sitting.



  • Registered Nurse with current SD licensure is required
  • Excellent technical, assessment, and documentation skills
  • Ability to organize work flow, respond to emergencies, set a professional example, and note to detail
  • Possess restorative care philosophy
  • Excellent professional skills; both assessment and hands-on
  • Ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to measure and utilize basic mathematics
  • Deal effectively with patients, public, and co-workers in person and on the telephone
  • Must be HIPAA compliant; confidentiality a must

Faulkton Area Medical Center