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Registered Nurse – Critical Care Unit

Posted on: March 1, 2024
Surgical Technologist

Website Prairie Lakes Healthcare System

Job Summary

Join our team and be a part of our mission to deliver accessible, high-quality, affordable, and compassionate healthcare. Prairie Lakes Healthcare System is an independent, non-profit healthcare system serving 10 counties in northeastern South Dakota and west-central Minnesota. Our team at Prairie Lakes makes a difference in the lives of patients and their loved ones.

This position is accountable for the coordination of nursing care and maintains standards of professional nursing.

·        Delegate patient care to support staff according to skill level, experience, patient acuity and adequacy of resources

·        Float to other nursing units to care for patients within their training and scope of practice as needed

·        A part of the Code Team, Trauma Team and Rapid Response Team

·        Every 3rd weekend, every 3rd holiday rotation

·        Flexible Self-scheduling

·        Other duties as assigned

The CCU RN will function within the Prairie Lakes Healthcare System Core Values of patient centered care, respect, team focus, professionalism, and accountability. Keeping these Core Values at the center of their work, the RN will provide leadership through mentoring new nursing staff and students, committee participation, quality improvement projects and other informal leadership roles.

Full-time and part-time positions are available.


We value our employees’ contributions and show our gratitude by proudly offering a competitive compensation and benefits package. At Prairie Lakes, we understand that working in the healthcare industry can be taxing on your mental health. To better support our employees, PLHS recently included mental health programs into our benefits package, as well as employee recognition programs. Benefits are available to qualifying employees working part-time or full-time.

A variety of the benefits for those qualifying can include:

·        Health Insurance

·        Dental Insurance

·        Vision Insurance

·        Life Insurance

·        Flexible Spending Account

·        Adoption Assistance

·        Education Loan Program

·        Professional Development Opportunities

·        Community Discounts Including the Prairie Lakes Wellness Center


Graduate from an accredited school of nursing and eligible for SD licensure.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Life Support (PALS), Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum (TNCC) certifications will be obtained within one year of hire.

Other educational opportunities include Trauma Care After Resuscitation (TCAR) and Fundamentals of Critical Care Support (FCCS).

Prairie Lakes Healthcare System has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

To apply for this job please visit www.prairielakes.com.