Explore a Career with the South Dakota State Government

Explore a Career with the South Dakota State Government

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Part Time ($1,600 Hiring Incentive)

Redfield, SD
***$1,600 Hiring Incentive***

Job ID: 17134
Agency: Department of Human Services - SD Developmental Center
Location: Redfield
Salary: $21.46 - $25.25 per hour for LPN, depending on experience
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

This is a Part-Time >= 20 Hours Weekly position with the Department of Human Services. For more information on the Department of Human Services, please visit http://dhs.sd.gov .

*** Full state benefits and SDRS retirement.

*** Shift differential 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. These positions work three 12 hour shifts per week (36 hr/week).Shifts vary for this position along with rotating weekends and holidays.

Join our team of nurses at the South Dakota Developmental Center! We have full and part time positions that can work three 12 hour shifts per week. Nurses provide healthcare to developmentally disabled person supported at the South Dakota Developmental Center. Nurses are involved in diverse cares such as chronic care maintenance, emergency response and behavioral health needs. These are provided in a clinic environment, residential dorms and also includes specialty cares via tele-health. Nurses have set schedule and will be included in a weekend rotation.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • LPN State of SD

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

  • strong nursing assessment skill, critical thinking skill, innovative, team orientated and communication skills.

Knowledge of:

  • the principles and techniques of patient care;
  • clinic routine and procedures;
  • the care and use of medical equipment and supplies.

Ability to:

  • evaluate client behaviors, symptoms and effects of medications;
  • follow directions and communicate effectively;
  • prepare and maintain records, charts and reports;
  • apply nursing techniques as delegated by physicians;
  • establish, direct and maintain effective relationships with patients and staff.


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 employer paid health insurance plus ten paid holidays, generous vacation and sick leave accrual, dental, vision, and other insurance options, and retirement benefits. You can view our benefits information at https://bhr.sd.gov/job-seekers/work-for-state-government/ . This position is a member of Class A retirement under SDRS.

Must apply online: https://sodakprod-lm01.cloud.infor.com:1443/lmghr/xmlhttp/shorturl.do?key=FB2
You must apply online, emailed resumes or submissions will not be accepted.

South Dakota Bureau of Human Resources
Telephone: 605.773.3148 Email: careers@state.sd.us

"An Equal Opportunity Employer"

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Part Time ($1,600 Hiring Incentive)