Explore a Career with the South Dakota State Government

Explore a Career with the South Dakota State Government

Registered Nurse (RN) - Part Time & Full Time ($5,000 hiring incentive)

Yankton, SD
Flexible Schedules

G reat Benefits

G uaranteed Hours

*** $5,000 Hiring Incentive! ***

Job ID: 17383

Agency: Department of Social Services/South Dakota Human Services Center

Salary: $26.90-$30.87 per hour, depending on experience, plus $2.00 per hour shift Pay for evening and night shifts and $1.00 per hour alternate rate of Pay for Geriatrics plus $1.50 per hour weekend Pay

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

These are full and part-time positions with the South Dakota Human Services Center (HSC)/Department of Social Services (DSS). For more information on HSC/DSS, please visit https://dss.sd.gov/ .

Provides health care for psychiatric and chemically dependent individuals by assessing needs and implementing appropriate nursing interventions of patients, determining if a physician's attention is necessary and following orders given by a physician to ensure patients' health care needs are met.

Licenses and Certifications:

Must be licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of South Dakota.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

Knowledge of:
  • professional nursing theory and practices;
  • recent developments in the field of professional nursing applicable to the area of assignment;
  • clinical procedures.

Ability to:
  • keep records and charts;
  • follow oral and written instructions;
  • communicate information clearly and concisely:
  • operate a variety of medical equipment.
  • make reports on observations;
  • apply general nursing techniques and practices;
  • maintain a helpful and sympathetic attitude toward patients;
  • lift 75 lbs.;
  • deal effectively 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=FLJ

Y ou 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"

Registered Nurse (RN) - Part Time & Full Time ($5,000 hiring incentive)