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Working in Long Term Care isn't an easy job, but it has unique rewards. You can make a difference in the lives of residents by providing support and care to those in need. 

If you have a job opening in the long term health care profession in South Dakota, please email SDHCA

  • Activity Assistant in Canton, SD

Job Summary and basic responsibilities:

This position is responsible for providing activities and assisting in developing plans for programming that that meet residents’ needs and also evaluating effectiveness of programming.  Lead and assist with conducting large and small group programing.  Encourage community involvement and work with volunteers.  

Qualifications:  Prior work experience in long term care is preferred but not required.  Ability and desire to be creative in adapting programs and supplies  to meet individual resident needs. 

Other information:  This position does include an every other weekend commitment.

To Apply: 1.  www.good-sam.com

                    2. Click Careers

                    3.  Job postings    

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Posted 5/10/19 

  • Administrator in Clark, SD

Clark Care and Rehabilitation Center, a 40-bed skilled nursing facility located in Clark, SD, is currently seeking a motivated and highly organized individual for its administrator position.  The ideal candidate must desire effective leadership in a positive environment where teamwork and excellent care is the focus.  Candidates must possess a South Dakota Nursing Home Administrator’s License or have the ability to obtain. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead the overall operations of the health center, including the development and implementation of goals for quality care, employee retention and financial performance
  • Optimize reimbursement from all payers and manage daily costs
  • Direct and guide day-to-day activities of clinical, administrative and service departments ensuring accountability and service excellence
  • Oversee workforce operations, recruitment, training, supervision and evaluation
  • Actively promote and participate in census development and marketing activities both internally and externally
  • Initiate and maintain relationships with residents and their family members, ensuring regular communication and increased customer satisfaction

Benefits:

We offer competitive salary, health, vision, dental, company paid life insurance, PTO accrual, optional Aflac packages and excellent career growth opportunities.

Full-Time

Equal Opportunity Employer

Send application materials to HR@milbankhealthandrehab.com

Posted on 5/8/19


 

 

  • Nursing Home Administrator in Groton, SD

Groton Care and Rehabilitation Center, a 37-bed skilled nursing facility located in Groton, SD, is currently seeking a motivated and highly organized individual for its administrator position.  The ideal candidate must desire effective leadership in a positive environment where teamwork and excellent care is the focus.  Candidates must possess a South Dakota Nursing Home Administrator’s License or have the ability to obtain.  

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead the overall operations of the health center, including the development and implementation of goals for quality care, employee retention and financial performance
  • Optimize reimbursement from all payers and manage daily costs
  • Direct and guide day-to-day activities of clinical, administrative and service departments ensuring accountability and service excellence
  • Oversee workforce operations, recruitment, training, supervision and evaluation
  • Actively promote and participate in census development and marketing activities both internally and externally
  • Initiate and maintain relationships with residents and their family members, ensuring regular communication and increased customer satisfaction 

Benefits:

We offer competitive salary, health, vision, dental, company paid life insurance, PTO accrual, optional Aflac packages and excellent career growth opportunities.

Full-Time

Equal Opportunity Employer

HR@MilbankhealthandRehab.com

Posted 4/15/19


 

 

  •  MDS Coordinator in Spearfish, SD

Description: MDS Coordinator, RN you will assist the MDS Director with the timely and accurate completion of the RAI and Care Management process from admission to discharge. You will coordinate, manage, monitor, maintain and complete accurate coding of the current MDS and care plan documentation for all residents.

Send Resumes to Travis Miles, HR Coordinator travis.miles@spearfishcanyonhc.com

Posted 4/16/19


 

 

  • MDS Coordinator in Corsica, SD

Good Samaritan Society - Completes the assigned portions of the MDS for Nursing. Signs the MDS forms to signify completion of the process. Maintains residents’ self-esteem, privacy and confidentiality of personal information. Assists to maintain safe, pleasant, orderly resident living areas. Completes nursing portion of MDS and reviews for completion and validity of entire process. Queries other members for accuracy of MDS; and provides final quality check prior to MDS transmission. Receives and shares information. Observes and reports residents’ conditions. Communicates with physicians using center/campus systems. Directs and assists with co-worker, resident, family/significant other education. Provides support and recognition to co-workers related to completion of the RAI / MDS process. Uses the EMR accurately.

 

Basic Responsibilities:

This position will be held accountable for complying with all related laws, regulations, company policies and procedures pertaining to his or her position and for fulfilling his or her obligations under the Society's Corporate Compliance Program.

Other Duties:

This position does include an every third weekend commitment.  We do not expect our MDS Coordinator to pick up “every” shift that is open but do expect periodic fill in on the floor.  This is estimated to be 1-2 times per month.  Experience or interest in wounds and/or infection control/prevention is preferred. 

 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Posted 4/3/19


 

 

  • Nursing Home Administrator in Wishek, ND

Wishek Living Center is a 60 bed long-term care facility, a 19 unit Assisted Living Center and a managed Independent Living Apartment complex located in Wishek, ND.  We are seeking a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator to lead our team starting October 1, 2019.

  • The Nursing Home Administrator is responsible for directing the day-to-day operations of the facility in accordance with current federal and state standards and to ensure the highest degree of resident care and services are delivered and maintained. The Administrator will ensure all personnel are treated fairly and consistently with company policy and applicable laws.

    Responsibilities include:

    • Plans, develops, organizes, implements, evaluates, maintains, monitors, supervises, and directs all facility departments and overall operations, including programs, activities, policies and procedures.
    • Identifies problems and deficiencies and develops and implements appropriate plans of action to correct deficiencies. Implements change as necessary.
    • Reviews and interprets monthly financial statements and provides information to the facility's governing board.
    • Ensures that each resident receives the necessary nursing, medical, and psychological services to attain and maintain the highest possible mental and physical functional status.

    As the Nursing Home Administrator you must possess strong interpersonal communication skills and the ability to deal effectively with patients, families, physicians, community resources and the general public. You must also have exceptional communication and marketing skills.

    Qualified Nursing Home Administrator candidates must have an active North Dakota Nursing Home Administrator’s License.

    For further information please call Human Resources at (701) 452-2333 or visit our website at www.wisheknursinghome.com.

    Contact:
    Human Resource Director
    Wishek Living Center
    400 S. 4th Street
    Wishek, ND 58495

Posted 3/28/19

 


 

 

  • RN/LPN in Hot Springs, SD

Veteran's Home/Veteran's Affairs

Salary: Licensed RN's $26.00 - $30.00 per hour, depending on experience 

             Licensed LPN's $17.00 - $19.00 per hour, depending on experience
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

*** $3,200 hiring bonus and moving expenses available. ***

Provides professional level nursing services that require the application of basic nursing principles, practices and techniques following established healthcare procedures and standards. Employees in this role usually operate in a patient care environment where the focus is on the healthcare of individuals. To be successful in this role, employees seek guidance and advice from more experienced colleagues and are focused on gaining the knowledge and experience to perform more independently and participate in work of higher complexity. Reduced tuition for continuing education. Signing bonus and moving allowance. Some flexibility of shift may be available.

Nurses work in a long-term care setting at the new South Dakota State Veterans Home built in 2015.

On-site housing may be available, cost is dependant on square footage.

Licenses and Certifications: 

Must be licensed or be eligible to be licensed as a Registered Nurse in South Dakota (Associates Degree, Bachelor's Degree or 3-year Diploma). Nursing level depends on qualifications and experience of the incumbent. All certificates and/or tests required for performance at this level must be obtained and/or completed. LPN's also considered. 

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

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.

    VETERANS' PREFERENCE ELIGIBLE 

    Successful applicant(s) will be required to undergo a background investigation. An arrest/conviction record will not necessarily bar employment. 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 offers paid employee health insurance plus ten paid holidays, generous vacation leave accrual, and medical, dental, vision, and other benefits. For more information please visit https://bhr.sd.gov/job-seekers/work-for-state-government/. This position is a member of Class A retirement under SDRS.

    Apply at: http://tinyurl.com/yc7n9ovh
    South Dakota Bureau of Human Resources
    500 East Capitol
    Pierre, SD 57501-5070
    Telephone: 605.773.3148 Fax: 605.773.4344

    "An Equal Opportunity Employer"

Posted 3/14/19


 

 

  • CNA/Homemaker in Hot Springs, SD 

Veterans Home/Veterans Affairs

Salary: $14.50 - $16.45 per hour, depending on experience. Plus night, evening, and weekend Shift Differential Pay.  
Pay Grade: GE

For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, please visit http://vetaffairs.sd.gov/.

Performs basic resident care, assists with day to day resident and household activities, and assists licensed health care personnel in the provision of routine medical care in a household-type environment at the South Dakota State Veterans Home. Physical activities may include, squatting, kneeling, bending, twisting, lifting, and more.     

Licenses and Certifications:

Must possess or be able to obtain a South Dakota Certified Nurse Aide certification within four months of hire date.

Must possess or be able to obtain serve-safe certification and successfully complete dining assist training.

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL RECEIVE ALL REQUIRED TRAINING BY THE EMPLOYER.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

Knowledge of: 

  • English grammar, spelling, and punctuation;
  • arithmetic sufficient to add, subtract, multiply, and divide;
  • basic human hygiene requirements;
  • resident safety procedures and practices;
  • procedures for documenting resident care;
  • basic computer operation and software use;
  • protective health measures.

Ability to:

  • communicate information clearly and concisely;
  • count accurately and record numerical and alphabetical data;
  • compare information and recognize discrepancies;
  • observe, recognize, and report abnormal physical symptoms;
  • assist residents with personal care and hygiene needs;
  • exercise tact and discretion in dealing with others;
  • follow established policies and procedures;
  • understand and apply instructions;
  • use a computer and applicable data entry programs;
  • lift 50 pounds.

VETERANS' PREFERENCE ELIGIBLE

NCRC: If you possess a National Career Readiness Certificate, please submit the certificate with your application. For more information on how to acquire a National Career Readiness Certificate contact a South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Job Service Office. A certificate is not necessary to be considered.

Successful applicant(s) will be required to undergo a background investigation. An arrest/conviction record will not necessarily bar employment. 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 offers paid employee health insurance plus ten paid holidays, generous vacation leave accrual, and medical, dental, vision, and other benefits. For more information please visit https://bhr.sd.gov/job-seekers/work-for-state-government/. This position is a member of Class A retirement under SDRS.

Apply at: http://tinyurl.com/y6hhcfm8
South Dakota Bureau of Human Resources
500 East Capitol
Pierre, SD 57501-5070
Telephone: 605.773.3148 Fax: 605.773.4344

"An Equal Opportunity Employer"

 Posted 3/14/19


 

 

  • CNA/Med Aide and LPN in Rapid City, SD

Morningstar Assisted Living. Job description includes resident cares, housekeeping, cleaning, laundry, serving meals, etc. Resumes can be mailed to Morningstar Assisted Living 4120 Winfield Street, Rapid City, SD 57701

Posted 3/4/19 


 

 

  • LPN or RN in Faulkton

Faulkton Senior Living. The Professional Nurse will administer medications as assigned and will also be responsible for observing, intervening, resolving and documentation of any significant changes including but not limited to; refusal of medications, falls, etc. The Professional Nurse will also monitor the Certified Nursing Assistants for work performance and provision of services.

The Nurse is responsible for the total care of residents. He/she will ensure that all cares have been completed in a manner that provides exceptional customer service and quality care.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and be licensed as a nurse in SD.
  • Must maintain a positive attitude and be a team player.
  • Must be detail oriented.
  • Must be able to handle emergency situations in a calm, professional manner. 

APPLICATION PROCESS: 

Please submit application at: www.twsl.com  or resumes may be sent to; Brenda Ferguson at Brenda.ferguson@twsl.com or Faulkton Senior Living, 1401 Pearl Street, Faulkton SD 57438.

Applicants will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, and status with regard to public assistance, military/veterans status or any other protected classes as defined by law. 

**This position is eligible for any applicable sign on or recruitment bonus active at the time of application/hire.**

Posted 1/8/19


 

 

  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in Faulkton

Faulkton Senior Care. The Certified Nursing Assistant is responsible for providing non-professional nursing care under the supervision and direction of a nurse. This care includes hygiene, dressing, feeding, ambulation, checking vital signs, and responding to call lights. Additionally, the CNA will assist with restorative and rehabilitation programs as needed.   **Training is available**

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be at least 16 years old.
  • Must be registered by SD to work as a nursing assistant in long term care.
  • Must have a genuine interest in working with seniors and always maintain patience and provide cares in a caring, helpful manner.
  • Must maintain a neat appearance.
  • Must attend a minimum of twelve hours of in service annually.
  • Must be able to complete charting and documentation on a regular basis.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with all department staff.
  • Must understand the importance of proper body mechanics when lifting, transporting, or transferring.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Please submit application at: www.twsl.com  or resumes may be sent to; Brenda Ferguson at Brenda.ferguson@twsl.com or Faulkton Senior Living, 1401 Pearl Street, Faulkton SD 57438.

Applicants will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, and status with regard to public assistance, military/veterans status or any other protected classes as defined by law. 

**This position is eligible for any applicable sign on or recruitment bonus active at the time of application/hire.**

Posted 1/8/19


 

 

  • Hospice/Healthcare Sales Representative in Sioux Falls, SD

Ensuring that high-quality hospice care is accessible to patients and their loved ones at end-of-life is your commitment as a Provider Relations Manager at AseraCare Hospice. If sales is your calling and you want to work with patients and their loved ones, community leaders and medical professionals, then we have an exciting opportunity for you. You'll articulately sell what hospice care is all about-living. With that empowering and heartfelt message, you'll attract new and maintain on-going business while marketing broader knowledge of hospice benefits. Are you passionate about selling hospice care because you know how much it can positively impact lives? Bring that passion to AseraCare Hospice where you can exceed goals, attract business and work with qualified medical professionals through our unique interdisciplinary approach.

  • Clinical or healthcare-related sales experience
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferred
  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience in outside sales, marketing or related experience
  • Experience in post-acute or acute organization, preferred
  • Ability to travel extensively
  • Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance
  • Knowledge and experience with Managed Care, Medicare, state specific Medicaid regulations and electronic referral management

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION

  • Our mission at AseraCare Hospice is to share our passion for improving quality of life through innovative healthcare, one person, one family and one community at a time.

To apply contact: Angela Rubel

T: 408-457-8316

E: angela.rubel@aseracare.com

https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2225056

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran DrugFree Workplace.

Posted 12/14/18


 

 

  • Business Office Administrator in Mitchell, SD

Firesteel Healthcare Community, Mitchell, SD. This position is to perform and oversee the successful and timely completion of all business office functions as prescribed by Internal Office Policy and Procedure, within the parameters established by state and federal regulation, and as necessary to achieve the financial and operational goals of the facility.  Support an environment that promotes optimal efficiencies, staff retention and superior quality of business office employees.

JOB FUNCTIONS:

Performs and/or oversees the completion of all routine and extraordinary business office related tasks, including but not limited to:

  • Accounts Receivable
  • Third party billing
  • Collections
  • Accounts Payable
  • Payroll/Benefit Management
  • Resident Trust Fund maintenance and reconciliation
  • Census maintenance and census/billing reconciliation
  • Central Supply (inventory management and reconciliation)
  • Reception, mail distribution and all other administrative duties.

Send resumes to michelle.figland@welcov.com.

Posted 10/19/18


 

 

 

  • Nursing Assistants in Watertown, SD

    Watertown Care and Rehabilitation Center is seeking candidates for nursing assistants.  No previous experience needed; will train highly qualified candidates.  

    Competitive wage, solid benefit package, and great work-life balance 

    Send resumes to don@watertownhealthandrehab.com

Posted 10/15/18

 


 

 

  • Dietary Services Manager in Bristol, SD

Sun Dial Manor in Bristol, SD is seeking a Dietary Services Manager to direct the overall operation of the dietary department.

  Must be a Certified Dietary Manager or able to obtain certification within 18 months of hire.  Previous experience in a dietary department of a health-care facility preferred. Send resume to Sun Dial Manor, P.O. Box 337, Bristol, SD 57219 or download an application from www.sundialmanor.com  and email to janvb@sundialmanor.com.

9/17/18


 

 

 

  • NH Administrator in Sisseton, SD

Tekakwitha Living Center, a skilled nursing and rehab center located in Sisseton, SD, is currently seeking a motivated and highly organized individual for its administrator position.  The ideal candidate must desire effective leadership in a positive environment where teamwork and excellent care is the focus.  Candidates must possess a South Dakota Nursing Home Administrator’s License or have the ability to obtain.  This position does not come around very often so please apply soon. (EOE)  Forward resumes and inquiries to: 

Caring Professionals

Attn: Chad Stroschein

Phone #605 670 9855

Email: chad@caringprofessionals.org

Posted 7/26/18