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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.



  • Administrator/CEO in Bismarck, ND

Benedictine Health System (BHS), a non-profit health care system that manages more than 30 senior care communities throughout the Midwest, is seeking a full-time Administrator/CEO at St. Gabriel’s Community in Bismarck, ND.

Position Overview:

The Administrator/CEO, as support center executive, is responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction to achieve community operational performance and critical success factor goals and standards in accordance with the mission, philosophy and values of the community and the management entity of Benedictine Health System.  The governing body appoints the Administrator/CEO who is (i) licensed by the State, where licensing is required; (ii) Responsible for management of the facility; and (iii) Reports to and is accountable to the governing body.


  • Promotes and evidences the integration of mission and values in all areas of operational management, communications and public relations.
  • Develops, updates and articulates the community vision/strategic plan in response to the needs of the community.
  • Manages the selection, training, development and performance of the management team to retain a professional, motivated workforce.
  • Establishes and maintains positive associate relations to position the community as the employer of choice within the community.
  • Monitors all financial operations to ensure utilization of community resources in a fiscally responsible manner so as to ensure the organization’s long term sustained success in the future.
  • Implements and oversees total quality management processes and principles within the community to maintain high levels of customer satisfaction and assures compliance with Federal and State regulations.
  • Secures and/or implements necessary/required consulting contracts, Medical Director and other independent contractors.
  • Participate in BHS sponsored activities.
  • Promotes Benedictine Health System’s Mission and Core Values of Hospitality, Stewardship, Respect and Justice by bringing these values to life in the organization.

Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, marketing, health care administration, or a related field.
  • Three to five years of long term care administrator experience.
  • Ability to actively relate to the staff, board & community.
  • Strong leadership, human relations & communication skills required.
  • Currently licensed as a Nursing Home Administrator.

We offer a competitive benefits package, including paid time off, health & dental insurance, 401(k), and more.

To learn more about Benedictine Health System, please visit us at

EEO/AA/Vet Friendly

Posted 1/9/19




  • 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.


  • 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. 


Please submit application at:  or resumes may be sent to; Brenda Ferguson at 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**


  • 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.


Please submit application at:  or resumes may be sent to; Brenda Ferguson at 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



  • Wellness Manager in Sioux Falls, SD

Dow Rummel Village, Sioux Falls. General responsibilities encompass fitness center management, amenity use, program development, facility programming and scheduling, special events, administration of facility events, and overall program promotion and publicity. The Wellness Manager ensures that all programs and services are promoted, conducted and fulfilled in a manner consistent with the mission of Dow Rummel and in keeping with budgetary requirements.

B. S. or M. S. in Exercise Science or degree in related discipline combined with relevant continuing education and professional experience. Certification with ACSM, ACE,  AFAA, or SFA. helpful, but not mandatory. 

  • Manage the wellness center operation including facilities, personnel, programs, and budget.
  • Provide a comprehensive wellness program that is holistic in nature and addresses body mind and spirit.
  • Develops budgets in keeping with the direction from the Executive Director.
  • Provide a variety of land and water based programs emphasizing strength, endurance and flexibility. Instruct individual / group classes; provide exercise programs that are corollary to ADL’s (Activities of Daily Living)
  • Direct, oversee, and collaborate with Restorative Aides that execute restorative program.
  • Stimulate wellness programs for co-workers, provide on-going education programs using in-house expertise and community resources. Develop and implement an orientation program for all new exercisers, acquire baseline information on all exercisers, provide tracking system for all exercisers.
  • Facilitate the Employee Wellness Program and provide ongoing education programs using in-house expertise and community resources; as well as write individualized programs that help employees to reach their fitness goals.
  • Document wellness activities and performance as appropriate and communicate any observed medical concerns promptly to the nursing staff.
  • Arrange and conduct fitness assessments for residents following proper protocols established by ACSM.
  • Use results from fitness assessments to write Care Conference Reports for licensed care residents.
  • Maintain awareness of trends in the fitness/wellness industry.
  • Work independently within the scope of the position.
  • Oversee day to day operations of the Wellness Center including regular checks on equipment.
  • Oversee marketing and orientations for outside membership to the Wellness Center.
  • Arrange and conduct fitness assessments for new associates. 

Send resume and cover letter to Joe Niechwiadowicz at or go to and on the Employment/Volunteer page please fill out an on line application.

Posted 12/20/18



  • 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


  • 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


Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran DrugFree Workplace.

Posted 12/14/18



  • Nursing Home Administrator in Arlington, SD 

Arlington Care and Rehab Center is willing to do AIT/preceptor for this position or experienced.  Contact  Debbie Menzenberg at

Posted 11/7/18




  • 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.


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

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

Posted 10/15/18




  • Certified Nurse Assistant in Mitchell, SD 

GENERAL PURPOSE:  Perform direct resident care duties under the supervision of licensed nursing personnel.  Assist with promoting a compassionate physical and psychosocial environment for the residents.

Apply online at:

Posted 9/21/18



  • Nurse Assistant in Mitchell, SD 

GENERAL PURPOSE:       The nursing assistant is to render good service to the resident in the form of nursing care. Per OBRA, Code of Federal Regulations, section 42 CFR Chapter IV, “students do not perform any services for which they have not been trained and been found proficient by the instructor.” Once the nursing assistant has been trained and the Instructor has checked off their skills, the nursing assistant may perform the following duties:                






Duties:  Assist in making unoccupied beds and keep unit in good order. Under supervision assists with serving meals. Pass bedpans. Provide fresh drinking water and remove water pitchers to the kitchen. Keep drawers, shelves, bedside stands and closets neat and clean. Is responsible for the cleanliness of the residents unit, this includes periodic straightening out of resident’s closet, drawers and bedside stand. The Nursing Assistant should be able to recognize restlessness, fear and irritability in the resident as normal reactions caused by illness.  

Provide physical comfort through rest and relaxation, proper positioning is essential, whether standing, sitting or reclining position. This is provided whether the resident is in bed or a wheelchair. 

Provide the interpreting of the diet to the residents, observe, report and chart conditions of appetite, and knowing general customs and regulations concerning diet. 

Must be able to know the needs of a feeder resident with total understanding and consideration and should never hurry.

Reports changes in resident condition to charge nurse, such as unusual signs or symptoms, accidents or injuries, etc.; and provide nursing function as directed by supervisor. 

Must know the adequate fluid intake for proper hydration of residents. Know that involuntary urination or defecation can be prevented with good bowel and bladder programs.

Apply online at: 

 Posted 9/21/18



  • Registered Nurse in Mitchell, SD 

GENERAL PURPOSE:       Responsible for the independent supervision of the delivery of care to a group of residents in a nursing unit. Assess resident needs, develop individual care plans, administer nursing care, and evaluate nursing care. 

Apply online at:

Posted 9/21/18



  • LPN in Mitchell, SD 

GENERAL PURPOSE:  To assist an RN with supervising routine functions of an assigned area to include functioning as a Charge Nurse in providing nursing care to residents under the direction of an RN and as prescribed by the physician and in accordance with standards of nursing practices and regulations; and as may be directed by the (RN) Director of Nursing.  

Apply online at:

Posted 9/21/18



  • 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  and email to





  • Certified Nurse Aides in Flandreau, SD

Riverview Healthcare Community

Full & Part Time Available

Day & Evening Shifts (8.5 hour shifts)

Providing or assisting with the Activities of Daily Living. 

Competitive Wages

Provide Training for those who are not currently certified.

Apply on-line at




  • RN/LPN in Pierre, SD

Kelly’s Retirement Homes – A privately owned and operated, 36 bed Assisted Living / Independent Living facility, is looking for a RN/LPN charge nurse with possible advancement to Executive Director. The RN/LPN utilizes a general understanding of the principles of nursing and basic physical assessment skills in the development and implementation of individualized nursing care plans to ensure that the needs of the residents are met. The employee assists in the orientation and provides supervision of nursing personnel, attends to the daily operations of the unit on a per shift and unit level, and assumes responsibilities of a leadership role as need. 

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities 

  1. Takes an active role in direct resident assessment and care.
  2. Supervises and coordinates nursing personnel in providing direct resident care in adherence to state, federal and corporate guidelines.
  3. Formulates individualized nursing care plans utilizing the nursing process.
  4. Assesses each resident and implements a change in the course of care as needed.
  5. Communicates with the residents’ physician and ensures that pertinent information is communicated to and from him/her and orders are maintained correctly.
  6. Participates in the training and supervision of nursing personnel.
  7. Utilizes effectively the general principles of leadership and supervision.
  8. Manages conflict through effective problem-solving and communication skills.
  9. Acts calmly and efficiently in handling emergency situations.
  10. Prepares daily assignment of duties, treatments, and miscellaneous tasks.
  11. Assumes responsibility for the identification of potential safety hazards and for the identification of noncompliance with company guidelines as set forth in the policy and procedure manual.
  12. Maintains accurate resident care records and documents pertinent data reflecting the use of the nursing process.
  13. Attends and participates productively in the resident care meetings, staff meeting and in-services.
  14. Takes and active role in teaching (formal or informal presentation) with residents, families and staff.
  15. Dispenses medication and performs treatments, as per physician’s order, and in accordance with policies, procedures, and licensure standard of practice.
  16. Assures that each resident’s attending physician and family or responsible party are promptly notified of any significant change in the resident’s health condition.
  17. Ensures that residents and families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere which recognizes the individuals’ needs and rights.
  18. Performs additional duties as requested. 
  19. The Nurse interacts with customers, families, visitors, facility, and company personnel.
  20. Carries out other tasks as requested in situations where hands-on intervention/participation may be required.
  21. Normal hours are Mon – Fri but may be required to work occasional shifts, holidays, weekends, and to work as facility needs require.
  22. Must practice good personal hygiene and follow required dress code.
  23. Must provide annual verification of a negative TB skin test. 


  1. This position requires a current valid RN or LPN license in South Dakota and the candidate must be a graduate of an approved school of nursing.
  2. Up-to-date physical assessment skills and comprehensive knowledge of nursing principles are required.
  3. Recent experience in geriatric or rehabilitative nursing and experience in supervisory capacity are preferred but not required. 

Submit resume to: Doug Dernier at or apply on line at

Posted 7/30/18



  • 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


Posted 7/26/18