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Nurse Assistant - Long Term Care

Vermillion, South Dakota
4 Jun 2024

Join the team at Avera!

Award Winning Health Care:  Avera has been named among the nation's 15 Top Health Systems, Forbes list of America's Best-in-State Employers and Level 10 Most Wired Health Care Organization by CHIME.

Culture:  Be part of a multidisciplinary team built on teamwork, with compassion and the goal of Moving Health Forward for you and our patients. Work where you matter.

You Belong at Avera:  Competitive pay, front-loaded PTO and options for free health insurance, $1,500 sign-on bonus, various shifts to fit your lifestyle and opportunities for career growth.


If you're a compassionate individual who enjoys helping people, become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) at Avera!

$1,500 sign-on bonus!


Position Highlights:

  • May be eligible for $1,500 sign-on bonus!
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) available on Day 1!
  • Options for Free Health Insurance!
  • Positive Work Environment: Be part of an organization where we practice the mission in our daily operations and demonstrate our pride by delivering excellent care.
  • Career Growth: Great opportunity to obtain health care experience for those that are looking to further their education in a healthcare related field.
  • Job Satisfaction: Each day you will positively impact each patient you serve by providing direct patient care.

Job Summary

  • The Certified Nurse Assistant is accountable for providing our residents with quality care in home environment, with resident-directed care. 
  • A sincere desire to provide the highest quality of daily care to develop meaningful relationships with our elderly residents.
  • This is done in accordance with our policies, procedures, and the state and federal guidelines. 
  • Supports the facility's goal of excellence in patient care in a Christian, caring environment by facilitating positive employee relations and supporting department goals. 
  • Provides exceptional care and service to patients, residents, guests and fellow employees at all times.
  • Provides care/service in accordance with regulatory and accrediting agencies standards and Catholic Ethical and Religious Directives.

Education and/or Experience

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent preferred.


  • Must obtain CNA certification within 120 days of hire.
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Med Aide certification required if eligible. High School Diploma or GED required for Med Aide
  • BLS Certification Preferred.

Work Schedule

  • Night shifts, 5:30pm-6:00am, every third weekend, every third holiday; 72 hours every 2 weeks


The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience. 

  • $18.25 - $24.00 per hour


What Makes Avera Special?

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  • Job Reference: 1346883459-2
  • Date Posted: 4 June 2024
  • Recruiter: Avera Sister James Care Center
  • Location: Vermillion, South Dakota
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical