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Frequently Asked Employment and Job Questions

We receive many questions from people interested in positions at Avera McKennan. Whether you are just getting started or have completed part of the application process, this helpful Q&A may answer your questions.

Question: What employee benefits does Avera McKennan offer?
Answer: We are committed to offering a comprehensive and competitive benefits  plan for our employees. Eligible staff at Avera McKennan enjoy a wide range of impressive benefits including vacation, health care coverage, retirement and wide-reaching discounts. View a benefits summary sheet.

If you have questions, please contact our human resources team at 605-322-7850.

Question:  Can I job shadow?
Answer:
  View information about shadow opportunities at Avera.

Question:  I am a nursing student looking for a part time job, is there a certain position I should be looking for?
Answer:
  We recommend for nursing students to look at positions like Patient Care Technician and Certified Nursing Assistant positions, but of course you are welcome to apply for any position.

Question:  How many jobs can I apply for? 
Answer:
  You are welcome to apply for as many positions as you like.

Question:  Do part time positions still qualify for benefits?
Answer:
  Yes, the position has to be at least 36 hours a pay period. 
 
Question:  Roughly how long does it take to hear back after an application is submitted?
Answer:
  You can expect to be contacted if you are selected for an interview roughly 10 days after the application is submitted.

Question:  Do you provide salary ranges prior to an interview?
Answer:
  Sorry, we are not able to provide salary ranges until the time of an interview.

National Award for Innovative Hiring Practices

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