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Join Our Nationally Recognized Team

Join us in providing compassionate nursing care in a true team environment — and work alongside expert physicians and surgeons. At Avera, we provide nationally recognized care. We’re proud of the many awards and honors we’ve earned.

15 Top Health Systems in 2021 and 2019 by IBM Watson Health based on quality and patient satisfaction data

Awarded as a Level 10 organization in the Digital Health Most Wired Survey by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME)

Avera McKennan Hospital and University Health Center earned a fifth consecutive Magnet® recognition for nursing excellence

Competitive Pay and Benefits

One week of paid-time off front-loaded for new hires
Student loan repayment program for select positions

  • $1000 cash payment to employees who refer someone from outside Avera to open positions
  • Employee discount program

More Benefits

As a nurse, I give patients a voice. Avera delivers the compassionate care that I want to emulate as a nurse. The support my floor gives, with a Christian mentality, to be there for each other is what sets Avera apart. We take care of each other at Avera.

~ Amanda Brantl, Avera Orthopedic Registered Nurse

Brianna ICU nurse

New Nurse Begins Career During Pandemic

Brianna Erickson wanted to be an ICU nurse for the challenge, but she never imagined her first challenge would be caring for the sickest patients in a pandemic.

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Tess Moeller

From Floor Nurse to Fellowship: A Career Journey

Even when Tess Moeller was starting her career as a nurse at Avera St. Luke’s Hospital in Aberdeen she was striving to try new things and explore many aspects of health care.

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medical staff having discussion

Opportunities Keep Growing and Expanding

More options than you can imagine – that’s the reality for those who earn degrees in nursing. The career possibilities for nurses just keep expanding and evolving.

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Nurses at the Heart of Our Mission

What is it like working at Avera? How do nurses feel about their positions? Watch to learn how Avera's nursing teams across the region find strong job satisfaction and opportunities for career growth as they live out the Avera mission each day.

Watch: Nursing at Avera McKennan in Sioux Falls

Watch: Nursing at Avera St. Luke's in Aberdeen

Watch: Nursing at Avera Marshall in Minnesota

Contact Our Team

Get answers to your job application questions or contact our team at 605-504-4444 for assistance.


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