Nurse Aide | Inpatient Orthopedics/Neurology/Surgical | Rapid City Hospital

Rapid City, SD USA R10073


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Starting Pay Rate Range

$17.84 - $20.50

(Determined by the knowledge, skills, and experience of the applicant.)

Job Summary

*Full time, Part time or PRN (as needed) opportunities may be available.*

Begin your healthcare career with Monument Health, no experience necessary! As a Nurse Aide, you will be a valued as an essential team member providing compassionate patient focused care. A Nurse Aide will improve patient experience and demonstrate what it means to be part of a team and raise the bar for patient care. You will make a difference. Every day!

A Nurse Aide will assist the nursing staff in providing excellent, effective and safe patient care, be responsible for providing patient personal care, bathing, and personal hygiene. You will participate in admission, dismissal also the transfer process and contribute to the permanent documentation of patient data. On the job training and continual support will help build knowledge and skills needed to provide best in class care and demonstrate cohesive teamwork!

Monument Health offers competitive wages and benefits on qualifying positions. Some of those benefits can include:

*Supportive work culture

*Medical, Vision and Dental Coverage

*Retirement Plans, Health Savings Account, and Flexible Spending Account

*Instant pay is available for qualifying positions

*Paid Time Off Accrual Bank

*Opportunities for growth and advancement

*Tuition assistance/reimbursement

*Excellent pay differentials on qualifying positions (extra pay for working evening, nights or weekends)

*Flexible scheduling

Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Completes patient cares and documentation accurately and in a timely manner according to policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Demonstrates the desire to grow as an employee, team and facility.
  • Positively supports and contributes to departmental development as evidenced by participating in meetings and training.
  • As a member of the multidisciplinary team, the Nurse Aide contributes valuable input to the patient’s care planning process.
  • Assesses and provides direct resident care needs to residents with supervised personal/rehabilitative cares as outlined in their individualized care plan to assist with maintaining or improving functional abilities, comfort, independence and safety.
  • Reports any safety concerns, abnormal parameters as defined for the patient population, or health concerns of the patient to the nurse.
  • Encourages the patient to participate in their own activities of daily living and other aspects of the plan of care as appropriate. 
  • Encourages the patient to participate in their own activities of daily living and other aspects of the plan of care as appropriate. 
  • All other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements


Education - High School Diploma/GED Equivalent in General Studies

Certification - Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) - South Dakota Board of Nursing

Experience - 1+ years of related experience

Physical Requirements: Very Heavy work - exerting over 25 pounds of force constantly (67-100% of the time), and/or more than 50 pounds frequently (34-66% of the time), and/or more than 100 pounds of force occassionally (up to 33% of the time), and/or more than 100 pounds of force seldomly to move objects. Possible exposure to radiation and frequent exposure to contaminated needles and infectious body substances. Requires the ability to work designated shift lengths (including 8 and 12 hours), which may include night shifts or occasional irregular hours.

Job Category


Job Family

Nursing Support


RCH Ortho/Neuro/Sur-Nursing10 Monument Health Rapid City Hospital, Inc.

Make a differenceEvery day.

Monument Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.