Travel Nurse (RN) - Progressive Care Unit


Rapid City, SD
4 shifts x 12 hours
Start ASAP · 13 wks
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13 weeks
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Radius Rules
Candidates must live at least 100 miles away from this facility in order to be considered a traveler when applying for this role.
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12 months of role experience is required.
12 months of Progressive Care Unit experience is required.
Experience with Epic is preferred.
Candidates must provide 2 manager/supervisor references from within the past 12 months in order to be considered for this role
Candidates must have a South Dakota license or compact license prior to placement start.
BLS (Required)
ACLS (Required)
NIHSS (Required)
COVID vaccination required for onboarding. Religious and medical declinations accepted.
Proof of Identification
Proof of identification required
Additional Information

Pre-employment modules may be required for this role. Please upload any certifications or health documents you have to your profile to expedite your on-boarding process.

Additional Details:

Monument Health blackout dates for RTO are 8/1/24 - 8/18/24. Any RTO or special requests not included on your application will NOT be considered.

Monument includes the expected start date they prefer on their job postings. Please keep this in mind when listing your start date availability! If you can start on the day they are requesting, you are more likely to be selected for an interview or offer.

Expect someone with a 501 or 605 area code to reach out to interview you for this position.

Guaranteed Hour: 48

Will you accept a first-time traveler? Yes, if greater than 1 year of experience 1st time traveler MUST have EPIC experience

Permanent staff must wait 1 full year before returning as a traveler

Patient Types:

This is a mixed acuity unit meaning there will be Intermediate Care acuity as well as Tele and MedSurg – please ensure traveler understands

Pre/post-surgical patients, CVA, seizures, cellulitis, influenza, UTIs, pneumonia, COPD, CHF, renal failure with or without the need for hemodialysis, hepatic failure, gastrointestinal disorders and infections, soft tissue injury and minor fractures, and DVTs. Medication administration, titratable vasoactive drips, TPN/tube feeding, and blood product transfusions

Peripheral IV, Midline, PICC and central line access, chest tubes, nasogastric tubes, drains, and urinary and fecal collection devices

Wound care, telemetry monitored patients

Post neuro-intervention (preferred experience but education and resources are provided per unit if they have not had this patient type)

Required Education: RN: Completion of a nursing education program that is approved by a board of nursing; Registered Nurse (RN) - South Dakota Board of Nursing

Skills required:


Comfortability to take MedSurg assignments – please decline if not

Previous experience with our types of patients above, including IMC/stepdown and neuro; ability to read/interpret cardiac strips, wound care, line management, drain/tube management, drip titration of below medications

Drip Titration: most commonly – Heparin, Insulin, Cardizem, Amiodarone, Levophed (up to 5 mcg), occasionally esmolol drips (will train if traveler has not done these) or other Betablockers or other antihypertensives


Any Adult Inpatient Unit - Med Surg, Ortho/Neuro/Surgical, Heart and Vascular Unit, Oncology, Observation

Could be floated within scope of practice and below

Will float in rotation with other travelers


6-week schedules

Weekend rotation: Travelers could be scheduled for up to 4 out of the 6 weekends, which include Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Please include in offer if traveler is open to working every weekend (WOW) as this may be a possibility

Will they be on call? No mandatory call time. If it is an extra shift on top of their already guaranteed hours, and we have enough staff then they could be placed on call for that shift

Holiday Expectations: must be RTO request prior to offer – at this time Holiday RTO is not being accepted

Approval of time off? Able to approve 1.5 weeks off – must extend contract to accommodate a full 13-week contract

Blackout dates from August 1-18th (exact dates change each year) due to our Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. No time off is approved during this time.

Scrub Color: Navy Blue

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