Monument Health



Headquartered in Rapid City, S.D., Monument Health is a community-based health care system with a mission to make a difference, every day. Monument Health offers care in 33 medical specialties and serves 20 communities across western South Dakota and in eastern Wyoming. With over 4,500 physicians and caregivers, Monument Health is comprised of 5 hospitals, 8 specialty and surgical centers and more than 40 medical clinics and health care service centers.

Monument Health is committed to the future of medicine, with medical training partnerships, a medical residency program and more than 130 active research studies. We are confident about western South Dakota’s future, and we’re honored to be your partner in delivering excellence in health care.


Awards

  • Lifesource Hospital Impact Award
  • Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care-Heart and Vascular Institute
  • Get with the Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award
  • ACTION Platinum Performance Award
  • Blue Distinction Center for Maternity Care
  • Same Day Surgery 5-Star Rating-Rapid City Same Day Surgery Center
  • Strategic Healthcare Programs Superior Performance Award-Home+Home Health in Spearfish
  • National COLA Laboratory Accreditation
  • Energy Start Certification-Rapid City Hospital
  • First urgent care centers in South Dakota to earn the Accredited Urgent Care Destination-Urgent Care North and Urgent Care West both in Rapid City
  • CMS 4-Star Ratings-Spearfish Hospital
  • Top 100 Hospitals-Spearfish Hospital
  • 3-Star Rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons-Heart and Vascular Institute
  • U.S. News & World Report Top Hospital-Rapid City Hospital
  • Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval
  • American Heart Association's Mission Lifeline Silver Award
  • American Heart Associations's Acute Myocardial Infarction Platinum Performance Achievement Award
Monument Health Rapid City, SD 57701
Mar 05, 2021
The Registered Nurse facilitates relationship-centered, compassionate, quality care to patients through competent clinical practice and the application of the healing and science of professional nursing. Optimizes health and healing, prevention or resolution of illness, disability or injury, alleviation of suffering, and advocacy in the care of individuals in conjunction with interdisciplinary teams of Healthcare providers, family members, and support systems. Exercises independent judgement in utilizing the nursing process to assess, diagnose, identify outcomes, plan, implement, and evaluate direct patient care in accordance to ANA Standards of Professional Nursing Practice, institutional policies and procedures, applicable laws and regulations. ●All Registered Nurses have the authority, responsibility and accountability for nursing practice and the advancement of nursing practice, and are expected to abide by the Provisions of the Code of Ethics for Nurses (ANA, 2010) as follows:...
Monument Health Rapid City, SD 57701
Mar 05, 2021
Under Physician supervision, the Physician Assistant and/or Nurse Practitioner may assume primary responsibility in their respective specialty area according to federal, state, and local regulatory agencies. Responsible for management of selected a trisk or complex patients and aggregate patient populations in collaboration with physicians, nurses and other health care team members. Must demonstrate the knowledge, critical thinking and skills to plan, coordinate and provide care on a continuing basis. Job Description Essential Functions: ● Consistently demonstrates appropriate referral and/or transfer of patients to another facility. ● Demonstrates a thorough and current knowledge of disease processes while conducting a comprehensive health history and physical examination or problem-focused assessment depending on patient’s status. ● Demonstrates the ability to appropriately assess patients, apply clinical interventions, evaluate outcomes, and implement changes to the plan of...
Monument Health Rapid City, SD 57701
Mar 05, 2021
• Plans, coordinates, organizes and manages the daily operations of the Structural Heart Program. Actively engaged with program development and the care of patients with valvular heart disease including patients undergoing TAVR, MitraClip and Watchman implantation. • Conducts comprehensive health assessments, demonstrating a high level of autonomy and expert skill in the diagnosis and treatment of complex responses of individual, families, and communities to actual or potential health problems. Formulates clinical decisions to manage acute and chronic illnesses and promote wellness. • Integrates education, research and management, leadership and consultation into clinical role and functions in collegial relationships with nursing peers, physicians, professionals and others who influence the health care environment. Provides health care in accordance with standards of practice as delineated by state practice guidelines and national board certification organizations. Job Description...
Monument Health Rapid City, SD 57701
Mar 05, 2021
Openings may include Full Time, Part Time or PRN (as needed) hours per week. The Registered Nurse facilitates relationship-centered, compassionate, quality care to patients through competent clinical practice and the application of the healing and science of professional nursing. Optimizes health and healing, prevention or resolution of illness, disability or injury, alleviation of suffering, and advocacy in the care of individuals in conjunction with interdisciplinary teams of Healthcare providers, family members, and support systems. Exercises independent judgement in utilizing the nursing process to assess, diagnose, identify outcomes, plan, implement, and evaluate direct patient care in accordance to ANA Standards of Professional Nursing Practice, institutional policies and procedures, applicable laws and regulations. ●All Registered Nurses have the authority, responsibility and accountability for nursing practice and the advancement of nursing practice, and are expected to...
Monument Health Rapid City, SD 57701
Mar 05, 2021
The Registered Nurse facilitates relationship-centered, compassionate, quality care to patients through competent clinical practice and the application of the healing and science of professional nursing. Optimizes health and healing, prevention or resolution of illness, disability or injury, alleviation of suffering, and advocacy in the care of individuals in conjunction with interdisciplinary teams of Healthcare providers, family members, and support systems. Exercises independent judgement in utilizing the nursing process to assess, diagnose, identify outcomes, plan, implement, and evaluate direct patient care in accordance to ANA Standards of Professional Nursing Practice, institutional policies and procedures, applicable laws and regulations. ●All Registered Nurses have the authority, responsibility and accountability for nursing practice and the advancement of nursing practice, and are expected to abide by the Provisions of the Code of Ethics for Nurses (ANA, 2010) as follows:...
Monument Health Rapid City, SD 57701
Mar 05, 2021
The Registered Nurse facilitates relationship-centered, compassionate, quality care to patients through competent clinical practice and the application of the healing and science of professional nursing. Optimizes health and healing, prevention or resolution of illness, disability or injury, alleviation of suffering, and advocacy in the care of individuals in conjunction with interdisciplinary teams of Healthcare providers, family members, and support systems. Exercises independent judgement in utilizing the nursing process to assess, diagnose, identify outcomes, plan, implement, and evaluate direct patient care in accordance to ANA Standards of Professional Nursing Practice, institutional policies and procedures, applicable laws and regulations. ●All Registered Nurses have the authority, responsibility and accountability for nursing practice and the advancement of nursing practice, and are expected to abide by the Provisions of the Code of Ethics for Nurses (ANA, 2010) as follows:...
Monument Health Rapid City, SD 57701
Mar 05, 2021
Openings may include Full Time, Part Time or PRN (as needed) hours per week. The Registered Nurse facilitates relationship-centered, compassionate, quality care to patients through competent clinical practice and the application of the healing and science of professional nursing. Optimizes health and healing, prevention or resolution of illness, disability or injury, alleviation of suffering, and advocacy in the care of individuals in conjunction with interdisciplinary teams of Healthcare providers, family members, and support systems. Exercises independent judgement in utilizing the nursing process to assess, diagnose, identify outcomes, plan, implement, and evaluate direct patient care in accordance to ANA Standards of Professional Nursing Practice, institutional policies and procedures, applicable laws and regulations. ●All Registered Nurses have the authority, responsibility and accountability for nursing practice and the advancement of nursing practice, and are expected to...
Monument Health Rapid City, SD 57701
Mar 05, 2021
Assists in providing optimal care to orthopedic patients in the operating room and throughout the hospital. This includes acting as an assistant to the surgeon under their immediate supervision in the operating room. In addition, will assist surgeon in preparing, applying, and monitoring traction and casting throughout the hospital. Job Description Essential Functions: ●Demonstrates competence and knowledge in executing aseptic technique and assisting with surgical procedures. ●Demonstrates competency in positioning, draping, and applying surgical dressings, splints, and casts. ●Establishes, maintains, and monitors the surgical environment to ensure that the potential for infection is reduced by proper sterilization, decontamination, and disinfection procedures. ●Assists the surgeon intraoperatively. Visualization of operative site is maintained by: appropriate placement and securing of retractors with or without padding; packing with sponges; digital manipulation of tissue;...
Monument Health Rapid City, SD 57701
Mar 05, 2021
Provides direct patient care to patients of all ages, birth through geriatric, and documentation of that care as outlined in the policy and procedure guidelines. Will carry out other patient care and operational duties for the Speech Pathology and Audiology Department, as indicated, and will do so with a positive attitude. Will provide speech therapy services to outreach sites as indicated. Job Description Essential Functions: ●Uses appropriate critical thinking and judgment in the provision of care. Performs all aspects of treatment based on accepted national, departmental and evidence-based standards. Provides treatment that meets or exceeds departmental outcome standards. ●Documents in a timely, accurate manner which supports medical necessity in accordance with department standards. ●Submits required paperwork for billing, accurate charges and authorizations. Demonstrates appropriate use of time management according to departmental productivity standards. ●Demonstrates...
Monument Health Rapid City, SD 57701
Mar 05, 2021
The Medical Assistant utilizes a progressive, cooperative effort to provide direct patient care as authorized by a provider. Demonstrates knowledge of standards, policies/procedures and integrates knowledge into delivery of care. A Medical Assistant is under the responsibility and direct supervision of a person licensed to practice medicine in the state of South Dakota. Job Description Essential Functions: Accurately administers medications, immunizations accurately and in accordance with clinic policy. Collaboratively works with other staff members to assist providers and patients in quality care. Assist the non-clinical staff as directed in making patient care decisions within their scope of practice. Collects specimens, vital signs, assesses level of functioning, and reports/documents accordingly, as well as reporting to the nurse in charge in a timely fashion Completes all assigned clerical activities. Contributes to patient assessment and participates in the implementation...
Monument Health Rapid City, SD 57701
Mar 05, 2021
Provides evaluation and direct patient care to individuals of all ages with the goal of maximizing their function and independence, with appropriate documentation of that care. Carries out other operational duties for the Rehab Services department as indicated. Provides occupational therapy services to outreach sites as indicated. Job Description Essential Functions: ●Uses appropriate critical thinking and judgment in the provision of care. Performs all aspects of treatment based on accepted national, departmental and evidence-based standards. Provides treatment that meets or exceeds departmental outcome standards. ●Documents in a timely, accurate manner which supports medical necessity in accordance with department standards. ●Submits required paperwork for billing, accurate charges and authorizations. Demonstrates appropriate use of time management according to departmental productivity standards. ●Demonstrates initiative in individual professional development. Completes all...
Monument Health Rapid City, SD 57701
Mar 05, 2021
The Licensed Practical Nurse II utilizes a progressive, cooperative effort to provide patient care to promote safety, quality and satisfaction as authorized by licensed personnel, within his/her scope of practice. Plans, coordinates and provides total patient care specific to diagnosis and age of patients served on a continuing basis, to obtain optimum health for patient and family, in accordance with accepted hospital standards and policy and the South Dakota Nurse Practice Act. Job Description Essential Functions: ● Assists with patient/family teaching. ● Assists with the admission assessment process, as evidenced by chart review/observation/audit, using appropriate age-specific criteria. ● Contributes to the individualized problem list/plan of care. ● Contributes to the ongoing assessment of assigned patients, recognizes changes in the patient’s health status on a daily basis. ● Demonstrates the ability to appropriately assess patients, apply clinical interventions, evaluate...
Monument Health Rapid City, SD 57701
Mar 05, 2021
Monument Health has immediate openings for Dialysis Technicians (Nursing Support) for a variety of shifts and hours per week (full time, part time and as needed). Assists the nursing staff in providing efficient, effective, and safe hemodialysis treatments to hemodialysis patients. The dialysis technician works within the national standards and in accordance with the South Dakota Board of Nursing. Job Description Essential Functions: Demonstrates knowledge of the complex principles of hemodialysis therapy while working in collaboration with the Registered Nurse. Timely and accurate assembly of hemodialysis equipment per provider prescription. Perform cannulation of arteriovenous fistula and arteriovenous grafts. Performs initiation and termination of the hemodialysis treatment under the delegation of the Registered Nurse. In collaboration with the Registered Nurse, performs pre, post and intra-dialytic patient evaluation including vital signs, observing for signs of fluid...
Monument Health Rapid City, SD 57701
Mar 05, 2021
Coordinates patient placement in outlying Regional Health hospitals including swing beds and LTC. Job Description Essential Functions: Facilitates completion of timely intake and referrals to post-acute care agencies/facilities. Utilizing available resources in all Regional Health facilities for cost-effective outcomes. Demonstrates effective collaboration with community/regional services and hospital personnel. Effectively utilizes community and regional resources to facilitate appropriate referrals. Participates in planning and continued process improvements. Demonstrates collaboration with hospital personnel and community resources to facilitate appropriate patient disposition while complying with organization and regulatory guidelines. Provides direction, guidance, and motivation, leading to accomplishment of staff goals and objectives. Maintains a highly skilled and professional staff. Keeps referring and receiving agency/facility informed of discharge planning activities...
Monument Health Rapid City, SD 57701
Mar 05, 2021
The Registered Nurse facilitates relationship-centered, compassionate, quality care to patients through competent clinical practice and the application of the healing and science of professional nursing. Optimizes health and healing, prevention or resolution of illness, disability or injury, alleviation of suffering, and advocacy in the care of individuals in conjunction with interdisciplinary teams of Healthcare providers, family members, and support systems. Exercises independent judgement in utilizing the nursing process to assess, diagnose, identify outcomes, plan, implement, and evaluate direct patient care in accordance to ANA Standards of Professional Nursing Practice, institutional policies and procedures, applicable laws and regulations. ●All Registered Nurses have the authority, responsibility and accountability for nursing practice and the advancement of nursing practice, and are expected to abide by the Provisions of the Code of Ethics for Nurses (ANA, 2010) as follows:...
Monument Health Rapid City, SD 57701
Mar 05, 2021
Provides comprehensive professional nursing care to patients during the peri-operative phase of hospitalization. This is accomplished by directly assisting the patient’s surgeon, working under his/her direction and supervision, and providing direct care to surgical patients. The primary emphasis will be on the intraoperative phase but also assume responsibility for independent nursing functions of preoperative assessment and post-operative evaluation. This role is interdependent with the surgeon. Job Description Essential Functions: ●Demonstrates mastery of sterile technique in all areas of surgery (e.g. preps, sterile supplies), as evidenced by observation of the surgical team. Follows proper procedure in identifying and correcting breaks in aseptic technique. ●Performs first assisting intervention under the direction and supervision of the operating surgeon(s) which includes the following: a. Understands and provides careful tissue manipulation. Handles tissue as directed by the...
Monument Health Rapid City, SD 57701
Mar 05, 2021
The Licensed practical Nurse (LPN) is accountable for the safe, efficient and effective delivery of nursing care, utilizing the nursing process to provide direction and supervision for the Certified Nursing Assistants and Health Unit Clerks. The LPN works under the supervision of the House Supervisor/RN and utilizes nursing skills in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care. Assists the RN in the delivery of Healthcare based on the individual needs including age related consideration and pain assessment. The LPN provides nursing care as defined in department policies, procedures, schedules and standards of the profession and in accordance with the South Dakota Nurse Practice Act, and other applicable federal, state and local regulatory and/or accrediting agencies. Job Description Essential Functions: ●Administers medications and treatments properly and in a timely manner. ●Assesses the health status and pain of the patient in order to develop an...
Monument Health Rapid City, SD 57701
Mar 05, 2021
The Registered Nurse facilitates relationship-centered, compassionate, quality care to patients through competent clinical practice and the application of the healing and science of professional nursing. Optimizes health and healing, prevention or resolution of illness, disability or injury, alleviation of suffering, and advocacy in the care of individuals in conjunction with interdisciplinary teams of Healthcare providers, family members, and support systems. Exercises independent judgement in utilizing the nursing process to assess, diagnose, identify outcomes, plan, implement, and evaluate direct patient care in accordance to ANA Standards of Professional Nursing Practice, institutional policies and procedures, applicable laws and regulations. ●All Registered Nurses have the authority, responsibility and accountability for nursing practice and the advancement of nursing practice, and are expected to abide by the Provisions of the Code of Ethics for Nurses (ANA, 2010) as follows:...
Monument Health Rapid City, SD 57701
Mar 05, 2021
Monument Health has immediate openings for Patient Care Champions for a variety of shifts and hours per week (full time, part time and as needed) in the Intermediate Stepdown or Short Stay Observation Units. No certification or experience required! On-the-job training and continued clinical support will be provided! As a Patient Care Champion, your role will include but not limited to: Assist the nursing staff in providing excellent, effective, and safe patient care. Responsible for providing patient personal care, bathing, and, personal hygiene. Participates in admission, dismissal also transfer process and contributes to the permanent documentation of patient data. Demonstrates knowledge and skills of effective communication and promotes teamwork. Monument Health may also have various weekly hour openings available in the following areas: •Medical/Surgical Departments •Intermediate Care (Stepdown care from intensive care) •Oncology •Heart and Vascular Unit (Cardiac ICU...
Monument Health Rapid City, SD 57701
Mar 05, 2021
The Surgical Technician functions as a member of the surgery team in delivering patient care and assuming appropriate responsibilities before, during and after surgery. He/she handles the instruments, supplies, and equipment necessary during the surgical procedure. He/she has an understanding of the procedure being performed and anticipates the needs of the surgeon. He/she has the necessary knowledge and ability to ensure quality patient care during the operative procedure and is constantly on vigil for maintenance of the sterile field Job Description Essential Functions: ●  Performs interventions, skills, and procedures consistent with accepted standards of surgical practice, policies and procedures in the surgical suite. These include, but are not limited to: preparing the Operating Room to include necessary supplies and equipment as indicated by the patient's status; providing appropriate safety and comfort measures to the patient; providing proper patient transfer and...