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Sanford Health RN - Behavioral & Medical Unit - Straight Weekend Nights in Fargo, North Dakota

Careers With Purpose

Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

Facility: Sanford Medical Center Fargo
Location: Fargo, ND
Address: 5225 23rd Ave S, Fargo, ND 58104, USA
Shift: Weekend
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 36.00
Salary Range: $32.00 - $48.00

Department Details

A 32-bed medical inpatient unit that offers a unique opportunity to get both medical and mental health experience. We are looking for candidates who have a passion for managing the complex needs of medical patients such as Pneumonia, COPD exacerbation, Liver/Kidney Failure management, infectious disease management, dementia, depression, catatonia, anxiety disorders, addiction, schizophrenia, and bipolar Disorder. This floor is a great place to refine your assessment skills as a new or experienced nurse. Additionally – you will have the opportunity to become an expert in managing patients with complex behavioral health and addiction needs. This floor is a great place to refine your assessment skills as a new or experienced nurse and sets you up great if you have a future interest in ICU, Inpatient Behavioral Health, Eating Disorders Unit or the Emergency Department.

This role is for YOU if you are a nurse that -

· Values the opportunity to self-schedule.

· Inspire to grow your knowledge and skillset and be financially compensated for this growth with our Clinical lane program.

· Has a strong desire to help others by creating and delivering high-quality individualized patient care in an energizing tight knit family teamwork environment.

· Work with an impressive dynamic and comprehensive team that includes Physicians, Case Management, Social Workers, Patient Care Techs, Phlebotomy, Physical, Occupation and Speech Therapy.

· Exudes happiness, compassion, patience, and empathy even in difficult situations!

· Displays detail oriented & critical-thinking skills by focusing on quality of care while understanding patient preferences, identifying care issues and health conditions, and spotting irregularities in patient’s behavior.

A team player with elite communication skills working to create a stronger, more meaningful connection with patients, families, and interdisciplinary healthcare staff.

  • $20,000 sign-on bonus with commitment for eligible applicants

  • This position will have a gracious additional straight weekend night premium

  • Applicable experience would be reviewed and factored into any potential offer.

  • Various growth opportunities available within this position and Sanford

  • New grads & experienced RNs encouraged to apply!

  • New Graduate support: Accredited Sanford Nurse Residency Program to provide additional support as one transition from the student nurse role into a professional RN role.

Job Summary

The Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for utilizing the nursing process (assessment, diagnosis, outcomes/planning, implementation and evaluation) to provide individualized nursing care to patients. Collaborates with other inter-professional colleagues, including physicians, to plan, implement and evaluate care. Demonstrates competency and practices within the full scope of nursing expertise/knowledge and utilizes appropriate age and population specific standards as designated in their assigned clinical setting. Cares for patients in all phases of preventative care, health maintenance, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up as patients move along the continuum of care. Responsible for the planning and coordination of care, patient assessment, patient education, triage, and various other nursing interventions. Functions within the scope and standards of nursing practice as outlined in the Nurse Practice Act and Administrative Rules in state of practice and licensure. The Sanford Professional Nursing Practice recognizes the Scope and Standards of Practice and the Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements as published by the American Nurses Association as the foundation of nursing care delivery and professional conduct.


Graduate from an accredited nursing program required, including, but not limited to, American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA). Bachelor’s Degree in nursing preferred.

Currently holds an unencumbered RN license with the State Board of Nursing where the practice of nursing is occurring and/or possess multistate licensure if in a Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) state. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, and a generous time off package to maintain a healthy home-work balance. For more information about Total Rewards, visit .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Req Number: R-0153915
Job Function: Nursing
Featured: No