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Sanford Health Registered Nurse - Medical Surgical to ICU Career Path in Fargo, North Dakota

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As one of the largest not-for-profit health systems in the United States, Sanford Health is always looking to innovate and grow. Grow with us by joining our team of over 18,000 nurses. Our workplace culture focuses on treating patients and co-workers like family. You’ll work with people who value your advancement and help you find your niche.

Facility: Broadway Hospital
Location: Fargo, ND
Address: 801 Broadway N, Fargo, ND 58102, USA
Shift: Varies
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 36.00
Salary Range: $30.00 - $44.50

Department Details

A new and exciting career pathway for new graduates looking to specialize in ICU. This RN role will begin in our medical surgical unit with the intent to move to an RN ICU position within 18 to 24 months. There will be regular shadow shifts and touchpoints with the ICU.

5SE Medical Surgical Unit is a 47-bed unit serving various medical patients as well as transplant, nephrology, urology, oral-maxillary/facial, surgical oncology, gynecologic, colorectal, breast, plastics and general surgery patients. We are looking for candidates who have a passion for meeting the needs of our complex medical/surgical patients!

2E ICU is an 18 bed ICU encompassing the 2nd floor of the East tower at Sanford Health Broadway Hospital in the heart of downtown Fargo. While we have a focus in oncology, you find that we see a variety of medical and surgical ICU patients. We care for complex surgical cases that require ICU care as well as kidney transplants and bone marrow transplants. As an Academic Teaching Facility, you can expect that you will receive education and experience with all these types of patients as well as your typical medical ICU patients. We offer Clinical Lanes for our nurses with pay increases after each lane is completed. There are a number of professional development opportunities for education, serving on committees and training to be a preceptor or rapid response nurse.

New Graduate support: Sanford Nurse Residency has recently been accredited by the ANCC Practice Transition Program to provide additional support as one transition from the student nurse role into a professional RN role.

sign on bonus available for eligible candidates!

Job Summary

We’re looking for positive, compassionate, hardworking registered nurses (RN) who can provide the high-quality care patients and families have come to expect from us. In our fast-paced work environment, the registered nurses who thrive are adaptable, great communicators, detail-oriented and have excellent time management skills. Because innovation impacts everything we do, our nursing team is full of critical thinkers who aren’t afraid to ask tough questions. Whether you’re a newly graduated registered nurse or have years of experience as an RN, we want someone willing to work closely with our nursing leaders to advance the organization. We take pride in giving you the necessary skills and tools to succeed in your goals throughout your career.


  • Plans and coordinates patient care, assessment, education, triage and various other nursing interventions

  • Collaborates with colleagues, including physicians, to plan, implement and evaluate care

  • Empathetically cares for patients during all stages of preventive services, health maintenance, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up along the continuum of care

  • Demonstrates competency and uses comprehensive nursing expertise


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-0161286
Job Function: Nursing
Featured: No