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Sanford Health RN - Behavioral & Medical Unit - Full Time 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: Sanford Medical Center Fargo
Location: Fargo, ND
Address: 5225 23rd Ave S, Fargo, ND 58104, USA
Shift: Rotating
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 36.00
Salary Range: $30.00 - $44.50

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.

Schedule Options include: 12-hour Day/Night rotation, Straight Nights, Straight Weekends or Straight Weekend Nights.

For the second year in a row, U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals for 2022-2023 ranked Sanford as the No. 1 hospital in North Dakota

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

  • This position will be eligible for additional night and weekend differential pay.

  • 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

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-0125783
Job Function: Nursing
Featured: No