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Sanford Health RN - General Surgery Med Surg Innovation - Nights in Fargo, North Dakota

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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: 12 Hours - Night Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 36.00
Salary Range: $30.00 - $44.50

Department Details

We are seeking a full-time Registered Nurse for the Medical Surgical Innovation unit at Sanford Medical Center Fargo!

A great opportunity to support a wide range of medical surgical patients and find your passion in nursing!

If you are an RN wanting to build your nursing and professional skills, work on a supportive healthcare team, and explore new technology - this may be the right position for you!

Position Highlights:

  • Career Advancement: Qualify for Clinical Lane advancements based on growth and experience on the unit.

  • Clinical Team: Team-oriented unit with family-like culture, willing to work together and help each other reach goals!

  • Facilities: Department focused on improving patient experience and outcomes through the exploration and adoption of new technologies on the unit.

  • Development: The unit welcomes dynamic healthcare professionals with a supportive management style that focuses on promoting and working towards each team members professional nursing goals!

What you will do:

  • Work on a 32-bed unit serving a diverse range of medical surgical patients including: trauma medical surgical patients, general surgery patients, acute care medical patients, and bariatric weight-loss focused patients

  • Be a part of a unique medical surgical unit that has an innovation project manager that implements new technology on the unit!

  • Collaborate with all members of the health care team with a focus on promoting evidenced based care within a healing culture.

  • Work directly with RNs, LPNs, Nursing Assistants, and members of the interdisciplinary health team

What you will need:

  • ASN or BSN Degree in Nursing

  • Active Registered Nurse License in North Dakota

  • New Grads welcome!

Why Sanford:

· 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!

· Growth: Partner with Aspire by Sanford to explore Sanford's many opportunities for growth in your career

· Support: Sanford's Nurse Residency which is accredited by the ANCC Practice Transition Program (PTAP) offered to all new graduates and any RN with less than 1 year of experience to help support you as you transition from the student nurse role into a professional RN role!

· Benefits: Sanford offers benefits for full-time and part-time positions

· $20,000 Sign on bonus available with 2-year commitment to Sanford Health!

If you are a motivated, team-player, love turning challenges into accomplishments, and want to be a part of an innovative team – APPLY TODAY!

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-0093394
Job Function: Nursing
Featured: No