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Licensed Practical Nurse (Rapid City, SD)

Join Right at Home South Dakota's Best Care Team


Right at Home is looking for loyal, prompt, attentive and good listeners to join our team. We strive to maintain a positive culture. We are really fortunate to have a fabulous team in the office. We believe in hiring for personality and refining the needed skills. Our Care Team will bend over backwards to make employees feel welcome.

Location:Rapid City

A Licensed Practical Nurse performs nursing care to patient in accordance with an established plan of care that follows Right at Home policies and procedures and all other laws and relevant professional standards.

Pay Range: $20.00 - $23.00/hr

Benefits and Recognition

  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Annual Reviews
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Caregiver receives a gift card when client leaves a positive review online
  • Both Caregiver and Client Referral Bonus
  • Caregiver of the month program
  • Social Events outside the office and in the office
  • National discounts on cell phone, rental companies, flowers & more

Training and Ongoing Educational Opportunities

We have a detailed orientation and often hold in-office training. We make sure to follow up in person after the first shift and regularly every 30-60 days and do regular check-ups by phone or text during the month for shift work. We also utilize Relias for any specific questions a caregiver might have for an unfamiliar situation. 

Why Work for Right at Home?

Our Change in Condition program shows the depth of our compassion by keeping clients in their homes. We utilize the Family Room to help share information between the client, client’s family, the caregiver and the office. We are an Award Winning Team – 4th year in a row for Employer of Choice. We have a commitment to quality and are the only agency in the State to achieve the Gold Seal from the Joint Commission.

"Got the card from Right at Home today, Suprised to see a Hyvee card included!That on top of the great bag of goodies you left a few weeks ago!! I wore the White Right at Home T Shirt today and got Several compliments on it!

You guys Rock!!!

36 years with the State of SD and we Never got Goodies -- AND had to pay for any logo wear we wanted to have!! I tell people all the time -- This Retirement job is Awesome!!!" - Phyllis

Essential Functions

  • Prepares and records clinical notes and progress notes.
  • Observes and reports any signs or symptoms indicative of changes in conditions of the patient and family situation.
  • Performs assigned nursing procedures (including administration of treatments and medications) in the care of the patient, under the supervision of a Registered Nurse and in accordance with the State Nurse Practice Act and the Custom Care Plan.
  • Prepares equipment and materials for treatments observing aseptic technique as required.
  • Assists the patient with learning appropriate self-care techniques.
  • Assists with the rehabilitation of patients according to the Custom Care Plan.
  • Consults the Nursing Supervisor in making judgments or decisions regarding care and treatments.


  • Graduate of an approved Practical/Vocational Nursing Program with one year of nursing experience in the past five years or completion of an accredited refresher course within the past two years.
  • Currently licensed and in good standing as a Practical/Vocational Nurse in South Dakota.
  • Knowledge, ability and the necessary skill and judgment to perform all nursing procedures as outlined in the scope of practice in the Nurse Practice Act.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English as needed for the job.
  • Possess a valid driver's license and have use of an insured automobile or access to adequate transportation for the job.
  • Possess a working cell phone and the ability to respond to the office.

A More Meaningful Career

Right at Home is seeking compassionate and caring individuals who want more than just a job, we hire individuals who want to make a difference in the lives of those in their care. When you join the Right at Home team, you'll be surrounded by individuals who are committed, person centered, and dedicated to caring for our clients.

If you are ready for a meaningful career improving the lives of seniors, apply to become a Right at Home caregiver today.

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