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River’s Edge offers a full benefit package including: Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance  – Life Insurance – Short Term and Long Term Disability – Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Reimbursement Account – 457 Retirement Plan – Paid Time Off – Paid Parental Leave – PERA Public Retirement Association of Minnesota.


Surgical Services Manager

Type of Position: Full-Time

River’s Edge Hospital, located in St. Peter, MN is accepting applications for a Registered Nurse to lead its Surgical Services Department. This is a full-time position, Monday-Friday and rotating on-call. The Surgical Services Manager maintains the standards of nursing and implements the policies and procedures of the hospital and Surgical Services department. Coordinates and supervises nursing care given in the area of OR, PACU, Procedure Room, SDS and Central Processing Services. Assists Anesthesiology in the direct care of patients, equipment needs, and staff reviews. Demonstrates knowledge of aseptic techniques, a familiarity with surgical instrumentation and equipment, and the principles of microbiology as they pertain to the containment of contamination and the sterilization/disinfection process. Able to give direct patient care. Qualifications: A graduate of an accredited school of Nursing. Currently licensed as a registered Nurse by the State of Minnesota Board of Nursing. BSN preferred. Previous experience in perioperative nursing preferred. Good organization, communication, and leadership skills. Good role model for REHC Standards of Behavior and AIDET. Current American Heart BLS and ACLS or will be certified within 3 months of employment. Starting annual salary range is $88,587-$110,490 based on experience.

Registered Nurse (RN) – Emergency Department

Type of Position: Full-Time

We have 1 full-time .9 (72 hours every 2 weeks) position available in our ED. Working day/night (mostly nights), every 3rd weekend and every 3rd holidays. The registered nurse is accountable for the provisions of nursing care to all patients in the Emergency Department, including the provision of nursing care to trauma patients. The registered nurse will prescribe, delegate and coordinate that care as part of their daily responsibility. The registered nurse will also participate in unit management, staff orientation and self-development. Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a current Minnesota license. Current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) and ACLS. Certification in TNCC or CALS within 12 months of hire and PALS or ENPC within 6 months of hire. Sincere interest in nursing with knowledge and ability to use the nursing process. Ability to interact in a positive and cooperative manner with courtesy and respect towards co-workers, patients and other customers. Previous Emergency Department experience preferred. Starting salary range is $31.19-$38.44 based on experience plus shift differential of $2.25 for 2nd and $3.00 for 3rd.

Paramedic – Emergency Department

Type of Position: Full-Time

We have 1 full-time .9 (72 hours every 2 weeks) position available in our ED. Working day/night (mostly nights), every 3rd weekend and every 3rd holidays. Paramedics will be partnered with the ED RN and Provider as a team and work under their direction performing direct patient care procedures and assists with care in more complex situations. Qualifications: State certification as Paramedic. Experience as EMT-Paramedic preferred. BLS and ACLS Certification required. PALS Certification preferred. (Needs to be completed within 6 months after hire). Nationally Registered Paramedic-preferred but not required. Must have ability to recognize changes in patient’s behavior or condition, which might require intervention, and to report observations to the physician and RN and respond appropriately. Able to work cooperatively with other health team members respecting the knowledge and skills of each discipline. Good verbal and written communication skills. Able to organize and prioritize work. Effective problem solving skills. Must relate well to patients and families in a friendly supportive manner. Starting salary range is $21.29-$23.38 based on experience.

Physical Therapist Assistant – Casual

Type of Position: Casual

We have a casual position in our Physical Therapy department. This position includes a commitment to a minimum of one weekend per month with the opportunity to work additional weekends in rotation if desired and the potential opportunity for weekday hours based on scheduling needs. This position would assist the physical therapist in delivery of treatment to patients using physical agents such as light, heat, electricity, water, manual techniques, therapeutic exercise, and mechanical devices, and follows standard procedures and safety precautions for their application. Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy Assistant program. Currently licensed to practice in the State of Minnesota as certified by the Minnesota Board of Physical Therapy. Certified in Basic Life Support. Starting salary range is $19.53-$23.47 based on experience.

Physical Therapist – Casual

Type of Position: Casual

We have a casual position available in our Physical Therapy department. This position includes a commitment to a minimum of one weekend per month with the opportunity to work additional weekends in rotation if desired and the potential opportunity for weekday hours based on scheduling needs. This position is responsible for evaluation, planning, directing and administering physical agent modalities and procedures as prescribed by referring provider to restore function and prevent disability. Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy Program. Currently licensed to practice in the State of Minnesota, as certified by Minnesota Board of Physical Therapy. Certified in BLS. Starting salary range is $32.31-$40.52 based on experience.

Physical Therapist

Type of Position: Part-Time

We have a part-time .8 (64 hours per two weeks) position available in our Physical Therapy department. This position is Monday-Friday days, occasional weekend and occasional holidays. This position is responsible for evaluation, planning, directing and administering physical agent modalities and procedures as prescribed by referring provider to restore function and prevent disability. Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy Program. Currently licensed to practice in the State of Minnesota, as certified by Minnesota Board of Physical Therapy. Certified in BLS. Starting salary range is $32.31-$40.52 based on experience.

Certified Surgical Technician (OR Tech) – $1,000 sign-on bonus

Type of Position: Full-Time

We have 1 full-time (.9, 72 hours per two weeks) day position available in our Surgical Services Department. Working days and rotating on-call. The CST works under the direction of a team of surgical personnel and assists in surgical operations as needed. Certified surgical technicians are responsible for preparing the OR, which includes setting up surgical equipment and instruments, as well as passing those instruments to surgeons during the procedure. Included in this assignment is the responsibility of processing instruments for sterilization. Starting salary range is $22.59-$27.44 based on experience. Experience Preferred

Nurse Practitioner – Urgent Care

Type of Position: Full-Time

We have 1 full-time position available in our Urgent Care.  This position is day/evening noon-8pm and every third weekend 8am-5pm. This Nurse Practitioner provides outpatient care for individuals of all ages; promoting a comprehensive approach to health care with an emphasis on the overall health and wellness of the patient. Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing with state of MN RN License. Master Degree & Advanced Practice Certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Valid DEA for State of MN. Previous Urgent Care experience required. BLS required. ACLS & PALS recommended. Acquiring ACLS supersedes BLS. Excellent clinical and interpersonal skills. Work well in a collaborative environment with ability to multi-task. Starting salary range is $86,882-$108,410 based on experience.

Registered Nurse – Med/Surg

Type of Position: Full-Time

We have 2 full-time (.9, 72 hours per two weeks) positions available on our Med Surg Unit. These positions are day/night rotate 12 hour shifts (6:45am-7:15pm and 6:45pm to 7:15am), every third weekend and every third holiday. The registered nurse is accountable for the provisions of nursing care to all patients in the hospital and to prescribe, delegate and coordinate that care as part of the daily responsibility. The registered nurse will also participate in a rotation charge nurse responsibility, staff orientation and self-development. Qualified candidate must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a current Minnesota license. Basic Life Support (BLS) required at the time of hire and ACLS certification preferred at time of hire but required within 6 months of hire. One to two years of experience required. Starting salary range is $29.56-$37.15 based on experience plus shift differential of $2.25 for 2nd and $3.00 for 3rd.

Registered Nurse – Surgical Services – On-Call

Type of Position: On-Call

We have 1 on-call position available in our Surgical Services department. This position would be required to work on shift per month. The registered nurse specializing in perioperative nursing practice performs nursing activities in the preoperative, intra-operative, and postoperative phase of the patient’s surgical experience. This position requires the RN to work effectively in Same Day Surgery, Post Anesthesia Care, the procedure room, operating room in the circulating nurse role. The position also includes on-call hours for surgical emergencies. Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a current Minnesota license. Certified in AHA Basic Life Support (BLS), and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). Knowledge and experience in perioperative nursing preferred, general knowledge in hospital nursing required. Starting salary range is $30.29 – $38.01 based on experience.

Registered Nurse – Surgical Services

Type of Position: Full-Time

We have 1 full-time (.9, 72 hours per two weeks) position available in our Surgical Services department. This position works Monday-Friday and rotating call. The registered nurse specializing in perioperative nursing practice performs nursing activities in the preoperative, intra-operative, and postoperative phase of the patient’s surgical experience. This position requires the RN to work effectively in Same Day Surgery, Post Anesthesia Care, the procedure room, operating room in the circulating nurse role. The position also includes on-call hours for surgical emergencies. Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a current Minnesota license. Certified in AHA Basic Life Support (BLS), and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). Knowledge and experience in perioperative nursing preferred, general knowledge in hospital nursing required. Starting salary range is $30.29 – $38.01 based on experience.

Registered Nurse – Surgical Services

Type of Position: Full-Time

We have 1 full-time (80 hours per two weeks) position available in our Surgical Services department. This position works Monday-Friday and rotating call. The registered nurse specializing in perioperative nursing practice performs nursing activities in the preoperative, intra-operative, and postoperative phase of the patient’s surgical experience. This position requires the RN to work effectively in Same Day Surgery, Post Anesthesia Care, the procedure room, operating room in the circulating nurse role. The position also includes on-call hours for surgical emergencies. Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a current Minnesota license. Certified in AHA Basic Life Support (BLS), and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). Knowledge and experience in perioperative nursing preferred, general knowledge in hospital nursing required. Starting salary range is $30.29 – $38.01 based on experience.

IS Technical Support Analyst

Type of Position: Full-Time

We have full-time (80 hours per two weeks) position available in our Information System Department. This position is responsible to help maintain systems, system performance monitoring and tuning, and for technical assistance to departments. Qualifications: Has knowledge of computer science and applied computing. Defines problems, collects data, establishes facts and draws valid conclusions. Ability to examine and evaluate data with reference to requirements of various users to determine effects and consider alternatives. Knowledge of HIPAA and HITECH security regulations. Preferred Associates degree in Computer Science. Starting salary range is $26.20-$32.60 based on experience.