Registered Nurse (RN) – Surgical Services (Same Day Surgery, PACU, and Operating Room)

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River’s Edge Hospital in St. Peter, MN has positions available in our Surgical Services department.  Due to growth and service expansion, we have a variety of FTEs available from .75 to 1.0 (60 to 80 hours per pay period).

This position works Monday-Friday 9, 10, or 12 hour shifts, with rotating start times. Rotating weekday, weekend, and holiday call required 6a-6p


(must work at least .9 FTE during initial orientation and training)



Employees at River’s Edge Hospital enjoy a traditional benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. Other benefits include:

  • Paid Holidays
  • National Certification Bonus
  • PERA Public Retirement Association of Minnesota,, defined pension benefit plan, 457 Retirement plans
  • Employer paid parental leave
  • Flexible Spending & Health Savings Accounts
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Longevity Bonus
  • Voluntary accident, critical illness and hospital indemnity
  • Employer paid short term disability
  • Clothing Allowance
  • Tuition reimbursement and Student Loan Forgiveness
  • Free membership to LiveWell Fitness Center


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.


  1. 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). Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) within 6 months of hire.
  2. Knowledge and experience in perioperative nursing preferred. General knowledge in hospital nursing and the ability to use the nursing process.
  3. Ability to interact in a positive and cooperative manner with courtesy and respect towards co-workers, patients, physicians and other customers.

Minimum Salary

USD $37.41 Hourly

Maximum Salary

USD $56.21 Hourly

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