Are you interested in learning more about working and living in the Great Plains? It’s a unique part of the United States with so much to offer! Jaclyn Rauen, RN, is the Inpatient Care Director and Case Manager Director with Brookings Health System, located in Brookings South Dakota. “One of the best things about coming to Brookings and working for Brookings Health System, you really do feel that sense of community. You are in a small enough hospital so you know your co-workers, you know your neighbors that become your patients and you get to take care of the community and that is what I love about Brookings Health System.” Jaclyn Rauen, RN, Inpatient Care Director & Case Manager Director – Brookings Health System.
Brookings Health System is able to offer employees a warm hometown feel with big town amenities and the most up to date healthcare technology, including robotic surgery that includes the da Vinci and Mako Robots.
Brookings Health System has the following:
- 49 Bed Hospital
- Congregate Living Facility
- 79 Bed Skilled Nursing Facility
- 3 Rural Clinics (Arlington Medical Center, Volga Medical Clinic, White Medical Clinic)
- Yorkshire Eye Clinic & Optical
The past 5 out of 6 years, Brookings Health System has received the top 20 Rural community hospitals in the United States. “That is a significant reward and it speaks to our teams ability to provide quality care and it’s based on several different pillars including quality pillars and patient satisfaction pillars.” Jaclyn Rauen, RN, Inpatient Care Director & Case Manager Director – Brookings Health System.
Brookings is home to South Dakota State University (SDSU), which brings in a lot of new graduates, new ideas and opportunities for the community, as SDSU provides Division 1 athletics. “Brookings offers a wide range of opportunity, not only on the professional side but also an opportunity to raise my family. It’s small enough where you feel safe and comfortable but also big enough to offer a lot of things to do, like a Jack’s football game on a Saturday afternoon, going to the Children’s Museum with my kids, or enjoying the many outdoor trails.”
Job opportunities include:
- Environmental Services
- Respiratory Therapist
- Physical Therapist
- Food Services
- Occupational Therapist
- Orthopedic Surgeon
Benefits may include:
- Paid Time Off (PTO)
- Health Insurance
- Flexible Reimbursement Plan
- Dental Insurance
- Vision Insurance
- South Dakota Retirement System Plan
- Short-Term Disability
- Life Insurance
- Gym Membership Reimbursement
- On-Call Compensation
- Employee Discount on Services
- On-Site Fitness Center
- Public Loan Service Forgiveness Program
“It’s been really rewarding to grow as a provider in this community where you are very supported. With that support I feel comfortable growing and building a practice.” Sara Marroquin, MD – General Surgeon, Avera Medical Group, Brookings, South Dakota.
To learn more about Brookings Health System or apply visit: brookingshealth.org/jobs
To learn more about the SDAHO Hometown Healthcare Heroes Campaign visit our website at sdaho.org/hometown-healthcare-heroes.