Start your career at SDUIH.

When you join our team at South Dakota Urban Indian Health, you’re joining our Tiwahe (family). We believe that through equitable pay, flexibility, and centering employee wellness, we’re creating systemic change that benefits everyone, especially our patients. Working with our medical team, you’ll improve the health and wellness of our patients and positively impact the health of our community.

SDUIH employees enjoy traditional benefits, such as:
· Health Insurance – SDUIH pays 72% of the premium
· Life Insurance – SDUIH provides $25,000, and employees can purchase additional
· Sick leave of 40 hours per year
· PTO accrued at the rate of 5 hours each pay period
· Short-Term and Long-Term Disability provided by SDUIH
· 11 paid holidays each year
· Participation in a 403(b) with a company match of 100% of the first · · 3% the employee contributes
· 12 Wellness Days per year



Nurse (RN LPN)

Full-time (exempt) Nursing staff will provide direct patient care that is safe, reliable, efficient and effective and within scope of practice as a licensed Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse to ensure quality care is provided that is culturally appropriate, mission aligned and in compliance with patient care procedures and program policies. You will report to the Clinical Manager; however you will receive direction from medical providers, administration, Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Executive Officer

The ideal applicant will have:
  • Must possess current license (RN or LPN) through the South Dakota Board of Nursing, with no history of Board violations or issues.
  • Pass a federal background check. Must not have any felony convictions that relate to the Indian Child Welfare Act.
  • Provide Indian Preference documentation if claimed.
  • Must be at least 18-years-old.
  • Be a positive role model for the community and others.


Hours for this position are typically 8 am-5 pm, Monday – Friday but may vary depending on community events or grant activities. SDUIH practices Indian Preference in hiring.

Nurse (RN LPN) Description



How to Apply for Open Positions
-Click to download the employment application: SDUIH Employment Application
-Save the Application once filled out.
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