Brookings, S.D. – Jan. 11, 2021 – Jaclyn Rauen, RN, was recently promoted to inpatient care nursing director at Brookings Health System, a new position the health system added due to growth and expansion.

As the inpatient care nursing director, Rauen will coordinate and manage all aspects of care for inpatient, ICU and swing bed patients at Brookings Hospital. She will work closely with physicians, nursing team members and ancillary departments within the health system to promote optimal patient outcomes. In addition, she will assume supervisory responsibilities for the inpatient care staff.

Rauen holds a Master of Science in Nursing, Nurse Educator from Nebraska Methodist College in Omaha and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from South Dakota State University. She has over ten years of nursing experience, including seven years as a registered nurse at Brookings Health. She most recently served as Brookings Health System’s diabetic educator in addition to nursing duties on the inpatient care unit. She has also served as both a clinical and adjunct nursing instructor for SDSU.

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About Brookings Health System

Brookings Health System, located in Brookings, South Dakota, includes a 49-bed hospital, the 79-bed The Neighborhoods at Brookview nursing home, Brookhaven Estates senior living apartments, Yorkshire Eye Clinic & Optical, and medical clinics in Arlington, White and Volga, South Dakota. It is a non-profit, city-owned facility that offers the community a full range of inpatient, outpatient, emergency and extended care services. Brookings Hospital provides local access to doctors in Brookings and offers robotic da Vinci surgery and Mako robotic-arm assisted procedures, making it one of the premier rural community hospitals in South Dakota. For more information about the services offered at Brookings Health System, please call (605) 696-9000 or visit us on the Web at

PHOTO: Inpatient Care Nursing Director Jaclyn Rauen, RN