Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Willmar, Minnesota

Employer Minnesota Department of Human Services
Created 06/27/2020
Reference 11376879
Job Type Full Time
Country United States
State Minnesota
City Willmar
Zip 56201
Salary $50,000 - $74,999
Job Class: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Working Title: Licensed Practial Nurse (LPN)

Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers

Date Posted: 01/15/2021

Closing Date: 02/01/2021

Hiring Agency: Department of Human Services

Division/Unit: Direct Care & Treatment Services / Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Services

Work Shift: Rotating (day/evening)

Work Hours: 6:45 a.m. - 5:15 p.m. and 12:45 p.m. - 11:15 p.m.

Days of Work: Varies - every other weekend off

Travel Required: No

Salary Range: $21.61 - $29.22 /hourly

Classified Status: Classified

Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes

Job Summary

Job Summary
Applicants may be eligible for a hiring incentive of up to $2,500.
Turn your passion, expertise and experience into a highly rewarding career that offers a competitive salary, plus a top-notch benefits package that includes excellent medical and dental coverage, low-cost dependent coverage, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, generous paid vacation, sick leave - and a pension plan.
CABHS is a new 16-bed psychiatric hospital for children ages 6 to 18 who have serious behavioral and emotional conditions. This investment in a state-of-the-art facility signals a long-term commitment to innovative programming serving vulnerable youth and providing a multidisciplinary approach to evidence-based care. The treatment team consists of hospitalists, psychiatrists, nurses, social workers, and rehabilitation therapists dedicated person-centered treatment and improving the lives of kids.

Job duties include:
Perform direct care services and treatment interventions under supervision of the Registered Nurse. Keep clinical charts and reports on the emotional and physical status of patients. Facilitate the admission of patients to the unit; take temperature, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure readings; administer and record prescribed medication. Promote and participate in rehabilitation activities and encourage patient personal hygiene. Maintain a clean, hazard-free environment and comply with all safety and health standards, laws, regulations, and policies.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Graduated from an approved school of nursing.
  • Licensure in Minnesota as a Practical Nurse.
Additional Requirements
To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your resume clearly describes your experience in the areas listed and indicates the beginning and ending month and year for each job held.

REFERENCE/BACKGROUND CHECKS - The Department of Human Services will conduct reference checks to verify job-related credentials and criminal background check prior to appointment.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637 or email careers@state.mn.us . Please indicate what assistance you need.

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