State Of Minnesota Brooklyn Park , MN 55443
Job Class: Licensed Practical Nurse
Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
Date Posted: 09/19/2018
Closing Date: 10/02/2018
Hiring Agency: Department of Human Services
Division/Unit: Direct Care & Treatment Services / Community Based Services
Work Shift: Rotating
Work Hours: Vary
Days of Work: Vary
Travel Required: No
Salary Range: $19.57 - $27.88 / hourly
Job Class Option: None
Classified Status: Classified
Connect 700 Eligible: Yes
This vacancy is located in Brooklyn Park, MN.
The Licensed Practical Nurse's (LPN) primary responsibilities are to provide respectful, comprehensive, and person-centered direct care services to individuals in the residential homes provided by Minnesota State Operated Community Services (MSOCS).
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF JOB DUTIES:
Takes temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure readings.
Administers and records prescribed medication.
Keeps clinical charts and reports on the physical and emotional state of clients.
Promotes and participates in rehabilitation activities.
Maintains a clean and hazard-free environment.
Promotes clients' personal hygiene.
May regulate parental fluids and administer intramuscular injection.
Administers emergency first aid.
Orders supplies and equipment.
Operate a motor vehicle and possess a current, valid driver's license
Graduation from an approved school of nursing plus current licensure in Minnesota as a Practical Nurse.
Must have a valid driver's license
To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that you clearly describe your experience in the areas listed and indicate 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.
Why Work For Us
GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.
Our mission as an employer is to actively recruit, welcome and support a workforce which, is diverse and inclusive of people who are underrepresented in the development of state policies, programs and practices, so that we can support the success and growth of all people who call Minnesota home.
How to Apply
Most State selection processes utilize a resume-based screening process. You will be contacted by agency staff if your background best matches the selection criteria on this job posting. To apply for this position, click the APPLY box found at the bottom of this job announcement. For additional information about the State's selection process, go to http://www.mn.gov/mmb/careers/.
For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers.
If you have questions about the position, contact Katie VandeKamp at Katie.N.VandeKamp@state.mn.us.
If you are a Connect 700 applicant, please email your certificate to Danielle Pekarna at email@example.com. by the position close date.
If you are an individual with a disability and need an ADA accommodation for an interview, you may contact the Department of Human Services' ADA Coordinator at 651-431-4945 for assistance.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate what assistance you need.
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