Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Minnesota Department of Human Services
Published
December 30, 2020
Location
Rochester, MN
Job Type
 

Description

Job Class: Licensed Practical Nurse

Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers

Date Posted: 12/28/2020

Closing Date: 01/11/2021

Hiring Agency: Department of Human Services

Division/Unit: Direct Care & Treatment Services / Community Based Services

Work Shift: Rotating (AM/PM)

Work Hours: Full-time

Days of Work: Varies

Travel Required: No

Salary Range: $21.61 - 29.22 / hourly; $45,122 - $61,011 / annually

Job Class Option: None

Classified Status: Classified

Connect 700 Program Eligible : Yes

Job Summary

Job Summary
This is a great opportunity for someone like you to join our team! The State of Minne-sota Department of Human Services is seeking caring people to fill Licensed Practical Nurse positions with a competitive salary range and a sign on bonus of $2,500.00. We are looking for individuals who are passionate in helping those who need the additional support in their daily lives. If this interests you, we want to hear from you!
This vacancy is located at a home in Rochester, 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

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications
Graduation from an approved school of nursing plus current licensure in Minnesota as a Practical Nurse.
Must have a valid driver's license.

Additional Requirements

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.

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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