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Saint Paul, Minnesota
United States

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Job Category:
Health Care - Medical
Position type:
Part Time
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Date Posted:
February 11, 2019

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)


Job Class: Licensed Practical Nurse
Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
Date Posted:   02/12/2019
Closing Date: 02/25/2019
Hiring Agency: Department of Human Services
Division/Unit:  Direct Care & Treatment Services / Community Based Services
Work Shift: Rotating (AM/PM)
Work Hours: Varies
Days of Work: Varies
Travel Required: No
Salary Range: $19.57 - $27.88 / hourly
Job Class Option:  None
Classified Status: Classified
Connect 700 Eligible: Yes



Job Summary

This is a great opportunity for someone like you to join our team! The State of Minne­sota 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 in Northfield, 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).

- 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


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.


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.