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State of Minnesota Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Part-Time/Day Shift in Bemidji, Minnesota

Working Title: LPN

Job Class: Licensed Practical Nurse

Agency: Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs

  • Job ID : 76649

  • Location : Bemidji

  • Telework Eligible : No

  • Full/Part Time : Part-Time

  • Regular/Temporary : Unlimited

  • Who May Apply : Open to all qualified job seekers

  • Date Posted : 05/15/2024

  • Closing Date : 05/28/2024

  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit : Veterans Affairs Dept / Vets Home-Bemidji-AFSCME

  • Division/Unit : Bemidji Veterans Home / Nursing

  • Work Shift/Work Hours : Day Shift / 6:00am - 2:30pm

  • Days of Work : Varies, including some weekends

  • Travel Required : No

  • Salary Range: $25.95 - $33.20 / hourly

  • Classified Status : Classified

  • Bargaining Unit/Union : 204 - Health Care Non Professional/AFSCME

  • FLSA Status : Nonexempt

  • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities (https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/diverse-workforce/people-with-disabilities/connect700/) : Yes

The work you'll do is more than just a job.

At the State of Minnesota, employees play a critical role in developing policies, providing essential services, and working to improve the well-being and quality of life for all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota is committed to equity and inclusion, and invests in employees by providing benefits, support resources, and training and development opportunities.

It pays to consider a rewarding career with the Minnesota Veterans Home in Bemidji! You may be eligible for a new hire bonus of $2,500! Earn a competitive wage, have affordable and comprehensive insurance benefits, a retirement plan, paid time off, and more!

The Minnesota Veterans Home (MVH)-Bemidji will fill a part-time Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) position by consideration of all applicants to this posting.

As an LPN for the MVH-Bemidji, you will deliver care within the LPN scope of practice, as defined by the Minnesota Nurse Practice Act, for cognitively and physically disabled residents. Work collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team to promote the well-being, health, and safety of residents in a person-centered, long-term care environment.

The position is designated as part-time and primarily day shift. The work schedule will include at least 48 hours per 2-week pay period and may include additional work hours, based on business needs. The position is initially eligible for a partial employer contribution towards health and dental insurance benefits.

Minimum Qualifications

Please ensure that your resume/application clearly describes your experience in the areas listed below, and indicates the beginning and ending month and year for each job held.

  • Licensed in Minnesota as a Practical Nurse with no restrictions.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, follow instructions and take clear notes.

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in a long-term care environment.

  • Experience working with Veterans.

Additional Requirements

  • A Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) background check may be conducted on the top finalist(s) for the position. When conducted, a finalist must pass the DHS background check.

  • A Tuberculosis (Mantoux) screening (or chest x-ray) is required prior to employment.

  • Employment reference checks will be conducted on finalists. This may include a review of documentation related to job performance and contact with the applicant's former employer(s).

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.

Reasonable accommodations will be made 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 is needed.

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