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State of Minnesota Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) - Human Services Technician (HST) in Luverne, Minnesota

Working Title: Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Job Class: Human Services Technician

Agency: Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs

  • Who May Apply : Open to all qualified job seekers

  • Date Posted : 11/14/2023

  • Closing Date : 01/05/2024

  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit : Minnesota Veterans Home-Luverne

  • Division/Unit : Nursing

  • Work Shift/Work Hours : Varies: Day Shift/6:45 AM - 3:15 PM; Evening Shift/2:45 PM - 11:15 PM; Night Shift/10:45 PM - 7:15 AM

  • Days of Work : Vary

  • Travel Required : No

  • Salary Range: $20.01 - $26.81 / hourly

  • Classified Status : Classified

  • Bargaining Unit/Union : 217 - Commissioner‘s Plan

  • Telework Eligible : No

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

Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans.

The work you’ll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota.

This job posting will be used to fill current and future intermittent vacancies at the Minnesota Veterans Home-Luverne. An intermittent employee works an irregular and uncertain schedule, based on the needs of the home. Intermittent employees must be available to work all shifts and some weekends. Shifts are: Day shift 6:45 am - 3:15 pm, Evening shift 2:45 pm - 11:15 pm, and Night shift 10:45 pm - 7:15 am.

Provide compassionate, person-centered care for residents in a long-term skilled nursing facility. Assist with activities of daily living, ensure safety and quality of care is provided and help residents to attain their highest functional capabilities in an environment that promotes caring, respect, and values the individual.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Current registration as a Nursing Assistant with the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) Nursing Assistant Registry OR

  • At the time of hire, enrolled in an approved Nursing Assistant training course, complete the course and competency test and become registered within four (4) months of hire. OR

  • At the time of hire, completion of Nursing Assistant training and competency evaluation program or competency evaluation program approved by Minnesota but is not yet on the Registry. (Must provide fax back score report which indicates the individual passed both the skills and written portions of the test.) Become registered withing four (4) months of hire.


  • Must be at least 18 years of age; and

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Current registration as a Nursing Assistant with the MDH Nursing Assistant Registry.

  • Experience working as a certified nursing assistant.

  • Experience providing activities of daily living (ADLs)

  • Experience working in a long-term care environment.

Additional Requirements

This position requires successful completion of the following:

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


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.