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State of Minnesota Registered Nurse (RN) in Silver Bay, Minnesota

Working Title: RN

Job Class: Registered Nurse

Agency: Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs

  • Who May Apply : Open to all qualified job seekers

  • Date Posted : 04/17/2024

  • Closing Date : 05/16/2024

  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit : Minnesota Veterans Home-Silver Bay

  • Division/Unit : Nursing

  • Work Shift/Work Hours : Rotating shift: Day/Evening 7:00am- 3:30pm/3:00pm- 11:30pm

  • Days of Work : Varies; weekends as assigned

  • Travel Required : No

  • Salary Range: $32.92 - $48.78 / hourly; plus $2.75/hour shift differential for all hours worked between 6:00pm and 6:00am

  • Classified Status : Classified

  • Bargaining Unit/Union : 205 - MN Nurses Association/MNA

  • Anticipated Start Date : 5/1/2024

  • FLSA Status : Exempt - Professional

  • 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.

It pays to consider a rewarding career with the Minnesota Veterans Home in Silver Bay! You may be eligible for a new hire bonus of $6,000!

Earn a competitive wage, have affordable and comprehensive insurance benefits, a retirement plan, paid time off and more!

This job posting will be used to fill one (1) part-time Registered Nurse vacancy within the Minnesota Veterans Home - Silver Bay. This position is designated as part-time, rotating shifts; day/evening. The day shift is: 7:00am-3:30pm. The evening shit is 3:00pm-11:30pm. The work schedule will include at least 48 hours per two-week pay period and may include additional work hours, based on business needs. The position is initially eligible for partial employer contribution towards health and dental insurance benefits.

These positions will provide care for residents by assessing needs, assisting and encouraging their social and emotional well-being, and implementing orders and routines. Report and interpret observations and resident behaviors. Communicate nursing and health care concerns to supervisor. Maintain resident charts and records. Coordinate the activities of the nursing unit to maintain consistency in resident care delivery and unit functions. Follow health and safety rules to ensure the security.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Licensed in Minnesota as a Registered Nurse, in good standing (If you are not currently licensed in Minnesota as a Registered Nurse, you must be able to obtain licensure by date of hire)

  • Knowledge of nursing practices and techniques sufficient to provide effective nursing care for residents

  • Skill in establishing and maintaining positive working relationships

  • Effective communication skills sufficient to provide and follow instructions

  • Computer experience sufficient to complete electronic charting and use basic computer functions such as email

  • Ability to make decisions within the scope of nursing responsibilities

  • Ability to evaluate the effectiveness of nursing care provided by other staff, make or recommend changes, and provide mentoring

  • Ability to teach self-help skills to residents

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in a skilled nursing facility

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 all finalists. This may include a review of documentation related to job performance.


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.