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State of Minnesota Licensed Practical Nurse or Medical Assistant, Certified in Stillwater, Minnesota

Job Summary Job Summary This position will be filled in either the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Medical Assistant, Certified (CMA) job classification. The classification level (either LPN or CMA) in which the position is filled will be determined based on the qualifications of the applicant who is selected for the position. This position is designated as full-time with day/evening rotating shifts including weekend and holiday shifts as assigned. The position is eligible for a full employer contribution towards health and dental insurance benefits. For a comprehensive listing of State of Minnesota benefits, please visit https://mn.gov/doc/employment-opportunities/benefits/ The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Medical Assistant, Certified (CMA) performs duties to assist practitioners and Registered Nurses in providing health care to individuals. Job duties include: * Perform functions related to "rooming" the individual for practitioner examinations, including obtaining blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respiration, weight and documenting individual's complaint. * Perform phlebotomy functions with individuals, including collecting blood and urine samples and performing other tests ordered by the practitioner. * Conduct Blood Pressure Clinic and other chronic care clinics with individuals. * Administer medication as prescribed by the practitioner. * Assist the Registered Nurses and practitioners in ongoing health maintenance and health promotion. * Provide necessary information for continued health care services available to individuals prior to release. * Attend training so that knowledge regarding health-related topics is current. THIS POSITION HAS DIRECT CONTACT WITH PEOPLE WHO ARE INCARCERATED. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Licensed Practical Nurse To qualify for Licensed Practical Nurse, applicants must meet the following qualifications: * Graduation from an approved school of nursing plus current licensure in Minnesota as a Practical Nurse without limitations or restrictions. * Experience sufficient to perform advanced practical nursing duties in the care of mentally ill, physically ill, developmentally disabled, geriatric or clinic patients. Medical Assistant, Certified To qualify for Medical Assistant, Certified, applicants must meet the following qualification: * Completion of an approved training program in medical assisting and registration or certification as a medical assistant by passing a national examination. Preferred Qualifications: The following qualifications are strongly desired of applicants seeking consideration for the positions: * Current licensure in Minnesota as a Practical Nurse without limitations or restrictions. * Certification as a Medical Assistant. * Experience working in a correctional or secured setting. * Clinical experience in a hospital, long-term care and/or clinic setting within the past five years. * Experience in specialized clinical area(s), such as in gender-specific, geriatric, juvenile health care, medical/surgery unit, and/or behavioral health. * Computer experience sufficient to complete electronic charting and use basic computer functions such as email. Physical Requirements The completion of pre-placement physical components may be required prior to hire for the positions. These components may consist of a drug test, tuberculosis screening, and/or respirator clearance. The selected finalist is required to review and sign a Physical Demands Analysis (PDA) for this position. For a copy of the Physical Demands Analysis, please contact Carol Morse at carol.morse@state.mn.us. Additional Requirements The selection process may include screening the top candidate(s) on their criminal history, predatory offender registration, offender associations and/or other applicable background information in accordance with Department of Corrections’ policy. Employment history/reference checks, including incidents of sexual harassment, will also be conducted on the top candidate(s) in accordance with Department of Corrections’ policy. This may include a review of job performance and discipline records. New employees will be fingerprinted within the first 30 days of employment. Application Details Why Work For Us Join a team with a national reputation for excellence! The Minnesota Department of Corrections (DOC) is highly regarded nationwide and has provided a model for other corrections systems to follow. Our mission is to transform lives for a safer Minnesota. We offer great State of Minnesota benefits, competitive pay, internal promotional opportunities, free parking, and workout facilities at most locations. 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. The DOC also offers: * Free CE Direct educational opportunities. * Work schedules posted 14 days in advance. * No shift cancellations due to low census or acuity. * Opportunities for advancement. * Free parking at all facilities. * Excellent State of Minnesota benefits. How to Apply Click “Apply” at the bottom of the page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637. For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers. Contact If you have questions about the position, contact Carol Morse at carol.morse@state.mn.us or 651-361-7304 * * * 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. Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse or Medical Assistant, Certified Location: Stillwater Job ID: 47244 Regular/Temporary: Unlimited Full/Part Time: Full-Time Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers Date Posted: 07/22/2021 Closing Date: 08/05/2021 Hiring Agency: Department of Corrections Division/Unit: Health Services - Dental/Nursing Services Work Shift: Day/Evening Rotating Shift / Work Hours Vary Work Hours: Day/Evening Rotating Shift / Work Hours Vary Work Shift/Work Hours: Day/Evening Rotating Shift / Work Hours Vary Days of Work: Vary Travel Required: No Classified Status: Classified Job Class: Licensed Practical Nurse Medical Assistant, Certified