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State of Minnesota Registered Nurse in Stillwater, Minnesota

Job Summary Job Summary 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/ A correctional health care nurse practices in a primary care setting much like a clinic or transitional care unit. The Corrections' nurse is presented with opportunities to use a full battery of nursing skills along with broad knowledge of disease processes. The nurse works closely with other health care providers, including primary care physicians and mid-level practitioners. The Corrections' nurse ensures that individuals receive needed health care in a manner that does not compromise nor conflict with security issues within the correctional facility. This position assists in the provision of individual health care; assists in the medication process; assists with other functions as delegated by the charge nurse/supervisor; maintains a system for accurate and thorough medical record keeping; provides health education; and maintains adequate inventory and security of medical supplies and equipment. THIS POSITION HAS DIRECT CONTACT WITH PEOPLE WHO ARE INCARCERATED. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications The following qualifications are required of all applicants seeking consideration for this position: LICENSURE: To qualify, you must be a Registered Nurse in the State of Minnesota and have a license that is current, active and without restrictions, limitations or conditions. Individuals who have a temporary permit as a Registered Nurse in the State of Minnesota may be considered, provided they can obtain Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Minnesota within their probationary period. NOTE: Please indicate your license or permit number and the issuance and expiration dates of your license/permit on your application/resume. SKILLS AND ABILITIES: * Skills in and ability to produce accurate and timely clinical documentation. * Interpersonal skills sufficient to communicate effectively and professionally with diverse populations, including management,coworkers and patients. * Ability to respond to medical emergencies. * Ability to work independently and without close supervision. Preferred Qualifications The following qualifications are strongly desired of applicants seeking consideration for this position: * Non-temporary Registered Nurse licensure in the state of Minnesota that is current, active and without restrictions, limitations or conditions. * Completion of a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. * One or more years of experience as a Registered Nurse. * Clinical nursing experience in a hospital, long-term care and/or clinic setting within the past five years. * Nursing experience in a correctional or secured setting. * Experience working in a correctional or secured setting. * Nursing experience in a specialized clinical area(s), such as in gender-specific, geriatric, juvenile health care, medical/surgery unit, and/or behavioral health. Physical Requirements The completion of pre-placement physical components may be required prior to hire for this position. These components 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 PDA, please email 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 benefits, competitive pay, internal promotional opportunities, free parking, generous leave time, 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 its Registered Nurses: * 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. * Positions are eligible for the Correctional Employees' Retirement Plan. 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: Registered Nurse Location: Stillwater Job ID: 47336 Regular/Temporary: Unlimited Full/Part Time: Full-Time Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers Date Posted: 07/22/2021 Closing Date: 08/11/2021 Hiring Agency: Department of Corrections Division/Unit: Health Services - Dental/Nursing Services Work Shift: Rotating Day/Evening Shifts Work Hours: Rotating Day/Evening Shifts Work Shift/Work Hours: Rotating Day/Evening Shifts Days of Work: Vary Travel Required: No Salary Range: $30.15 - $44.64/hourly - $62,953 - $93,208/annually Job Class: Registered Nurse Working Title: RN

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