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Licensed Practical Nurse-LPN

Company: State of Minnesota
Location: Silver Bay
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Job Details

Job Class: Licensed Practical Nurse

Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers

Date Posted: 02/18/2021

Closing Date: 06/09/2021

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

Division/Unit: Nursing

Bargaining Unit/Union: 204 / AFSCME

Work Area: Nursing

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

Days of Work: Monday - Sunday

Salary Range: $21.61 - $29.22/hourly

Classified Status: Classified

Connect 700 Program Eligible Yes

Job Summary

Job Summary

Applicants may be eligible for a hiring incentive of up to $1,500!

Deliver licensed practical Nursing care with in the LPN scope of practice, as defined by the Minnesota Nurse Practice Act, for 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.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Licensed in Minnesota as a Practical Nurse*, in good standing
  • Ability to communicate effectively, follow instructions, and take legible notes
  • Current Basisc Life Support (BLS) or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • If you are not currently licensed in Minnesota as a Practical Nurse, you must be able to obtain licensure by date of hire.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in a long term care environment
  • Experience working with Veterans

Physical Requirements

Perform a variety of movements throughout the day such as walking, standing, sitting, bending, twisting, stooping, lifting, carrying, reaching, grasping, pushing, and pulling.

Additional Requirements

  • A Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) background check will be conducted on finalists for this position. Finalists 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).

Application Details

Why Work For Us

GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! 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.

Located on the scenic North Shore overlooking Lake Superior, the Minnesota Veterans Home - Silver Bay provides skilled nursing care for 83 residents in a small town environment. All staff are committed to providing high quality care and services to the residents by following a person-centered social model of care for all residents. Residents' needs are met by our caring professional interdisciplinary staff, providing 24-hour health care. The team works together to provide residents with programs individually designed to meet their physical, psycho-social and spiritual needs. Our location is 60 miles north of Duluth, MN.

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


If you have questions about the position, contact Sarah Reimer sarah.reimer@state.mn.us or 612-210-6339

If you are a Connect 700 applicant, please email your certificate and the job positing ID number to Sarah Reimer at sarah.reimer@state.mn.us by the job posting closing date.


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.

Per M.S. 43A.111, MDVA will give priority consideration to certain qualified disabled Veterans. To be considered, you must be included on a US armed forces permanent disability list with a disability rating of at least 30% or been rated by the US Department of Veterans Affairs as having a compensable service-connected disability of at least 30%. Official written documentation of this disability dated no more than one-year preceding the date of application must be submitted. Please email the documentation, your DD214, and the job posting ID number to Sarah Reimer at sarah.reimer@state.mn.us no later than the job posting closing date.

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