Registered Nurse Advanced Practice – APRN – Fergus Falls

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When all employees are embraced, respected and heard, we will build a collaborative, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist culture where everyone thrives. Job Details Job Class: Registered Nurse Advanced Practice – APRN Agency: Human Services Dept Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers Date Posted: 03/14/2024 Closing Date: 03/27/2024 Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Human Services Dept / DHS Fergus Falls Region MNA Division/Unit: Mental Health & Substance Abuse Treatment Services / CBHH Fergus Falls Med Staff Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift Days of Work: Monday – Friday Travel Required: No Salary Range: $52.11 – $68.57 / hourly; $108,805 – $143,174 / annually Job Class Option: Family Practice Classified Status: Classified Bargaining Unit/Union: 205 – MN Nurses Association/MNA Anticipated Start Date: April 24, 2024 FLSA Status: Exempt – Professional Telework Eligible: No Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities: Yes Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans. The work youxe2x80x99ll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota. Job Summary Candidates may be eligible for a hiring bonus! This is your opportunity to enjoy working with a dynamic and highly professional group of staff in a small, state-of-the-art, inpatient psychiatric treatment facility that provides excellent care for adults with a variety of behavioral health conditions. With only 16 beds, the Community Behavioral Health Hospital (CBHH) in Fergus Falls offers an array of services in a community-based setting. Our mental health treatment and programming utilize a person-centered framework. We routinely involve the patient, their family and multiple community resources in treatment planning and implementation. The interdisciplinary treatment team is robust, and includes a psychiatrist, nurses, a psychologist, social workers, and rehabilitation therapists. This facility belongs to a network of six small behavioral health hospitals located throughout the state, giving you access to consult and collaborate with colleagues. With an average length of stay of 30 days, youxe2x80x99ll help patients to transition their care to a substantial system of outpatient services in the area. In this role, you will function as the primary care practitioner delivering comprehensive care for individuals with acute to chronic and severe mental illness in collaboration with other health care professionals. This role serves as the on-site attending medical clinician and a key member of the treatment team. Hospitalist experience is not required, acutely ill patients requiring medical hospitalization are transferred out. Responsibilities include: Provide direct advanced practice nursing care for primary care issues Provide comprehensive assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of acute or chronic health issues Conduct work in collaboration with physicians and other health care providers Prescribe medications and monitor and manage for side effects Serve on medical, nursing, and facility committees Provide health education to patients and clients Why join our team? Our system is devoted to providing high-quality care for those who need it most. Strong team structure Excellent administrative support Hiring Bonus! Current State of Minnesota employees are not eligible for the hiring bonus. State Pension Comprehensive health insurance Annual pay increases Student loan reimbursement Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Graduation from a program of study designed to prepare the individual for advanced practice as a nurse practitioner or clinical nurse specialist in family practice or internal medicine. Certification with a national professional nursing organization as a nurse practitioner or clinical nurse specialist. Licensed or eligible for licensure as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in Minnesota. Authorization from the Minnesota Board of Nursing to prescribe drugs and therapeutic devices. Preferred Qualifications Previous experience working with inpatient psychiatric patients. Previous APRN experience Our employees are dedicated to ensuring cultural responsiveness. Preferred candidates will have a variety of experiences working effectively with others from different backgrounds and cultures. Additional Requirements To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your resume clearly describes your experience in the areas listed and indicates the beginning and ending month and year for each job held. REFERENCE/BACKGROUND CHECKS – The Department of Human Services will conduct reference checks to verify job-related credentials and criminal background check prior to appointment. Application Details How to Apply Select xe2x80x9cApply for Jobxe2x80x9d at the top of this page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email For additional information about the application process, go to If you have questions about the position, contact Heidi Schurmann at or 651-431-3464. To receive consideration as a Connect 700 Program applicant, apply online, email the Job ID#, the Working Title and your valid Proof of Eligibility Certificate by the closing date to Heidi Schurmann at About Human Services Dept DHS operates a highly specialized behavioral health care system that serves people with mental illness, substance abuse disorders, and developmental and intellectual disabilities. This includes psychiatric hospitals and other inpatient mental health treatment facilities; inpatient substance abuse treatment facilities; dental clinics, group homes, vocational sites, and sex offender treatment facilities. Why Work for Us Diverse Workforce We are committed to continually developing a workforce that reflects the diversity of our state and the populations we serve. The varied experiences and perspectives of employees strengthen the work we do together and our ability to best serve the people of Minnesota. A recent engagement survey of State of Minnesota employees found: 95% of employees understand how their work helps achieve their agencyxe2x80x99s mission 91% of employees feel trusted to do their jobs 88% of employees feel equipped to look at situations from other cultural perspectives when doing their job 87% of employees report flexibility in their work schedule Comprehensive Benefits Our benefits aim to balance four key elements that make life and work meaningful: health and wellness, financial well-being, professional development, and work/life harmony. As an employee, your benefits may include: Public pension plan Training and professional development Paid vacation and sick leave 11 paid holidays each year Paid parental leave Low-cost medical and dental coverage Prescription drug coverage Vision coverage Wellness programs and resources Employer paid life insurance Short-term and long-term disability Health care spending and savings accounts Dependent care spending account Tax-deferred compensation Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Tuition reimbursement Federal Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program Programs, resources and benefits eligibility varies based on type of employment, agency, funding availability, union/collective bargaining agreement, location, and length of service with the State of Minnesota. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Minnesota state agencies are equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employers. 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 and indicate what assistance is needed.

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