Licensed Practical Nurse/Emergency Medical Technician/Medical Assistant, Certified

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Come help the Department of Corrections transform lives for a safer Minnesota! Each day when you come to work for the Department of Corrections, you have the opportunity to truly make a difference in the lives of those under our care and for those in communities throughout Minnesota. Job Details Working Title: LPN/EMT/CMA Job Class: Licensed Practical Nurse/Emergency Medical Technician/Medical Assistant, Certified Agency: Corrections Dept Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers Date Posted: 02/10/2024 Closing Date: Until filled Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Corrections Dept / Corrections-Rush City-AFSCME Division/Unit: Minn Corr Facl – Rush City / RC RN Supervisor Work Shift/Work Hours: Rotating Shift/Varies Days of Work: Varies Travel Required: No Licensed Practical NurseSalary Range: $25.95 – $33.20 / hourly Emergency Medical TechnicianSalary Range: $21.12 – $29.12 / hourly Medical Assistant, CertifiedSalary Range: $23.95 – $30.68 / hourly Classified Status: Classified 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 Post will fill up to 3 positions. Multiple positions will be filled by consideration of all applicants to this posting. Positions will be filled in either the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Medical Assistant, Certified (CMA), or Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) job classification. The classification level (LPN, CMA, or EMT) in which the position is filled will be determined based on thequalifications of the applicant who is selected for the position. The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Certified Medical Assistant (CMA), and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) perform duties to assist practitioners and Registered Nurses in providing healthcare to incarcerated individuals. Responsibilities include: Perform functions related to “rooming” the incarcerated individual for practitioner examinations, including obtaining blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respiration, weight and documenting complaints. Perform phlebotomy functions with incarcerated 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 incarcerated individuals. Administer medication as prescribed by the practitioner. This position has direct contact with incarcerated individuals. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications To be qualified for and considered for this position, applicants must meet all of the minimum qualifications listed below. Ensure thatyour resume contains descriptions of your work experiences sufficient for comparison against the requirements stated below andindicate the beginning and ending month and year for each job held. Licensed Practical Nurse: Graduation from an approved school of nursing plus current licensure in Minnesota as a Practical Nurse without limitations or restrictions. Clinical experience in a hospital, long-term care and/or clinic setting within the last five years. Computer experience sufficient to complete electronic charting and use basic computer functions such as email. Medical Assistant, Certified: Completion of an approved training program in medical assisting plus certification or registration as a medical assistant by passing a national examination. Clinical experience in a hospital, long-term care and/or clinic setting within the last five years. Computer experience sufficient to complete electronic charting and use basic computer functions such as email. Emergency Medical Technician: Completion of an approved EMT training program plus certification or registration as an EMT that is current, active, and without restrictions. Post-certification experience as an EMT. Computer experience sufficient to complete electronic charting and use basic computer functions such as email. Preferred Qualifications The following qualifications are strongly desired of applicants seeking consideration for this position: Experience working in a correctional or secured setting. Experience in 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 for this position. These components consist of a 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 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 Correctionsxe2x80x99 policy. Top candidate(s) must pass a criminal history check which includes successful completion of all sentencing and/or restitution requirements of law enforcement jurisdictions, including probation. Employment history/reference checks, including incidents of sexual harassment, will also be conducted on the top candidate(s) in accordance with Department of Correctionsxe2x80x99 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 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 Shelley Rojesky at or 651-361-7382. 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 Shelley Rojesky at About Corrections Dept Go from a job to a meaningful career with the Minnesota Department of Corrections where we work to transform lives for a safer Minnesota! We hold people responsible for the offenses they commit while giving them the tools they need to succeed as they transition back to our communities. These people may be incarcerated in our correctional facilities or be under our supervision in the community. No matter a personxe2x80x99s custody status, our mindset is the same: a personxe2x80x99s path to rejoining the community starts on the day they begin serving their sentence. Become part of this mindset by joining our team! With the DOC you will find many promotional opportunities, great State of Minnesota benefits, competitive pay, free parking, and workout facilities at most locations. 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) 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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