Applicants may be eligible for a hiring incentive of up to $2,500.
This announcement will be used to fill various permanent full time, part time and intermittent Registered Nurse vacancies at Forensics Services (FS) in St. Peter.
Hours of work: Day/Evening 6:00am - 2:30pm, 8:00am - 4:30pm, 2:00pm - 10:30pm or Nights 10:15pm - 6:15am, Every other weekend
Forensics Services provides mental health evaluation and treatment services to individuals diagnosed with a mental illness who present a risk to public safety. The Forensics Services campus at the St. Peter Regional Treatment Center includes the Minnesota Security Hospital, the Forensic Nursing Home, a step-down program called Transition Services, and the Competency Restoration Program. This is a safe and secure treatment environment. In addition to a paid new employee orientation, we provide ongoing training and continuing education opportunities to keep our staff and organization on the leading edge of advancements in behavioral health care.
These positions will be responsible for providing experienced, professional nursing care. Assess the needs of clients, develops individualized nursing plans to meet those needs in coordination with the multi-disciplinary team, provides direct nursing interventions and/or delegates specific nursing tasks to appropriate staff and evaluates the effectiveness of the plan and the care provided.
Current licensure in Minnesota as a Registered Nurse.
Ability to pass/perform CPR, First Aid, and Therapeutic Intervention.
Patient care experience within a mental health or behavioral health setting.
Bachelor's of Nursing degree.
To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that you clearly describe your work experience in the areas listed for each job held.
REFERENCE CHECKS - The Department of Human Services will conduct reference checks to verify job-related credentials.
EDUCATION VERIFICATION - Applicants will be required to provide a copy of their high school diploma at time of interview OR copies of their college transcript or college degree/diploma at time of interview. Copies of the college degree/diploma are acceptable ONLY if it clearly identifies the field in which it was earned.
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.
Our mission as an employer is to actively recruit, welcome and support a workforce, which is diverse and inclusive of people who are underrepresented in the development of state policies, programs and practices, so that we can support the success and growth of all people who call Minnesota home.