Registered Nurse (RN), Moose Lake, Minnesota

Created 10/13/2021
Date expired 01/29/2022
Reference 11410524
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State Minnesota
City Moose Lake
Zip 55767
Salary Competitive
Job Class: Registered Nurse
  • Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
  • Date Posted: 10/19/2021
  • Closing Date: 07/05/2022
  • Hiring Agency: Department of Human Services
  • Division/Unit: Direct Care and Treatment / Minnesota Sex Offender Program Moose Lake
  • Work Shift: Rotating Shift (includes day and evening hours)
  • Work Hours: 2:00PM - 10:30PM
  • Days of Work: Varies
  • Travel Required: No
  • Salary Range: $30.15 - $44.64/hourly; $62,953 - $93,208/annually
  • Classified Status: Classified
  • Bargaining Unit/Union: 205 - MN Nurses Association/MNA
  • Anticipated Start Date: 11/10/2021
  • FLSA Status: Exempt - Professional
  • Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes

Job Summary

Working for the Minnesota Department of Human Services Direct Care & Treatment division PAYS!

In addition to a rewarding career in which you will be positively impacting the lives of Minnesota's most vulnerable residents, we provide competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. This includes a competitive hourly wage, affordable insurance, retirement benefits, paid time off and more!

When you start a career with us, you may also be eligible for:
  • $2500 Hiring Bonus
  • Annual pay increases
  • Corrections Early Retirement Program
  • Tuition reimbursement for courses related to the work of DHS
  • Student loan reimbursement
  • $50 bonus for voluntarily working days off and weekends

What a great opportunity to be a part of an organization that is committed to our staff, clients, and community!

The Registered Nurse (RN) provides direct professional nursing care to clients in a therapeutic environment where safety and security are at the forefront of all campus activities.

Primary Responsibilities Include:
  • Performing duties such as medication and treatment administration, assessing client needs, and planning and implementing client-specific nursing care plans that assist the client in developing healthy independent living and coping skills.
  • Working as part of team providing clients with comprehensive treatment which includes completing health assessment reports, participating in review meetings, and providing pertinent information to members of the treatment team as required to support overall client health.
  • Following and enforcing all security, safety and legal requirements to ensure a safe and secure facility so clients receive quality professional services in a therapeutic environment.
  • Serving as a positive role model to clients to demonstrate effective professional and personal behavior.

This announcement will be used to fill a permanent, full time position eligible for benefits at the Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP) in Moose Lake. MSOP serves people who are court ordered to receive sex offender treatment via the civil commitment process.


Minimum Qualifications

To qualify, applicants must:
  • Be licensed in the State of Minnesota as a Registered Nurse

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelors of Nursing Degree
  • Experience with persons within a mental health or behavioral health setting
  • 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

This position requires successful completion of the following:

To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that you clearly describe your experience in the areas listed above.

REFERENCE/BACKGROUND CHECKS - The Department of Human Services will conduct reference checks to verify job-related credentials and criminal background check prior to appointment.

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.

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 12 paid holidays each year.

Our differences make us stronger and leveraging them helps us create a workforce where everyone can thrive. The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to embedding diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility at our workplace. We do this by developing strong leaders and advocates, increasing cultural competence and understanding among all employees, and removing institutional barriers and attitudes that prevent employees from advancing as far as their talents will take them. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), marital status, familial status, receipt of public assistance, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, or age.

How to Apply

Select "Apply for Job" at the top of this 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 .


If you have questions about the position, contact Krista Gilpin at .

If you are a Connect 700 applicant, please email your certificate along with the Job ID to Shamara Freeman at by the position close date.

If you are an individual with a disability and need an ADA accommodation for an interview, you may contact the Department of Human Services' ADA Coordinator at 651-431-4945 or at for assistance.


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 . Please indicate what assistance you need.
Employer Minnesota Department of Human Services

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