Registered Nurse

Minnesota Department of Human Services
April 13, 2021
St. Cloud, MN
Job Type


Job Class: Registered Nurse (RN)

Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers

Date Posted: 04/10/2021

Closing Date: 04/28/2021

Hiring Agency: Department of Human Services

Division/Unit: Direct Care and Treatment / Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Services

Work Shift: Rotating

Work Hours: Varies

Days of Work: Varies

Travel Required: No

Salary Range: $30.15 - $44.64 /hourly

Job Class Option: None

Classified Status: Classified

Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes

Job Summary

Job Summary
Applicants may be eligible for a hiring incentive of up to $2,500.
The Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for performing experienced, professional nursing case. This includes assessing and diagnosing the needs of patients, developing individualized nursing plans to meet those needs in coordination with the multi-disciplinary team, providing direct nursing interventions and/or delegating specific nursing tasks to appropriate staff, evaluating the effectiveness of the plan and the care provided, and other duties as assigned.
The RN participate as a member of the treatment team at a Community Behavioral Health Hospital (CBHH) and will act as charge nurse when assigned.
Community Behavioral Health Hospitals (CBHH) are 16-bed inpatient psychiatric facilities for adults experiencing a serious mental health episode. The length of stay is usually less than 30 days, during which treatment focuses on stabilization, patient education, and discharge planning involving community support resources, with the overall goal of preventing future episodes.

This posting is used to fill a variety of positions, rotating shifts, night shifts, and work hours. Weekends included. Hours and shifts discussed during interviews. We encourage you to apply if interested!


Minimum Qualifications

  • Current licensure in Minnesota as a Registered Nurse.
  • Ability to pass/perform CPR, First Aid, and Therapeutic Intervention.

Preferred Requirements

  • Patient care experience within a mental health or behavioral health setting.
  • Bachelor's of Nursing degree.

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.


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.

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