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Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

State Of Minnesota Fergus Falls, MN
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Summary

# **Job Summary**

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, this Community Behavioral Health Hospital in Fergus Falls offers an array of services in a community based setting. Our mental health treatment and programming utilizes 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 hospital is part of a network of 6 small behavioral health hospitals located throughout the state, and with that you will enjoy collaboration with colleagues. Work with your patients for an average of 30 days, and help to transition their care to a robust outpatient system of services in the area.

This position functions as a hospitalist delivering comprehensive mental health care for individuals with acute to chronic and severe mental illness in collaboration with other health care professionals. This includes serving as the on-site psychiatric mental health attending clinician and a leader of the clinical treatment team. Additional duties include assessing, evaluating, diagnosing, and treating persons admitted to the hospital to ensure that mental, social, and physical health needs are met.

The Fergus Falls area has wonderful museums, historical buildings, a performing arts center, shopping - from national chain stores to boutiques and antiques, world class horse arena and fabulous biking, walking, snowmobiling trail, fishing, boating and skiing. There are also a number of lakes in the area and the cities are located northwest of the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area.

Why join our team?

* Our system is devoted to providing high-quality care for those who most need it
* Strong team structure
* Excellent administrative support


## **Minimum Qualifications**

* Master's degree from an accredited School of Nursing with ANCC certification as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist.
* Licensed or license eligible as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in MN.
* Authorization from the MN Board of Nursing to prescribe drugs and therapeutic devices.

## **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

## **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.

## **How to Apply**

Click "Apply" at the bottom of the 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

## **Contact**

If you have questions about the position, contact Taylor Stiff

If you are a Connect 700 applicant, please email your certificate and the Job posting ID#/number to Taylor Stiff 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 assistance.

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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.

*Job Title:* Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

*Location:* Fergus Falls

*Job ID:* 35826

*Regular/Temporary:* Unlimited

*Full/Part Time:* Full-Time

*Who May Apply:* Open to all qualified job seekers

*Date Posted:* 09/20/2019

*Closing Date:* 10/21/2019

*Hiring Agency:* Department of Human Services

*Division/Unit:* Direct Care & Treatment / Community Behavioral Health Hospital

*Work Shift:* Days

*Work Hours:* Day Shift

*Days of Work:* Monday - Friday

*Travel Required:* No

*Salary Range:* $45.49 - $67.36/hourly; $94,983 - $140,647/annually

*Job Class Option:* None

*Classified Status:* Classified

*Job Class:* Psychiatric Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

*Working Title:* Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

State Of Minnesota


Fergus Falls, MN