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Dual Certified Mobile APRN - Psychiatric and Family Nurse Practitioner

Fergus Falls, MN


Hiring Company

Minnesota Department of Human Services

Positions Available

Full Time

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Position Description

Job Class: Psychiatric Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

This position was previously announced on 10/22/2021. If you already applied for this job, you do not need to reapply.

  • Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
  • Date Posted: 11/10/2021
  • Closing Date: 12/10/2021
  • Hiring Agency: Department of Human Services
  • Division/Unit: Direct Care and Treatment / Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Services
  • Work Shift: Day shift
  • Work Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm
  • Days of Work: Monday - Friday
  • Travel Required: Yes, 50% or more
  • Salary Range: $47.67 - $70.60/hourly; $99,534 - $147,412/annually
  • Classified Status: Classified
  • Bargaining Unit/Union: 205 - MN Nurses Association/MNA
  • Anticipated Start Date: 01/05/2022
  • FLSA Status: Exempt - Professional
  • Re-Posting: Yes
  • Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes

Job Summary

The Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Services (MHSATS) division of the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) is seeking a dual certified Advanced Practice Registered Nurse to work in a mobile capacity, providing care and coverage across multiple sites throughout the state. The APRN will be certified in psychiatric and primary care to provide clinical direction, education, and coordination of interdisciplinary treatment to patients and clients within the program.  Services provided are for short-term acute psychiatric and primary care both in person and through telemedicine, as needed.

In this position, you will:

  • Provide direct advanced practice nursing care for primary care and psychiatric issues
  • Provide comprehensive assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patients/clients with mental illness and/or acute or chronic health issues
  • Conduct work in collaboration with physicians and other health care providers
  • Prescribe medications and monitor and manage for side effects
  • Serve on medical, nursing, and facility committees
  • Provide health education to patients and clients

As a mobile position, this role requires travel to sites across Minnesota to provide care and coverage, primarily at our Community Behavioral Health Hospitals.  Locations include: Fergus Falls, Alexandria, Baxter, Bemidji, Rochester, and Annandale Minnesota.  Travel expenses are reimbursed according to established travel policies including mileage, lodging and meals.

We offer a robust compensation and benefits plan that includes generous cash compensation, comprehensive health insurance, state pension eligibility, student loan reimbursement, sign on bonus, CMEs, vacation and sick time to support a healthy work life balance and more!


Minimum Qualifications

  • Minnesota licensure and current registration as an Advance Practice Registered Nurse
  • Certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner in Minnesota
  • Certified as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in Minnesota
  • Minnesota licensure and current registration as a registered nurse
  • Authorization from the Minnesota Board of Nursing to prescribe drugs and therapeutic device

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2 or more years of demonstrated APRN work experience
  • Experience with inpatient psychiatric care

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.

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

Applicants must apply to the MN Careers website http://www.mn.gov/careers Job ID 43946. Applications not submitted through the Careers site will not be accepted.

If you are unable to apply online, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637.


If you have questions about the position, contact Taylor Stiff at taylor.stiff[at]state.mn.us

If you are a Connect 700 applicant, please email your certificate and job posting ID# 43946 to Taylor Stiff at taylor.stiff@state.mn.us 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 DHS_ADA[at]state.mn.us 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 careers[at]state.mn.us. Please indicate what assistance you need.

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