Minnesota Department of Human Services COVID Surge Staffing

UNLICENSED DIRECT CARE SUPPORT RESPONSIBILITIES AND REQUIREMENTS

The Role of an Unlicensed Direct Care Support:

Needed for COVID-19 staffing relief at public and private licensed residential facilities statewide for people with disabilities, seniors, people experiencing homelessness, support for persons impacted by domestic violence, sexual violence and trafficking/exploitation and others receiving specialized services for substance use disorder, mental health concerns, or other conditions.

Assignments are on an as needed basis and can extend up to fourteen (14) calendar days at the site from the 1st day the resource is on site. On-call assignments are available.

The persons served are vulnerable adults under Minnesota law and can include minors under age 18.

Position Requirements:

  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Legally entitled to work in the United States (i.e. a US citizen or national or a lawful permanent resident).
  • Ability to work during any of the three shifts, including nights and weekends.
  • Certified nursing assistant or similar training desirable, but not required.
  • Any previous experience working in similar setting providing direct care desirable, but not required.
  • Personal care, cleaning, escorting, providing meals.
  • Ability to stand and/or walk for extended period of times, including the entire work shift.
  • Lifting, usually up to 25 pounds, carrying, stooping can be necessary.
  • Resources may be in locations where persons served (patients) and/or employees have tested positive for COVID-19.
  • If working in a Substance Use Disorder Treatment Center, all resources who have direct client contact must, at the time of hiring, document that they meet the requirements in items A or B.
    • Program Directors, supervisors, nurses, assessors, and any other persons who have direct client contact must be free of chemical use problems for at least two years immediately preceding hiring and must sign a statement attesting to that fact.
    • Technicians must be free of chemical use problems for at least six months immediately prior to their hiring and must sign a statement attesting to that fact.

Benefits Offered

  • Attractive salary and incentive packages
  • Travel benefits and mileage reimbursement
  • Meals and lodging cost reimbursement
  • Access to subsidized group health insurance policy, dental and vision
  • Easy onboarding process (less than 30min)
  • Access to dedicated account manager
  • Statewide contracts and multiple projects for long-term engagement

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LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE RESPONSIBILITIES AND REQUIREMENTS

The Role of a Licensed Practical Nurse:

Needed for COVID-19 staffing relief at public and private licensed residential facilities statewide for people with disabilities, seniors, people experiencing homelessness, support for persons impacted by domestic violence, sexual violence and trafficking/exploitation and others receiving specialized services for substance use disorder, mental health concerns, or other conditions.

Assignments are on an as needed basis and can extend up to fourteen (14) calendar days at the site from the 1st day the resource is on site. On-call assignments are available.

The persons served are vulnerable adults under Minnesota law and can include minors under age 18.

Position Requirements:

  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Ability to work during any of the three shifts, including nights and weekends.
  • Legally entitled to work in the United States (i.e. a US citizen or national or a lawful permanent resident)
  • A valid and unencumbered Minnesota Licensed Practical Nurse license.
  • Personal care, cleaning, escorting, providing meals.
  • Ability to stand and/or walk for extended period of times, including the entire work shift.
  • Lifting, usually up to 25 pounds, carrying, stooping can be necessary.
  • Resources may be in locations where persons served (patients) and/or employees have tested positive for COVID-19.
  • If working in a Substance Use Disorder Treatment Center, all resources who have direct client contact must, at the time of hiring, document that they meet the requirements in items A or B.
    • Program Directors, supervisors, nurses, assessors, and any other persons who have direct client contact must be free of chemical use problems for at least two years immediately preceding hiring and must sign a statement attesting to that fact.
    • Technicians must be free of chemical use problems for at least six months immediately prior to their hiring and must sign a statement attesting to that fact.
  • Administer medications, including injectables, consistent with medical provider orders and within scope of LPN license.
  • Review and monitor client health and vital statistics (pulse, blood pressure, temperature, blood sugar etc.) and document and report any changes as needed.

Benefits Offered

  • Attractive salary and incentive packages
  • Travel benefits and mileage reimbursement
  • Meals and lodging cost reimbursement
  • Access to subsidized group health insurance policy, dental and vision
  • Easy onboarding process (less than 30min)
  • Access to dedicated account manager
  • Statewide contracts and multiple projects for long-term engagement

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REGISTERED NURSE RESPONSIBILITIES AND REQUIREMENTS

The Role of a Registered Nurse:

Needed for COVID-19 staffing relief at public and private licensed residential facilities statewide for people with disabilities, seniors, people experiencing homelessness, support for persons impacted by domestic violence, sexual violence and trafficking/exploitation and others receiving specialized services for substance use disorder, mental health concerns, or other conditions.

Assignments are on an as needed basis and can extend up to fourteen (14) calendar days at the site from the 1st day the resource is on site. On-call assignments are available.

The persons served are vulnerable adults under Minnesota law and can include minors under age 18.

Position Requirements:

  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Legally entitled to work in the United States (i.e. a US citizen or national or a lawful permanent resident)
  • Ability to work during any of the three shifts, including nights and weekends.
  • A valid and unencumbered Minnesota Registered Nurse license.
  • Personal care, cleaning, escorting, providing meals.
  • Ability to stand and/or walk for extended period of times, including the entire work shift.
  • Lifting, usually up to 25 pounds, carrying, stooping can be necessary.
  • Resources may be in locations where residents (patients) and/or employees have tested positive for COVID-19.
  • If working in a Substance Use Disorder Treatment Center, all resources who have direct
  • client contact must, at the time of hiring, document that they meet the requirements in items A or B.
    • Program Directors, supervisors, nurses, assessors, and any other persons who have direct client contact must be free of chemical use problems for at least two years immediately preceding hiring and must sign a statement attesting to that fact.
    • Technicians must be free of chemical use problems for at least six months immediately prior to their hiring and must sign a statement attesting to that fact.
  • Administer medications, including injectables, consistent with medical provider orders and within scope of RN license.
  • Conduct client health assessment within scope of RN license and document results and report any changes as needed.
  • Review and monitor client health and vital statistics (pulse, blood pressure, temperature, blood sugar etc.) and document and report any changes as needed.

Benefits Offered

  • Attractive salary and incentive packages
  • Travel benefits and mileage reimbursement
  • Meals and lodging cost reimbursement
  • Access to subsidized group health insurance policy, dental and vision
  • Easy onboarding process (less than 30min)
  • Access to dedicated account manager
  • Statewide contracts and multiple projects for long-term engagement

Apply Now