Current Openings

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If you have any questions regarding our current opening or the application process, please contact Human Resources at 218-447-7179 or email NHSHumanResources@nhs-nss.com.

*Paper applications available.

NHS-Northstar is Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. 


Direct Care Specialist ($250/$125 Starting Bonus!) Apply Here

 

Overview

The Direct Care Specialist position works with disabled individuals in one of our residential program sites located throughout the Minnesota Iron Range communities, from Grand Rapids to Gilbert. Direct Care Specialists provide support and supervision to our clients by assisting them with daily living skills & personal cares, promoting community involvement and helping with household chores such as cooking and cleaning. This position offers a team environment while working assigned shifts with other direct care staff.

*New employee starting bonuses to be paid after 90 days of employment:

  • Full-time positions: $250.00
  • Part-time positions: $125.00

Base starting pay:

  • $12.75/hr

Multiple locations in the following communities:

  • Grand Rapids
  • Bovey
  • Hibbing
  • Chisholm
  • Buhl
  • Mt. Iron
  • Virginia
  • Eveleth
  • Gilbert

Available time types:

  • Part-Time
  • Full-Time

Available shifts options:

  • Mornings (6a-9a)
  • Days (8a-5p)
  • Afternoons (2p-11p)
  • Overnights (10p-8a)
  • Weekends

 

Qualifications

Experience/Education/Training

  • High School Diploma or GED is preferred

Regulatory Requirements/Licensure

  • Valid Minnesota Driver’s License
  • Department of Human Services Background Check

NHS-Northstar is proud to offer the ultimate employee benefit: Company Ownership. When you join our team, you share company ownership with all of the other employee owners of NHS-Northstar through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).


Community Support Specialist ($250/$125 Starting Bonus!) Apply Here

 

Overview

The Community Support Specialist/Direct Care Specialist works 1:1 with semi-independent individuals with disabilities in their homes and local communities across the Minnesota Iron Range and surrounding communities. The position will support independent living and daily task management through teaching life skills, promoting community involvement and facilitating leisure activities. This position offers a high level of independent working, decision making and flexible schedule management based on client needs. Reliable transportation is needed to take clients on community outings (paid mileage reimbursement).

*New employee starting bonuses to be paid after 90 days of employment:

  • Full-time positions: $250.00
  • Part-time positions: $125.00

Base starting pay:

  • $12.75/hr

Multiple locations in the following communities:

  • Grand Rapids
  • Bovey
  • Hibbing
  • Chisholm
  • Buhl
  • Mt. Iron
  • Virginia
  • Eveleth
  • Gilbert

Available time types:

  • Part-Time
  • Full-Time

Available shifts options:

  • Mornings (6a-9a)
  • Days (8a-5p)
  • Afternoons (2p-11p)
  • Overnights (10p-8a)
  • Weekends

 

Qualifications

Experience/Education/Training

  • High School Diploma or GED is preferred

Regulatory Requirements/Licensure

  • Valid Minnesota Driver’s License
  • Department of Human Services Background Check

NHS-Northstar is proud to offer the ultimate employee benefit: Company Ownership. When you join our team, you share company ownership with all of the other employee owners of NHS-Northstar through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).


Residential Services Supervisor ($250 Starting Bonus!) Apply Here

 

Overview

The Residential Services Supervisor (RSS) is responsible for the ground level operations in one of our residential program sites, which are located throughout the Iron Range. The RSS provides leadership and supervision to the direct care staff working in the assigned program, helps manage program and consumer finances, generates staff schedules, works with the Program Coordinator to develop and implement consumer goals, ensures a person-centered environment, and leads their team in an effective and positive manner to ensure consumer plans and goals are followed through. The RSS supports their staff in assisting with daily cares and tasks to create a team-oriented workplace.

New employee starting bonus to be paid after 90 days of employment:

  • Full-time positions: $250.00

Base starting pay:

  • $15.25/hr

Available program locations in:

  • Grand Rapids, MN 
  • Virginia, MN

Available time types:

  • Full-Time

 

Responsibilities

  • Supports the Mission, Vision, and Guiding Principles of NHS-Northstar
  • Supports, cooperates with, and implements specific procedures and programs for safety, confidentiality of data, quality assurance, current rules, agency policies and able to demonstrate mature judgment and able to make programmatic and supervisory decisions
  • Ability to have a flexible schedule and availability to meet the needs of the program, clients and employees as determined by agency leadership and work direct care minimum of 20 hours direct care each week
  • Observe and provide employees with consistent feedback and support to ensure development and the adherence to company policies/procedures; provide instruction, respond to concerns/issues; and provide support as needed
  • Assure, supervise, provide, and maintain quality care to the individuals we serve in an environment which promotes their rights, dignity, freedom of choice, independence, and their individuality
  • Is responsible for all aspects of house specific training for new employees; ensure employees attend scheduled trainings and events as required by the agency
  • Create & monitor employee schedules in accordance with program needs and within designated budget
  • Adhere to and oversee clients’ Self-Management Assessment Plan & Individual Abuse Prevention Plans, Coordinated Service Support Plan Addendums, and the Person Centered Planning approach in identifying and meeting service needs

 

Qualifications

Experience/Education/Training

  • High School Diploma
  • Two years of experience working with individuals with disabilities

Regulatory Requirements/Licensure

  • Valid Minnesota Driver’s License
  • Department of Human Services Background Check

NHS-Northstar is proud to offer the ultimate employee benefit: Company Ownership. When you join our team, you share company ownership with all of the other employee owners of NHS-Northstar through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).


Financial Support Technician ($250 Starting Bonus!) Apply Here

 

Overview

The Financial Support Technician will report to the Accounting Manager and assist with daily operations of the Accounting department and provide financial support and assistance to Agency programs.

New employee starting bonus to be paid after 90 days of employment:

  • Full-time positions: $250.00

Location:

  • Chisholm, MN 

Available time types:

  • Full-Time

 

Responsibilities

  • Supports the Mission, Vision & Guiding Principles of NHS-Northstar
  • Supports, cooperates with, and implements specific procedures for safety, confidentiality of data, quality assurance, current rules and agency policies
  • Assist with program expenditures, budgets and checking account reconciliations
  • Assist with expense and other variance analysis
  • Prepare client related finances including:
    1. assisting with eligibility and paperwork
    2. prepare monthly earned income reports
    3. audit client accounts and finances
  • Enter invoices, process and reconcile accounts receivable
  • Enter invoices, process and reconcile accounts payable
  • Enter and reconcile cash receipts
  • Prepare bank reconciliations – including house, client and company accounts
  • Assist with rental properties and tenant relations
  • Perform tasks which are supportive in nature to the essential functions of the job, but which may be altered or redesigned depending upon individual circumstances
  • Participate in team meetings and other meetings as assigned
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications

Experience/Education/Training

  • A High School Diploma or GED, required
  • Post-secondary education in a business-related field, preferred
  • Minimum two years’ experience in the field of accounting, preferred

Regulatory Requirements/Licensure

  • Valid Minnesota Driver’s License
  • Department of Human Services Background Check

NHS-Northstar is proud to offer the ultimate employee benefit: Company Ownership. When you join our team, you share company ownership with all of the other employee owners of NHS-Northstar through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).


Maintenance Technician I/II ($250 Starting Bonus!) Apply Here

 

Overview

The Maintenance Technician will assist in the overall maintenance and repairs for facilities and program sites. Based on prior experience, Applicants may be considered for a level I or Level II Maintenance Technician; the level II positions will require higher levels of experience to support additional responsibilities and expectations.

New employee starting bonus to be paid after 90 days of employment:

  • Full-time positions: $250.00

Location:

  • Chisholm, MN 55719

Available time types:

  • Full-Time

 

Responsibilities

  • Supports the Mission, Vision, and Guiding Principles of NHS-Northstar.
  • Assist in providing maintenance repair and remodeling of company facilities, recommendations to support the Maintenance Manager and other Maintenance Technicians.
  • Assist in performing various carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and masonry duties.
  • Conduct yard and grounds maintenance such as mowing, trimming, and basic landscaping.
  • Remove snow and ice from drive and walkways using vehicles, plows and shovels.
  • Assist in vehicle maintenance and transporting company vehicles and trailers for oil changes and other repairs.
  • Conduct and assist in maintaining the household supply inventory and perform deliveries.
  • Assist as needed on the weekends on an on-call basis.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

Experience/Education/Training

  • High School Diploma or GED is required
  • Post-Secondary education and training is desired but not required
  • At least six (6) months of experience in remodeling, construction, repair or maintenance is preferred

Regulatory Requirements/Licensure

  • Valid Minnesota Driver’s License
  • Department of Human Services Background Check

NHS-Northstar is proud to offer the ultimate employee benefit: Company Ownership. When you join our team, you share company ownership with all of the other employee owners of NHS-Northstar through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).


Licensed Practical Nurse ($250 Starting Bonus!) Apply Here

 

Overview

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides general nursing services to disabled individuals residing within our adult foster care homes and community services located throughout the Minnesota Iron Range communities, from Grand Rapids to Gilbert.

New employee starting bonus to be paid after 90 days of employment:

  • Full-time positions: $250.00

Base starting pay:

  • $18.50/hr

Location:

  • Chisholm, MN 55719

Available time types:

  • Full-Time

 

Responsibilities

  • Supports the Mission, Vision, and Guiding Principles of NHS-Northstar
  • Supports, cooperates with, and implements specific procedures and programs for safety, confidentiality of data, quality assurance, current rules, agency policies and able to demonstrate mature judgment and able to make programmatic and supervisory decisions
  • Responsible for overseeing the quality of care delivered to clients, ensuring that it is carried out in an ethical and appropriate manner
  • Coordinates with physicians and other health care providers and ensures that consumers receive the proper medical care determined by the treating health care professional
  • Oversees, under the direction of the Director of Residential Services, the administration of medications by unlicensed direct care staff
  • Provides on-going training and support to line staff and management in health related topics
  • Develop, implement, and monitor the health care plans/services to all consumers as assigned and/or requested
  • Perform required individual consumer assessments within license (RN or LPN) guidelines
  • Perform or arrange for medical treatments as prescribed
  • Provide and/or arrange for necessary training to agency staff (i.e. medication administration, CPR, First Aid, employee orientation, others as deemed necessary)
  • Understand and remain current with the health care needs of assigned consumers
  • Provide necessary crisis intervention (medical in nature)
  • Participate in medical appointments with outside agencies
  • Monitor medication and health service practices to the consumer(s)
  • Manage Psychotropic Medication Use Checklist (PMUC) on individuals with prescribed psychotropic medications
  • Prepare necessary health care reports and summaries for consumer team meetings and outside agencies
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications

Experience/Education/Training

  • High School Diploma
  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing is required
  • Current Minnesota license as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Registered Nurse (RN) required
  • At least one (1) year of experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse

Regulatory Requirements/Licensure

  • Valid Minnesota Driver’s License
  • Department of Human Services Background Check

NHS-Northstar is proud to offer the ultimate employee benefit: Company Ownership. When you join our team, you share company ownership with all of the other employee owners of NHS-Northstar through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).