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Health Services, Department of

Advanced Practice Nurse Prescriber - Wisconsin Resource Center - Re-Announcement
Job Announcement Code(s): 17-01132

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Type of Employment:
Full Time (40 hrs/week)
The starting salary is between $68,536 and $94,744 annually, plus excellent benefits. The pay schedule/range is 11/01. A twelve month probationary period is required.
Special Qualifications:
Candidate must be certified as an Advance Practice Nurse Prescriber by the State of Wisconsin or the ability to obtain certification prior to appointment. Candidate must possess DEA number.
Jennie Hocker, Human Resources Specialist,
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Area of Competition:
Deadline to Apply:
The previous publication date was 6/28/2017. The previous deadline date was 8/30/2017.
Assessment Information:
Preview Assessment  

This position is located at Wisconsin Resource Center (WRC) in Winnebago, WI.  WRC is a secure treatment center for men and women located on the shores of Lake Winnebago.  For more information about WRC, please visit our website at

Benefits include a top rated health plan, paid time off (vacation, holidays, personal, and sick time) and the ability to participate in one of the best retirement plans offered.  For more information please see:

Position Summary:   Advanced Practice Nurse Prescribers (APNP) are responsible for the comprehensive care for adult populations.  They will need to demonstrate a high degree of clinical expertise in providing preventative and primary care in an institutional setting.   The practitioner educates patients to promote wellness, prevent health problems, maintain current health, and intervene in acute and chronic illness. This practitioner will function independently in managing the direct and indirect care of individuals, consulting medical staff (psychiatrists, primary care physicians, and nursing) and staff from other disciplines; both on other WRC units, at the Department of Corrections, and in community agencies, regarding planning and evaluating care for patients with multiple general medical and psychiatric problems. They will participate in the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of care and education programs and protocols used by the health care staff to meet the needs of individuals who exhibit health problems across the continuum from prevention to complex general medical and/or psychiatric conditions.

Special Notes:   Due to the nature of the position, all applicants who may be appointed will be required to allow DHS to conduct a security background check to determine whether the circumstances of any conviction may be related to the job being filled.


This position requires:

  • Certification as an Advanced Practice Nurse Prescriber by the State of Wisconsin or ability to obtain the license prior to the appointment.  For more information:

  • Candidate must possess DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency) number.  For more information:

  • Well qualified candidates will have:

  • Knowledge and ability to perform physical assessments of geriatric patients. 

  • Knowledge of psychiatric diagnosis and treatment including the use of psychotropic medications.   

  • Ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • How To Apply:   To be considered for this position, you must create and account and apply online.  For instructions, click here.   You will be asked to provide your personal information and attach resume (in Word or PDF compatible format).  To be considered for this position, applicants must complete the online process.  Application materials will not be accepted if received in an e-mail, as a hard copy or a fax.

    Candidates deemed eligible will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Questions regarding the position can be directed to the HR Specialist on this announcement.    Failure to submit all required materials will result in an incomplete application and an ineligibility for this position.

    Permanent classified state employees who are eligible for consideration as a transfer or voluntary demotion, or former permanent classified employees need to complete the online process to apply.

    Veterans with at least a 30% service connected disability rating should connect the HR Specialist listed in this announcement  as you may be eligible for consideration under the non-competitive appointment process. 

    The Department of Health Service is an Equal Opportunity and an Affirmative Action employer seeking a diverse and talented workforce. 

    Please note: Important communication regarding this recruitment will be sent via email. 


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