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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Fountain Center - Nights

Mayo Clinic


Location:
Albert Lea, MN 56007
Date:
07/12/2018
2018-07-122018-10-21
Categories:
  • Medical/Surgical
  • LPN/LVN
  • Operating Room/PACU
  • Infection Control
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Job Details

City
Albert Lea
State
Minnesota
Telecommute
No
Department
Fountain Centers
Why Mayo Clinic
LPN delivering nursing care to a residential treatment facility.
Position description
The licensed practical nurse (LPN) provides nursing care to assigned patients under the direct supervision of the registered nurse (RN) or other assigned supervisor and accepts delegation from the RN/assigned supervisor in meeting the needs of the patient/family. The LPN collects data through observation and communicates information to assist the RN and/or provider in patient assessment and care planning. The LPN participates as a member of the health care team and accepts delegation from the RN/assigned supervisor and provider in meeting needs of the patient/family. The LPN delivers care in accordance with the patient care plan, policies and procedures of the organization and principles of relationship-based care. The LPN possesses excellent communication skills; is skillful in mentoring and instructing; and may participate on committees or projects, including quality improvement projects.
Qualifications
Must be 21 years of age

Education:
•Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing

Experience:
•If graduation did not occur within the last two years, one year of LPN experience working in an applicable setting is required.
•Experience working in a team environment

Skills:
•Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
•Computer skills required
•Ability to work flexible hours, which may include days, evenings, nights, holidays, weekends, and on-call
•Ability to adapt to unpredictable situations within the work
Additional qualifications
Prior experience with electronic medical record systems preferred.
One year LPN experience within the last five years preferred.
License or certification
•Current LPN license by applicable state requirements
•Maintains BLS (Basic Life Support) for Health Care Providers from one of the following programs:
  1. American Heart Association
  2. American Red Cross

•Additional specialty certification/training as required by the work area.

Exemption status
Non-exempt
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $19.02 per hour.
Benefits eligible
Yes
Schedule
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
64
Schedule details
Overnight shifts 11 pm to 0730 am
Weekend schedule
Every other weekend
Site description
Albert Lea is a community of 18,000 in scenic Southern MN, surrounded by several lakes and located just 90 minutes south of Minneapolis and 60 miles from Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Excellent family amenities include a community focus on education (new high school, superb test scores), 38 city parks, 6 nearby golf courses, cultural events, festivals, performing arts, 250 miles of groomed snowmobile trails, Blazing Star Recreational Trail, and Audubon Nature and Wildlife Preserve. Austin is a community of 23,000 surrounded by prairies, rivers and valleys just 90 minutes south of Minneapolis/St. Paul and 40 minutes west of Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Excellent public and parochial education system, including programming for students with special needs and gifted students. Great recreation options including trout fishing, hunting, cross-country skiing, camping, hiking, cycling, indoor/outdoor tennis, canoeing and golfing.
Category
Nursing
Career profile
Licensed Practical Nursing
Job posting number
101633BR
Recruiter
Elizabeth Brownewell
Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).
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