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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - General Internal Medicine

Mayo Clinic


Location:
Rochester, MN
Date:
08/30/2018
2018-08-302018-10-20
Categories:
  • Medical/Surgical
  • LPN/LVN
  • Operating Room/PACU
  • Infection Control
  • Cardiology
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Job Details

City
Rochester
State
Minnesota
Telecommute
No
Department
General Internal Medicine
Position description
The LPN provides nursing care to assigned patients under the direct supervision of the registered nurse (RN). The LPN collects patient data to assist in developing/updating an individualized plan of care for the patient. The LPN performs or assists with treatments and procedures according to procedural guidelines and protocols. The LPN participates as a member of the health care team and reinforces the teaching and follow up plan as delegated by the RN, mid-level provider or physician.

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
Student or Graduate of a school of practical nursing or passed LPN Boards after a defined period in a professional nursing program (e.g. some states allow RN students to take the LPN board exam after completing one to two years in the RN program). If graduation did not occur within the last two years, one year of LPN experience working in an applicable setting is required.
Additional qualifications
Ability to adapt to unpredictable situations within the clinical and/or research settings. Able to work effectively with multiple members of the interdisciplinary care team. Demonstrates strong, effective and open communication skills to achieve mutual understanding and build trust and rapport with team members. Able to work in a rapidly changing environment while participating in developing innovative and creative solutions to patient care. Excels in creative experimentation and is able to explore new paths, procedures, and /or approaches to models of care teams. Displays flexibility in adapting and coping with accelerated changes within the environment.

Internal applicants should submit their three most recent performance appraisals

License or certification
Must obtain prior to start date:

Current LPN license by applicable state requirements.
Arizona and Florida: Maintains current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers.

Midwest: Basic Cardiac Life Support for healthcare providers- BCLS – certificate of course completion required and must not expire within 3 months after start date. A scanned copy of the certificate of completion or transcripts, including your full name, must be attached to your profile to be considered.

We will only accept certificates of course completion from the following providers:
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 $19.49 per hour.
Benefits eligible
Yes
Schedule
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
64 hours per 2 week pay period
Schedule details
Monday – Friday; Days (variable start times), 8-hour shifts – NOT NEGOTIABLE
Weekend schedule
No weekends
Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
Category
Nursing
Career profile
Nursing
Job posting number
103833BR
Recruiter
Jennifer Verhagen
Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).
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