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Mayo Clinic

Red Wing, MN
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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - General Surgery Job

Location: Red Wing, MN, US

Company: Mayo Clinic

Department: General Surgery

A Life-Changing Career

Position Summary: LPN 1st assist for General Surgery M - F 8 am - 5 pm; On surgery days will be required to report at 7:30 am. Working in clinic with a busy 5 provider General Surgery practice; rooming patients, scheduling surgery, dressing changes, taking messages, answering phones, other duties as assigned; acting as a 1st assist in the operating rooms with one of the surgeons; part of a rotational after hours and weekend on call pool with 6 - 8 other 1st assists. .

Responsibilities: The licensed practical nurse (LPN) or Medical Assistant (MA):
• 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.
• Collects data through observation and communicates information to assist the RN and/or provider in patient assessment and care planning.
• 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.
• Delivers care in accordance with the patient care plan, policies and procedures of the organization and principles of relationship-based care.
• Possesses excellent communication skills; is skillful in mentoring and teaching; and participates on committees or projects.

Qualifications: Graduate of a school of practical nursing (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. Passed LPN Boards after a defined period in a professional nursing program. Experience working in a team environment.

Additional Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing preferred. One year LPN experience within the last five years preferred. Prior experience with electronic medical record systems preferred. 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 setting.

License or Certification: Current LPN license by applicable state requirements. Maintains current Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers from one of the following programs: American Heart Association or American Red Cross. Additional specialty certification/training as requi

Benefit Eligible: Yes
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 $17.33 per hour.
Hours/Pay Period: 80
Weekend Schedule: rotational on call weekdays 5 pm - 7:15 am; weekends 5 pm Friday to 7:15 am the following Monday.

Recruiter: Becky Grassmann

Why Mayo Clinic? Mayo Clinic provides the highest quality patient care by placing the needs of the patient first. We are the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world with approximately 60,000 employees working in a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education. We offer a highly competitive compensation package, which includes exceptional benefits, and have been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the top 100 “Best Companies to Work For”.

Site Description: Red Wing Minnesota, which is nestled among the bluffs, also known as the Banner County of Minnesota, is less than an hour from the St. Paul/Minneapolis metro area. Red Wing is known for its beautiful scenery and extraordinary history. The city’s more than 16,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of healthy living activities all year round! If it’s cultural and performing arts you enjoy, you’ll relish in the best local, regional and national arts and entertainment! This city is truly symbolic of “Minnesota Nice!”

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).

Job Posting Category: Nursing, Surgical Services
Job Posting Number: 79919BR

Date: Mar 18, 2017

Nearest Major Market: Red Wing

Job Segment: LPN, Medical, Nursing, General Surgery, Patient Care, Healthcare