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LPN/CMA - Orthopedics

Mayo Clinic


Location:
La Crosse, WI
Date:
09/21/2018
2018-09-212018-10-21
Mayo Clinic
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Job Details

City
La Crosse
State
Wisconsin
Telecommute
No
Department
Nursing
Position description
The licensed practical nurse (LPN)/certified medical assistant (CMA) 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/CMA collects data through observation and communicates information to assist the RN and/or provider in patient assessment and care planning. The LPN/CMA 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/CMA delivers care in accordance with the patient care plan, policies and procedures of the organization and principles of relationship-based care. The LPN/CMA possesses excellent communication skills; is skillful in mentoring and instructing; and may participate on committees or projects, including quality improvement projects.
Qualifications
Graduate of an accredited 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. If a Certified Medical Assistant, must have a High school diploma or GED equivalent. Graduate or student graduating from a Medical Assistant diploma or associate degree program. If graduation did not occur within the last two years, one year of recent medical assistant experience working in an applicable setting is required. Must be certified.

Must have BLS certification.
We will only accept certificates of course completion from the following providers:

• American Heart Association (Title: BLS for Healthcare Providers)
• Red Cross (Title: CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers or BLS for Healthcare Providers)
• Military Training Network
Additional qualifications
One year LPN experience within the last five years preferred.
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
Experience working in a team environment.
Computer skills required, prior experience with electronic medical record systems preferred.
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 or Medical Assistant certification or registration or will obtain prior to start date. Maintains current Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers.
Exemption status
Non-exempt
Benefits eligible
Yes
Schedule
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
64
Schedule details
Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Category
Nursing, Other Patient Care
Career profile
Licensed Practical Nursing
Job posting number
104912BR
Recruiter
Todd Williams
Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).
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